On Wednesday night I met up with an English teacher from the lycée (previously mentioned in my Valentine’s day post) to attend an assembly of the Nantes/Jacksonville/Seattle association, which consists of a bunch of French people who are interested in the United States getting together to plan American activities and discuss exchanges and trips. It […]


I’ve been filling out a job application. It asks me what other languages I speak and to rate my level of fluency: beginner, intermediate, professional, or fluent. What an interesting question. It’s been 6 months now. So, how has my French progressed?  Let me start by reminding you that progress isn’t always linear.  In this […]