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Bonjour, and welcome to what I hope is an eclectic mix of French content that reflects my day to day encounters with news, commentary and learning materials, mainly from a variety of francophone sources that I follow on social media.
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My book republished
I've published a revision to my book
I've recently returned from a holiday in France where for two of the three weeks I attended a morning French course run by a charming French woman who, although now long retired, had taught French in England throughout her working life.
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Language alters experience of time
Académie Française allows feminisation of job titles
In France, the issue of the feminisation of the names of professions has been a recurring debate, at times lively. In a perhaps unexpected move, the Académie française, guardian of the language of Molière, has agreed in principle to the adoption of feminine titles where these don't already exist.
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French at 60
My book is now available
I've at last reached the point where the book that led me to create this web site has finally been published.
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Christiane Taubira speaks at the RFI Francophonie event
Christiane Taubira, a former minister in François Hollande's government, speaks passionately about the importance of reading for children, to ensure that the French language maintains its richness and beauty.
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French 3rd most spoken language
Emmanual Macron launches global campaign to promote French speaking
Emmanuel Macron will launch an international campaign to promote French speaking across the world in a speech at the Académie Française on Tuesday, 20 March.
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French 3rd most spoken language
French becomes the third most used language in the business world
This article, which is in French, sets out the results of a study carried out by INSEAD (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires) that suggests that French is now the third most used language in the business world.
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