One of the funniest things I do on an almost daily basis is pronounce English words with a French accent so that French people will understand me.
The Languedoc-Roussillon/Midi-Pyrénées region is a land of abandoned hilltop castles, distant snowy mountains, and glittery blue coasts
Springboard ESL ideas for various age groups
There are lots of ways to take advantage of your resident expatriate status during the TAPIF
A few TAPIF tips to help you take care of business and make the most of this fleeting opportunity
If you’ve already got a firm grasp on a second language, I have an enrichment activity for you.
Many Americans have a mental image of “French Life” that runs somewhere along these lines: smoking at outdoor café tables, bicycling alongside a river with a baguette under an arm, wearing scarves and generally looking “chic,” drinking wine while discussing culture and art. And of course, all of this takes place with the Eiffel Tower as backdrop,…
It’s a good thing no one’s ever asked me to go undercover as a Frenchwoman, because I would immediately blow it.
The ability to imitate an accent without making mistakes is rare, even among people who are paid boatloads of money to do it.