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!
Can you find the English equivalent of these ‘faux amis’?
At the end of WW2I, the BBC used the opening lines of this poem to signal the start of D-Day operations.
Un type rentre dans un bar…..
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.
Test your French with a giggle: le gendarme à la ferme. See if you can understand what happens when the gendarme gets too big for his boots at the farm
Test Your French. Good to see that the Gendarmerie des Pyrénées-Orientales have a sense of humour.
Check out our new look language exercises to test your French
House of the Rising Sun or Le Pénitencier, sung here in French by Johnny Hallyday
Claude Francois was an Egyptian-born French pop singer, songwriter and dancer, who wrote and composed “Comme d’habitude”, the original version of “My Way”.