With its red carpet, stars and glitter, the Festival de Cannes is an important event in the world of cinema. This year, succeeding Cate Blanchett, director Alejandro González Iñárritu was chosen as Jury President. If you want to know which films and actors are nominated this year, it's just here, on the Festival official website. You'll find below a nice infographic with all the vocabulary you need to speak about the Festival ;)
The month of May is the month of "public holidays" in France.
But what is “un jour férié"? In case you haven't heard yet, here's a short explanatory video. The video is in easy French, ideal to practice some listening comprehension.
On the night of October 31st, some people around the world, mainly in United States and Canada, celebrate Halloween. Children wear costumes and go to peoples' homes saying "Trick or treat!" (understood here as "Give me a treat or I will play a trick on you"). This, is what you may know ! But did you know that originally Halloween was an English and Christian celebration ? That it was simply All Hallows' Eve, also called All Saints' Day or "La veillée de la Toussaint" in French ? Nowadays and...