Summer is right around the corner! So we're planning what we're going to do cet été (this summer). After a long time in school and work, maybe we can visit la mer (the sea) or go camping à la campagne (in the country). We can make s'mores and sleep in a tent. Although I bet ma … Continue reading Les vacances et les sorties + verbes partir et rester)
It's conjugating time! To effectively communicate, every sentence should include a verb. And of course, there are many exceptions to this rule, however, this is the case for most sentences in all the languages I know—only 3. The first verbs I want to introduce you to are the auxiliary verbs: être and avoir. By knowing … Continue reading Être & Avoir
Can I go to the bathroom? Certain phrases in a new language can be very important and used often to survive when in an unfamiliar locale. For instance, you might find yourself in a restaurant or social event when suddenly you feel the need to answer the call of nature. Here are 5 ways to … Continue reading Five Ways to Say…
During the summer I spent in Paris I would visit my neighborhood’s boulangerie and a pâtisserie on an almost daily basis. I’d go during the morning to get my breakfast, or pétit dejeune, or during my lunch break I’d buy lunch (dejeune). I would almost always greet the person behind the counter with “good morning” … Continue reading Leçon Trois: Ordering at the boulangerie.
If you’re reading this, toutes nos félicitations! You’ve taken your first step towards broadening your mind and connecting with others by learning a new language. French has a long and storied history and is spoken by people all over the world. But how might you greet a fellow francophone (that’s ‘French-speaker’)? You might try something … Continue reading Leçon Deux: Bonjour! Salut!