37 English Words You Can Use in French

English words in French

All French people speak English. This may surprise you considering the French have the reputation of speaking terrible English. Yet, between 1 and 5% of French words are actually…English words. So prepare your most beautiful French accent and get ready to butcher the English language, here are common English words the French regularly mispronounce use! …


26 Potentially Embarrassing French False Friends You Need to Know

faux amis French

You’re in a supermarket and you wonder if the delicious cakes you’re looking at contain preservatives. So you muster your courage, smile and ask the seller “excusez-moi, monsieur, est-ce que ces gâteaux contiennent des préservatifs ?”. He bursts out laughing and you realise “préservatif” doesn’t mean what you think it means. That’s an easy mistake, lots of …


The 2 Words You Need to Create Negative Sentences in French

negation in French

Turning a positive French sentence into a negative one is pretty straightforward. In most cases, all you need to do is add “ne” before the verb and “pas” after it. As often though, this doesn’t work in 100% of cases. Today, you’ll discover how to create a negative French sentence, be it in the present …