The French media is full of the coronavirus, and staying informed is crucial to us all. The following vocabulary has been taken from media reports, and government information. We do hope it’s of use. Stay strong, stay, safe, stay well et bon courage.
Using proverbs in your French conversation won’t necessarily make you sound like a native but they’re good to know and can be useful.
Le coronavirus se transmet par l’air mais aussi par le contact, que ce soit avec une personne ou un objet. (se transmet – is transmitted….que se soit – whether it be)
Actions speak louder than words so good luck with this French idioms quiz, look out for the next one coming soon…and break a leg!
The french language often uses the verb ‘avoir’ (to have) in expressions where the english language uses ‘être’ (to be).
Test your French and have a giggle with this cheeky story of when the Pope came to Perpignan (not based on true events!)
Many a Bac (equivalent of A-Levels) student has quivered at the sight of Victor Hugo’s name on the test paper… how will you fare with this 19th century poem?
Test your French with a series of fun exercises including jokes, tongue twisters and vocab for an eclectic range of situations!
The first round of the 2020 French Municipal election will be held on Sunday 15th March, the second round a week later on Sunday 22nd March. Here is some vocabulary to help you to follow the French Elections.
Test your French and have a bit of a giggle at the same time!