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7 Instagram Accounts To Follow If You’re Learning French

7 Instagram Accounts To Follow If You’re Learning French

Are you a Francophile? Or maybe you’re more interested in what’s going on in French-Canada? We have an Instagram account for you!
Phrases You’ll Need For Your Next Airbnb Stay

Phrases You’ll Need For Your Next Airbnb Stay

Er…how do you say ‘what’s the cat’s name’ again?
What Is An Irish Goodbye, And Why Is It Irish?

What Is An Irish Goodbye, And Why Is It Irish?

No, the Irish sadly did not invent the practice of leaving a party without saying goodbye to anyone.
Introducing Catherine Cusset’s ‘Life Of David Hockney’

Introducing Catherine Cusset’s ‘Life Of David Hockney’

This month, we’re reading a novelistic biography of a famed artist that is equal parts joyous and tragic.
A Simple Guide To The Complex Topic Of Gender-Neutral Pronouns

A Simple Guide To The Complex Topic Of Gender-Neutral Pronouns

The singular “they” is now recognized by leading dictionaries and style guides in English. What about in other languages?
Crossword: How Much Do You Know About The French Language?

Crossword: How Much Do You Know About The French Language?

Left, right, up, down — there’s no wrong way to practice French.
How To Tell The Time In French

How To Tell The Time In French

There are few things more important to know about (and few things more fun to say) than l’heure du jour.
Introducing Philippe Besson’s ‘Lie With Me’

Introducing Philippe Besson’s ‘Lie With Me’

A French novella about young love and discovering who you are.
Beirut: A Trilingual City Of Beautiful Contradictions

Beirut: A Trilingual City Of Beautiful Contradictions

Talking about the language of Beirut is a tricky thing — not only because there are actually three of them, but because they’re intimately tied to the city’s diverging cultures.
How Many People Speak French, And Where Is It Spoken?

How Many People Speak French, And Where Is It Spoken?

Did you know that French is one of the fastest growing languages in the world and that about half of all French speakers live in Africa? Read on to discover more about the far reaches of the French language.
Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In French?

Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In French?

How sharp are you on your knowledge of the French weekdays? Take this quiz to see how well you stack up.
The Differences Between French And Martinique’s French Creole

The Differences Between French And Martinique’s French Creole

French may be the official language of Martinique but the Martinicans’ mother-tongue is Martinican Creole, a language largely based on French but totally incomprehensible by ‘les Métropolitains’ in mainland France.
How To Be Passive-Aggressive In Other Languages

How To Be Passive-Aggressive In Other Languages

It’s nothing. No, really. It’s fine.