The Language of Coronavirus

A glossary of terms to understand coronavirus news plus useful links for teaching

The surprising country with the most languages in the world

Which is the country with the most languages in the world? Find out now?

Google Translate Mobile App Review

Browsing the apps on my iPhone, I stumbled across the Google Translate App and I am loving it!Thank God, it is far from perfect (long live human translation! Translators are not obsolete… yet…) but great fun to play with!With 2.3k users around the world and 103 languages you can translate between, this is an appContinue reading “Google Translate Mobile App Review”

Discover Paristique!

If you are planning a trip to Paris or just want to learn more about the City of Lights’ history, head to the very cool website called Paristique! Paristique is an interactive online map where each dot represents an urban element: a street, a square, a boulevard or a parvis (6,840 places in total). If youContinue reading “Discover Paristique!”

Off the Beaten Track: 8 cool things to do with kids in Paris

My friend Andrea called me last week to “pick my brain” about places of interest that she could visit and activities she could do with her three boys when visiting Paris next July. But not just the usual stuff! Something a bit more off the beaten track… As I started to browse the Internet findingContinue reading “Off the Beaten Track: 8 cool things to do with kids in Paris”

Top 15 Must-See and Must-Do Things in Paris!!!

Ah, Paris, Paris, Paris!!! La vie en rose … Chabada bada … Such a beautiful city but so much to see! So where to start? Here are my top 15! 1) The Eiffel Tower or as my son used to call it The “Awful” Tower is a must-see! 2) Le Sacré-Coeur and Montmartre with itsContinue reading “Top 15 Must-See and Must-Do Things in Paris!!!”

Le Forum, your French Bookshop in Australia

Do you know Le Forum? Because if you don’t, well, then, you should! Le Forum is a bookshop which was established in Fremantle in 2004. It is an independent bookstore dedicated to bring the best of French culture to Australia’s doorstep. All of their products are also accessible via their online-selling shop and available toContinue reading “Le Forum, your French Bookshop in Australia”

Le Père Noël est un surfeur !

Noël en Australie Si vos souvenirs d’enfance sont baignés de Noëls blancs au coin de la cheminée, de températures en-dessous de 0°C  et de cols roulés, votre premier noël australien sera (littéralement) aux antipodes ! Tout d’abord, le 25 décembre est en été: et vous pouvez vous attendre à des températures de 30°C en moyenneContinue reading “Le Père Noël est un surfeur !”

7 Ways to Help Maintaining Your French

A foreign language that you are learning should really be practised on a regular basis so as to maintain a good level of proficiency. So here are some tips as to what you can do to ensure that this level is maintained! I have also included some very useful links. 1) READ This is anContinue reading “7 Ways to Help Maintaining Your French”