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Sing along with the new Piaf

zaz piafzaz piaf So, I turn my head to see who’s singing.

The evening is young, a little chilly, not too late to take a stroll on the quai de la Seine, les bateaux-mouche moving slowly on the calm, cold water, the color of melted steel.

People gathered around in […]

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There’s someone waiting for you in the Versailles gardens

versailles gardensversailles gardens So, we didn’t want to spend the day in Versailles again – we visited the castle in our first immersion – now we had time to go off the beaten path and find places that would surprise us.

Curious to see what we discovered?

Then read on…


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Montmartre – culture and language

montmartre culturemontmartre culture So, this September, in the French Immersion Retreat 1:1, no matter how we design the menu of activities, Montmartre will be a must.

Here’s the artist and we’ll be his models.Yes, I really did that in 2014 – I’ll look for my portrait and I’ll share it with you, if you’d like.


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Official announcement: the French Immersion Retreat in Paris is open!

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So, I’m thrilled to announce that I opened the registrations for the French Immersion in Paris VIP 1:1, for the month of September, 2017!

I know, I know, nobody organizes a 1:1 immersion, so why am I doing it?

Because I’m so passionate about what I do and about helping […]

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It took me 730 hours, it will take you ONLY 4!

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So, I love driving, and the time spent in the car, driving between my French classes could be put at good use.

I had a language coach who helped me with my pronunciation, but she moved on the other Coast, and now I was on my own.

So, I got a […]

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Is perfect bilingualism attainable?

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So these days the topic of bilingualism is very popular.

If you ask yourself “is perfect bilingualism attainable”, that means that you’re still learning.

You may have heard that there are more definitions for bilingualism, and I’m going to show you what […]

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