Dates

French datesIf you ever write letters, make plans, or request appointments, this lesson will be invaluable. There are a few little formulas to memorize in French, but otherwise, dates are very easy to talk about.

   

De

French preposition deThe preposition de is generally summarized as "of, from, or about," but it has quite a few more meanings and uses than that.

   

Definite Article – le, la, l’, les

French definite articleThe French definite article (le, la, l', les) indicates either a particular noun or, contrarily, the general sense of a noun. It's used similarly to its English counterpart, but there are many instances where a definite article is required in French but not English.

   

DELF A1 Tips

DELF A1 - French proficiency testThe DELF A1 will test you on the four language skills in French: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Here's some info about what to expect as well as tips on how to prepare for the test.

   

Descriptions

Descriptions in French
Setting up an online dating profile, talking to friends about someone you met, bragging about a new baby, and telling the police about a suspect have one thing in common: physical descriptions. Learn all the French vocabulary you need to describe the most common physical characteristics.

   

   

   

   

   

   

Dishes and Silverware

Dishes in French
When it's your turn to set the table, you definitely need to know the difference between une assiette and une serviette. Check out this lesson to learn the French names for a variety of dishes, silverware, and pots and pans.

   

   

Drinks

French drinks
Thirsty? Learn French vocabulary related to drinking and drinks, everything from from water to wine.

   

   

Elision

French elisionAn elision is a type of contraction that occurs when two words are combined: one or more letters are dropped and replaced with an apostrophe. In French, written elisions are required, regardless of the register you're speaking or writing in.