Tag Archives: English

Weekend Getaway: Versailles

Nothing is more appropriate at the Palace of Versailles than the inscription atop the left wing of the castle: “A toutes les gloires de France– To all the glories of France.” When you read it and then turn around to … Continue reading

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Native English Speaker Against the Fioraso Law

I have waited a long time to write this post, not sure if I had completely decided how I felt about the subject. After all, I am a native English speaker, with a degree in English, who loves the works … Continue reading

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America in the Eyes of Young French Students

 One day in class, I decided to play a game of Pictionary, a word game where team members take turns drawing pictures to represent a word while the other members guess what he or she is trying to convey. It … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to TAPIF

The Teaching Assistant Program in France, or TAPIF, is sponsored by the French government and is probably the easiest way for a young American professional or post-graduate student to get a work visa in France. I’m two months into my … Continue reading

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