Tag Archives: Paris

Le mot d’action : « Ne pas être sorti de l’auberge »

21 Fév

I have another 45 minutes of calls (my last one turned me into a nerve wreck, because it was about a baby who was turning blue and could not breathe, and we had to tell mom to call 911!), my blog post for the day is not up yet, I have 2000 more words to translate as soon as possible, I have started my translation class and the exercise, but I still have a guest post to write in English for another blog and I am past the deadline… But also, it was my birthday yesterday, and my husband and I are celebrating with a romantic date tonight, at a French restaurant 1h30 from here. I want to make myself pretty and have a nice manicure, but only one hand is painted. Right, I am so not out of the woods yet!! Lire la suite

♥ Le mot d’émotion : « Éperdu d’amour » ♥

15 Fév

Our Valentine’s day topic… continued. Why? Because in French, we love l’amour of course! It really is the most important topic of our literature (from “Madame Bovary” to “Les fleurs du mal”), music, and cinematography. This makes it really hard if you are single and strolling through the streets of Paris… love is in the air, especially this week! Lire la suite

Today’s French word: « découvrir »

18 Sep
Le véritable voyage de découverte ne consiste pas à découvrir de nouveaux horizons, mais à voir avec des yeux nouveaux.*
 
// découvrir // 2nd group verb (conjugate⇒): to discover (alternate meaning: to show, to reveal)
// la découverte // feminine noun: the discovery
 
Usage:  

Le Procope, Paris

Voyager… je rêve de découvrir le monde entier! // Traveling… I dream of discovering the whole world!
Durant mon dernier voyage, j’ai découvert le Procope, le plus vieux café de Paris fondé en 1686. // During my last trip, I discovered the Procope, the oldest coffee-shop in Paris, founded in 1686.
Apprendre une deuxième langue, c’est aussi découvrir une autre culture. // Learning a second language, is also discovering another culture.

 
Discussion:
 
Quels endroits ou bon restaurants avez-vous découvert récemment? Partagez ici avec une phrase en français sous forme de commentaire. Use the above sentence about the cafe in Paris as an example/ template.
  
*Translation of quote:  The true voyage of discovery does not consist of discovering new horizons, but rather of seeing with new eyes.
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