Monthly Archives: May 2015

Links we love

Each week we share five links which help keep us connected to the world of French, study, travel and francophile Melbourne life. Check in every Monday morning (Melbourne time) for more. 1. A grisly Medieval find under a Paris supermarket.

Links we love

Each week we share five links which help keep us connected to the world of French, study, travel and francophile Melbourne life. Check in every Monday morning (Melbourne time) for more. 1. A grisly Medieval find under a Paris supermarket.

Help out language studies researchers with this quick survey

The University of London is conducting research into how language students respond to classroom learning. If you’re a student in any foreign language, in any secondary school or university in any country, you can help this project by completing this

Help out language studies researchers with this quick survey

The University of London is conducting research into how language students respond to classroom learning. If you’re a student in any foreign language, in any secondary school or university in any country, you can help this project by completing this

French Trust Fund Reception, Thursday 4 June 2015

The French Program in the School of Languages and Linguistics at the University of Melbourne cordially invites alumni and friends of the French Trust Fund to a reception on Thursday, 4 June 2015. We will be joined by guest speaker

French Trust Fund Reception, Thursday 4 June 2015

The French Program in the School of Languages and Linguistics at the University of Melbourne cordially invites alumni and friends of the French Trust Fund to a reception on Thursday, 4 June 2015. We will be joined by guest speaker

Exploring film history: Hiroshima mon amour (Resnais 1959)

Our guest blogger and student in French cinema, Catherine, analyses the WWII-set Nouvelle Vague film, Hiroshima mon amour, and its representation of trauma, skin and symbolism. Le film emblématique d’Alain Resnais  «Hiroshima mon amour » (1959) représente la peau humaine comme la membrane

Exploring film history: Hiroshima mon amour (Resnais 1959)

Our guest blogger and student in French cinema, Catherine, analyses the WWII-set Nouvelle Vague film, Hiroshima mon amour, and its representation of trauma, skin and symbolism. Le film emblématique d’Alain Resnais  «Hiroshima mon amour » (1959) représente la peau humaine comme la membrane

Links we love

Each week we share five links which help keep us connected to the world of French, study, travel and francophile Melbourne life. Check in every Monday morning (Melbourne time) for more. 1. 20 French phrases you should be using (in

Links we love

Each week we share five links which help keep us connected to the world of French, study, travel and francophile Melbourne life. Check in every Monday morning (Melbourne time) for more. 1. 20 French phrases you should be using (in

Micro-post: nos raisons d’être.

Travel. France. Language. Study. Culture. Coffee. Knowledge. Just a little micro-post to remind us of our raisons d’être.

Micro-post: nos raisons d’être.

Travel. France. Language. Study. Culture. Coffee. Knowledge. Just a little micro-post to remind us of our raisons d’être.

An analysis of François Truffaut’s Les 400 Coups

Our guest blogger and student in French cinema at the University of Melbourne, Daniel, shares his take on the ambiguous ending of the classic Nouvelle Vague 1959 film, Les 400 Coups, by François Truffaut. Au cours du film de Truffaut, le personnage d’Antoine

An analysis of François Truffaut’s Les 400 Coups

Our guest blogger and student in French cinema at the University of Melbourne, Daniel, shares his take on the ambiguous ending of the classic Nouvelle Vague 1959 film, Les 400 Coups, by François Truffaut. Au cours du film de Truffaut, le personnage d’Antoine

Paris Combo French Quintet at the Melbourne Recital Centre

Do you like the idea of contemporary French jazz? Then you may just like Paris Combo, the popular quintet coming to the Melbourne Recital Centre in just a few weeks’ time! Hailed as “one of the finest groups to come

Paris Combo French Quintet at the Melbourne Recital Centre

Do you like the idea of contemporary French jazz? Then you may just like Paris Combo, the popular quintet coming to the Melbourne Recital Centre in just a few weeks’ time! Hailed as “one of the finest groups to come

Links we love

Each week we share five links which help keep us connected to the world of French, study, travel and francophile Melbourne life. Check in every Monday morning (Melbourne time) for more. 1. Five French paintings to help you with vocabulary.

Links we love

Each week we share five links which help keep us connected to the world of French, study, travel and francophile Melbourne life. Check in every Monday morning (Melbourne time) for more. 1. Five French paintings to help you with vocabulary.

A guide to French cinema in Melbourne

French cinema is a treasure trove of cultural gems, from the poetic realism of the 1930s to the quirky charm of the Nouvelle Vague to the gritty violence of contemporary French horror movies. French films are vibrant, creative, unusual and

A guide to French cinema in Melbourne

French cinema is a treasure trove of cultural gems, from the poetic realism of the 1930s to the quirky charm of the Nouvelle Vague to the gritty violence of contemporary French horror movies. French films are vibrant, creative, unusual and