Posts Tagged: Language

Understanding the origins of languages

Languages do not simply spring out of nowhere. From Latin to Early German to Sanskrit and beyond, languages which are no longer in use linger on in the languages we speak today. Contemporary languages feed into each other, including French and English

Understanding the origins of languages

Languages do not simply spring out of nowhere. From Latin to Early German to Sanskrit and beyond, languages which are no longer in use linger on in the languages we speak today. Contemporary languages feed into each other, including French and English

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. La carte des métros selon le prix des loyers.

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. La carte des métros selon le prix des loyers.

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. Va-t-on annuler Paris Plages ? 2. There their they’re:

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. Va-t-on annuler Paris Plages ? 2. There their they’re:

French regional languages

French is far from the only native language of France! From Hexagonal languages such as Basque and Breton to offshore tongues like Corsican, the linguistic landscape of France is far from uniform. The following is an introduction to some  French regional languages:

French regional languages

French is far from the only native language of France! From Hexagonal languages such as Basque and Breton to offshore tongues like Corsican, the linguistic landscape of France is far from uniform. The following is an introduction to some  French regional languages:

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. 12 historical events that shaped Paris. 2. Welcome to the

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. 12 historical events that shaped Paris. 2. Welcome to the

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. The most beautiful village in France – Saint Cirq

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. The most beautiful village in France – Saint Cirq

“Bonjour.” “Hello.”

If you’re travelling, sometimes the tiniest effort to speak the native language can make all the difference. Here’s how to greet others in twenty-one languages. Infographic courtesy of Living Language.

“Bonjour.” “Hello.”

If you’re travelling, sometimes the tiniest effort to speak the native language can make all the difference. Here’s how to greet others in twenty-one languages. Infographic courtesy of Living Language.

What are the hardest languages to learn?

Hmmm, I’m not sure many of us would classify French as “easy”, but according to this infographic, we’ve made a strategic language learning choice! Do you speak any of the other languages on this chart? Do you agree with the difficulty assessments?

What are the hardest languages to learn?

Hmmm, I’m not sure many of us would classify French as “easy”, but according to this infographic, we’ve made a strategic language learning choice! Do you speak any of the other languages on this chart? Do you agree with the difficulty assessments?

Giveaway: 100 French books for free

One of our dear readers is moving house and is offering up to 100 free French books to any of their fellow French at Melbourne-ites who can come and pick them up! The books are for pick-up from Balwyn- get in

Giveaway: 100 French books for free

One of our dear readers is moving house and is offering up to 100 free French books to any of their fellow French at Melbourne-ites who can come and pick them up! The books are for pick-up from Balwyn- get 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. Geneva: a city of 187 different countries. 2.

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. Geneva: a city of 187 different countries. 2.