Thank You in French

Saying 'thank you' in French is easy: one word: "merci" (mair see). But it's not the only way. What about saying "you're welcome?" or expressing your gratitude in French? [Read More...]

French Strike Vocabulary

France is infamous for its numerous strikes. But what is the French strike vocabulary? Here you'll find a list of French English strike vocabulary, as well as useful informations about strikes in France + a bilingual French English story to learn the French strike vocabulary in context. [Read More...]

Cooking Jam the French Way

Chantal has a very special French jam recipe: it involves Champagne as one of its main ingredients... Champagne jam? How French... Practice your French with this French English bilingual recipe and learn the French jam vocabulary. [Read More...]

The French School System Explained

This is always a problem for my students. Understanding the French school system, l'école française, knowing which grades are which is a real nightmare. So here is a post that should make things easier. I wrote the equivalent grades in the US/UK school system, and the age of the students for reference. [Read More...]

French Bread Vocabulary

You can't go to France and not enjoy a French baguette. In this article, we'll study all the French vocabulary related to bread, the different French bread types and other useful info for when you go to "la boulangerie" [Read More...]

French Music Vocabulary + Easy Bilingual Story

Learn the French music vocabulary: musical instruments, types of music and how to use the verb "jouer" and "faire" with instruments. Practice your new French music vocabulary with Suzanne's easy bilingual story about the national French music day: la fête de la musique. [Read More...]