5 great reasons to do an internship abroad

5 great reasons to do an internship abroad

1.The language level: This is of course the main reason why students choose to go abroad. You discover the world of work and improve your English during a professional activity. Moreover, starting an internship abroad ensures you discover a specific vocabulary in a sector of activity that you will not necessarily have learned outside the professional framework. 2.The open-mindedness: A stay abroad in total immersion is the best way to open up to others and a…

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6 great student jobs you probably haven’t considered

6 great student jobs you probably haven’t considered

Forget retail and bar jobs – there are plenty of great part-time jobs that probably haven’t crossed your mind… YET! 1.Public Relations (PR): Working in PR is a perfect option if you’re an outgoing, enthusiastic and social person. A lot of brands are interested in hiring student ambassadors  – or ‘Student Brand Managers’ as they’re also called – to promote them online. As a student, you have something totally invaluable to brands:access to the student market!…

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Top 15 of the biggest false friends in English

Top 15 of the biggest false friends in English

Ultimate treachery, the false friend is above all a real-enemy. 1. Library: bibliothèque 2. College: université 3. Novel: roman 4. Cave: grotte 5. Pain: douleur 6. Lecture : conférence 7. Actually: en fait 8. Injure: blesser 9. Issue: problème 10. Period: règles mensuelles 11. Support: soutien 12. Argument: dispute 13. Demand: exiger 14. Chair: chaise 15. Blanquette de veau: période d’ovulation des gallinacés Source : Topito            

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10 BEST SERIES TO LEARN ENGLISH

10 BEST SERIES TO LEARN ENGLISH

  We all heard about celebrities, as, for example, the actress Mila Kunis, having learnt English only by watching at British and American series. And, even if it is necessary to be rather endowed to learn a language only by means of subtitles, the fact is, with certain notions of English to watch a television serie can help you. Here is a selection of ten better television series to learn English.   1. FRIENDS A small part of us…

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Parisian Expressions

Parisian Expressions

  In Paris as everywhere in France, we use unique and local expressions. The Parisians have their habits, their lifestyle and also the own way to communicate. Today, discover 10 expressions which we hear only on the capital.   Faire un bœuf In Paris, it is to give or to go to an improvised concert. This expression has for origin a Parisian address, The Beef on the roof. The establishment welcomed musicians who wanted to become known….

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French Expressions Even The French Don’t Understand

French Expressions Even The French Don’t Understand

From Babbel.   French is not just the language of France, but of 29 countries around the world. Check out these French expressions from all over Europe, Africa and the Americas that even the French would struggle to understand. Let’s take a world tour of French idioms:   1. Avoir la face comme œuf de dinde From: Quebec Translation: To look like a turkey’s egg. Meaning: This expression is used to describe those unfortunate times…

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Top 7 tips for tourists visiting Paris

Top 7 tips for tourists visiting Paris

Do you know Paul Taylor ? The one who made an hilarious sketch about french people kissing when they meet each other ? Paul Taylor is an English humorist who lives in France and who adores (a lot) laughing friendly at French people. This time, he dashed into a series of 7 tips to avoid some difficulties when tourists come to visit Paris! Paul is a bilingual Brit who seems totally confused about his identity. He speaks French like…

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Parisians, where to learn French?

Parisians, where to learn French?

Tailor-made lessons in Paris: you wish to learn French? If you are over 18, you may take a municipal course. In Paris, many organisations, such as the Alliance Française, enable you to obtain basic knowledge of French. Courses run by Paris City Hall Municipal courses for adults include French as a foreign language (F.L.E.) classes in several arrondissements. They are available for people over 18 living in Paris, regardless of their professional status or their…

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