Could You Repeat That Please?

Could You Repeat That Please?

Jane Hunt, French resident for 7 years, provides some advice on improving your French listening skills: As a teenager, I was on holiday in France with my parents in the windy Vendée and I needed to buy a hair clip. I looked up the word, “barrette”, in the dictionary... read more
Becoming Bilingual – a How to Guide!

Becoming Bilingual – a How to Guide!

One of the most common questions people ask me as an expatriate is: “How did you become bilingual?” The funny thing is, it’s often difficult to explain how I got to where I am now. I know I worked hard and I practiced as much as possible but one day... read more
The Benefits of Raising a Multilingual Child

The Benefits of Raising a Multilingual Child

My wife is Moroccan, I’m American and we live in Paris. The question of language always surrounds us. Should we speak in Arabic? English? French? When we were expecting our son, we knew this would be a question for him as well. As we sifted through Montessori-method... read more