Jul 162011
Seth is moving to Paris

    Seth is moving to Paris (although to be fair, I got this e-mail months ago, he may have moved there already) and he has a few questions and concerns. Here they are: I am an American (I’m a single male, and in my mid 20’s if that helps you conceptualize me), and I have been given a great professional opportunity within the company I work for. As you might have guessed, this opportunity involves me moving to Paris. [Read the rest]

Mar 012009

(asked by Holly P. from the US) Often Americans are accused of being monolingual and not learning other languages or expecting everyone to speak English-although we are becoming more bilingual with Spanish practically becoming a second language in the US. However in France, do most French speak another language…English…German…? And do they secretly make fun of Americans who do their best to speak French? Thanks,Holly We’re tackling three issues here. First, the fact that Americans are becoming more bilingual. I [Read the rest]