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Top Mistakes to Avoid When Moving To France

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Learn French language

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Sextant Launches a Business Directory !

Sextant French Properties is pleased to announce the launch of its French business directory. Now available, it allows all businesses, primarily settled on the French territory

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Bastide, mas, longere… French houses explained

Lost in the French property vocabulary? No need to panic, you will find here a list of terms widely used to describe

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Posted on May 4th, 2012 | Permanent link | 1 Comment »
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Top 10 guides to live in France

Speaking French

Like any language, French can be learned efficiently with practice. In addition, living in France will make your learning easier, because you will hear French in all occasions, whether you are at the supermarket or listening to the radio while driving! Moreover, you will surely find...

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Posted on April 12th, 2012 | Permanent link | 3 Comments »
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Sainte Catherine – 25th of November

Sainte Catherine is celebrated on the 25th of November. Catherine of Alexandria is the patron of the barbers, wheelwrights, rope makers, drapers, schoolchild and students, wool spinners, genealogists, millers...

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Tips to improve your French speaking skills

 

If you plan to move to France, you should probably consider learning the French language in order to be able to hold a conversation with your neighbours. The French are notoriously known for not speaking great English and this will often be the case if your new property is in the heart of the countryside

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Create an apartment in your French house

Today, many potential buyers have become disillusioned with paying increasingly high prices for a proportionately small and unoriginal living space. They are looking for affordable apartments, close to all amenities. Why not try living in a converted apartment in a house? It could be a good idea especially for English people

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Yet another reason to move to France!

A survey released at the end of last year placed the UK as the worst place to live in Europe, in terms of quality of life. And guess who came out on top? Yes, France topped the chart, thanks to the earliest retirement age in Europe, the highest percentage of...

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British give up on French

With British pupils shunning French, even ‘schoolboy’ French may soon be a thing of the past while UK students will lose out to their French counterparts in an increasingly global jobs market reports Rebecca Lawn

The number of teenagers studying French...

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Posted on October 6th, 2010 | Permanent link | 1 Comment »
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Face the challenge and follow our top 10 tips to becoming fluent in French

1.    Immerse yourself
Base yourself in France and steer away from the English crowd (as tempting as it may be)! Living in France means that you are forced to speak...

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