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French Phrases for Travel: Speak French at Airports and on Planes

French Phrases for Travel: Speak French at Airports and on Planes

Travelling to France by air can be an exciting adventure, but it also comes with its own  challenge when it comes to the language barrier. Whether you’re a novice traveler or a seasoned flyer, mastering key French travel phrases can significantly enhance your travel...
French Restaurant Phrases for All Language Levels

French Restaurant Phrases for All Language Levels

Whether you’re planning a trip to France or simply want to impress your friends at a local French restaurant, knowing some key French phrases for dining out is essential. Here I will take you through a range of phrases, sorted by difficulty level, from A1...
When the Letter E is Dropped in Fast Spoken French

When the Letter E is Dropped in Fast Spoken French

When listening to people speaking French at full speed, it will often seem like the words blend together and sound nothing like the written words at all. If you are using closed captions to follow a conversation you will likely wonder, ‘Where did half of that word...
How to pronounce 45 French letter combinations

How to pronounce 45 French letter combinations

Understanding the sounds that certain combinations of letters in French make can be tricky for French learners. The individual letters and their combinations don’t tend to make the same sounds as they do in English. This is where some learners can get confused. FRENCH...
Pronounce the French Y sound in words like BRUYANT or PAYS

Pronounce the French Y sound in words like BRUYANT or PAYS

Many of my French language students find it difficult to pronounce words that contain the letter Y. While the letter Y is considered a vowel in the French alphabet, certain French words with ‘Y’ often use it as a consonant and put between two vowels and...