Peu importe

Peu importe
It doesn't really matter whether you read this lesson on the French expression peu importe on your computer or smartphone.

Beaujolais nouveau

Beaujolais nouveau
Le beaujolais nouveau fait son apparition annuelle aujourd'hui. Ce jeune vin est fêté le troisième jeudi de novembre - donc une semaine avant la fête américaine de Thanksgiving.

   

Celebratory Expressions

Celebratory French expressions
It's party time! Whether you're making a toast, celebrating a birthday, or congratulating a friend's success, celebratory language helps get the party going. Have a blast with these celebratory French verbs and expressions.

ΠLigature

French ligature œWhen the letters o and e are pronounced as a single sound, they combine into a symbol called a ligature: œ. The pronunciation of this symbol depends on the letter(s) that follow it.

   

   

Politeness

French politeness
After bonjour, polite phrases like "please" and "thank you" are the most important French vocabulary you'll ever learn. When you visit France, knowing just these few phrases will go a long way, even if the very next thing you say is Parlez-vous anglais ?

   

   

Coluche

Coluche
Learn about the French comedian Coluche in this cute animated video. Click any phrase in the transcript for grammar notes and English translation.