Unlocking French Language
Unravel all your stress about the subjunctive mood and learn of some ways to use this beautiful language device.
There is no doubt that French gallantry speaks louder than words, but la politesse is engrained in the French language. Don’t leave your manners behind when going to France.
The English-American word 'store' is simply 'magasin' in French, but the French word 'store' translates in to a window blind.
Just when you think you have the perfect French nasal, or that beautifully rounded ‘u’, you head down to the shops to ask a shop assistant for a pull, only to be met with a puzzled look as you actually asked for a poule.
Part three of our series on faux amis - these false friends will always be tricky for students of both French and English.
Do you know your MDR from your QDN? CPG - Auj, it's time to have a RDV with our guide to texting en français.
How good is your French? Not only do some words mean something totally different but the use of phrases and sentences too. We continue our journey into the confusing world of faux-amis.