The Many Meanings of C’est Bon: The French Phrase That’s Better Than Good

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Sometimes, things that seem bland and mundane at first glance are actually fun, interesting and exciting. You just have to know where to look!

This is especially true when learning French.

Just as we might add a funny saying …

Oh Là Là: How to Use This Quintessential Phrase Like the French

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Are you looking to add a little more glamor to your French conversations?

Want to express yourself in three emotion-packed syllables?

Need a Jacques-of-all-trades interjection that can give voice to your highest highs and lowest lows?

Welcome to Oh Là

Talking About Age in French: Basic Rules to Master a Tricky Topic

age in french

I have a good friend who has been 39 years old for a number of years now.

It seems astonishing, yes. But in fact, I just went to a celebration of her 39th birthday the other day. Not that I’m …

Satiate Your Thirst! Water in French and Its Many Quenching Forms

water in french

France is famous for its water.

Évian. Perrier. Volvic.

Trendy. Bubbly.

The stuff of life.

But there’s more to water in French than the vogue of bottled water.

Consider La Côte d’Azur (French Riviera).

The Loire. …

150+ French House Vocabulary Words Because There’s No Place Like Home!

french house vocabulary

I’m inviting you to a French house party!

It’s going to be a blast.

We’ll munch on some snacks.

We’ll rock out to some happenin’ tunes.

We’ll get our chitchat on.

Best of all, we’ll get a

Get the Ball Rrrrolling: How to Pronounce “R” in French!

how to pronounce r in french

“How does your throat feel?”

Wait a second… what does that have to do with French?

It’s not a typical question to ask unless someone has a cold, but when it comes to learning French, you might find you’ve wound …

French Lessons for Beginners: 5 Fantastic Ways to Start Studying French

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Starting French lessons as a beginner can be a lot like dishing out that first slice of pie.

You want it to be picture-perfect.

You slice precisely. You carefully lift your pâtisserie (baking) masterpiece from the pie dish.

…and then, …