We’re off to Lisbon, Portugal!

This week is my last trip of the year and I’m off to Lisboa / Lisbon, Portugal, with David. The pictures I’ve seen online of the Portuguese capital look incredibly beautiful, and the guest house I booked, Residencial Vila Nova, looks really nice and in a great location. Plus it’s still 20°C and sunny there […]


Pour les francophones qui veulent apprendre l’américain / For French speakers who want to learn American English

NOUVEAU! Cours gratuit à Udemy! American English for French Speakers Voir aussi le cours de prononciation américaine pour apprendre à prononcer toutes les voyelles et toutes les consonnes de l’anglais avec un accent américain ! American English Pronunciation: Vowels and Consonants ————————————————————————————————- Après quatre longues années en tant qu’enseignante d’anglais, j’ai envie d’aider les francophones […]


The French Language Outside of France

The Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) just published La Langue française dans le monde 2010, its most recent report on the state of the French language in the world today. It will be in bookstores October 21 (éd. Nathan, 26€), just a day before the XIIIème Sommet de la Francophonie takes place this weekend, […]


Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning Online and Teaching (MERLOT)

The MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning Online and Teaching) website is a great collection of online materials for students and teachers across all disciplines, ranging from agriculture to world languages. If you’re looking for resources to use in your classroom or for self-study, I recommend starting with MERLOT before doing a general internet search […]


Pragmatics: Knowing what to say in certain situations

The Foreign Language Teaching Methods modules from the University of Texas-Austin includes a section on pragmatics – how context and situation affect meaning – which is extremely important for language students to learn, yet remains difficult to master. Learning what to say and when to say it, the appropriate use of language, varies significantly among […]


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