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 …
Imagine a world without pronouns.
If you wanted to buy an apple, an otherwise simple conversation would sound something like this:
“I want an apple.”
“No, that apple.”
“That apple is one dollar.”
“Thanks for the apple!”
Imagine waking up one morning in the mood to do some window shopping.
You roll out of bed, get ready, head out the door and stroll to your favorite local shop.
…Only to realize that it’s Christmas, and there’s absolutely …
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).…
“Break a leg.”
“You’ll do great.”
“I’ll keep my fingers crossed.”
What do these phrases all have in common?
They are all different ways to express good wishes for someone.
More precisely, they are variations of the phrase, …
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 …