The Famous Omelet of La Mère Poulard at the Mont Saint-Michel

La Mère Poulard Mont Saint-Michel Visible leagues away from land and sea, the Mont Saint-Michel rises amidst the vast bay bearing its name, alternatively surrounded by miles of treacherous sand or fast marées (f.) (tides), giving it an aura of legend as the succeeding layers … Continue reading

Phrases of the Day: Comic Book

In celebration of San Diego’s Comic-Con, here’s how to say “comic book” in some of the languages we offer courses in.* Language Phrase [Transliteration] French une bande dessinée (lit. drawn stripe; also known as BD or bédé) German Comicbuch Italian … Continue reading

Traveling to France? Don’t miss the Farmers’ Markets!

French Market A stay in France would not be complete without the experience of un marché (farmers’ market). Despite the ever-growing presence of supermarchés (m.)(supermarkets), faire le marché (going to the farmers’ market; lit. do the market) remains an important way of shopping for food, especially produits frais (fresh … Continue reading