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'Le Grand dictionnaire de la cuisine' (Great Dictionary of Cuisine), by the classic author Alexandre Dumas #food gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt…
Le nouveau musée Yves Saint Laurent à Paris et son exposition 'Parcours Inaugural' #fashion museeyslparis.com
Whoever looks into the depths of Paris experiences vertigo. Nothing is more original/bizarre, nothing is more tragic, nothing is more superb
Qui regarde au fond de Paris a le vertige. Rien de plus fantasque, rien de plus tragique, rien de plus superbe - Victor Hugo #french
Word of the day:"branché" -> trendy (fam.); lit. plugged) #french
“Tu me fais tourner la tête, mon manège à moi c'est toi.” - Edith Piaf #french youtube.com/watch?v=qJi4hG…
For advanced learners who love books, 'La Grande Librairie' is a high-quality TV show (CC for French sub.) #french youtube.com/watch?v=Mhnep5…
'Mémoire' and four other poems of the magnificent 19th century poet Arthur RImbaud, in French & English #literature press.uchicago.edu/Misc/Chicago/7…
The virtuoso mime scene in 'Children of Paradise', played by Jean-Louis Barrault #movies youtube.com/watch?v=0ABzfK…
"Ce qui nous lie", the latest film by Cédric Klapisch #movies youtube.com/watch?v=gO4zhe…
Expression of the day: "à la queue leu leu" (ah lah kuh luh luh) -> in single file #french
This work will surely produce in time a revolution of the minds. - Diderot about the Encyclopédie, September 26, 1762.
« Cet ouvrage produira sûrement avec le temps une révolution dans les esprits. » - Diderot sur l’Encyclopédie, 26 septembre 1762.
"The Oak and the Reed" by Jean de La Fontaine, one of the treasures of the French language #culture aesopfables.com/cgi/aesop1.cgi…
"Le Chêne et le roseau" de Jean de La Fontaine, un des trésors de la langue française #culture la-fontaine-ch-thierry.net/chenroso.htm
Phrase of the day:"Mon ordi(nateur) rame !"(my computer is slow (/struggles; lit. rows) #french
"C'est quoi Gérard Depardieu ?"(What is (it) Gérard Depardieu) - ARTE #movies youtube.com/watch?v=1r7sCb…
"If they don’t have bread, let them eat brioche (cake)!" - attributed to Marie-Antoinette during the Revolution (but also Rousseau) #french
"S’ils n’ont pas de pain, qu’ils mangent de la brioche !" - attribué à Marie-Antoinette pendant la Révolution (mais aussi Rousseau) #french
Podcasts with French transcripts on 'L'Europe des Cultures' #french fresques.ina.fr/europe-des-cul…
Delphine Seyrig and Jean-Pierre Léaud in François Truffaut's 'Baisers Volés' (Stolen Kisses) #movies youtube.com/watch?v=vhQZCT…
Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen - 1789 #french law en.wikisource.org/?curid=1530
Déclaration des Droits de l'Homme et du Citoyen de 1789 # french law legifrance.gouv.fr/Droit-francais…
"Here Leonardo, you will be free to dream, to think and to work." - Francis I, giving the Clos Lucé château to Leonardo da Vinci #french
"Ici Léonard, tu seras libre de rêver, de penser et de travailler." - François I, donnant le château du Clos Lucé à Léonard de Vinci #french
"Dire, ne pas dire": what the Académie Française has to say about some French language words or expressions #french academie-francaise.fr/dire-ne-pas-di…
Glimpse into time: The Exposition Universelle 1900 in Paris, at the Belle Époque; images: brothers Lumière #history ina.fr/video/CAB83010…
Expression of the day:"à l'instar de"-> in the manner of, like (from the latin "ad instar") #french
For oyster addicts - the first of its kind in France #food huitrieredere.com/distributeur-d…
Ask questions and find tips on language and culture on Living Language French forums #french livinglanguage.com/community/cate…
How to pair France's famous cheeses and wines #food france.fr/fr/infosredac/…
Everything about Champagne and its legend #wine champagne.fr/en/from-vine-t…
"Paris ! Paris outragée ! Paris brisée ! Paris martyrisée ! Mais Paris libérée !" De Gaulle le 25 août 1944 #history ina.fr/video/I0001241…
Living Language eTutoring: Practice your French now with a native speaker! #french livinglanguage.com/faq/etutoring
Cultural events and news in France #culture culture.fr
Recipes (in French) from rural Normandy. Ask for tips on the Living Language forums #food agri-culture.fr/article/gastro…
Liberation of Paris: August 19-25, 1944 #history ina.fr/contenus-edito…
Charles Baudelaire's 'Fleurs du mal' (Flowers of Evil) #poetry fleursdumal.org
Lascaux, the “Sistine Chapel of parietal art”, now a rich, immersive experience with Lascaux 4 #art lascaux.fr/en/prepare-you…
Fancy a soirée in one of the 40,000 French castles? A guide to visiting or renting 'les châteaux de France' #france guide-chateaux.com
Charles Trenet sings his all-time classic 'Que reste-t-il de nos amours' #music youtube.com/watch?v=Q4o-Jc…
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