I often say, “I just eat to live” rather than “I live (!) to eat”. However, maybe I am in denial. I keep blogging about food and doing “food” experiences like today.
Had my final class at Accent Francais and there was a little celebration on the terrace where we received our certificates and imbibed in a little wine (and chips!). Then I made my way to Paris, via Air France. Fortunately, it was uneventful.
I will never starve in France. Had a wonderful dinner at “La Girafe”, just around the corner from my apartment. It got great reviews on Tripadvisor.com so I checked it out. The portions are small but everything is exquisitely done. Lots of flavour and a beautiful presentation. Continue reading →
The French love to protest. Guess it goes back to the days of the revolution. This time the students are protesting the need for student work experience = career. Can’t blame them. Sat on my balcony overlooking the square filled with protesters and placards, eating a slice of delicious lemon tart from a local bakery.
Learning a new foreign language is not always easy and today was t tough one for me. I realized that my ability to read and write French is so much better than my ability to understand. When my classmates have Dutch, African, or German accents, I sometimes sit there and don’t understand a word what they have said. Sad when I can’t even understand the instructor. I won’t even go into what happened today, but suffice to say I got through the morning. Continue reading →
I am having fun at Accent Francais. Lots of laughing and activities to keep us engaged. Am so happy I have progressed since my last evaluation back in Canada where I was at level A2.6. Am now at B1.1!!
Here’s one things we did today. (No, did NOT drink in class.)