Questions in French: Inversion With Je

Asking a question in French using inversion with je is no longer common. Je in inversion is mostly used in formal literature and deep introspection, and sometimes with "puis-je". If you have to ask yourself something in French, use "est-ce que je"! [Read More...]

Understanding The French Subject Pronoun On

The use of "On" may be the most blatant difference between traditional French and modern spoken French... "On" means "we" in modern French, and we use it all the time as such. However, "on" could mean so much more: "one", "people"... but also "someone", "you", "they" and even "he, she" and "I"... [Read More...]

Talking About Age in French – Vocabulary and Grammar

Expressing Age in French is tricky both grammatically and vocabulary wise: I'll explain the differences between "grandir" and "vieillir", the different life stages, the tricky French adjectives for old and young, how to ask someone's age in French, and the difference between "an" and "année". [Read More...]