Do you know that many objects are named after their inventor? – Part 2

Here’s the story of French nouns that were originally the last name of the person who invented them: Part 2: “ La Guillotine” is a machine designed to chop the head. It was invented by Doctor Joseph Guillotin to shorten the agony of the people sentenced to the death penalty. “ Le Kir” is a…

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Do you know that many objects are named after their inventor? – Part 1

Here the two fold story of the French nouns that were originally the last name of the person who invented them: Part 1: “Un Amphitryon” can be used in a very formal language as “a host who receives guests for diner”. This name became popular after the success of a Moliere play from the XVIIth…

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How to practice your French at home

Taking conversation classes is the best way to learn more about your favorite language. However, working on it during your spare time is always a great idea. And there are fun and easy ways to do so. Watching TV Most TV providers give you access to French channels which are mostly news channels. They can…

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