Place of Adjectives – Today’s French

November 26, 2020 : Everyday French
La place des adjectifs - Le français d'aujourd'hui Part of 5 minutes of French a Day | French Adjectives Before or After the Noun - A Different meaning I’d like to highlight these common adjectives that change meaning according to...
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à grands pas – Mot du Jour

November 26, 2020 : Le Mot du Jour
just around the corner – French expression Part of Le Mot du Jour | French Adjectives à grands pas – at big steps. à grands pas means ‘very quickly’, ‘very soon’, or 'just around the corner' to make it metaphorical....
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About Name Days in French

November 25, 2020 : Today's French
Jour de fête et prénom Part of All Levels | French Culture What is your name day? Every day, the Catholic calendar on the kitchen wall of many French people, suggests celebrating a saint, and all the people who have...
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une dinde – Mot du Jour

November 18, 2020 : Le Mot du Jour
a twit – French expression Part of Le Mot du Jour | Thanksgiving une dinde  – a turkey. Literally, une dinde is 'a turkey'. And as it's almost Thanksgiving  in the States, I thought it fun to talk about this bird everyone...
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se farcir – Mot du Jour

November 16, 2020 : Le Mot du Jour
to be stuck with – French expression Part of Le Mot du Jour | Thanksgiving se farcir – itself to stuff. farcir means 'to stuff' as in 'to stuff a bird, a turkey, a goose' for a holiday meal. In everyday...
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French Object Pronouns – Placement – Today’s French

November 16, 2020 : Everyday French, French Grammar
Ordre des pronoms objets - Le français d'aujourd'hui Part of 5 minutes of French a Day | French Pronouns Nous la lui passons. We're transferring it to him. They always follow this pattern: Use ME TE SE NOUS VOUS before...
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être le dindon – Mot du jour

November 5, 2020 : Le Mot du Jour
être le dindon de la farce - French expression Part of Le Mot du Jour | Thanksgiving être le dindon de la farce - être is to be, un dindon is a Tom turkey and une farce can be either...
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to HAVE is to BE – Today’s French

November 5, 2020 : Today's French
AVOIR est ÊTRE - Le français d'aujourd'hui Part of French Daily Practice | French Headaches "Vous AVEZ raison, nous AVONS chaud car les pellets sont arrivés." "You ARE right, we ARE hot because the pellets have arrived." You have probably learned...
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NE… QUE… means ONLY – Today’s French

November 5, 2020 : Everyday French
NE... QUE... means ONLY - Today's French Part of Today's French | It's so French NE is a funny word. It’s a small, yet powerful word. You probably know it mostly in negative sentences, associated with PAS, JAMAIS or another...
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d’enfer – Mot du jour

November 5, 2020 : Le Mot du Jour
awesome – French expression Part of Le Mot du Jour | It's so French What does ” 'd'enfer” mean? How do you say ‘ awesome ’ in French? How is is pronounced? How is it used in a French sentence?...
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Dictée – La Toussaint

October 31, 2020 : Premium French
All Saints' Day - Dictation Part of Halloween and La Toussaint | Dictations La Toussaint  Demain, premier jour de novembre, c’est la Toussaint. Nous descendrons en Lozère, chez nous. Nous achèterons trois pots de chrysanthèmes pour les déposer sur les...
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MDR – Mot du Jour

October 31, 2020 : Le Mot du Jour
LOL – French expression Part of Le Mot du Jour | Halloween and La Toussaint MDR – mort de rire – dead of laughter. mort de rire or être mort de rire means ‘laughing out loud, to laugh one’s head...
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Trick-or-Treat in French

October 31, 2020 : About French
Trick-or-Treat in French Part of Courses About the Holidays | Halloween and La Toussaint Scaaaary! - La trouille ! Quand mes enfants étaient petits, nous vivions en France. Halloween n'existait pas vraiment là-bas. Cependant, nous connaissions plusieurs familles franco-américaines et...
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trainer des casseroles – Mot du Jour

October 29, 2020 : Le Mot du Jour
to have skeletons in the closet - French Expression Part of Le Mot du Jour | Halloween and La Toussaint What does the French expression ' traîner des casseroles ' mean? How is it used in a sentence? trainer des...
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je dis ça, je dis rien – Mot du jour

October 22, 2020 : Le Mot du Jour
I'm just saying – French expression Part of All Levels | French Expressions - Daily Practice What does ” je dis ça, je dis rien ” mean? How do you say ‘I'm just saying’ in French? How is it pronounced?...
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Plural of adjectives – Today’s French

October 19, 2020 : Everyday French
Le pluriel des adjectifs - Le français d'aujourd'hui Part of All Levels | French Adjectives How do French adjectives get their plural form? Rule of Thumb - Règle générale The plural of most adjectives is formed by adding an –s...
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la vie en rose – Mot du Jour

October 19, 2020 : Le Mot du Jour
life through rose-colored glasses – French expression Part of All Levels | French Adjectives What does ” la vie en rose ” mean? How do you say ‘ life through rose-colored glasses ’ in French? How is it pronounced? How...
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il y a – Today’s French

October 15, 2020 : French Vocabulary, Today's French
THERE IS, THERE ARE AND MORE Part of All Levels | Verbalize it IL Y A is a verb phrase and is used a lot, in many different contexts in French. Learn them all here with me and practice with...
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QUE vs. CE QUE – Today’s French

October 12, 2020 : French Grammar, Today's French
QUE ou CE QUE - Le français d'aujourd'hui Part of Level 2 | French Pronouns Ce que j'aime à French Hour, ce sont les exercices que je peux refaire quand je veux. QUE and CE QUE are relative pronouns. Relative...
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déjà, encore, jamais and toujours – Today’s French

October 5, 2020 : Today's French
déjà, encore, jamais and toujours - Today's French Part of French Adverbs | French - Daily Practice J'ai pas encore acheté le cadeau d'Adeline. -- I haven't bought Adeline's gift yet. déjà, encore, jamais and toujours are a bit of...
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