LearnFrenchwith Us!

Start Learning!

French Language Blog

The Best French Music of 2016! Posted by on Jan 19, 2017

2016 was a tough year for the music world. We lost a lot of fabulous and groundbreaking artists, but the year also introduced us to some new artists and new songs. Every winter, the popular radio station NRJ (pronounced like énergie, the word for energy) hosts an awards ceremony to honor the year’s top music. Just…

Continue reading

Longues Layovers – Delayed Flights In French Posted by on Jan 18, 2017

I had un long vol (a long flight) back to les États-Unis a month ago to make it home for the holidays. Le vol was unfortunately delayed which led to many conversations with the staff in l’aéroport (the airport) trying to figure out how I was going to get home. Je me suis réveille à…

Continue reading

A pink canoe for two? Posted by on Jan 17, 2017

As promised, another “story song” this week to help you with your French. I find that des chansons (songs) – especially ones like this with extended spoken sections – can be very helpful in working on your listening comprehension skills and to model your own pronunciation on. [Parlé:] C’était pas l’année* dernière [Spoken :] It wasn’t…

Continue reading

5 French Idioms You Should Know Posted by on Jan 16, 2017

Idioms (les idiotismes, m.) are expressions that don’t necessarily make sense literally, but have a well known meaning to native speakers. In order to be able to understand a language’s idioms, therefore, you can’t just know the exact definition of a word but you must also understand the social and cultural meaning behind that word. It is also…

Continue reading

Bouletcrop – French Comics En Ligne Posted by on Jan 11, 2017

Les bandes dessinées (comics) are popular in France and a fun way to practice French. There are many classics like Astérix and Tintin, but in the age of the internet there are now des bandes dessinées en ligne (webcomics) as well. One of my favorite webcomics français is from the French artist, Boulet. Boulet, le…

Continue reading

Older posts