Daylight saving time starts: lose an hour of sleep with the annual French expression passer à l'heure d'été
Come on, you know the routine: click to learn all about the idiomatic French expression connaître la musique
List of French names for assorted accessories and jewelry, with sound files.
Celebrate the International Day of Francophonie on 20 March by reading about a few of the dozens of French-speaking countries.
The French verb arriver
, "to arrive," is found in many idiomatic expressions, including to get one's way, to be completely irrelevant, and to get into trouble. Learn these and dozens of other French expressions featuring arriver
Blow out your candles as you learn about the informal French expression souffler ses bougies
Ireland's national holiday is celebrated by Irish people all over the world. Saint Patrick's Day is observed in more countries than any other national holiday, and is a multi-day festival in Ireland itself. Learn some French vocabulary related to this joyful celebration of Irish culture.
Croire literally means "to believe" but has somewhat varying meanings depending on the preposition used. Learn the difference between croire à and croire en, plus other uses of croire.
Practice reading and learn some new French expressions in this fun bilingual text.
If you just passed this lesson on the French expressions faire demi-tour
and faire un demi-tour
, do a U-turn and click to read it.