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Discover Paris in the spring, Caen in Normandy and its marvellous markets plus Yvoire, a picturesque village on the edge of Lake Geneva in Haute-Savoie. Explore Saint-Omer, a historic city in the far north that's full of secrets and treasures, and Evian, where Frankenstein's monster stayed! Head with us to Metz in Lorraine to find out about its incredible past, La Couvertoirade, one of the prettiest villages in France, and the UNESCO heritage of Avignon. Guides, gorgeous photos, what's new in France, the best tours and delicious recipes from the legendary Le Nôtre bakery in Paris - and more.

Discover Paris in the spring, Caen in Normandy and its marvellous markets plus Yvoire, a picturesque village on the edge of Lake Geneva in Haute-Savoie. Explore Saint-Omer, a historic city in the far north that's full of secrets and treasures, and Evian, where Frankenstein's monster stayed! Head with us to Metz in Lorraine to find out about its incredible past, La Couvertoirade, one of the prettiest villages in France, and the UNESCO heritage of Avignon. Guides, gorgeous photos, what's new in France, the best tours and delicious recipes from the legendary Le Nôtre bakery in Paris - and more.

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C’est la vie:

Learn French

French is a Romance language, meaning it

comes from what is known as Vulgar Latin

(spoken Latin as opposed to literary Latin).

French evolved, influenced by Gallic, Anglo-

Norman and regional languages of what is

now modern France over hundreds of years to

become the modern French we know today.

English is a Germanic language that’s heavily

influenced by Romance languages, such as

300 years of French being the official language

of England thanks to William the Conqueror!

French tongue twisters

You’re actually already au fait with quite a

lot of French vocabulary say the experts at

Newsdle, the news-based learning app – it’s

just that the way the words are pronounced

can be very different. Avant-garde, bureau,

cabaret, detour… they’re the same in both

English and French, as are thousands of words.

The more you think about it, the more you

realise that often it’s a matter of pronunciation

(and speed of talking) that differentiates

LINK https://www.newsdle.com/

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