Tag Archives: stereotypes

The French are So Nice! (Please Don’t Be Surprised)

“Are they nice over there?” Unfortunately, this is often the first question I am asked when I explain to non-French friends where I live and work. While not necessarily surprised by the question (even I learned the wine-sipping, fine-chocolate-munching, beret-wearing, … 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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