Learn Language Online: French Links of the Week 8/21/2015
Bon weekend! To kick off your French-learning fun, here are the best and most interesting Francophile links from around the web.
3 Fun and Common French Idioms With Animals - Camille Chevalier-Karfis
Idioms in other languages are endlessly intriguing, and these three French expressions are no exception. What do you think "les poules aurant des dents" (the hens have teeth) could mean?
6 Tips on How to Read in French Like a Boss - Frédéric Bibard
Learning to read in a second langua
French Grammar Rules: Reading Le Passé Simple
There is one French verb tense that you will likely only come across in literature, the passé simple. French tutor Carol Beth L. shows you how to recognize and understand this tense...
The passé simple is a unique tense in the French language. Perhaps one or two centuries ago, it was commonly used like the simple past in English. For example:
J'allai au magasin.
I went to the store.
Je couru deux kilometres.
I ran two kilometers.
The passé simple is similar to the simple past i
L'automne en France - French Vocabulary for Fall
Are you surrounded by dead leaves and pumpkin spice lattes yet? If so, that means it's fall! Here, French teacher Mikayla S. is ready to spice up your fall with some wonderful French vocabulary...
The End of Summer
La rentrée (the start of the school year, which takes place September 1st each year) in France is a big deal. It signifies the end of summer and the return to work and school.
The French are very lucky in that they usually have five weeks of paid vacation. Most French take th
Essential French Vocabulary: Greetings, Introductions, and More Social Phrases
Ready to say hello to the French-speaking world? French tutor Carol Beth L. shares the most useful phrases you'll need to start and end conversations...
Heading for France or a French-speaking country? Know someone who's French? Chances are you'd love to get a head start on some useful French greetings and phrases. Here is the most important French vocabulary you'll need for greetings, farewells, and introductory phrases, in addition to a few others just for fun.
52 Fun French Vocabulary Words and Phrases for Summer
Summer, summer, summertime! It's the perfect time to relax and have some fun. Plus, it's a season full of fun French words and phrases! Read on to learn some vocab from French tutor Beth L.
Summer is coming, and France is a wonderful haven during this time of year (if you can avoid the heat)! The weather is warm, and delicious, fresh food abounds. Children are on vacation from school, and many families take advantage of that to travel. For many, the allure of nature and the gre