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A strong support system

17 May 2016

I'm studying in Paris. I applied to earn extra money, to get more experience teaching English and working in Paris with children. Read More

The 8th May in France

6 May 2016

The 8th May is a bank holiday in France to celebrate Victory Day, which marks the formal acceptance by the Allies of Nazi Germany‘s surrender… Read More

Intraduisible #14

2 May 2016

#14 CARTONNER The French verb cartonner and faire un carton have several meanings, but in the last few decades they have evolved to encompass a… Read More

Court-métrages

2 May 2016

‘Le court en dit long’ Festival at the Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles - Monday 30th May at 8pm - With the CIJP – Club International des Jeunes… Read More

Trip to Normandy

2 May 2016

Coming to France is one thing, but getting a true insight into its heritage is another! Join us for a weekend away to the Normandy… Read More

May in France

2 May 2016

Calendar of Good Deals for May - Events: Nuits Sonores à Lyon, Nuit Européenne des Musées, Fête de l'Europe, Fête de la Bretagne… Read More

Jean-Luc Godard

2 May 2016

Jean-Luc Godard, born 3rd December 1930, is a Franco-Swiss filmmaker and a leading member of the French New Wave movement. Read More

Cinemas in Paris

2 May 2016

To celebrate the Cannes Film Festival, taking place from 11th to 22nd May, be sure to set some time aside this month to discover the… Read More

Flan Parisien

2 May 2016

With picnic season on the horizon, a flan parisien makes for the perfect dessert. A traditional flan parisien is prepared with shortcrust pastry and flavoured… Read More

Intraduisible #13

30 April 2016

LES « INTRADUISIBLES » Too French for translation… #13 L'ESPRIT D'ESCALIER English is yet to create any counterpart for this useful French term. Read More

An easy job with extra help

28 April 2016

Babylangues offers a lot of support and extra activities. "They offered all the support they could give with regards to getting setup in Paris." Job… Read More

Intraduisible #12

18 April 2016

INTRADUISIBLE #12 "Sortable" Too French for translation... "Sortable" is an adjective used exclusively in its negative form "pas sortable" to illustrate numerous different shortfalls in… Read More

Day Out to Fontainebleau

1 April 2016

Join us as we discover the Château de Fontainebleau and its magnificent gardens. This picturesque building is surrounded by one hundred and thirty acres of… Read More

Giverny in May

31 March 2016

Join us as we retrace the steps of Claude Monet to discover his gardens and house, along with the Old Mill of Vernon. Read More

April in Paris

30 March 2016

Calendar of Good Deals for April in Paris. Paper plane contest, Paname Comedy Club, Exhibition… Read More

Pierre Desproges

30 March 2016

Pierre Desproges was a French humourist, famous for his elaborate, eloquent and most of all, cutting jibes criticising anything and everything: “On peut rire de… Read More

Bouillabaisse

30 March 2016

A traditional bouillabaisse is a French fish stew consisting of a mixture of fish varieties (red mullet, scorpion fish, conger eel…). Read More

Poisson d’Avril!

30 March 2016

The origins of what we now know as April Fools’ Day (Poisson d'Avril in France) is believed to trace back to the sixteenth century in… Read More

Fute-fute INTRADUISIBLE #9

25 March 2016

LES « INTRADUISIBLES » Too French for translation… #9 FUTE-FUTE This informal turn of phrase is found almost exclusively in the expression, ‘il/elle n’est pas… Read More

COTE D’AZUR

2 March 2016

Weekend in the Cote d’Azur. Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th April. With our partner To Be Erasmus in Paris… Read More

Mont-Saint-Michel

2 March 2016

Come and discover Saint-Michel Mount’s magnificent medieval site known as “The Wonder of the Western World” and explore the fortified city of Saint-Malo!… Read More

March Calendar

2 March 2016

March calendar & Good deals in Paris: Literature evening, expos, cooking workshops, Qi Jong... What to do in Paris in March?… Read More

Famous Women

29 February 2016

This month, retrace the footsteps of some of Paris’ most celebrated and acclaimed women and discover their personal achievements. Read More

GRATIN DAUPHINOIS

29 February 2016

FRENCH RECIPE: GRATIN DAUPHINOIS - Gratin Dauphinois is a well-established recipe in France, most notably in the historic Dauphiné region in southeast France. Read More

Intraduisibles #5

12 February 2016

LES « INTRADUISIBLES » Too French for translation… #5 DÉBROUILLARD A positive adjective of great versatility in the French language. Read More

French Workshops

3 February 2016

French Expression and Diction Workshop (Music, Theatre and Poetry). Every Monday from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. With our partner CIJP. Read More

Intraduisibles #4

3 February 2016

LES « INTRADUISIBLES » Too French for translation… #4 RETROUVAILLES For this noun captures the irrepressible joy experienced when you meet someone again after being… Read More

February Calendar

3 February 2016

February Calendar & Good deals: Carnaval de PARIS, Festival Ciné Junior, Taste of Paris, Paris Face cachée. Read More

Michel Galabru

3 February 2016

French Figure: Michel Galabru Michel Galabru, a French actor and writer, was born on 27th October 1922 in Safi, Morocco. He spent his childhood and… Read More

Crêperies

3 February 2016

Discover Paris: Places not to be missed. The best Crêperies in Paris… Read More

Crêpes

3 February 2016

Here is a delicious recipe that will get your taste buds going!… Read More

La Chandeleur

2 February 2016

La Chandeleur, known as Candlemas in English, is a festival that designates the midpoint of winter, halfway between the shortest day and the spring equinox. Read More

Abbé Pierre

5 January 2016

Abbé Pierre is best known for founding the Emmaus organisation, through which he brought relief, purpose and hope to the homeless and downtrodden. Read More

Second-hand shops

5 January 2016

Places not to be missed The best Second-Hand Shops in Paris In the spirit of renewal and renovation, make the most of this new year… Read More

French toast

5 January 2016

Everyone knows that the French eat a lot of bread. Pain perdu (French Toast) is traditionally the recipe used to recycle stale bread and make… Read More

Boat Party!

5 January 2016

Get ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime with us here at Babylangues; plentiful drink, first-class company and wonderful memories. Read More

Bonne Année !!!

4 January 2016

Babylangues vous souhaite une Bonne année! Toute l’équipe Babylangues vous souhaite une bonne année 2016 ! En ce mois de Janvier, l’heure est au recommencement,… Read More

Working was very satisfying

20 December 2015

"I chose to live in Paris to work with a journalist here. I applied to be a Babylangues instructor after seeing the offer on Craigslist."… Read More

The most positive experience!

19 December 2015

"I was doing an internship in Paris while working with Babylangues. This has really been the most positive experience about my time here in France."… Read More

“I felt very welcomed”

19 December 2015

"I was involved on a Study Abroad Program in Paris. I chose to apply to Babylangues for this sense of human and emotional sensibility. Read More

A great opportunity!

18 December 2015

"My time with Babylangues has been invaluable" Read Lydia's testimonial, one of our Instructors and a student at Sciences Po Paris. Read More

Parisian Walkways

28 October 2015

GUIDED TOUR OF PARISIAN WALKWAYS Saturday 14th November at 2:30pm. With the CIJP – Embark on a discovery of Paris’ covered walkways. Read More

French Rock ‘n’ Roll

28 October 2015

“THE 4 BEAT ROCK” - AN INTRODUCTION TO FRENCH ROCK ‘N’ ROLL Thursday 5th November at 7:45pm With the CIJP – Four beat Rock ‘n’… Read More

Weekend in Lyon

27 October 2015

Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd November. With our partner To Be Erasmus in Paris. Join us as we venture south to discover Lyon, the third… Read More

November 2015

27 October 2015

GOOD DEALS AND CALENDAR FOR NOVEMBER - PHOTOQUAI BIENNALE: “WE ARE FAMILY” - FESTIVAL: “CHANGEONS D'AIR” - JAZZ CONCERT: “LA FRANCE QUI NE SE COUCHE… Read More