How to ask for the bill in a French restaurant?

ask for the bill in french

You just ate a delicious meal in a lovely restaurant. Now you would like to pay. French waiters are generally very formal and won’t interrupt you. Which also means that they won’t bring you the bill unless you ask for it. Here is how to do it [Read more...]

Here is why you should go travel now

boy in waves

You imagine yourself on the beach in Hawai, or perhaps somewhere in the Himalayas.

Travelling would be awesome, wouldn’t it?

But you are afraid, terribly afraid.

You never did it before after all.

What if it’s dangerous? What if you don’t understand the language?

Or maybe you don’t have enough money to go.

 

I was like that too, but then…

[Read more...]

Here are some funny differences between French in France and in Québec

difference french in france and Québec

As a learner of French, it’s only a matter of time before you start coming across usages unique to the Québécois, who are notorious for speaking French with a twist!

You already know 9 things you shouldn’t say in France (unless you want to feel awkward). Here are three usages to pique your interest in the Québécois variety of French.

And who knows — maybe someday you’ll decide to keep on exploring French the way it’s spoken in Québec. [Read more...]

The 5 funniest French Commercials

French commercials

Whether you hate them or think they are the best part of the TV program, commercials can help you learn more about French and France.

Here are 5 funny French commercials with subtitles. [Read more...]

Win an invite to FluentU’s private beta

fluentu French

What if you could watch videos on Youtube and learn French at the same time?

You could expand your vocabulary by listening to French music or learn to speak French like a real Parisian.

Well, it’s now possible with FluentU.

Want to try this innovative French course? Enter the contest for a chance to win one of the 30 invites available on French Together. The contest is now over. The public beta should open soon. I invite you to subscribe to FluentU’s newsletter to stay updated.

 

[Read more...]

 Share on Google now