What’s in a name, Simon asks? His Brittany property has two names – the original, official Breton name, and the slightly changed name chosen by the previous owner of the property.
Category: French Language
France has a new word for French Kissing. Read on to find out more about ‘Galocher’, what it means, and where it has it’s origins.
Nicola, one of our guest bloggers in France, has learnt that ‘Salut’ is not a formal way of addressing someone in France and could cause offence, especially when used by someone in the medical profession to a new patient
Do you think that too many English words are creeping into everyday French conversations? Nicola Harrington has a view on this.
The French either talk to each other informally or formally. The differences between Tu and Vous are not as clear as they may seem on the surface. If you’re not clear on the differences, let us confuse you a little more…