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French progression

French progression

I recently re-signed up for French classes at the Alliance Française in Marseille. I hadn’t been taking the courses for a while after I left for my two month summer back in the USA (to work, silly!). I didn’t want to invest as much money, nor time as I did in the beginning of my … Continue reading

My recent French frustrations: part 2

My recent French frustrations: part 2

I continue with my recent French Frustrations… Frustration number 2 (also refereed to as, the second reason I cried this week): Since I moved, it was time to go meet with my old landlords, pick up some mail and get my deposit back. I left work early and took the bus to their place (not … Continue reading

It’s kind of a funny story…

It’s kind of a funny story…

So, to update on the past few weeks… Last weekend I went to the movies, twice! I saw skyfall and the last twilight movie. please don’t judge me for the later…it was fun 🙂 There are only so many movies here in France shown in VO ( version original = in english with french subtitles … Continue reading

What I learned today…

What I learned today…

I comprehend more than I thought (en français). But the younger generation in France is the same as in the US…they mumble and I do not understand. I will remember this when I am back in the US. Ar-tic-u-late! Maps can make a city seem small, small enough to walk or bike across…this is not … Continue reading

French in France…

French in France…

So, I had my first day of French class today at the Alliance Française in Marseille. But first let me tell you about the day leading up to the class…I wanted to get to the building early because I thought I would have to pay fees and get books and whatnot. So, I woke up … Continue reading

The (somewhat) last piece of the puzzle

The (somewhat) last piece of the puzzle

I am thrilled to announce that I received my passport back from DC yesterday with, to quote myself, a shiny new French Student Visa!!! I am soooo happy! This was the last to-do in America administrative piece of the puzzle  before I left for my life changing journey! They did it so quickly I feel … Continue reading