The mountainous cathedrals and low, gray skies of Jacques Brel’s beloved plat pays (flat country).
The lure of artisan pralines belges (Belgian chocolates).
The artistic treasures of René Magritte, Peter Paul Rubens and Ambrosius Bosschaert.
Those tantalizing, twice-fried frites (fried …
Were you one of those kids who fought with your parents about eating your vegetables?
Some nights, you waged war over the Battle of the Brussels Sprouts.
Asparagus was met with asperity.
And the dinner table knew no peace when …
Got your lab coat?
We’ll be doing a little chemistry experiment with the French alphabet today.
Because when you get down to it, letters are like elements in the periodic table.
Each of them has certain properties. Some of …
Hallmark cards make it look so easy.
But love is complex. Complicated. It evolves and changes.
A corny card won’t cut it.
Neither will one simple phrase, like Je t’aime (I love you).
If you’ve fallen for a French speaker…
Are you a trendy fashionista?
Do you have an eye for thrift store finds?
Maybe you’re more of an athleisure type.
Whether we like it or not, our clothing is one of our most defining features.
That’s why it’s …
Quand même is like the chameleon of the French language.
It fits in just about anywhere.
Politely declining something? Yep.
Total sarcasm? Yep, that too.
And that’s just the start of it. Some uses of quand même even carry …
Native-sounding French doesn’t just magically happen.
It takes lots of practice listening to and imitating real French speech.
And there’s no reason you have to wait!
With a language learning method called shadowing, you’ll be practicing authentic sounding French …