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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Sacrebleu! French drinkers admit they know little about wine

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:57pm by GDN

    ... people think the wine world is complicated. Because behind the taste there is a whole universe, a language…they fear expressing an opinion about it. Our job is to show them that it is, in fact, ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    The Little Prince theme park opens

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... with Germany and Switzerland. By far Saint-Exupery's most famous work, The Little Prince has been translated into more than 270 languages since it was published in 1943. It is hugely popular ...

  3. News - World - FRANCE

    British academic Michael Edwards admitted to Academie Francaise

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... would also like to have an institution that defends the English language, especially from Americanisms," he said. "It's an earthquake, a revolution, a Briton ... another language. It's another way of understanding the world, a way of being, of sensing emotion," Edwards said after his election. He said the French felt their language was being ...

  4. News - World - FRANCE

    French rail commuters fast-track their English skills

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:56am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Reims Passengers brush up their language skills during the journey to work in Paris French rail commuters on fast-track to English "Welcome aboard, ready ... the 45-minute trip from the city of Reims. But the French state railways company SNCF thinks it has found a good solution for time-squeezed commuters who need to brush up on the language of Shakespeare. ...

  5. News - World - FRANCE

    French cafe offers discounts to polite customers

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 06:42pm by The Guardian

    ... sometimes rude to us when they ordered a coffee,” Pepino told the English language website the Local. “It’s our way of saying: ‘Keep calm and carry on.’” He added: “Most of my customers are regulars ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    Plan for French universities to teach in English sparks a war of words

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... lamented his lack of it and Francois Hollande makes small talk in it but is conscious of his accent. The global spread of the English language has long been a sore point in Paris politics. Now a new battleground has appeared in the linguistic war. The Socialist government wants to allow English to be used as a teaching language in French universities, sparking a rift in academia. ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    Paris pickpockets who target Asian tourists arrested

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... to publish a brochure in six languages warning tourists about how to avoid such thefts. The gang loitered in the most visited areas of the attractions they targeted, hanging out near the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo in the Louvre, Gouaud said. Between language and cultural barriers, and the fact that many tourists are only in town for a short period, the thefts were almost never reported. ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    France says abducted journalists in Mali were shot dead

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 06:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... wheel-drive vehicle. Men in turbans and speaking the Tuareg language of Tamashek “ordered Mr Ag Rhissa to get back inside and forced the journalists’ driver to lie down”, RFI said, adding that he had ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    French launch inquiry after Roma girl, 15, is taken off school bus and deported to Kosovo

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... is in France. I don't want to go to school here because I don't speak any of the local languages. I had freedom there. I do not want to stay here." France's Defender of Rights, ...

  10. News - China - FRANCE

    France tackles spate of Paris tourist thefts

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 11:10am by Reuters

    ... phoney petitions. At the Louvre, tourists can now file legal complaints directly on site in 16 languages without going to the police. Some 1.4 million Chinese visited France last year, up 23 per ...




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