Un canard entre dans une épicerie et demande au patron: “Vous avez de la nourriture pour canards ?”
There’s no two ways about it, learning a foreign language is hard work, requiring ongoing determination and commitment.
Del Boy Trotter, wheeler, dealer, charmer….and linguist!!! ???? We take a look back at his own special brand of the French language!
Hands up if the vocabulary and acronyms associated with the French Education System leave you standing outside the classroom door! Your neighbour’s grandson ‘va redoubler’. What a clever girl his sister must be, going to college at just 11 years old. And what on earth is BAC + 3?
Test Your French…Virelangue (tongue twister) (Repeat quickly 3 times) La grosse cloche sonne
Before the French revolution in 1789, around 80% of the French population lived off the land, on a diet based around bread and cereals.
The word ‘pompier’ comes from the verb ‘pomper’ (to pump), referring to the manual fire pumps that were originally used at fires.
There are loads of different ways of improving your French. We all learn differently, and as we grow older, one of the greatest blocks to learning is memory – yet many of us can still sing along, word perfect, to all the old songs.
Coup has several meanings….. “hit,” “blow,” “strike” but combine it with another word and it can change completely.
Here are just a few..