7 common French greetings (and the faux-pas to avoid)

French greeting

There are a number of ways to greet people in French, including saying Bonjour and exchanging la bise (cheek kisses). Let’s look at the ones you’ll come across most often, and how use these greetings like a native French person! 7 common French greetings The typical French greeting: Bonjour As you probably know, Bonjour means “Hello” …


The most common French adjectives (and how to use them)

French adjectives rules

In English, adjectives are pretty easy to use. You put them before the noun they describe and you’re done. In French however, the placement of adjectives varies. And if that wasn’t enough to confuse you, most adjectives also change depending on whether the noun they describe is masculine, feminine, singular or plural. Luckily, in today’s lesson, you’ll …


A Guide to the accent aigu, accent grave and other French E’s

French written in wooden puzzle letters

When you’re studying a language, it’s important to learn about words and culture, but what about individual letters?  The French language has an interesting relationship to some of them. French vowels, as you’ve probably noticed, are sometimes topped by accents. These can serve an important purpose, but sometimes…not so much. And while many French people …


9 common ways to say “Good morning” in French

A man and a woman are having a conversation and smiling. The man is holding a cup of coffee and the woman a glass of water. They are in what looks like a workplace.

There’s no specific way to say “Good morning” in French – at least not in French spoken in France. This may seem especially surprising since the French are extremely polite and have a number of different ways of saying “Hello” and ways of saying “Goodbye” for particular situations and times of day.   It’s not that the …