What does it mean? When to use it?
A comic strip and a song. Warning: some crude vocab.
A word from Marie.
Then you need this resource.
And no, I have not been sponsored for this blog post.
Une mini-série pour apprendre à s’en servir correctement.
Strange strange song… yet, I bet you’ll be hooked.
A little story in French of a language misadventure I had in France.
A new, easy song. Kinda cute in it’s own way.
Yé! C’est février! A general survey of what’s going on throughout the French Learning Web.
A great song from Ontario.
Did you know that up until 1973, there was no speed limit on highways in France? “Common sense” ruled. Nowadays speed limit vary between 110 and 13 km/hour (that’s 69 and 81 miles per hour), on a good day. The first photo radar (or speed camera) appeared in 2003 in Franche-Comté, located on France’s eastern …
How to offer things to people.
We all remember when Dan Quayl misspelled potato. Or when George W. Bush was misunderestimated. In Canada, as an officially bilingual country we have a different kind of blunder: one made by politicians when expressing themselves in their second official language. Here are some example in French: . 1. Canada’s Prime Minister questions the need for… …
Today’s image comes from Le Soleil‘s André-Philippe Côté: Vocabulary un écart: a gap, also: sideways leap and difference entre: between pauvres: poors s’accentuer: become more marked … What does this image mean to you? Qu’est-ce que ça veut dire pour toi?
Writing messages to wish Happy New Year today? Read this first for humorous ideas.
Nadja is a chanteuse from the Saguenay region in Quebec (that’s North), who is on the rise right now. From Wikipedia: “Nadja chante pour sa famille et ses proches (her relatives) dès (from) l’âge de 2 ans. Son goût pour la musique est relativement tenu (held) secret car (because) sa famille appartient (belongs) à une communauté religieuse …
‘Tis the season for lists and rankings. What are the worse “faux amis” from English in French? Faux amis are words that look the same but mean something different from one language to another. We all have our personal list. Here is mine. What is yours? Do you have a favorite one? 1. Actually / Actuellement …
C’est quoi, au juste?
Santa’s take on new technology.