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by tomgosse
Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Language logs
Topic: JohnnyD's French C1 Journal
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: JohnnyD's French C1 Journal

Bonjour et bienvenue. N'hésitez pas à rejoindre notre groupe Les Voyageurs.
by tomgosse
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Study Groups
Topic: Le groupe français 2016 - 2017 Les Voyageurs
Replies: 1062
Views: 55962

Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2017 Les Voyageurs

J'aimerais être jeune et en bonne santé pour profiter de cela. French Tech Visas (en anglais).

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by tomgosse
Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Travel and Culture
Topic: The U.S.: West Coast versus East Coast
Replies: 29
Views: 602

Re: The U.S.: West Coast versus East Coast

What's Boston like? Loud, brash, European, full of culture and attitude. Museums, universities and lots to do. Horrid street maintenance. Harsh winters. Great biking (with your heart in your throat), awful drivers. Dialectical. A river. Food paradise. Had one of the worlds best language books store...
by tomgosse
Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: Language Programs and Resources
Topic: What if you started French In Action from scratch?
Replies: 8
Views: 342

Re: What if you started French In Action from scratch?

Carmody started this thread: French In Action as a learning device . He is the conqueror of the Mount Everest of French language programs. Peter Mollenburg has a lot of experience with it. His 2017 log starts here . I found it to be more of a challenge than I could handle at the moment. All the best...
by tomgosse
Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: General Language Discussion
Topic: Yiddish "O Canada"
Replies: 1
Views: 143

Re: Yiddish "O Canada"

This came to me via Tablet Magazine/Twitter: 150 People Sing ‘O Canada’ in Yiddish . The video includes sing-along lyrics in (latin script) Yiddish, in honor of Canada's upcoming 150th independence anniversary. There's a quite long history of Yiddish in Canada, especially in Montreal. Now, that was...
by tomgosse
Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Study Groups
Topic: Le groupe français 2016 - 2017 Les Voyageurs
Replies: 1062
Views: 55962

Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2017 Les Voyageurs

An invitation to work in France. The French President, Emmanuel Macron, is inviting people with scientific backgrounds to come work in France.
by tomgosse
Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Study Groups
Topic: Le groupe français 2016 - 2017 Les Voyageurs
Replies: 1062
Views: 55962

French consulate Boston is looking for summer help

The French Consulate in Boston, MA is looking for summer help. If you, or someone you know, is bi-lingual please let them know about this. The job is helping people get visas for France during the busy tourist season. Consul General of France.
by tomgosse
Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Practical Questions and Advice
Topic: How to improve my writing?
Replies: 9
Views: 305

Re: How to improve my writing?

aaleks wrote:tomgosse, thank you for your answer :)
Right now my goal is modest (or I think it is :D ) - I just want to make my posts readable.

So far, they are quite readable. Just keep posting and if you want we can point out any mistakes.
by tomgosse
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Practical Questions and Advice
Topic: How to improve my writing?
Replies: 9
Views: 305

Re: How to improve my writing?

I mean my English writing. I guess that there can be problems with grammar and use of words in my posts. What else? What is the main problem in my writing that I should fix in the first place to make my texts readable? Sorry, if it isn’t the appropriate section (or question) to ask. First of all, t...
by tomgosse
Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Language logs
Topic: PM's French Target: C1 2018
Replies: 897
Views: 40811

Re: PM's French Courses Mission

I can't remember if I congratulated you on passing your test or not. It's one of the problems of old age. So, I will congratulate you now:
CONGRATULATIONS!

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