A fish shop in Brignoles. la soupe de poissons (sewp-deuh-pwa-sohn) : fish soup Jean-Marc has been catching lots of little fish these days. Last time it was une rascasse! Apart from being unappetizing to look at, they are too small to eat. "Faites la soupe de poissons!" Make fish soup! our friends tell us. Recipe, in today's... Read more →


A "crique" or little sea inlet along the littoral, or Mediterranean coast. crapahuter (krah-pah-ew-tay) : to clamber, crawl, trek, or yomp Also: to plough along, to trudge, to schlepp Audio file: listen to Jean-Marc: Download MP3 or Wave file Pour accèder à la petite crique, on doit crapahuter sur les rochers. To access the little sea inlet,... Read more →


Never miss a word of photo: get French Word-A-Day delivered by email, here. Pictured: our daughter, Jackie, at the écurie, where today's story takes place... By the way, is anybody else as terrified by horses as I am? zone de confort (zown deuh kohn fohr) : comfort zone . Audio File: Listen to Jean-Marc pronounce the following... Read more →