Learning pronunciation of English words
But then why is the ‘e’ in the word ‘fête short? Because it comes directly from French ... to pronounce English words correctly. Here’s an interesting note: you have heard of ‘kith and kin’. What exactly does that mean?
A British Start to the Tour de France Forces the English to Wonder: What Does Being English Mean Anymore?
A quintessentially French event ... nature of nationality, the meaning of allegiance to tribe and flag, the quality of butter, and the right glaze for a suckling pig. We open where the race opens, in England. These days the English are worrying deeply ...
Swearing in French, swearing in English
MONTREAL - How does ... languages mean that the two solitudes, especially in Montreal, are closer than we think? Vincent: In the past, where in the business world bosses were English, the French workers had no choice but to use many English words.
National Dictionary Day: French
What does she mean? Question 2: French has two words that translate the English river – what’s the difference between them? Question 3: Which French speakers would refer to France’s victory in the 1998 FIFA World Cup as being in “nonante-huit”?
13 Untranslatable Words
Dictionary of Untranslatables is a word ... seem to be untranslatable but of course they do have special meanings and mythologies that can be unfolded. We know what we mean when we say something or someone is ‘very French’ or ‘very English’.