Why Is Learning French So Terrifying?
Is it possible for a man of his age to do this? Well, the first half of the book catalogs all the steps Alexander takes that are not actually taking a French class. Instead, there's Rosetta Stone, a French pen pal, French in Action videos from the ...
A Point of View: The power of wearing red
I have a grim memory myself of arriving at the Bordeaux home of my French pen-pal aged 11, in a neat red dress my mother had made me, and Dominique's grandmother pronouncing tartly: "Elle n'a pas honte" - roughly translated, "She's a shameless hussy.
Teacher creates French connections for middle school students
It began with a grant from Public Education Partners, which paid for five Dell Chromebook computers so that Greenville Middle French students could communicate with pen pals in Clermont-Ferrand, France, the city that houses the world headquarters of ...
Londoners diary: The mystery of Lena's London Girl is solved
Who is the enigmatic British playwright who so bewitched Girls creator Lena Dunham? Having managed to get our hands on a manuscript copy of Not That Kind of Girl, the much-anticipated memoir that the 28-year-old was paid $3.7 million to pen, The ...
Holocaust survivor unites with pen pal, USF sophomore
In fact, she's made a stop in Sioux Falls thanks to a pen-pal she met 7 years ago in rural Ohio. She's a sophomore at the ... "I was born in a little village in southwest Germany near the french and Swiss border," Dr. Inge Auerbacher said. It was 1934 ...