Which French accents, on which letters, how they affect pronunciation… This is certainly one the mysteries of the French Language that usually puzzles many students who speak a language in which accents do not exist! And yet, they are very important as they definitely change the pronunciation of the words, and can even change their meaning.
We also give a few details on...Read More
One of the major challenges that drives many of our students crazy is that every noun has a gender in French! It has a to either masculine (masculin) or feminine (féminin).
Globally, there is no specific reason for it; the determination of its gender depends very much on its origin, with the suggestion that the word refers to something which is supposed to be more masculine or...Read More
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We could go on for hours. Jim never tires of speaking about this country that he simply adores, and he loves the French, too, whom he finds...Read More
In this article, we would like to offer a few suggestions and tips to help you learn French efficiently. We hope you will find it useful and interesting.
When learning a foreign language, we know that it can be exciting, motivating, rewarding and fun but inevitably, at times, it can also be discouraging, frustrating and difficult – it is a bit like a roller coaster. Don’t...Read More
The future in French can be expressed in three different ways – le futur proche (aller + infinitive form of the verb), le futur simple or even at times with le présent.
The choice depends mostly on whether you are talking about a planned event which will definitely take place; or whether you are thinking about something that could eventually take place one day; or if your...Read More
This French lesson on video will teach you how to greet people in French in shops, and in the day-to-day life in France. You will learn the vocabulary and the sounds related to French greetings. This French learning video is produced by Céline, a French native teacher, who manages the online French school “Learn French at Home“.
In this French for beginner lesson, Céline...Read More
Cheese fondue is a specialty of Switzerland and of both Savoie and Haute-Savoie (fondue savoyarde) in the French Alps. However, the recipe we present here calls for Swiss cheeses. Fondue is most often made from cheese alone, but adding some boletus (or any other mushroom), makes it even more delicious.
Learn French while cooking and enjoy this recipe in English or in...Read More