UE

French pronunciationThe letter combination ue is pronounced with the lips tightly puckered, as if you're saying the French u, but instead make a tight "w" sound.

   

7 Things to Know About Bastille

BastilleFor Francophiles, the word "Bastille" is likely to conjure up memories (or dreams) of fireworks and military parades, because the idea of la Bastille is inherently linked to 14 July - at least for English speakers. Chez les Français, not so much. Here are 7 things you should know about la Bastille: the holiday, the prison, and the word itself.

On ira, de Zaz

On ira, de Zaz
Challenge your French listening comprehension with this fast-paced song. Below the video, click any line in the transcript for English translation and related grammar lessons.