Joyeux Hanoucca !

"Joyeux Hanoucca !" has been shared to the blog from the French reading exercises section of the learning library where you can find a large selection of interactive texts to help you with your reading skills. This article also has audio for you to practice your French listening skills; you can find many more listening activities in the French listening practice section.

French listening and
reading practice: B1*

The festival of Hanukkah begins on 25 Kislev on the Jewish calendar, which means the date on the Gregorian calendar changes every year. Learn more by listening to our French audio, then scroll down for the bilingual reader. Click any phrase to see the English translation as well as links to lessons on the relevant French grammar.

Hanukkah in France

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Author info

Laura K Lawless

Laura is Kwiziq's Language and Marketing Coordinator. Online educator since '99, Laura is passionate about language, travel, and cooking. She's American by birth and a permanent ex-pat by choice - freelancing made it possible for her to travel extensively and live in several countries before settling permanently in Guadeloupe. Laura is the author of Lawless French, Lawless Spanish, and other websites and books on French, Spanish, English, and vegetarianism. She spends most of her spare time reading, playing with food, and enjoying water sports.

Aurélie Drouard

Aurélie is our resident French Expert. She has created most of the wonderful content you see on the site and is usually the person answering your tricky help questions. She comes from a small village near Chartres in Central France, country of cereal fields and not much else. She left (in a hurry) to study English at the world-famous Sorbonne in Paris, before leaving France in 2007 to experience the “London lifestyle” - and never looked back! She's worked as a professional French teacher, translator and linguist in the UK since.  She loves to share her love of languages and is a self-professed cinema and literature geek!

Comments: 4


08 December 2015

Wow! One more bilingual article...meri beaucoup.....
Helps to translate fm English to French nd then verify it. Thanks a lot and a nice article too.


08 December 2015

Une rédaction au sujet d'Hanoucca : c'est si sympa de l'inclure ! :) J'ai beaucoup appris ; merci ! (Et je suis heureuse : j'ai compris la plupart des mots dans cette rédaction !)


14 December 2017

1 replies

Dear Laura,
I have been following you for many years, and I can't say enough as of how I admire your sites and your talent and your dedication and passion for the French Language. Thank you very much. Yvonne

Laura K. Lawless

18 December 2017

Bonjour Yvonne,

You're very welcome, and thank you! Bonne continuation :-)

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