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  • Ma langue au chat, Tortures et délices d’un anglophone à Paris

    Ma langue au chat, Tortures et délices d’un anglophone à Paris

    Mon petit accent récit extrait de Ma langue au chat, Tortures et délices d’un anglophone à Paris (Seuil/ Points Editions, October 2017) Vous avez un petit accent, me dit-on. Tout le monde a un accent. Mais pas forcément un petit accent. D’ailleurs, s’il était si petit que ça on ne dirait rien du tout. On […]

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  • Ma langue au chat, Tortures et délices d’un anglophone à Paris

    Ma langue au chat, Tortures et délices d’un anglophone à Paris

    Mon petit accent récit extrait de Ma langue au chat, Tortures et délices d’un anglophone à Paris (Seuil/ Points Editions, October 2017) Vous avez un petit accent, me dit-on. Tout le monde a un accent. Mais pas forcément un petit accent. D’ailleurs, s’il était si petit que ça on ne dirait rien du tout. On […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • Celebrate Mother’s Day in France

    An outing for Mother’s Day might be to the Mothers monument in Paris 13th. Some consider the Monument aux Mères Françaises in the eponym park at 21 boulevard Kellermann to be austere and soviet-styled, but we must take into consideration that it was inaugurated in 1938 and thus view it in context of the between […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • English Books Paris: New Arrivals at Bill & Rosa’s Book Room

    English Books Paris? Each week in the Book Room online, we recommend newly published English books we love. We also present some in French or bilingual, for kids or adults, fiction or non. Many are books about France of course, but there are many different subjects. Discover the Bill & Rosa’s Book Room concept. Come […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • Why is it called? Part 2: French place names

    Why is it called? Part 2: French place names

    Why is it called… Part 2: French place names or toponyms Have you ever asked yourself why something is called by a particular name? Place names are also called toponyms. We’ve learned Paris was named for the Celtic tribe the Parisii who lived in the area (why the Parisii were called that is still up […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • French Like Moi: City of Light Bulbs

    By Scott Dominic Carpenter author of French Like Moi Surprise is the highest form of pleasure, and it’s easier to find than people think. You don’t have to invest your 401(k) in Powerball numbers to enjoy the fruits of unpredictability, or even travel by Amtrak. No, it turns out you can simply move to Paris, […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • Furnishing your Paris apartment creatively and on a budget

    Furnishing your Paris apartment creatively and on a budget

    Furniture Ikea is practical, intelligent, not too expensive and usually looks good. It is not a bad way to furnish your Paris apartment. But you do have to first bring it home then spend hours putting it together (unless you call someone to do it for you – see the Services section). But perhaps you’d […]Read More - Lire la suite