Beach and Pool

Beach and pool - French vocabulary
There's nothing like a big body of water to escape hot weather. Learn all the French vocabulary you'll need to enjoy a beach or pool.

   

   

Belles Villes

Plus Beaux Villages
La beauté est quelque chose de subjectif ... sauf en France. Quand on commence à explorer l'Hexagone, on découvre qu'il a son mot à dire sur ses propres charmes. Il y a au moins trois labels de qualité que peuvent recevoir les communes françaises.

   

   

   

C’est vs Il est

C'est vs il estThe French expressions c'est and il est can be tricky because they are synonymous but not interchangeable. Which one to use depends less on meaning than it does on grammar.

   

   

   

   

Comparative Adverbs

French comparative adverbsComparative adverbs are used to compare the relative superiority or inferiority of two or more things. This superior lesson will keep you from getting an inferiority complex. ;-)

   

Conditional Mood

French conditionalIn English, we use the modal "would" plus a verb to talk about actions that may or may not take place, usually depending on whether a certain condition is met. The French equivalent to this construction is a conditional mood with a full set of conjugations for every verb. The uses of these two constructions are very similar.

   

Conjunctions

French conjunctionsOne of the eight parts of speech, conjunctions are used as connectors between grammatically related words or phrases. There are two kinds of conjunctions, depending on whether that relationship is equal or unequal.

   

   

Contre

Contre - French prepositionThe preposition contre usually means "against," but it has other meanings in certain contexts.