The French Connection

I recall an anecdote about a long suffering French foreign language teacher. The teacher had requested a short essay on ‘what is la francophonie’. I’m sure she expected essays expounding the virtues of liberté, égalité, fraternité. Imagine her consternation when one of her students wrote: ‘La Francophonie est le croissant et la baguette.’ (I swear, it wasn’t me!) Yes, there are many things in life that you can call … Continue reading The French Connection