11 MAR 2013Word of the Day 11th March
Sur les chapeaux de roues = at top speed
eg ma journée a démarré sur les chapeaux de roues = I had a busy start to the day, my day started full speed ahead
Can also be used sarcastically if you have a slow start to the day!Categories :
28 FEB 2013Word of the Day 28th Feb
L'arnaque = a con
C'est de l'arnaque = it's a con
Les personnes à l'origine de ces arnaques = the people behind these consCategories :
27 FEB 2013Word of the Day 27th Feb 2013
impôts = tax
Je dois payer mes impôts = I have to pay my tax
Le gouvernement n'envisage pas de hausse d'impôts en 2014 = the government isn't planning to increase taxes in 2014Categories :
26 FEB 2013Word of the Day 26 Feb 2013
L'hécatombe - carnage
C'est de l'hécatombe - it's carnage
Il y a beaucoup de microbes, ce serait bientôt l'hécatombe = There are lots of germs around, I think it could be carnage soon!
The official meaning is a large number of deaths (either a massacre or a contagious disease for example)
The figurative sense is a large number...Categories :
25 FEB 2013Learn French in France
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26 NOV 2012Open Day & Jewellery Sale
JEWELLERY SALE + OPEN DAY re FRENCH LESSONS & CONVERSATION CLASSES
You are invited to BEANIES COFFEE SHOP (Rue du Bourg, Morzine) on 13th Dec (2-6pm)
JEWELLERY by Shona Carnegie will be on sale at DISCOUNTED PRICES. Prices start from 10€.
Come and chat to Lost in Translation about FRENCH LESSONS and CONVERSATION CLASSES. ...Categories :
01 OCT 2012French Immersion Holidays
New for 2013, Lost In Translation will be offering French Immersion Holidays in the French Alps. Learn French with our experienced native speakers. With a combination of French tuition, cultural and Alpine activities, our French residential holidays are the perfect way to improve your French while enjoying yourself at the same time. If you are a francophile and love spending...Categories :
11 SEP 2012Job Opportunity for good French Speakers!
Are you or do you know someone that is career minded and would be interested working with Leggett Immobilier, in Les Gets?