Lessons from our school days, long since for­got­ten

The Simple Things - - COLLECTIONS -


Even if you’re not head­ing to La Rochelle, à la much-loved Tri­col­ore text­book, hol­i­days give you a chance to brush up on lit­tle-used lan­guage skills. Try these phrases, ap­pli­ca­ble for any jolly hol­i­day. Où est la piscine?: Where is the swim­ming pool? Je voudrais une Orang­ina: I would like an Orang­ina Ce pain est déli­cieux!: This bread is de­li­cious! Une autre bouteille de vin s’il vous plaît: An­other bot­tle of wine please J’ai passé trop longtemps au soleil: I’ve spent too long in the sun J’ai be­soin de me coucher: I need a lie down Par­lez-vous Anglais?: Do you speak English? Dé­solé, je n’ai pas ac­cordé beau­coup d’at­ten­tion à l’école: Sorry, I didn’t pay much at­ten­tion in school.

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