Tag: England

English grammar

In France, schools tend to teach French grammar and language right through to the end of secondary school. It’s a complicated language so this doesn’t surprise me. What has surprised me is seeing this advertisement for a duty free shop

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Snowy driving

Reputations. England has the reputation of simply closing down when snow settles on the roads. France somehow manages to keep on going. Certainly, here in the Alps, a typical local driver tackles snow as just another winter obstacle on the

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Back to France

For anyone considering a move to La Clusaz, please note that these foods are not available when dining out: Chinese Mexican Greek Indian Japanese British fat chips (from a fish’n’chips shop) basically, anything else that doesn’t revolve around cheese, potatoes

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The English faker

In a bit of a role reversal, I went to England for the weekend with a French man. Hearing his observations about London and Cambridge — the two cities we visited — brought a smile to my face as I

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Wendy Hollands writer in Annecy, France

I'm an experienced technical writer based in the French Alps. I enjoy learning French language nuances, winter sports and travel. Drop by wendyhollands.com, my other site.

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