The X-MASS Market

Christmas Market

The cold has installed in the region and the darkness descends quickly but the « marché de noel «  is back in town to keep us from the temptation of barricading ourselves indoors till spring.  Every December evening along the Esplanade Charles De Gaulle in Montpellier vendors will

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Anglo franco differences

English and French Cultures

Last month in the French American Center blog the topic was the dearth of literature on the subject of differences between the Anglophone and French cultures.  The cultural comparisons have probably inspired more English writing than any other single International subject. This month I will attempt a

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The Anglo-Franco differences question

English French differences

The « je ne sais quoi » of  French and Anglophone differences. There has been an unending stream of Anglo writing trying, and usually failing, to articulate the very palpable, yet sometimes elusive, distinctions between French and Anglo world views. Of course, humerous books are written about how Americans

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