Work on your French listening comprehension with this funny video by a French teen, with lots of expressions and informalities.
A light-hearted look at the benefits of learning French.
A tiny French challenge every day until Christmas - translate each seasonal term to reveal an image.
Do you love French and France? This quiz will tell you whether you qualify as a Francophile - but remember, it's just for fun.
French has quite a bit of "baby talk" or "kiddie speak" - words and expressions which are typically used by children or when talking to children. Even if you don't talk to kids in French, this informal language is important to recognize, as baby talk can also be found in jokes and in conversations with friends.
Practice French greetings and simple grammar with this catchy tune.
Put your French listening comprehension and sense of humor to the test with this faux news report poking fun at Brittany and the Breton accent.
Sing along to this catchy French song for Halloween.
Practice French calendar vocabulary
with this game of Concentration: match each French term with its English translation.
Practice French colors
with this game of Concentration: match each colored square with the French term for that color.
Read my review of Frantastique
, a story-based learning program with exercises, dialogues, stories, historical notes, videos, and comics. Each lesson takes about 15 minutes, making it easy to squeeze daily practice into a busy schedule.
Even if you love working on your French, sometimes you just need to play! Learn the French equivalents of your favorite games, sports, and hobbies and the verbs to use with them.
Wondering what to buy for the Francophile on your list? Check out these ideas ranging from fanciful to practical - at least one is sure to thrill your favorite French lover.
A tiny French challenge every day of Hanukkah - translate each seasonal term to reveal an image.
France has 11 public holidays (bank holidays), known as jours fériés
, jours chômés
, fêtes chômées
, or fêtes légales