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Blog of the Centre International d'Antibes

Centre International d’Antibes is glad to see you among its blog readers. Do you want to learn French? Do you consider to go to France? You will find here all practical information which will help you to achieve your dreams and simplify your stay in France. Useful informations about french vocabulary, french culture and so many other things.

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French stereotypes

Demystifying French stereotypes and cliches

Ledvina - 07/11/2018
Culture & traditions

Mad about baguettes and cheese, work-shy, whiny and arrogant, while also being elegant connoisseurs of fine food... Yes, you’ve guessed it, we’re discussing the most common French stereotypes.

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Learning French for kids

The towns and cities of the French Riviera

Ledvina - 17/10/2019
News of the region

What exactly do we mean by the “French Riviera”? The official name of our region is the PACA (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur) region, but strictly speaking, the French Riviera, or Côte d’Azur, covers a more limited area. Some say that the French Riviera extends from Menton to Hyères, while others include Cassis, a charming town

French exclamations

Essential French phrases

Ledvina - 19/09/2019
Tips to learn French

Everyone who is learning French knows that the language is full of phrases and expressions used by French speakers in a variety of situations. These can have lots of different uses, but which of them are absolutely essential to master?

Love phrases

Talking about love and life in French

Ledvina - 07/08/2019
Tips to learn French

Whose mind doesn’t turn to thoughts of romance when they think of France? With a global reputation like that, it’s not surprising that French people use expressions of love every day. Find out what they are!

Verbs conjugation

Learning to conjugate French verbs

Ledvina - 10/07/2019
Tips to learn French

You’ve no doubt noticed that French verbs are pretty tricky to conjugate. But are there any mnemonic techniques and tools available to help you out? What differences are there between French and other European languages in this area?

French Europeans

Which are the easiest languages to learn?

Ledvina - 05/06/2019
Tips to learn French

Did you know that around 7,000 languages are spoken around the world? So you’re spoilt for choice if you want to learn a new language! Do you think some are easier to learn than others? Is it possible to group languages into different families based on their similarities?

Meetings at the CIA

Who you’ll meet during your stay at the Centre International d’Antibes

Ledvina - 08/05/2019
News from the school

Would you like to find out who you’re likely to encounter during your stay at the Centre International d’Antibes? From the administrative team to the teaching staff, not forgetting our supervisors, discover the various people you’ll meet at the school...