So, when Franglish popped up on Facebook as a suggestion, I thought pourquoi pas? Inspired by their Erasmus experience, Nicolas Saurel and Steven Annonziata decided to put native French and English speakers on a level playing field. She was even kind enough to invite me round to her next gathering with quite an impressive homemade spread. If you are looking to impress with some idiomatic expressions next time round, make sure you jot them down on the paper provided for notes! The face-to-face setup does also suggest a speed dating vibe.
Franglish is all about having a good time and meeting people.
Franglish: speed dating with a French language twist
After one evening with Franglish, I felt ready to take Paris on. Still, the exchange is intended to be purely linguistic with no French kissing involved! The good news is that there is an event that takes care of my linguistic mix-ups. If you are looking to impress with some idiomatic expressions next time round, make sure you jot them down on the paper provided for notes! Yet my apprehensions soon disappeared over a glass of wine and amidst the buzz of animated conversation, in a combination of tongues.