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We attended a rather nice event last Friday at a school in Villefranche-de-Rouergue. Le Lycée Beauregard, a secondary school, invited local English speakers to meet the students and talk to them – in English.
For a writer this is a rather serious problem. I realise that my command of English leaves something to be desired these days. Fourteen years in France have eroded my ability to wield the language of Shakespeare in the way … Continue reading
Translating literally from English to French is always dangerous. Many French words change their meaning depending on how they are used or which verbs they are used with. Also, hundreds of English and French words look similar but mean different … Continue reading