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Good Deals September 2020

31 August 2020

Remember that some museums, especially in Paris, offer free entry on the first Sunday of each month (which will be the 6th September this month)… Read More

Tour de France

29 June 2020

The first ever Tour de France took place on the 1st July 1903. Organised and orchestrated by one man alone, this was to become one… Read More

Le 1er mai (1st May)

29 April 2020

1st May in France, commonly known as May Day, is a public holiday associated with the lily of the valley flower, which dates back to… Read More

April 2020 Good deals

15 April 2020

Due to the Coronavirus, Babylangues can no longer suggest outings in France. Let’s hope we can all go back to our normal life as early… Read More


5 April 2020

Pâques or Easter in English is a religious festival and is one of the most important holidays in France, it has now become a traditional… Read More

La Pharmacie

5 March 2020

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

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


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

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

Faire la bise

6 January 2020

The French greeting is almost always complemented with ‘la bise’. Integral to French society, system and values you must know the rules and regulations to… Read More

French Tradition La Chandeleur

4 January 2020

The French tradition La Chandeleur (Candlemas) takes place on the 2nd February. Actually it is considered the last cycle of the Christmas celebration. So in… 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

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

Le Réveillon de Noël

7 November 2019

In France, they celebrate Le Réveillon de Noël on the 24th December with family or close acquaintances in the form of a large meal before… 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

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

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

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

Watch your vowels

3 September 2019

You might not know it yet, but a lot of the time a dead giveaway for your native accent comes from the way you say… 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