Test your French and have a bit of a giggle at the same time!
YOU MIGHT SAY……
Bonne Année !Bonne année et bonne santé….. Je te/vous souhaite une joyeuse année Tous nos (mes) voeux pour la nouvelle année Bonne et Heureuse Année Joyeuses fêtes ! Meilleurs vœux ! Que tous tes/vos voeux se réalisent en 2017
Did you know that grève also means sandbank or pebbly beach and actually comes from Place de Grève, a flat and sandy area on the banks of the River Seine in Paris (now Place de l’Hôtel de Ville)?
Useful vocabulary to help you through the festive period
…………. card – une carte de Noël
…………. day – le jour de Noël
…………. dinner – le Réveillon
…………. tree – le sapin
If the language barrier leaves you looking more like Olive Oyl than Oliva Newton John when you visit the hairdressers, pop eye, I mean pop in to see Samantha, English speaking hairdresser or Gilly, English beauty therapist in Céret….
It could be a #pingcall, in which you are connected to an international hotline which charges just for connecting, along with high per-minute fees for as long as they can keep you talking.
Rugby is a massive part of the P O culture, but where did the game originate, how did it evolve and why is it so popular here?
Heading for the beach or the ski slopes? Out on the town? Holidays ahead? Here are a few cheesy pick up lines to try out on unsuspecting victims high on sea, snow and sunshine…but don’t blame me if you get a slap!!
Test your French with a series of fun exercises including jokes, tongue twisters and vocab for an eclectic range of situations!
The word ‘pompier’ comes from the verb ‘pomper’ (to pump), referring to the manual fire pumps that were originally used at fires.