Get around France

Do you know how to buy your tickets from a French machine? Follow Adriana as she shows you how to use the automated machines to buy your tram ticket and navigate. This France travel Vlog shows you the beautiful Nice train station and also teaches you how to take the train and buy a ticket[…]

Travelling to the South of France

Oh beautiful Provence and French Riviera! You have my heart forever and ever… Such a richly diverse area and you’ll never run out of incredible things to discover on each visit. Follow Adriana – my gorgeous sister-in-law – who made these exclusive videos for French Speak students. My three “coup de coeur” (favourite) stops First[…]

Five reasons why people fail to learn French before they travel… and why YOU will succeed

As a language teacher, I have taught hundreds of students –like you – to learn French to help get travel ready and here’s what I’ve learned. Most English-speakers learning French know that English is widely spoken in Paris, but less so as you leave the capital. You are culturally sensitive and want to make an[…]

Bastille Day celebration

Bastille Day: Liberté, égalité, fraternité

This blog entry was written by the talented Morgan Sutherland – meet her on Twitter @MorganDaisies Liberté, égalité, fraternité Liberty, equality, fraternity These are the words fought for by the French people; words by which the French Republic stands. Bastille Day, celebrated on the 14th of July (le quatorze juillet), is the French national holiday[…]

Statue of Paul Cézanne in Aix-en-Provence

Famous Frogs: Paul Cézanne

This blog entry was written by the talented Morgan Sutherland – meet her on Twitter @MorganDaisies Paul Cézanne 19th January 1839 – 22nd October 1906 Artist Paul Cézanne was a French artist who painted in the post-impressionist style, along with Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin. He was born in Aix-en-Provence in 1839, and died[…]