Category: French

February 12, 2017 by Boris

The highest note to end the Year of the Monkey

Even in our young history, it already has become a tradition and a way of leading our company by being as transparent as possible, means sharing news and updates with you our friends, students and followers!   Hence, it is this time my turn to briefly summarise the amazing and very eventful last year of […]

December 25, 2016 by Iván

Christmas traditions around the world

As Christmas have arrived, we´d like to share with you some particular celebrations that most of you might not be aware of, happening in those countries represented by the languages we teach here at EIL: Spanish speaking countries During the previous and Christmas days, nativity scenes are not only put up at homes but also […]

May 4, 2015 by Boris

French Pronunciation

Image courtesy of Pat Guiney at There’s that charming sound to the spoken French language that everyone finds very pleasant to hear. How the words seem to melt together to end up in a nice melody. Whether you are beginning to learn the language or you only need to brush up on your intonation, […]

January 28, 2015 by Boris

The French Genders

After last week’s post on the German genders we are sure that you want to know more about the genders in other languages. What about the French genders then?   French gender is a constant headache for many students of French. Why is le manteau (the coat) masculine and la montre (the watch) feminine, when both men and women […]