French Schools: Understanding The French Education System

French Schools: Understanding The French Education System

Are you moving to France and wondering what to expect from the national school system? Or just curious about teaching in a country that birthed Voltaire, Monet, and the language of Molière?

We look at how the French education system works with intriguing comparisons to the US. You might be surprised at the differences and the occasional similarities.

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Parler Conjugation: How To Conjugate “To Speak” In French

Conjugation charts for parler (to speak, talk) in French

The French verb parler means “to speak” and “to talk”. The conjugation of parler in the present tense is: je parle (I speak), tu parles (you speak), il/elle parle (he/she speaks), nous parlons (we speak), vous parlez (you speak, formal and plural) and ils/elles parlent (they speak.

Parler conjugation in the present tense.
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Venir Conjugation: How To Conjugate To Come In French

How to conjugate venir (to come) in French

Venir (to come in French) conjugated in the present tense:

je viens I come
tu viens you come
il/elle vient he/she comes
nous venons we come
vous venez you come
ils, elles viennent they come
Je suis venu(e) I came

Venir means “to come” and is one of the most commonly used verbs in the French language. The conjugation of venir in the present tense is: je viens (I come), tu viens (you come), il/elle vient (he, she comes), nous venons (we come), vous venez (you come, plural and formal) and ils/elles viennent (they come).

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Lunch In France: What Do The French Eat For Lunch?

French lunch foods are enjoyed by people around the world, who appreciate the hearty and filling dishes eaten by the French in the middle of the day. If you have been wondering what do the French eat for lunch, keep reading to discover some of the top dishes eaten in this country.

Lunch in France
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Is French Toast Actually From France?

And why French toast is called “pain perdu” in French

French toast in France and Is French toast really French?

Do you enjoy freshly-made French toast drizzled in maple syrup? Have you ever wondered why this American breakfast staple is called French toast?

Do the French even eat it? If so, why do they call it “pain perdu”?

So many questions, with some surprising answers that shine a light on the French language and culture.

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Toilets In France & How to ask “Where Is The Bathroom?”

All you need to know about toilets in France

Finding a bathroom can be an urgent challenge, especially in unfamiliar territory. It pays to know what to say and look for, which is why we’re covering everything you need to know about asking “Where is the bathroom?” in French and using toilets in France.

A public restroom in France
A public restroom in France
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