mardi 30 septembre 2014

Facile comme fastoche !

Have you already heard the expression fastoche. It's a word common amongst children which means easy. Some adolescents use it too but that doesn't mean an adult can't use it. It's a familiar word that can be used when with family and friends but not in a formal environment.

Nicolas Sarkozy pictured with Jay Z & Beyonce at the Champions League in Paris

Beyoncé et son mari Jay-Z étaient aux côtés de Nicolas Sarkozy pour assister à la victoire du PSG face au Barça. Des stars sur la pelouse et dans les tribunes  Et pourquoi pas un futur duo Carla-Beyoncé ?

Bref, je suis nigériane !

Logo of French television series called Bref.
One of my favorite French expression is the word bref. As a French student in Nigeria, I used bref only as an adjective {bref (masculine) and brève (feminine)} which means brief or short.

French verb of the day : Dégoiser

Dégoiser : to spout, rattle on

Fatou N'diaye : French black beauty blogger

I am not really into fashion blogs but I do have one beauty blogger I follow on Facebook who shares great beauty tips from hair to skin to make-up.

lundi 29 septembre 2014

Curse words in French

When learning a language, we often learn first the bad words and later on when we master the language and know what is socially accepted and what it not, find it difficult to drop them.

Oh le boloss !

Boloss is a new word in the French Slang dictionary. No one knows the exact spelling so it's written as either bolos, boloss or bolosse.

vendredi 26 septembre 2014

France mourns French tourist beheaded in Algeria

France is in grief and shock as she mourns the death of French national Herve Gourdel, 55, who was beheaded Thursday by a terrorist group in Algeria. The deadly sect split from al-Qaida and pledged

jeudi 25 septembre 2014

Ave Cesaria : Stromae's tribute to Cesária Évora

Stromae & Ave Cesaria
Ave Cesaria is a song by Stromae, 29 year old Belgian singer & songwriter, It's the fifth single on his second album Racine Carrée. This beautiful song is a tribute to Cesária Évora, a Cape Verdean popular singer also known as "Barefoot Diva", who died on the 17 December 2011 at the age of seventy.

French verb of the day : Remercier

Remercier - To thank

mercredi 24 septembre 2014

French verb of the day : Craquer

Defination 1 : to split, to split open,

Defination 2 : to crack, to give in, to yield, to succumb

Defination 3 : to fall for

French Nursery Rhymes & Lyrics

Here is a YouTube video of about 1 hour 25 minutes of different French ryhmes and songs for children.

I picked out the most beautiful ones and posted below the lyrics and the time they came up in the

mardi 23 septembre 2014

French ryhmes & songs for children

Photo : La journée des enfants 
Do you want your children to speak French? Are you speaking French at home with your kids ? Or are you a French teacher looking for French Songs to teach your pupils ? I just compiled a few children's ryhmes & songs in French, that you can teach your kids or pupils (primary school children).

dimanche 21 septembre 2014

Watch French Church Services Online

If for any reason you can't be at the church on a Sunday morning, today a lot of churches offer free live streaming where you can follow the Service Online on direct.

vendredi 5 septembre 2014

mardi 2 septembre 2014

French female singers with raspy voice

I would like to introduce to you my favorite French female singers with beautiful gravelly voices. I appreciate smoky strained voiced singers from low to deep to high-pitched and have fallen for Zaz, Carla Bruni and Vanessa Paradis. 

A picture on the website of French ministry of education sparks racist abuse

A picture of a group of pre-school children posted on the French education ministry’s Facebook page was inundated over the weekend with racist comments because most of the children in the photo are blacks.

lundi 1 septembre 2014

Will anyone stand up for you ?

Below is a compilation of different videos from Cam Clash by France4. 

Eblouie par la nuit by Zaz

Have you heard any of Zaz's songs? This French singer with high-pitched raspy voice has hooked my heart and I am head over heels in love with her songs. The 34-year-old's real name is Isabelle Geffroy and she comes from Tours in France.