Monday, October 29, 2018

French verb: avoir (to have)

Present:

j'ai
tuas
il/ellea
nousavons
vousavez
ils/ellesont



Examples:

J'ai un chien. → I have a dog.




Elle a faim. → She is hungry.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

French verb: aller (to go)

Present:

jevais
tuvas
il/elleva
nousallons
vousallez
ils/ellesvont



Examples:

Je vais au supermarché. → I go/am going to the supermarket.




Elle va manger au restaurant. → She's going to eat at the restaurant.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

French singer Charles Aznavour died at 94

Charles Aznavour, l'un des plus grands chanteurs français, est décédé le premier octobre 2018. Il avait 94 ans. Voici une de ses plus célèbres chansons, Emmenez-moi, pour lui rendre hommage.
Charles Aznavour, one of the greatest French singers, died on October 1, 2018. He was 94 years old. Here is one of his most famous songs, Take me along, to pay tribute to him.

La vidéo avec les paroles en français.
The video with the lyrics in French.

For the lyrics in English, go to: https://genius.com/Charles-aznavour-take-me-along-lyrics

Author of the video: thabet tlili

Saturday, September 29, 2018

French song : Ma liberté by Georges Moustaki (French and English lyrics on screen)

Ma liberté (My freedomby Georges Moustaki, 1969 (album: Le métèque)

Georges Moustaki, (né Giuseppe Mustacchi), est un auteur-compositeur-interprète d'origine italo-grecque naturalisé français en 1985. Il est né le 3 mai 1934 à Alexandrie (Egypte) et il est mort le 23 mai 2013 à Nice. Georges Moustaki était aussi artiste-peintre et écrivain.
Georges Moustaki, (born Giuseppe Mustacchi), is a songwriter of Italian-Greek origin naturalized French in 1985. He was born on May 3, 1934 in Alexandria (Egypt) and died on May 23, 2013 in Nice. Georges Moustaki was also a painter and writer.



Video author: frenchrescue


Sunday, September 16, 2018

French verb: Boire (to drink)

Present:

jebois
tubois
il/elleboit
nousbuvons
vousbuvez
ils/ellesboivent



Examples:

Je bois du café. → I drink/am drinking (some) coffee.




Elle boit de la bière. → She drinkss/is drinking (some) beer.

Monday, September 10, 2018

The French education system

Le système éducatif en France (The French education system)

See the article about the Grandes Écoles on Wikipedia.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

French song : La corrida by Francis Cabrel (lyrics on screen)

La corrida by Francis Cabrel, 1994 (album: Samedi soir sur la Terre)

L'originalité de cette chanson est d'exprimer la vision du taureau afin de critiquer la corrida.
The originality of this song is to express the vision of the bull in order to criticize bullfighting.

To read the translation of the lyrics: https://www.musixmatch.com/lyrics/Francis-Cabrel/La-corrida/translation/english



Video author: Carlinou Karaoké


Thursday, September 6, 2018

French verb: Manger (to eat)

Present:

jemange
tumanges
il/ellemange
nousmangeons
vousmangez
ils/ellesmangent



Examples:

Je mange du pain. → I eat/am eating some bread.




Elle mange de la quiche. → She eats/is eating some quiche.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Very interesting video about French vs English pronunciation

This video is very interesting as it's not only about difficulties of French people with the English pronunciation. You can also use it too better understand some typically French pronunciation.



Source: Improve Your Accent https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-hCDkqRIsHF0OqSJeJFzVw/