Departamento de Francés
- Básico A2.1 A
- Intermedio B1.1 A
- Intermedio B2.1 A
|Definition:||Taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others.|
|Synonyms:||opportunism, self-interest, expedience|
|One who constantly seeks out the sudden increase of energy associated with dangerous activities, similar to the way drug addicts seek out the "high" achieved by drug use.|
Cape Vincent French FestivalCape Vincent, New York, is in the Thousand Islands, where Lake Ontario meets the St. Lawrence River, an area with a strong French heritage. Launched in 1968, the festival immediately drew an astounding number of visitors, many of them French Canadians. It takes place, appropriately enough, on the Saturday nearest Bastille Day and features a wide variety of French foods as well as a pageant and a parade of decorated carts. A French mass is held at St. Vincent de Paul's Church, and the evening ends with a waterfront display of fireworks. More...
A fair result can be obtained only by fully stating and balancing the facts and arguments on both sides of each question.
Today's topic: odds
odds and ends - The first official odds and ends were found in lumberyards—odds were pieces of board split irregularly by the sawmill, ends were pieces trimmed from boards that were cut to specific lengths. More...