Entries by JK

Learn French #4: French Expression faire la grasse matinée

D’où vient l’expression “faire la grasse matinée” ? What is the meaning of the French expression faire la grasse matinée? Look at the illustration below and watch the video to understand more about where this expression comes from and how it is used in French. Cyril Hanouna [PDLP] – D’où vient l’expression… par Europe1fr

Learn French #2: Coup de Foudre

Learn French with this short lesson about love at first sight. Have you ever had a coup de foudre? Leave a comment below using the phrase. Watch the funny sketch below about le coup de foudre.          

Learn French #1: Comment te sens-tu?

Today’s lesson asks you how you feel, in French. Follow the blog and learn French with these short lessons. Comment te sens–tu; comment vous sentez-vous? How do you feel? Listen to the video below to understand the pronunciation of this question: comment te sens–tu? Simon #1- Comment te sens-tu ? from Quatre-vingts Poneys on Vimeo

Learn French : Jeu des 7 différences | Find the 7 differences

Voici un jeu réalisé par nos étudiants pendant l’atelier Grammaire Fun. Il faut trouver les 7 différences. Merci, Yousun et Rafaela! Here is a game created by our students in the grammar workshop to help you learn French – find the 7 differences between the 2 photos. Leave your answers in the comments! For more […]

29 Must-See Sights in Normandy, France

UNESCO Sites in Normandy, France Normandy has 8 UNESCO recognitions including Mont Saint Michel, Bayeux, Le Havre, the Tatou islands, Alençon lace, the Etretat cliffs, Rouen Seine Valley and regional gastronomy and many prestigious French “Art and History” label villages that are cited as being amongst the most beautiful in France. Have you visited any UNESCO sites in […]

UED Best French Language School Award 2014

French in Normandy was honoured by Turkish Agency Association UED for the second year running and received the Best French Language School Award 2014. Eleri received the award from an old friend from the language travel industry, Necçdet Bilgen from BILTUR who spoke fondly about Tom and the many times over the years that they […]

Celebrating Tom Maitland

On Tuesday August 26th, after a difficult battle with cancer, French in Normandy said good-bye to our kind and courageous Director, Mr. Tom Maitland. Tom’s dear wife, Eleri, would like to thank all their friends around the globe for their kindness and support. Please do not send flowers, instead please consider celebrating Tom’s life with […]