What is “le Lillet” ?

What is “le Lillet” ?

What is “le Lillet” ? This is an alcohol that belongs to the “apéritifs” because we usually drink it when we have a drink before dinner. This alcohol is produced in Podensac which is close to Bordeaux. It is made with 85% wine and 15% fruits and cinchona liquor (quinquina). The fruit peels macerate for…

What are these expressions from Bordeaux ?

I / “Gavé” : This word is really famous here in Bordeaux because it is really used, especially by young people, to mean something like “very”. You may have already heard “c’est gavé bien !” meaning it is really good. Though young people use it all the time they did not invent it. It comes…

How to choose a wine from Bordeaux ?

Wine from Bordeaux : Wine from Bordeaux is a very important for wine. It has many vineyards. In the region of Bordeaux, when we talk about wine, there are 7 under-regions : Entre Garonne et Dordogne La région des Graves Le Blayais et le Bourgeais Le Libournais Le Médoc Les appellations régionales de Bordeaux (Bordeaux,…

French idiomatic expressions

French idiomatic expressions

French idiomatic expressions Similarly to in English, there are various French idiomatic expressions which can be one good way of making your French sound more fluent, alongside good pronunciation of course. Some of these idiomatic expressions – the ones mentioned in this article – are linked to food, and also often relate to similar English…

learning French in Bordeaux

learning French in Bordeaux

learning French in Bordeaux: How and Why? Learning a language can be a tricky challenge, but it is extremely rewarding. English speakers tend to be lazy withlanguage learning as we are fortunate enough to have many things regularly available for us in our language. However, did you know that 24 countries in the world have…

accommodation in Bordeaux

accommodation in Bordeaux

French in Bordeaux school is focused on giving you the best experience in learning French language. We not only provide a wide range of different courses, meeting all your expectations, we also can find you an accommodation you need. We offer a few different types of accommodation in Bordeaux. Accommodation in Bordeaux depending on your…