French consonants are like chameleons.
Sometimes, they’re silent.
Other times, they speak up.
In some cases, they’re pronounced “soft”; in other cases, they’re pronounced “hard.”
The good news is, there are some rules to help you understand how French consonants …
What lies beyond the veil of mystery?
Qu’est-ce que c’est ? (What is it?)
Ah, the never-ending stream of questions.
It’s enough to make you run away in frustration.
Don’t let it rattle you, though. We’re …
When you first started studying French, you might have been starstruck.
Quelle belle langue! (What a beautiful language!)
You still love the language, of course. But now you’re starting to feel a little… attaché(e) à la terre (Earthbound).…
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 …
France is famous for its water.
Évian. Perrier. Volvic.
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. …
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 …
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, …