15 Funny French Phrases That'll Make You Giggle
The French language has some pretty hilarious words and phrases. In this week's guest post, our friend Lily from French Possum lists 15 funny French phrases that natives commonly use in conversation...
The French say some of the funniest phrases without even realizing that word-for-word they dont actually make sense.
While the French did indeed produce some of the greatest writers, natives don't necessarily speak like the characters in novels.
If youre traveling to France or learn
3 Easy Exercises to Help Improve Your German Vocabulary
Establishing a solid German vocabulary foundation is key. Memorizing a long list of words, however, can be difficult--not to mention frustrating at times. Below, German teacher Noel S. shares three easy exercise to help students improve their German vocabulary...
The sensation of accelerated learning that students experience when they begin to successfully use new concepts or skills generates confidence, so much that we know our opportunities for achievement are limitless. Using newly lea
Common German Phrases and Etiquette Tips for Dining Out
Do you want to explore what Germany's restaurant scene has to offer? Below, German teacher Tyler S. shares some common German phrases and etiquette tips to ensure you have a delicious and enjoyable meal...
Imagine youre in Germany dining out for the first time. You excitedly enter through the restaurants front door, take a quick look around, and wait at what appears to be the host stand.
If you wait to be seated in this manner, youll be waiting a long time. In almost every German re
Moving to France: Honest Advice From Expats Living in France
Congratulations, youve finally made the decision to move to France. Now comes the hard part, getting you and your stuff there.
If you thought making the decision the leave your friends and family was hard, youve got another thing coming. Moving to Franceor any foreign country for that matterisnt easy.
After all, youre moving to a country where you dont speak the language and youre mostly unfamiliar with the customs and culture.
Lucky for you, weve interviewed seve
French Grammar Basics: When to Use Tu and Vous
Mixing up your tu's and vous? Let French tutor Carol Beth L. break it down for you...
As modern-day English speakers, most of us are accustomed to using only one word for you. It doesn't matter if we are talking to one person, many people, old people, young people, teachers, doctors, children, or anyone else. In some languages, this is not always the case and French is one of them. French grammar provides French-speakers with two ways to say you: tu (pronounce it almost like the English