Breton Accent

Breton accent
Put your French listening comprehension and sense of humor to the test with this faux news report poking fun at Brittany and the Breton accent.

   

   

Bruxelles

Brussels
La Belgique est dorénavant un acteur majeur de la scène internationale, mais c'est sa capitale francophone, Bruxelles, vers laquelle convergent tous les regards.

   

   

Cafetière à piston

Cafetière à piston - French press
Cette cafetière fort populaire aussi appelée French press, qui conserve intact tout l'arôme du café, a subi au fil des ans plusieurs modifications quant à sa conception.

   

   

   

   

   

Charlie Hebdo

Charlie Hebdo
Listen to a news report offering a brief overview of the victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack, including a transcript and English translation.

   

Connectives

French connectivesConnectives are links: they combine words, phrases, or sentences. Connectives do not constitute a single part of speech, but rather a category of terms including all conjunctions and prepositions as well as certain types of adverbs and pronouns used in this way.

   

   

Daily Practice Ideas

Daily French practice ideasPractice is the key to improving your French, and just 15 minutes a day on some kind of French activity can make a huge difference. Check out these ideas and draw up your own schedule.

   

DELF B2 Tips

DELF B2 - French proficiency testThe DELF B2 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.

   

Delphine

Delphine, by Mme de Staël
Read the first few paragraphs of Madame de Staël's epistolary novel Delphine.