A few more of those familiar words and expressions, which are not quite rude, but probably best to avoid in polite company to be on the safe side!!
According to the WHO (World Health Organization, not the rock band!), France has the best healthcare system in the world and more people visit the doctor here than in any other country – and of course, doctors write prescriptions.
mon amour – my love
mon bébé – babe
ma belle – gorgeous
ma biche – my doe
mon canard – my duck
ma chérie/mon chéri – my dear /darling
mon chou – my sweetie-pie
mon coeur – my heart
mon lapin – my rabbit
ma moitié – my other half
mon poulet – my chicken
mon trésor – my treasure
mon poussin – my little chick
ma puce – my little flea
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
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
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. And yet many of us can still sing along to new songs – and remember the words!
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?