Québécois expressions!

On March 21 Marie-Joseé Duquette, of the Quebec Delegation to Boston, shared her thoughts about her native Quebec, her love for its culture, and not least, some of its distinctive expressions. Here are a few…

Martine Pagan on the history of French language

On September 7, Martine Pagan shared her expertise on the French language before a packed audience of local francophones. Her wide-ranging discussion of the development of the French language was wide-ranging and riveting. Some of…

Raising Bilingual Children in Vermont

Little Ari sits comfortably in his grandmother’s lap, sleepily tucking his blond head of hair into her arms.  Josie, who is not much older than Ari, clings to her grandmother as she scuttles around the…