According to United Nations World Tourism Organization, France has been the worlds most popular tourist destination for over 25 years. Let’s explore some of the things that make France such a popular travel destination.
In France, rather than translating Hollywood movie titles into French, sometimes film titles are converted to a more understandable “English” movie title. The results are usually OK but there seems to be an over use of certain words, especially the word “SEX”. The results can seem weird, funny or inappropriate to English speakers.
RSVP, it’s what you write on an invitation when you want a response from the invited person. But RSVP is a French acronym not an English one so why don’t the French use “RSVP” and why do so few French people understand it’s meaning? Discover the answer to these questions and learn what you should write on a French invitation instead of the letters RSVP.
If you’re keen on improving your French or learning more French words and phrases but want to avoid the embarrassment of accidentally sounding like a sex craved foreigner than read on. Here are 8 French expressions many English speakers use incorrectly and quick tips to help you say what you REALLY want to say in […]
Let’s face it, texting or using text message abbreviations like LOL or ROLF to communicate is no longer restricted to totally cool hipster adults or tweens anymore. The same is true in France. Here are 20 common text abbreviations you can use when staying in contact with your French friends via Facebook, email or text messaging.
You Know This Embarrassing Scenario! It’s a hot summers day and you’re out sightseeing and drinking water by the gallon. Suddenly out of nowhere, you have this uncontrollable urge to go pee pee really bad. You ask someone where the restroom is but you don’t know the word for restroom in Swahili, Japanese or whatever language […]
Moving to France can be fun and exciting; However unless you do certain things to prepare for these changes, your move to France could turn into you worst nightmare! Find out what you need to do to avoid being miserable after you move to France.