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A French person won’t comment on your 'broken French' but they’ll let you know you speak French 'like a Spanish cow'.
Anne Caborn of 'Make It And Mend It' offers a short guide to Thanksgiving, with tips, recipes and decoration ideas for non-Americans out there.
American expat Eric Asp does some soul-searching and asks why Thanksgiving is, for him, one of the hardest days of the year to be living in Europe.
What makes Lyon an exceptional place to live or visit, even when compared to Paris, the much-loved French capital and City of Light?
Just like the alphabet song, Madalena explains why foreign languages can be picked up easier when using rhythmic clues and music.
How does 'Gangnam Style' sound in other languages? Meg McFarlane finds an intriguing way to boost your foreign language skills – get your earphones ready.
Travelling by rail through Europe can be as romantic and adventurous as it sounds, if you know a few tips to make train travel a blast not a burden.
Suddenly small daily tasks become intimidating when trying to navigate a foreign country. How can expats overcome the small fears after they first move abroad?
Don't let a scam ruin your Parisian dream; let a former French policeman guide you on how to avoid the classic scams designed to part you from your valuables.
Not knowing when to use the formal 'vous' or the informal 'tu' can lead to some tricky situations – particularly when meeting your partner's parents.
Ever felt like your IQ slips 30 points when speaking a foreign language? Sometimes you can only feel 'authentic' in your own language says Katia Vlachos.
Getting bored with vocabulary practice? Here are some fun phrases to get you motivated.
Vanessa Couchman gives us more amusing – and useful – French idioms.
If you've ever experienced 'déjà-vu', a 'faux pas', or had a private 'tête-à-tête', you've been speaking more French than you realise.
Never eat a rabid cow. From the inscrutable to the impertinent, French idioms are anything but dull.