dimanche 31 mai 2015

Paris Love Locks is going down !

Paris will be removing today love padlocks on the "Pont des Arts", the bridge which crosses over the River Seine in Paris. It is said that the bridge's fences will have be removed because of the weight of the padlocks put by tourist to ensure everlasting love.

jeudi 28 mai 2015

Different types of restaurants in France

By now you know that food businees is big business in France. The French don't joke with their meal time, although their petit dejeuner is light, their déjeuner and dîner is always complete with a three-course meal.

They eat déjeuner at 12pm and dîner is starts between 6 & 8pm and can last a couple of hours. The French eat out a lot and so have lots of restaurants. The different types of restaurants in France are :

lundi 25 mai 2015

Marina Kaye, English-singing French Star

Marina Kaye is French, from Marseille. Her real name is Marina Dalmas. She chose to sing in English because she believes that she cannot go international by singing in French.

What to say in French when someone sneezes !

What do the French say when someone sneezes ?

In France, people respond to sneezing by saying often "à tes souhaits" to people they use "tu" with and "à vos souhaits" to people they use "vous" with. And the person who sneezed replies "merci".

lundi 18 mai 2015

C'est quoi covoiturage ?

Le Covoiturage in English means car sharing. In America it's known as carpooling or ride-sharing.

In France, covoiturage is very common, it is when more than one person travels in a car during a short or long journy. The French authorities actually encourage this practice because it is economic and ecologic. 

Les mots du verlan

Parlez-vous verlan?

What is verlan? Verlan is an argot in French. it is known as the French vernacular.

Words in verlan are formed by switching the order in which syllables from the original word are pronounced. Today, several words in verlan are used as slangs by young people in France.

dimanche 17 mai 2015

Rosé Miraval by Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt

The Rosé Miraval was named best Rosé in the world in 2013 after being ranked number 84 on the annual Top 100 Wines of the Year 2012 by Wine Spectator.

lundi 11 mai 2015

French Christian Songs 2

Find below a new selection of my favourite French christian songs. If you know any that isn't in the last post or in this, please leave the title in the comment section;

samedi 2 mai 2015

Stromae's first African tour dates

Belgian singer of Rwandan origin has annouced dates for his Tournée Africaine in eight capitals on the continent. There will be four concerts in May and five in June. The concert will start begin in Dakar (Senegal) and end in Kigali (Rwanda), the homeland of Stromae’s father.