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ESL Activity: Bake a cake 

1 May 2024

A Breton pound cake, also known as "Quatre-Quarts" (French for "four quarters"), is a traditional French cake originating from Brittany, a region in the northwest… Read More

My Babylangues Review

1 May 2024

My Babylangues Review As I reflect on my two years in Paris, I am overwhelmed with gratitude for the experiences, memories, and connections I have… Read More

Le 1er mai (1st May)

29 April 2024

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


5 March 2024

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

Babylangues Reviews

4 March 2024

Bella's testimonial: My part-time job provided me with valuable skills and experiences that will benefit me both professionally and personally. Read More

Visit Bordeaux this month! 

18 February 2024

If you have a free weekend, or perhaps a few days available during the Vacances d’hiver (the school holidays in February), consider a trip to… Read More

Good Deals February 2024

16 February 2024

2024: the Year of the Dragon! The Dragon is the fifth year in the fixed 12-year cycle of the Chinese Zodiac. Less well known is… Read More

French Tradition La Chandeleur

4 January 2024

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

Faire la bise

6 July 2023

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

Le Poinçonneur Des Lilas

16 June 2023

Unveiling the History, Translation, and Meaning Serge Gainsbourg, the legendary French singer-songwriter, has left an indelible mark on the world of music with his unique… Read More

Fête de la Musique 2023

15 June 2023

As the summer solstice arrives, Parisians eagerly prepare to embrace the enchanting spirit of Fête de la Musique. Celebrated annually on June 21st, this musical… Read More

Mardi Gras in France

21 February 2023

Despite its religious roots, Mardi Gras is a holiday for all: if you love pancakes and dressing up, this one’s for you! However, not sure… Read More

La Saint-Valentin

31 January 2023

Valentine's Day has become a commercial celebration spread across Western Europe but do the French do it differently?… Read More

Best French TV Shows

29 October 2021

Whilst Emily in Paris (which I only recently discovered ought to be pronounced Emilee in Paree) is certainly an entertaining watch, and a very surprising… Read More

Best French singers

27 October 2021

What are the best French singers to listen to in 2021? Read our list of our top 7 French singers. Find out who they are!… Read More

Halloween in Paris

18 October 2021

Find out about the best places to celebrate Halloween in Paris, a spooky visit to the Catacombs, we got it all covered!… Read More

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

C’est la rentrée !

28 August 2020

It’s September, and here in France that can only mean one thing - La Rentrée! You start hearing whispers of the Rentrée… 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

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

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