French Vocabulary: Emotions and States with ÊTRE

Identify: French Vocabulary: Emotions and States with ÊTRE le vocabulaire français: les émotions et les états d’esprit avec ÊTRE Terms for a wide variety of feelings or states of being. Use ÊTRE expressions to convey feelings and mental states. Study: Just because someone is from a different country, or speaks a different language, doesn’t mean […]

Folium: What Are The Hardest Languages To Learn via Voxy

Folium: What Are The Hardest Languages To Learn via Voxy Have you ever wanted to learn a new language, but you were too overwhelmed with the thought of it being too difficult? What about time consuming? I have definitely thought this when I wanted to learn American Sign Language, German, and Japanese. Although I have […]

Folium: Back to School Traditions From Around the World via Digg

Folium: Back to School Traditions From Around the World via Digg As a school teacher now for almost nineteen years, I wonder how other countries celebrate the start of a new school year. I know for most of my colleagues and myself it starts with nervous twitches, feelings of being overwhelmed, and a few sleepless […]

Folium: No Bones About It – Day of the Dead Is Finding New Life via WSJ

Folium: No Bones About It: Day of the Dead Is Finding New Life One of the Mexican holidays that I have heard a lot about is the Day of the Dead. I always thought that this holiday was nothing more than the Mexican version of Halloween. This article taught me what the Day of the […]

Terra: The Streets – Paris, France

If I were to give someone planning to travel to Paris in a large group one piece of advice, what would it be? My advice would be to watch yourself. What is the significance of that statement? Does it mean I’m going to get shot at, you ask? Watch yourself- sounds menacing. No, getting shot […]

Terra: Versailles – Paris, France

The Hall of Mirrors, or La Galerie des Glaces in French – that’s what I am the most excited to see when my travel group visits the Palace of Versailles. I can barely contain myself as I step out of the bus. The Hall of Mirrors… the idea jabs me teasingly, as my group takes […]

French Vocabulary: Staying In For The Evening

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Staying In For The Evening le vocabulaire français: passer le soir à la maison Verbs are used to communicate actions. Common verbs express day-to-day activities. Study: Here are examples of things to do at home. Think of these as a template to working with different verbs and nouns in the French […]

French Vocabulary: Getting Out of the House

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Getting Out of the House le vocabulaire français: sortir de la maison Verbs are used to communicate actions. Common verbs express day-to-day activities. Study: Here are examples of things to do and the places that you can do them. Think of these as a template to working with different verbs and […]

French Vocabulary: Common Regular [-ER] Verbs

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Common Regular [-ER] Verbs le vocabulaire français: verbes réguliers communs en [-ER] Common verbs that have an [-ER] ending in the infinitive. Get comfortable working with regular [-ER] verbs. Study: aider : to help J’aide ma mère dans la cuisine. I help my mother in the kitchen. aimer : to like […]

French Vocabulary: Hotel and Resort Facilities

Identify: French Vocabulary: Hotel and Resort Facilities 
le vocabulaire français: les équipements hôteliers Knowing the terms for describing hotel and resort facilities (les équipements hôteliers) can help you identify and reserve the lodging accommodations you desire while traveling. Knowing these terms can also help you ask about specific hotel services and pay your bill.  Being […]

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