French language

French language

"When in Rome, do as the Romans do": You may have heard this often without paying attention to this expression. In this age of...

Every uprising, revolt or revolution in France draws inspiration from the previous one, so technically all can be traced back to the Jacquerie, a...

Coming to Paris for the first time? Lucky you! Sitting in a brasserie on rue de Grenelle, across from my lunch table sat two...
French à la Carte

If you casually chat with French people, you might suddenly be stopped dead by an expression that you find very weird and that you...

Discover a selection of three beautiful covered shopping arcades, whose popularity began at the beginning of the 19th century. In this French lesson through...
Author Lauren Collins

Lauren Collins grew up in North Carolina, has spent time living in New York City, London, and Geneva, and is now living in Paris...
French à la Carte

Whether you’re in Paris for a short stay or you’re an expat building a new life in France, French à la Carte provide personalized...

Picture it: you’re sitting in your living room, MacBook on your lap, and a glass of sauvignon blanc on the coffee table in front...

Amour.  Those who daydream about France envision lovers strolling along the Seine holding hands, or perhaps stealing a kiss over an espresso at a...

Going to Paris? Don’t speak French? No Problem. No. Really! Relax. Most of the preparation is about attitude adjustment. Attitude is very French and is the same word in...

CUNY students on the terrace of the café in the International House In the 14th arrondissement, at the very center of the southernmost edge of...