Today is the day ! It’s the first day of high school final exam for all high school student in France. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, just check this article I made some days ago. Today, the terminales générales et technologique have the philosophy exam. It started this morning at 8 a.m for the 520.000 students … More Bac de philo 2017, here we go !
In France, school starts at 3 years old with what we call “maternelle”. It lasts 3 years, but is not obligatory (but strongly advised). One class per age: ‘première section’, ‘ deuxième section’, troisième section’ de maternelle. After these three years, the child enter one of the most important class: ‘le CP’ (cours préparatoire) where … More School in France
Here we are ! Yesterday we elected or 8th President of our Republic. Emmanuel Macron is the new one with 66.1%. He was opposed to Marine Le Pen who had 33.9%. Emmanuel Macron become the youngest President of this 6th Republic. First of all, François Hollande is still the President, until the inauguration. So today, … More Presidential election: second round and results
Today is the first round of our presidential elections. After some months of campaign, 11 candidates and two TV debates (one with the 5 most important candidates and one with all candidates) and one TV speech one by one, today we are voting. Like I said, 11 candidates are in competition but 4 of them … More Presidential election: first round
New year was some days ago now but we have until January the 31st to say it, so Happy New Year ! In one of my last article I briefly talked about waiting before drinking. And during this period of celebrations, it’s something we are confront to. For celebrations like Christmas, New Year or even when … More New year: Cheers !
This week-end, I went to my friend’s party in Bourgogne, a region of east-central France and I had some trouble with something typically French: la bise !! … More La bise
What are the most common first names in France ? Without any research I would probably say: Pierre, Paul, Jean, Marie and Jeanne. Thank Google, I found more first names and not the ones I expected ! Boys: Lucas Hugo Louis Gabriel Ethan Nathan Leo Adam Jules Nolan Girls: Emma Louise Chloé Jade Manon Léa … More What is your first name ?