Bon – Informal Synonyms

Informal synonyms for bon - French adjectives
Students often ask "how can I sound more French?" and my first recommendation is always to work on vocabulary. In French classes, you tend to learn the most common, basic terms, like bon, which is a typical and very useful adjective that tends to be overused. Read this lesson for some informal ways to say "good," including how to pronounce them.


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.




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




Capitalization of Titles

French title capitalizationUnlike most areas of French grammar, the capitalization of French titles of books, movies, etc. does not follow a clearly defined set of rules. Instead, French title capitalization is inconsistent, with competing systems used by writers, publishers, and other authoritative sources.




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.




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.