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Series: Language and Culture: French


La Marianne: Symbol of the French Republic

La Marianne: Symbol of the French Republic

Who is Marianne? Was she a real person? What does she represent? This video answers these questions and more, explaining Marianne’s origins, how she came to symbolise the French Republic and how she has transformed over time to reflect a...Show More
Le Croissant: Symbol of a Nation

Le Croissant: Symbol of a Nation

Who made the first croissant? How did it make its way to France? What do you need to make your own croissant au beurre fait maison? This video answers these questions and more, tracing the history of the croissant and providing an easy recipe to...Show More
Tutoyer ou Vouvoyer: Familiar or Formal?

Tutoyer ou Vouvoyer: Familiar or Formal?

What’s the difference between ‘tu’ and ‘vous’? How can you tell which one to use? What should you say to avoid offending someone? This video answers these questions and more, explaining the history of ‘tu’ and ‘vous’ and the...Show More