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Discover … Lyon

Publié le 22 November 2017

Lyon, the ancient capital of the Gauls, the historical capital of the European silk trade and, nowadays, the apparent gastronomic capital of France, clearly has … Read More

Journée en Champagne

Publié le 22 November 2017

Coming to France is one thing, but getting a true insight into its heritage is another! Enjoy a day of luxury, tasting the finest champagnes … Read More

Toolkit: Christmas Shopping

Publié le 22 November 2017

Christmas will soon be upon us, a thought which turned our minds to the annual task of finding and buying presents for one’s friends and … Read More

Intraduisible #18

Publié le 22 November 2017

Mise-en-abyme is one of those expressions that seems to crop up all the time, especially in academic writing, but whose meaning is a bit of … Read More

Metro-Expo-Resto #12

Publié le 22 November 2017

Break out of the mould of “métro, boulot, dodo” (a French expression that, translated literally, means “Métro, work, sleep”) and get ready for “Métro, expo, … Read More

December Events

Publié le 22 November 2017

This month, Paris gets excited for Christmas: it’s the season of hats, gloves and seeing your breath in the cold mornings, lights twinkling in the … Read More

Bûche de Noël

Publié le 22 November 2017

The ‘bûche de Noël’ is a traditional dessert that usually terminates the Christmas dinner in francophone countries and dates back to the Middle Ages. Read More

Christmas Song: ‘Vive le vent’

Publié le 22 November 2017

'Jingle Bells' is one of the most famous Christmas songs of the English speaking world. Its popularity encouraged author and actor, Francis Blanche, to translate … Read More

FRENCH BOOK RECOMMENDATION: LA PLACE

Publié le 20 November 2017

Author Annie Ernaux’s 1983 work La Place explores her father’s life trajectory, from impoverished child to owner of a small épicerie, charting the social and … Read More

Focus on … Annabelle

Publié le 16 November 2017

It is the individuals that make up our Babylangues Community and each of them are all so talented, we feel that they deserve an article … Read More

Intraduisible #17

Publié le 9 November 2017

The adjective décomplexé is taken from the infinitive form décomplexer, whose meaning is formed from the prefix dé-, connoting removal or separation, and the noun … Read More

Transparency and Responsiveness

Publié le 8 November 2017

I would definitely recommend Babylangues, and have already told friends that it is a great agency to work with because of its transparency, responsiveness and … Read More