Conditional Perfect

French conditional perfectTo talk about something that would, could, or should have happened—but didn't—you need the conditional perfect, also known as the past conditional.


Conjunctive Phrases

French conjunctive phrasesTwo or more words often join to create a conjunctive phrase, which just means a series of words that acts like a conjunction. Most French conjunctive phrases end in que and all are subordinating conjunctions.



COP21 - Paris climate talks
Short video summarizing the first day of COP21, the 21st Conference of the Parties on climate change.




Les Fleurs du mal
Correspondances, from Les Fleurs du mal, is one of Charles Baudelaire's best-known poems. Read the original in French, and consider one possible translation.




Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac
Read the set description and opening scene of this classic French play, with side-by-side English translation.