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Vol de nuit, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Vol de nuit, one of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's most famous novels, is now available as an audiobook so that you can work on your French listening comprehension while enjoying a classic French novel.

Cathédrale Sainte-Cécile in Albi, France

Albi is a medieval city located about 50 miles north-east of Toulouse. Known for its Toulouse-Lautrec museum and spectacular Cathédral Sainte-Cécile and located on the banks of the Tarn River, Albi is a pleasant place to spend the day.


What does the French word debout mean? How is it pronounced and used?

Today in Francophone History

Learn about important dates in French and francophone history: famous birthdays, holidays and celebrations, and other milestones.

une soirée

What does the French word soirée mean? How is it pronounced and used?

invented ethos

In classical rhetoric, proofs from character that are created by a rhetor or are available by virtue of the rhetor's position on an issue.

A TV Guide to Grammar and Usage

Richard Castle on "your" and "you're," Abby Sciuto on neologisms, Shawn Spencer on "literally" and "figuratively": as this sampler demonstrates, now and then you can learn about language with the television on.

2,000+ Essential Spanish Verbs

Review of '2,000+ Essential Spanish Verbs,' a book that includes conjugations and definition of Spanish verbs.

Common Animals

Learn the names of common animals with this vocabulary list of Mandarin Chinese.

What Are Restrictive Clauses in English?

A restrictive clause is a relative clause (also called an adjective clause) that limits--or provides essential information about--the noun or noun phrase (NP) it modifies.

Passer du coq à l'âne

What does the idiomatic French expression passer du coq à l'âne mean and how is it used?