Wine Names

French wine pronunciationKnowing how to pronounce the names of wines in French can be tricky - and that's even before you start drinking! Click on these names of the most common wines, varietals, and a few extra special wines to hear the proper pronunciation. À la vôtre !

Past Participle

French past participleThe past participle is essential in the creation of compound verb tenses/moods and the passive voice, and it can also be used as an adjective.


Wine à fond

Love it or hate it, Beaujolais Nouveau Day (on the 3rd Thursday in November) is the wine event of the year. But that young wine doesn't even touch la gloire du vin français, so let's take an in-depth look at everything to do with wine.




Mastering Verb Conjugations

Conjugating French verbsThe mountain of French verb conjugations you have to learn can be overwhelming - even just in the classroom where you have plenty of time to think about the correct response. Once you start talking to people in the real world, trying to figure out the appropriate verb conjugation can leave you speechless - literally. So what's the solution? Learn, then practice, practice, practice!



French volleyball terms
Whether on an indoor court or at the beach, competitive volleyball is played by two teams of six players. Informally, the teams can be any size or even one-on-one and require minimal equipment. Check out this list of French volleyball terms to enjoy playing or watching this popular game.

Facts about French

French facts
Learn some interesting facts about the French language while practicing your listening comprehension in this bilingual article.