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Province ou Provence ?

27 February 2020

‘Provence’ and ‘Province’ sound very similar but you should really be careful when you’re talking about this… Read More

Au cinéma

27 February 2020

The South Korean film ‘Parasite’ recently won best picture at the Oscars and it got us thinking what language are people most intrigued about learning… Read More

Language Tip of the Month

26 February 2020

Whoever you are, whether you’re French and lived in the Hexagon your whole life or you’re brand new to the country and you’ve only just… Read More

Running in Paris

1 February 2020

Want to go running in Paris? One of the best ways to explore a city is undoubtedly by foot, and what could be better than… Read More

Language Fact

31 January 2020

The dandelion is a classic little flower belonging to the daisy family which can be found basically all over the temperate northern hemisphere… Read More

Paris public transportation

15 January 2020

When moving to any new city, one of the main concerns is public transport and working out how to get about. THE PARIS SYSTEM The Paris… Read More

January 2020 Good Deals

7 January 2020

If you’ve been dreaming of decoration your Parisian villa since you were four (after you have won the lottery), this great lifestyle fair will give… Read More

Best Parks in Paris

20 December 2019

re you wanting to get involved in the Easter egg hunt but the eggs are too obviously found in your Parisian apartment? It can be… Read More

Swimming Pools

15 December 2019

Located near to the Bibliothèque Francois Mitterrand, this pool is particularly special as it floats on the Seine itself. You can enjoy this outside in… Read More

Boat Party – January 2020

6 December 2019

Whether it be the cruise under the Parisian stars, or dancing the night away, we are sure that this will be an unforgettable evening!… Read More

Christmas Party 2019!

5 December 2019

Join us for a mug of mulled wine by the Christmas tree at the Babylangues Office and embrace this lovely occasion to celebrate the holidays… Read More

Untranslatable – Crapoter

1 December 2019

“Crapoter” is a very interesting little word, meaning “to fake smoke”. It is when someone doesn’t inhale the smoke while smoking a cigarette but puffs… Read More

Sablés Flocon de Neige

1 December 2019

Sablés are a traditional French biscuit made of flour sugar and butter. They often have a crumbly texture and are great as a sweet snack!… Read More

Best Christmas Markets

30 November 2019

hristmas markets are without a doubt the best way to get into the holiday spirit. There is nothing better than wandering past stalls glistening with… Read More

Language Tip of the Month

5 November 2019

Asking if there's any more of something in French might seem like a fairly simple task, but can often confuse the anglophones amongst us because… Read More

November, remember

5 November 2019

November 11, 1918 - At 5 a.m., in Marshal Foch's railway car in the Forest of Compiegne, the Armistice between the Allied and Central Powers… Read More

Eclair au café

5 November 2019

Did you know that coffee is good for the brain?  Yes, apparently more than one of those great philosophers (the ones we casually throw into… Read More

November 2019 Good Deals

5 November 2019

DISNEYLAND PARIS BONFIRE SPECTACULAR 4, 6 & 8 Nov 2019 Remember, remember, … In celebration of Guy Fawkes Night, there will be a floating bonfire… Read More

La Pharmacie

5 November 2019

Although you may not think it, la pharmacie in France is completely different to our anglophone pharmacy. Find out all about la pharmacie in France. Read More

Les Mardis – Novembre 2019

25 October 2019

Our language instruction evening in Paris is making yet another great monthly comeback – and don’t forget, it’s free entry for Babylangues instructors and your… Read More

Where to Live in Paris?

15 October 2019

Where to live in Paris? Be sure to check out this simulator, which allows you to see average rent prices across the city. Read More

A doctor’s appointment

1 October 2019

Seeing a doctor in France does sometimes seem like a daunting prospect. Here are some essential tips to make your French medical experience stress-free. Read More

October 2019 Good Deals

1 October 2019

NUIT BLANCHE: 5 October 2019 The famous Parisian White Night is inviting you to enjoy its events across the most popular spots of the capital. Read More

Halloween in France

1 October 2019

What happens for Halloween in France? Has this extravagant tradition failed to find its place in France?… Read More

Les mardis – Octobre 2019

23 September 2019

Our language instruction evening in Paris is making yet another great monthly comeback – and don’t forget, it’s free entry for Babylangues instructors and your… Read More

Find a Job in France Today!

7 September 2019

Join Babylangues, France’s leading specialist in early language acquisition, recruiting part-time Language Instructors on a rolling basis! Looking for a part-time job? Want to… Read More

Les Mardis – September 2019

6 September 2019

Our language instruction evening in Paris is making yet another great monthly comeback - and don’t forget, it’s free entry for Babylangues instructors and your… Read More

L’école française

3 September 2019

French children are heading back to school and La Rentrée has begun, but how exactly does the French school system work? If you’re wondering what… Read More

French song: Sacré Charlemagne

2 September 2019

         This month’s song is Sacré Charlemagne by France Gall:  It is mostly believed that Charlemagne basically invented school in the middle ages, and then over… Read More

Cinema Night – Palais Royal

2 September 2019

An enjoyable French comedy with Valérie Lemercier. A whirlwind of catastophies in the Royal palace provide us with hilarious and unforgettable moments!… Read More

FREE TOUR – Le Luxembourg

9 July 2019

Free Guided Tour “PARISIen D’UN JOUR, PARISIEN TOUJOURS“ Babylangues is offering its instructors the chance to visit a part of Paris in the company of… Read More

French Cinema Night – Les Gamins

23 May 2019

 ‘BABYLANGUES FAIT SON CINÉMA’ : BABYLANGUES HOSTS AN EVENING OF FRENCH CINEMA The Babylangues French Cinema Evening returns this month with a classic French film. This… Read More

Toolkit – Being active

21 March 2019

Being active It is safe to say that French life and culture is very different from the rest of the world. Typically the French are… Read More

Les Mardis – avril 2019

7 March 2019

The Mardis de Babylangues are dedicated to conversation and language exchange with French native speakers. All levels of French are welcome, so do not miss… Read More

March 2019 Events

4 March 2019

GOOD DEALS AND EVENTS IN MARCH 2019 Discover the unusual festivals, exhibitions and celebrations in France this month. All up to date, so enjoy the good… Read More

Comme d’habitude

4 March 2019

“Comme d'habitude ” is one of France's most famous songs in history. Released in 1967, Comme d'habitude, French for "As usual" was produced by Claude… Read More

FREE GUIDED TOUR – MONTMARTRE

1 March 2019

Free Guided Tour “PARISIen D’UN JOUR, PARISIEN TOUJOURS“ Babylangues is offering its instructors the chance to visit a part of Paris in the company of… Read More

Baby Blague #18

1 March 2019

BABY BLAGUE #18 Quelle est la femelle du hamster? (What is the female for a hamster?) Hamsterdame!  (Hamsterdame) This Babyblague is “furry” good, as it… Read More

Tarte Tatin

1 March 2019

FRENCH RECIPE – TARTE TATIN France is a country renowned for its delicacies. In each city across the country there are countless boulangeries, meaning you… Read More

Metro-Expo-Resto – Place Monge

1 March 2019

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

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