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
Ultimate Guide to Studying French Pronunciation Online
Ask any student their biggest struggle in learning French and you are almost guaranteed to hear one thing - pronunciation.
Admittedly, pronunciation is one of the hardest aspects of learning any foreign language. As babies, our minds are very receptive to learning how to identify and reproduce the numerous sounds contained in a language.
This ability diminishes early in childhood, making it more challenging for second language learners to learn how accurately hear and pronounce sounds
French Music Countdown: 4 Biggest French Hits of Summer 2015
Summer is a perfect time for learning French, but it's also a great time for letting loose! In this article, French teacher Seth N. takes you on a short tour of the top summer hits in France for 2015...
Let the Tour Begin!
Featuring a strong mix of international and local hits, the French pop charts for summer 2015 display an astounding diversity of French pop music. Everything from Norwegian producer Kygos club banger Stole the Show, to Jamaican sensation OMIs catchy hit Cheerleader,
French for Kids: What's the Best Way for Kids to Learn French?
Helping kids learn a second language can be challenging, but it doesn't have to be! Tutor Natalie S. shares her tips for making French fun for kids...
In schools today, it is standard practice that all students begin to learn a second language. To give your child an edge before they reach high school, try teaching him or her a second language from a young age. In the list below, we give some quick suggestions on the best ways to make French for kids fun and easy to learn.
1) Introduce the new
French Grammar Rules: Reflexive Verbs
Need to brush up on French reflexive verbs ? In this lesson, French tutor Carol Beth teaches how to conjugate French reflexive verbs in the present and past tenses...
French (and many other romance languages) include a category of verbs, called reflexive verbs, that are treated a little differently than in English.
Indeed, we have the same concept in English. We might say that we wash our face, we dress ourselves, and so on. That is, we are taking action towards ourselves. In French,