Bastille Day: Liberté, égalité, fraternité

Bastille Day: Liberté, égalité, fraternité

This blog entry was written by the talented Morgan Sutherland – meet her on Twitter @MorganDaisies Liberté, égalité, fraternité Liberty, equality, fraternity These are the words fought for by the French people; words by which the French Republic stands. Bastille Day, celebrated on the 14th of July (le quatorze juillet), is the French national holiday[…]

Famous Frogs: Paul Cézanne

Famous Frogs: Paul Cézanne

This blog entry was written by the talented Morgan Sutherland – meet her on Twitter @MorganDaisies Paul Cézanne 19th January 1839 – 22nd October 1906 Artist Paul Cézanne was a French artist who painted in the post-impressionist style, along with Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin. He was born in Aix-en-Provence in 1839, and died[…]

Famous Frogs: Coco Chanel

Famous Frogs: Coco Chanel

This blog entry was written by the talented Morgan Sutherland – meet her on Twitter @MorganDaisies Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, better known as Coco Chanel19th August 1883 – 10th January 1971Fashion Designer, Founder of Chanel Coco Chanel is perhaps one of the most famous names in the fashion world. After all, who hasn’t at least heard[…]

Introducing Le Passé Composé

Introducing Le Passé Composé

This blog entry was written by the talented Morgan Sutherland – meet her on Twitter @MorganDaisies Confused about using the past tense? Pas de problème! These are some handy hints when trying to say something like, “I have done my homework!” (For your reference, j’ai fait mes devoirs!) The passé composé is the first tense[…]

Famous Frogs: Marion Cotillard

Famous Frogs: Marion Cotillard

This blog entry was written by the talented Morgan Sutherland – meet her on Twitter @MorganDaisies Marion Cotillard Born 30th September, 1975 Actress and Singer/Songwriter Welcome to our first entry for ‘Famous Frogs’, where famous (and in some cases, infamous) French people are metaphorically dissected for your reading pleasure. Today’s frog is Marion Cotillard, an[…]

Video Talk about shopping in French

Video Talk about shopping in French

Hey French Speak-ers, Here is another short interactive video filled with practical sentences to help with the all-important shopping, you will learn how to: –          Ask for items and quantities of food at the market –          Ask for help to find things in the supermarket –          Talk about shopping habits and preferences –          Practise listening[…]