Category Archives: French-American relations

France welcomes us all!

Yet another reason to love France: French President Emmanuel Macron launched a website urging anyone concerned with climate change to move to France: www.MakeOurPlanetGreatAgain.fr – Exxon Shareholders Approve Climate Resolution: 62% Call for Disclosure in Landmark 

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Contre Trump – le monde entier

From Paris to NYC and beyond, we’re all in disbelief. When I listened to the French news today on TV5 Monde, I thought of all the words related to this political and economic turning point that my students wouldn’t necessarily … Continue reading

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July 14 terror in Nice, France

This post has 3 items, all relating to the horrific attack on Nice, France, yesterday. 1) your basic French vocabulary about terrorism 2) graphic showing love for France 3) my response to the horror of yesterday’s attack Basic French vocabulary about terrorism: … Continue reading

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Our terror – the French care!

As we plunge into our horror and puzzlement over our recurring acts of terrorism, we tend not to realize that people in other countries are also horrified. Just as some of us were when the French were attacked last November … Continue reading

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C’est une horreur!

It took 30 minutes for 7 terrorists to change life in Paris.  We felt it around the world, as the blue, white and red lights on our buildings and monuments showed. And many of us know it could hit us … Continue reading

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RESENTMENT –> APPRECIATION ON THALYS

Did all us Americans feel pride when the three American heroes helped save hundreds of lives on the Thalys train in France? I certainly did! I think it was because the French have so often been critical of American behavior. From … Continue reading

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