How to Introduce Yourself in French

French introductions

After discovering French greetings, you will now learn how to introduce yourself in French. Step 1: listen to the dialogue and repeat what you hear Bonjour, je m’appelle Benjamin Salut ! Moi c’est Marie. Enchantée Normal speed Slow speed Step 2: understand the dialogue Bonjour You probably already know “bonjour”. This is the most common way …

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How to Use the Verb pouvoir (can)

“Pouvoir” is a powerful verb. Once you know it, you can easily ask people to do something, and express what you can do. Here is how to conjugate and use “pouvoir”. Conjugation of avoir (to have) I voluntarily chose not to include tenses like “passé simple”, because unless you are interested in French literature, you won’t need …

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The 18 Funniest French Sayings About Food

The French love nothing more than food, and it shows in their language! Here are 18 Delicious Food-Inspired French Idioms. If you want to discover more, check out Everyday French Idioms. c’est la fin des haricots Before, “beans” were the last food remaining when everything else was gone. So when it was the “end of beans”, …

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9 Common French Idioms related to money

No matter where you live, money is at the center of many discussions. These common French idioms will help you better understand French conversations about money.  Jeter l’argent par les fenêtres In the 16th century, it was common to give money to beggars by throwing it through the window.  While we don’t do that anymore, the …

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The Guide to Understanding and Writing French Texting Slang

Cc c Benjamin, sa va? Don’t worry if you didn’t understand this message, nobody should have to go through this, this post will teach you the most common French slang words and abbreviations and show you the logic behind French slang (yes there is a logic) so you can text like a pro and finally understand …

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How to Say “Merry Christmas” in French?

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Ho, ho, ho, Christmas decorations are appearing in the streets of France, people are in a festive mood and Christmas shopping is in fully swing. But how do you say merry Christmas in French? That’s what this article will teach you! Joyeux noël Literally merry Christmas, Joyeux noël is the most common way to say …

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