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Where is French Spoken: Accents and Varieties

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English students often ask why the language spoken in shows like Downton Abbey sounds so different from the one spoken in Friends or Sex and the City. Of course, you can dismiss such questions by saying that Downton Abbey is a period piece and people spoke differently in the past. But this is hardly the whole truth. The real reason(…)


Learn French With Emily in Paris: What to Say and What Not to Say

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Emily in Paris is the story about how an American travels to Paris and falls in love with the city. Yet, things are not as perfect as she had imagined, mainly because she does not speak French. Though she was able to survive thanks to her amazing bilingual friends, such as Hannah or Gabriel, chances are(…)