Vent Frais 

Vent Frais is the voice of the French Language Villages and programs. Allons dans le grand vent!

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Learning Language through Immersion

Published: April 8, 2018

Learning another language is a great way to make connections with other people around the world, and it can be a lot of fun. I have been lucky enough to learn French in multiple immersion environments - at school and at camp - and see some ways they are similar and different.

Spotlight: Credit Villager Documentary

Published: March 28, 2018

This past summer, villagers in stage crédit documentaire conducted interviews with staff and peers to illustrate the various reasons people are passionate about languages and why they come to camp.

Grand merci à tous les villageois qui ont créé ce documentaire! Their research also contributed to our newest French poster: Why Learn French.​

Q&A with a Counselor - Margot answers some common questions for new villagers

Published: March 15, 2018

​Margot is a counselor in the French Language Villages. She answers questions about what it’s like to work in the Villages, how we work with different language levels, and how the experience compares to studying abroad (to name just a few topics).

Vent frais, vent du matin...

Published: March 8, 2018

The French Language Villages blog, Vent Frais, is named for a beloved French children’s song. The tune can be heard in many French-speaking regions and was a favorite of les voyageurs for passing long hours paddling the rivers and lakes of North America. Do you know the other versions and verses?

The quickest way to a traveler’s heart is through her stomach

Published: March 2, 2018

​For a gourmande like Marianne, la Réunion is a wonderland with its many cultural influences! In this post, Marianne shares one of her favorite (easy) dishes from her new home.

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