A Voicemail Message – Today’s French

May 29, 2020 : Premium French
Un message vocal - Le français d'aujourd'hui Part of French Culture | French - Daily Practice The other day, Greg, a dear student of mine was asking what would a typical voicemail or greeting message be. I thought you too,...
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Candide ou L’Optimisme – Quiz

May 28, 2020 : Today's French
Photo qu'Anne a prise à La Comédie Française, à Paris Part of Level 3 | Reading Literature Candide ou L’Optimisme - Petite Colle Take this quiz based on Candide by Voltaire. Learn a bit of French with me today. Le...
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Ask a Question – Today’s French

May 27, 2020 : French Grammar, Today's French
Comment poser une question en français ? Part of Beginner's French Basic questions in French It is pretty easy to ask a basic question in French. It works the same way as it does in English. Look at these three questions...
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Les copains d’abord – Pop Song

May 26, 2020 : About French
Les copains d'abord - Chanson française Part of Learn French with Pop Songs "Buddies First" is a must-know song in French culture. It was very famous in the 60s and 70s. I was raised singing it. Georges Brassens wrote it for...
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Practice – Subjunctive or indicative?

May 19, 2020 : About French
Exercice - Subjonctif ou indicatif ? Part of When to Use the Subjunctive | Subjunctive Mode Using the subjunctive is tricky. I'm not going to sugarcoat it. Sometimes, the same verb triggers the subjunctive mode. Or it doesn't, depending if...
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French Movie Stars

May 18, 2020 : About France, Today's French
French Movie Stars. Les vedettes françaises Part of | French Culture Do you know French actors? Vous connaissez les acteurs français ? - Do you know French actors? Exercice - Practice Une petite colle super facile aujourd’hui. Il s’agit de retrouver...
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Greetings – The Right Word – Quiz

May 16, 2020 : Everyday French
Salutations - Le mot juste - Petite Colle This lesson on salutations is part of Lesson 12 of the French A1 Course for beginners. The quiz is based on these 2 mini dialogs. Mini Dialogue 1 Bonjour Bonjour, je m’appelle...
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Expressions with FAIRE

May 15, 2020 : Today's French
Expressions avec FAIRE Je fais faire le jardin l’année prochaine.  I'm having the garden done. 4 common expressions with FAIRE faire combien - how much Ça ne fait rien. - It doesn’t matter. faire + temps - weather condition s'en...
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About QUITTER – Today’s French

May 15, 2020 : French Vocabulary, Today's French
À propos du mot QUITTER Le mot QUITTER revêt plusieurs sens en anglais. Il ne veut pas seulement dire “to quit”. En voici quelques usages communs. QUITTER has different translations in English. It doesn’t only mean ‘to quit’. Here are a...
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French Registers – Today’s French

May 14, 2020 : About French, Today's French
French Registers - Today's French. Registres en français - Le français d'aujourd'hui What are registers in French? Practice different registers in French What should you say? Il fait froid, mais ça m'est égal. or Ça caille, mais j'men fous. What...
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Pronunciation French Initial IN

May 9, 2020 : About French, French Grammar
Prononciation du IN au début du mot In this lesson, we’ll go over the letters IN at the beginning of a word. We’ll focus on 5 groups of French words starting with IN. Are they pronounced /i/ or /in/? /i/...
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Outils de Jardin – Une vidéo

May 6, 2020 : About French, Authentic French
Garden Tools – A Video in French and in English Listen to the authentic French in this video. Watch, read, translate and/or repeat a passage of your choice. The more you watch, the more you will understand. You can also...
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Muguet précoce – Shuffle

May 1, 2020 : About France, About French
Écoutez la vidéo ci-dessous et cliquez rapidement sur le passage que vous entendez. Plus vous écoutez la vidéo, mieux c'est. En fait, c’est ça le but pour améliorer votre compréhension du français authentique. Ne vous inquiétez pas, vous pouvez faire...
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Ratatouille – French Recipe

April 28, 2020 : About France
La Ratatouille Recipe in English at the bottom of this page. Français Tuyaux d’Anne Faites cette recette la veille. Quand on la réchauffe, elle semble bien meilleure. Quand il fait chaud dehors, je sers la ratatouille en tarte chaude ou...
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mettre la zone – Mot du Jour

April 28, 2020 : Le Mot du Jour
to make a mess – French expression What does ” mettre la zone ” mean? How do you say ‘ to shake things up ’ in French? How is it pronounced? How is it used in a French sentence? Listen...
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La polémique sur la chloroquine – À l’écoute

April 28, 2020 : About French
Chloroquine Controversy – A Video in French and in English Listen to the authentic French in this video. Watch, read, translate and/or repeat a passage of your choice. The more you watch, the more you will understand. You can also...
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AGO – il y a

April 24, 2020 : About French
AGO = il y a The easiest way to translate AGO is IL Y A. That's what we'll focus on this lesson. And the best way to learn, is to practice. To practice your knowledge of how to translate AGO...
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Les mots-valises – Today’s French

April 24, 2020 : Today's French
Portmanteau Words - Today's French What is a portmanteau word? What are examples of portmanteau words in French? How are  they used in a sentence. Listen to Anne, repeat after her. Learn French at FrenchHour.com The word portmanteau comes from...
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LunDimanche – Mot du Jour

April 24, 2020 : Le Mot du Jour
lundimanche - French expression What does lundimanche mean? How is it pronounced? How is lundimanche used in a sentence. Listen to Anne, repeat after her. Learn French at FrenchHour.com Covid-19 has created a tragic situation and I want to reiterate...
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PENSER – Today’s French

April 22, 2020 : Today's French
PENSER - TO THINK - Le français d'aujourd'hui What does PENSER mean? What are its prepositions? Many verbs have different meanings in French, particularly if they carry a preposition. Let’s take the verb PENSER as an example. to think something...
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