Parlez-vous anglais?

Parlez-vous ____? = Do you speak (English? Urdu? Mandarin?…)

En français, this is what you ask a stranger when you need desperately to get an answer to a question you do not know how to frame in French. I may be doing that a lot in the next few weeks.

I haven’t posted on this blog for some time, but since you’ve landed here, you might check out where I am right now: French Immersion over 70. And where I am when I’m home in Portland, helping people choose beautiful colors for their homes, Joyful Spaces.

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