Approximate numbers are very useful for talking about generalities, making estimates, and just flat-out guessing. English only has one approximate number, content to use "about" in front of cardinal numbers any time a guess is required. In contrast, French has about a dozen approximate numbers.
In 2017, Easter is on 16 April, and the week immediately preceding Easter (Sunday to Saturday) is called Holy Week. Here's all the French vocabulary you need to celebrate this Christian period of renewal.
Traveling in France often means driving, which can be a puzzling mix of unfamiliar signs and unfathomable rules of the road. But before you even get to that, you have to actually rent the car, so here are some useful phrases to help you get the car you want.