Today at French class, our wunderlehrer Dalia asked us to bring three interesting objects to class. So we each did, and piled them on the table at the hour of 6:30 p.m. amid dwindles of ardent sunbeam. (By providence’s great grace, these epochs of late afternoon sun never, ever fail to appear on the days that I trek up into Wallingford and the Alliance Francaise). After an hour of drilling grammar and wrapping each of […]
French has two ways of saying “to know”: “connait,” which is to say “I am familiar with” and “Savoir” which is to say “I am intimately familiar with/I can do it” Strive to savoir, not just connait.