The Intermediate Francaphone: Self teaching techniques when you’re past merci beaucoup,but not quite fluent.

After five semesters in college, and a total of a year and a half living in France, I am STILL no where close to fluent when it comes to French. The simple fact is, learning a language is hard and takes a lot of work, time, and self discipline. This year I seriously revamped my language learning regime. Here are a few language learning techniques that I’m implementing and seeing real results from!

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7 Blunders Of The French World: Things that drive me crazy living in France.

 

 

Ok, let me start of by saying I LOVE France. I love the Country, the people and my life here. If you know me I have probably already talked your ear off about how much I adore living in the octagon. I have even been told that I should stop talking about how much I prefer aspects of my life here (sorry not sorry). I guess I have come off as a bit of a frangosnob to some .So here it is, my attempt to prove that i’m not trying to dump on the states, the downsides to my utopia, seven things that I can’t stand in France.

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How to Vote Abroad: Don’t be that American that has to tell your foreign friends that you LET Trump win.

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Ok lets be honest, the current state of affairs that is being called the race for the next President of the United States has become a dark joke. Memes flood the Internet mocking the candidates, and debates have become more ‘entertaining’ than reality tv. As funny as this lighthearted attitude seems to be, what the voter turnout numbers are saying about democrats in the current primaries are less humorous than a Fox News broadcast. For all the anti-Trump rhetoric that I see daily on my Facebook I wonder why in the world are the poll numbers so low Democratic (or anyone but Trump) America! Continue reading