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une petite victoire!

une petite victoire!

I know I have been giving lots of tiny posts lately, this one cannot be left un-written! Today I had my first oral exam in my French 201 class … I was nervous but I was excited too, I like speaking French, especially in a controlled, somewhat safe environment! I DID GREAT! My teacher and … Continue reading

How to Fake French

How to Fake French

This is exactly what I needed…who needs summer tutoring and French courses…. follow these steps: Now I am ready to live in France. Why was I ever worried?!? Knowing a few French people, being in situations where I cannot communicate but observe their responses and what not — this would totally work! Haha Thank you … Continue reading

French Film Friday : Hors de prix (Priceless)

French Film Friday : Hors de prix (Priceless)

Continuing with my ongoing love for Audrey Tautou in all of her glorious frenchness I choose this weeks french film: Priceless or en français: Hors de prix. I watched this movie about a year ago realizing it was on netflix streaming (now only available through dvd) and I loved it. It gives you a different side … Continue reading

French Music Monday: Carla Bruni

French Music Monday: Carla Bruni

I am sure it is no surprise that Carla Bruni would make it into the French Music Monday spot. She is just fantastic, great voice and gorgeous…and married to the president, I mean come on, she’s winning in life for sure! I also loved that she got a role in one of my favorite movies … Continue reading

French Music Monday: Luce

French Music Monday: Luce

Again, searching for French indie-pop music to fit my tastes I came upon LUCE. She seems quite quirky but definitely talented! I have been listening to this album (available on iTunes) for a good 2 months, generally on repeat. Catchy, fun songs! Apparently she won France’s Nouvelle Star in 2010 (similar to American Idol I … Continue reading