Français Authentique: The Perfect Method to Go from Intermediate to Fluent

After moving to Austria and learning German from scratch, Johan came back to France and created Français Authentique, a blog where he posts authentic French content. At the core of the Français Authentique method is the idea that exposure to authentic French is the only way to reach fluency. That’s why the packs 1, 2 and …

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Spoken vs Written French: The 5 Differences You Need to Know

People often say that spoken French and written French are 2 different languages. The problem is that most French learners realize this after spending months (or even years) learning the language. They take a flight to Paris, walk around the city and quickly realize that the French they hear sounds nothing like the French their …

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How to Conjugate 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 pouvoir (can) 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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Is Listening to Slow French Bad for You? (And How to Do It Anyway)

As a French learner, you may have a hard time understanding spoken French (here is why), You already discovered 9 ways to improve your French listening skills. Today I would like to show you how you can use “slow French” to progressively get used to spoken French.  Why you shouldn’t listen to slow French Slow …

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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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