Covid-19 symptoms : an online test is now available to identify and orientate you to the health service most adapted to your condition. Step by step translation provided.
One of their great writers, Jean de La Fontaine, produced French versions of fables, in verse and with illustrations. There are twelve volumes, with stories such as The Ant and the Grasshopper, told with elegance, wit and verve, in simple French which is usually easy to understand today. Each teaches a lesson about our relationships with society.
The current sanitary crisis has encouraged community initiatives, neighbourly behaviour, kindness and support… but also scams!
The French media is full of the coronavirus, and staying informed is crucial to us all. The following vocabulary has been taken from media reports, and government information. We do hope it’s of use. Stay strong, stay, safe, stay well et bon courage.
Nettles are local, they are fresh, they are free – and they are particularly rich in vitamin C and iron. In medieval times, they were used to treat pain in joints, and as a diuretic.
April is the month when things in the garden really begin to grow. In February and March there seemed to be plenty of time: in April as the ground warms up, the garden comes along in a rush. So it is time to catch up with your jobs.
Je veux aider – an online government initiative to connect volunteers with vulnerable or isolated members of the community during the Covid-19 pandemic
The region has opened a series of Covid-19 crisis centres to help reduce the pressure on hospitals and emergency services
The latest attestation de déplacement and justificatif de déplacement professionnel can be downloaded from the government website here (copy available with English translation- select the .doc file entitled DOWNLOAD).
Le coronavirus se transmet par l’air mais aussi par le contact, que ce soit avec une personne ou un objet. (se transmet – is transmitted….que se soit – whether it be)