10 ways to learn a language in 2017

With the arrival of 2017, it seems to be time to give up the food comas and TV binge-watching for the joys of green juices and all-round clean living. But there are definitely better things to do than spiralising, spinning classes and sacrificing an hour in bed for an early morning Insanity Workout, right? So,…

A La Télé: Disparue review (episodes 3 & 4)

As we get into the second week of this French-language series on BBC4, we’re in for another double bill of nervy tension and secrecy. If you missed the first two episodes, which are still available on BBC iPlayer until the end of the month, why not read my review here? At the start of episode…

A very French affliction

Ever since venturing off to northwest France to work as an English language assistant for my gap year, I have wanted to be French. From their raucous and convivial family celebrations (with at least five courses!) to their beautifully rolled r, I’ve grown to love everything about our Gallic neighbours. Here’s a little insight into…