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Metro-Expo-Resto #11

Publié le 31 October 2017

Situated in the heart of Paris, the metro station Concorde has seen millions and millions of people pass through it, from all walks of Parisian … Read More

Châteaux of the Loire Valley

Publié le 31 October 2017

Take this fantastic opportunity to discover the fairy-tale châteaux of the Loire Valley, stepping back in time to explore France’s royal past. Read More

Discover … Angers

Publié le 31 October 2017

Although today it may be overshadowed by the likes of Paris, Bordeaux, Marseille or Lyon, the historical city of Angers, located just north of the … Read More

Chauds les marrons

Publié le 31 October 2017

Idioms are a vital part of every language for they add colour and imagery to your speech, therefore making it more expressive. Learning idioms in … Read More

Mon enfance

Publié le 31 October 2017

The French singer Monique Andrée Serf, who went by the stage name Barbara, was renowned for her often melancholic songs about memories of lost lovers … Read More

Toolkit: Au Parc

Publié le 31 October 2017

When working as a Babylangues instructor, going to the park is a fun way of adding a bit of variety and excitement into the children’s … Read More

French Film: Les Quatre Cents Coups

Publié le 31 October 2017

Les Quatre Cents Coups (1959), the first - and largely autobiographical - film of famous Nouvelle Vague director François Truffaut, follows the exploits of a … Read More

Tomber dans les pommes

Publié le 27 October 2017

IDIOMS Idioms are a vital part of every language for they add colour and imagery to your speech, therefore making it more expressive. Learning idioms … Read More

Être une vraie girouette

Publié le 27 October 2017

Idioms Idioms are a vital part of every language for they add colour and imagery to your speech, therefore making it more expressive. Learning idioms … Read More

The Kids Are So Much Fun!

Publié le 27 October 2017

The family is so nice and welcoming and the kids are so much fun. They formed an attachment to me really quickly (as did I … Read More

Coq au vin

Publié le 27 October 2017

Coq au vin is a signature dish of French cuisine as it combines numerous ingredients that are typically associated with France such as chicken, mushrooms, … Read More

Aligot

Publié le 26 October 2017

Aligot is a traditional dish that has its origins in the region of l’Aubrac in southern France. The story goes that aligot used to be … Read More

French book recommendation

Publié le 23 October 2017

The novel ‘La Naissance du Jour’ (Break of Day) by French writer Colette is a favourite in the Babylangues office as an example of feminist … Read More

Focus on … Beth

Publié le 20 October 2017

Some of you may know Beth as a member of our recruitment team here at Babylangues, but what you might not know is that she … Read More

French Book Recommendation

Publié le 16 October 2017

The novel 'Bonjour tristesse' follows its teenage protagonist, Cécile, through the fateful weeks which mark the end of her childhood and the beginning of her … Read More

Soupe à l’oignon

Publié le 6 October 2017

Now that the nights are drawing in and the days are getting colder, we thought that we would share a recipe for a classic French … Read More

French Tradition: Les Vendanges

Publié le 6 October 2017

Autumn marks the begining of an age-old French tradition. Les vendanges, the wine harvest, is a time of physically demanding work but has also given … Read More

Week-end en Belgique

Publié le 2 October 2017

Why not take the opportunity to explore a different French-speaking culture by joining this weekend trip to Belgium, complete with canals, chocolate and beer! … Read More