Les mots de l’Avent

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Today is THE DAY when children are finaly allowed to open the first little window of their Advent calendar (calendrier de l’Avent). A moment they have been looking forwards to for days, maybe weeks!

Les mots de l’Avent

 

 

L’attente (n.f.): the waiting period / season  (for Christmas)
Le calendrier (n.m.): a calendar
Le chocolat (n.m.): the chocolate
La couronne (n.f.): the wreath
Decembre: December
Dimanche: Sunday
Les jours (n.m): the days
Noël: Christmas
Vingt-quatre : 24

 

Halloween

          Une araignée (n.f.):  a spider La citrouille (n.f.): a pumpkin La chauve-souris (n.f.): a bat La lanterne (n.f.): a lantern La nuit (n.f.): the night La sorcière (n.f.): a which La soupe (n.f.): the soup Le balai (n.m.): the broom Le bonbon (n.m.): the sweet, candy Le chapeau (n.m.): the […]

A la plage

Summer activities: à la plage!       La mer: the sea L’eau (n.f): the water La plage: the beach Le coquillage: the sea shell Le sable: the sand La pelle: the shovel Le râteau: the rake Le seau: the bucket Le château de sable : the sandcastle La serviette: the towel Le chapeau: the […]

Tennis

Summer activities: tennis!       Le tennis: tennis Un court: court Un filet: net Le couloir: tramline La ligne: line La raquette: racket La balle: ball Le tournoi: tournament Le match: match Un simple: singel Un double: dobble Un arbitre: referee Une faute: fault Le point: point Une égalité: deuce Un jeu: game Un […]

Bleu, blanc, rouge

Today, 14th of July, France celebrates its fête nationale, known as Bastille Day. Although it definitely makes sense to call it like this, in France nobody does. All kind of symbols are linked to that celebration: from the military parade on the Champs Elysées, to the bals populaires, fireworks and garden parties, people celebrate the […]

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