Video: How to pronounce 19 French brand names

Video: How to pronounce 19 French brand names

Perhaps you love faire les magasins (=go shopping)...Perhaps vous profitez (= you induge) only when you're travelling...Be it Les Champs Elysees, Galleries Lafayette or the airport duty free shops, you'll recognise many French brand names.How well do you...

Video: Which French verb tense should I start with?

My students ask me regularly what verb tense they need to learn and in what order.Here is what I recommend to Beginner learners:Firstly: the present tense.Why? Because it unlocks three layers of English with the present tense in French you can...

French Practice: 40 ways to take a break

French Practice: 40 ways to take a break

Here are forty ways to escape and take a break. Relax, Chill, Breathe, Pause... You’ll also learn how to say it all in French. Hope you’ll love this gorgeous illustration as much as I did. They are all such good way to savour the present moment (apprécier...

Embracing French Mistakes – Collection 3 [Video]

Embracing French Mistakes – Collection 3 [Video]

In this video, I’ll share my favourite mistakes or missing vocabulary that will help you improve. It’s by making mistakes and - especially - learning from them that we get better! Can you say? No worries! My French is rusty. A government worker Never mind… I have to...

Planning to drive in France

Planning to drive in France

In France, we drive on the right. Every passenger as well as the driver must wear their belt at all times. The use of mobile phones is prohibited whilst driving. The speed limits in France are 50 km/h in built up areas, 90 km/h on ordinary roads, 110 km/h on major...

Rent a car in France

Rent a car in France

So you’ve decided to rent a car in France? Driving holidays are a popular choice of holiday for French families and visitors alike. France offers beautiful changing scenery to appeal to everybody. If you can avoid driving on public holiday days as the traffic jams can...