Category Archives: 21 Days: French

Day 3: Warm Days, Cool Nights

This is a super creamy, not too sweet French ice cream that was delightfully on sale at Whole Foods! Normally $7-$8, it was an irresistible $5. Mint Chip – my fave. One of the main differences between French and American … Continue reading

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Day 2: Fluent Forever

Anyone who is looking to¬†acquire a new language should read this book! It’s a balanced approach to the science of language acquisition, and most efficient way to go about it. I’ve been studying French for years, but I’ve never focused … Continue reading

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Starting Fresh – Day 1

I just got back from an extended trip through Northern France, and so I thought I’d pick up this goal again. Can I keep my language skills solid on my own? The picture above is of Les Anneaux, a series … Continue reading

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Keep the Owl Happy

DuoLingo is my daily French app. I log in 6 days a week, and spend maybe 5 minutes doing a set of French exercises. The app’s mascot is this bright green owl, and he’s only happy when you practice. You … Continue reading

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Taboo

Did you ever play Taboo as a kid? It’s that game where you have a word on a card, and you have to make people guess that word without using any “taboo” terms. Like, if you want them to guess … Continue reading

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Those Who Can’t Do Teach

Don’t laugh, but I’m actually a French teacher. I have two students who come for a private lesson once a week. Am I qualified for this? Well, these girls are absolute beginners, and I definitely know more French than they … Continue reading

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21 Days of French

I haven’t posted anything on here in forever. However, my semester is calming down a bit and I am ready to do another 21 Days project. When I was in college, I needed an extra Liberal Arts elective, and I … Continue reading

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