French Vocabulary: The House – Basics

… Identify: French Vocabulary: The House – Basics le vocabulaire français: la maison – une introduction Common objects are found in homes all over the world. Identify and utilize the right objects to describe a variety of living spaces. Study: Learning to talk about the home can help you communicate your living accommodations to others! This can help […]

French Vocabulary: Having a Formal Conversation

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Having a Formal Conversation le vocabulaire français: tenir une conversation formelle Conversations are a basic element of communication! Make a good first (and last) impression with people to whom you want to show respect! Study: Monsieur (M.) : Mr. / sir Bonjour, monsieur! Good morning, sir! Madame (Mme) : Mrs. / […]

French Vocabulary: Commonly Used Negative Expressions

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Commonly Used Negative Expressions le vocabulaire française: des expressions négatives communes Negation lets us say “no” to things in French! It also lets us express that things are NOT a certain way. Review: LEAF French Grammar: Basic Negation Study: Ça ne fait rien. : It doesn’t matter. / No big deal. […]

French Vocabulary: Idiomatic Expressions with [AVOIR]

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Idiomatic Expressions with [AVOIR] le vocabulaire français: des expressions idiomatiques avec [avoir] Idioms are fixed expressions with a figurative meaning. Learn to use idioms with AVOIR to sound more like a native speaker of French. Review: LEAF French Grammar: The Verb AVOIR – Basics Study: avoir bonne / mauvaise mine to […]

French Vocabulary: Idioms Related to Weather

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Idioms Related to Weather le vocabulaire français: des expressions idiomatiques reliées au temps Idioms are fixed expressions with a figurative meaning. Learn to use idioms related to weather to sound more like a native speaker of French. Study: après moi, le déluge I don’t care what happens after I’m gone/after I’m […]

French Vocabulary: Idioms Related to Time

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Idioms Related to Time le vocabulaire français: des expressions idiomatiques reliées au temps Idioms are fixed expressions with a figurative meaning. Learn to use idioms related to time to sound more like a native speaker of French. Study: à la dernière minute under the wire / at the last minute à […]

French Vocabulary: Idioms Related to Farm Animals

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Idioms Related to Farm Animals le vocabulaire français: des expressions idiomatiques reliées aux animaux de ferme Idioms are fixed expressions with a figurative meaning. Learn to use idioms related to farm animals to sound more like a native speaker of French. Study: aller comme un tablier à une vache to look […]

French Vocabulary: Idioms Related to Other Animals

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Idioms Related to Other Animals le vocabulaire français: des expressions idiomatiques reliées aux autres animaux Idioms are fixed expressions with a figurative meaning. Learn to use idioms related to animals to sound more like a native speaker of French. Study: avoir le cafard to feel down in the dumps / to […]

French Vocabulary: Idiomatic Expressions with [ÊTRE]

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Idiomatic Expressions with [ÊTRE] le vocabulaire français: des expressions idiomatiques avec [être] Idioms are fixed expressions with a figurative meaning. Learn to use idioms with ÊTRE to sound more like a native speaker of French. Review: LEAF French Grammar: The Verb ÊTRE – Basics Study: être au bout du rouleau to be […]

French Vocabulary: Idiomatic Expressions with VOIR

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Idiomatic Expressions with VOIR le vocabulaire français: des expressions idiomatiques avec VOIR Idioms are fixed expressions with a figurative meaning. Learn to use idioms with VOIR to sound more like a native speaker of French. Review: LEAF French Grammar: The Verb VOIR – Verb Conjugation Chart Study: avoir quelque chose à […]