3 Important Tips When Translating French to English
Translating French to English is a common way to study the language and improve your skills. Tutor Nadia B. shares three big tips so you don't get lost in translation...
Are you learning French and need to translate some of your French homework into English? Or perhaps you want to translate a French text just to be sure that you have understood the meaning?
Translation is a useful tool for improving comprehension and fluency, so read on for three important tips for translating French t
French Pronunciation Guide: Avoid These Common Mistakes!
Many French students struggle with their pronunciation at first. Try these practical tips from opera voice teacher Elaina R. to get the right sounds out...
French is beautiful. Almost muttered, flowing from vowel to vowel, French has earned a reputation as the "language damour." Why is it, then, that everyone in your French class sounds so utterly unromantic?
Put succinctly, its because English and French have very different phonetic rules. Lots of letters are pronounced completely diffe
Halloween in France: French Vocabulary and Traditions for Halloween
Have you gotten your costume and spooky playlist ready for Halloween yet? How about your French vocabulary? In this article, teacher Annie A. gives you a lesson in French Halloween history and teaches you 10 words you'll want to use this October...
The History of Halloween in France
Did you know the French didn't begin celebrating Halloween until sometime in the early 1990s?
Halloween is not a traditional French festival; as a matter of fact, it's an American import. The French love cos
French Grammar Rules: Conjugating Verbs in the Conditional
If you knew how, would you use the conditional in this sentence? French tutor Carol Beth L. can help you find the answer...
As a beginner or intermediate French speaker, you have likely come across various French verb tenses, such as le présent, passé composé, imparfait, futur, and perhaps even the subjunctive mood. These various features of French grammar express particular time frames, such as what is happening, happened, will happen, or even what may or may not happen. But what about e
French Vocabulary: 5 False Cognates to Watch Out For
Cognates are words that sound similar and can mean the same thing across different languages. However, in French, there are some tricky cognates that don't mean what you might think they mean. French tutor Carol Beth L. shares five common French false cognates...
Due to their similar roots, French and English share some vocabulary and grammar. La table is table, la geographie is geography, and un film is a film otherwise known as a movie. Similar word pairs between two languages are known a