A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEARDOES GÇÿI LOVE YOU' EVEN MEAN THE SAME THING AS GÇÿJE T'AIME'? When Lauren Collins met a Frenchman at a party one night in London, she had no idea that she would one day wake up to find herself married to him, living in Geneva.Feeling almost voiceless in French-speaking Switzerland, Lauren was no longer able to order a salad, let alone talk to her husband's parents. But a language barrier was no match for loveGÇªA smart, funny and thoughtful look at how language shapes our lives, When in French shows what happens when two languages, and two very different cultures, collide.
When In French: Love in a Second Language
Love in a Second Language
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