Category Archives: Learning languages

Champagne +Science = excellent cocktail!

          When do you know it’s party time?  When you hear the glorious explosive pop with which Champagne announces its arrival. This and a plume of blue fog… http:// This  blue fog phenomenon has been researched  … Continue reading

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DELF A2 SUCCESS!!!

FRENCH EXAM Congratulations to our Mosaic Languages student Anna D., 12 year-old who passed the DELF A2 exam with 94%!!!!! These are internationally recognised exams awarded by the French Ministry of Education to prove the French-language skills of non-French candidates. … Continue reading

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Improve your French

Practice makes perfect: a good way to do so is to listen and watch the French News. Here are a few recent videos- ( with some transcript!) Les idées à la campagne Covoiturage au travail L’art de la conversation

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Holiday and Imperfect in French

It’s holiday time…. But what about the imperfect. Put the verbs from the Song Les Vacances au bord de la mer by Michel Jonaz (1975) in the imperfect and then listen to the song to see if you were right. … Continue reading

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FRENCH: Traditions du 1er Mai

Il est de tradition le 1er mai, d’offrir quelques brins de muguet à ceux qu’on aime. Si vous êtes aventureux, vous irez dans les bois en chercher. Et si vous êtes entrepreneur, vous les vendrez au coin des rues. On … Continue reading

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Joyeux Noël & Buone feste

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Put more French in your daily life!

You want to learn French but find it difficult to do your homework. What don’t you try to put more French in your life, spice up your life by doing it the French way….. On tips would be to write … Continue reading

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Best city to go to Uni?

Just found an interesting piece of news in the Guardian this morning: The best city to study is…….. Paris! “To study in Paris is to be born in Paris.” Victor Hugo, Les Misérables. Paris retains the top spot this year … Continue reading

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Why choose Italian for A Level or Uni

Why  choose  to study Italian <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/ANc2joZ6tb8″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Have they miss any other reasons?

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FRENCH IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS – TEMPS

Idiomatic expressions with the word Temps-   Un temps de chien – du mauvais temps, de la pluie et souvent du vent Etre dans l’air du temps– quelque chose qui doit être à la mode puisque tout le monde le … Continue reading

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