If you haven't seen this lesson on the French expression déjà vu
, you don't know what you're missing.
English is full of French words and expressions, but pronunciation and even meaning can get distorted along the way - so much so that their provenance may not be recognizable. Toodle loo!
Learn about the franco-anglo motto honi soit qui mal y pense
, including the right way to spell it.
There's a certain je ne sais quoi
about the French expression je ne sais quoi
, don't you think? Read this lesson to find out what it is!
Should you learn about the French expression ma foi
? Well, yes.
Oh my! It's a lesson on the French expression oh là là !
Francophiles love to toss around French phrases when speaking English, but they're not always as French as they may seem. Here are some "oh, so French!" expressions linked to how they're actually used by native speakers - if at all.
Resign yourself to the inevitable with the French expression plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose
I invite you to read this lesson on the French acronym RSVP
- please respond.
In a moment, you'll be able to say you learned the French expression tout à l'heure
a moment ago.
Click right away to learn about the French expression tout de suite
Get face-to-face with the French expression vis-à-vis
Vive la France
is a French expression near and dear to the heart of every Francophile. You've undoubtedly heard it many times, especially in mid-July and during the World Cup. Get le scoop
on what vive la France
actually means as well as how it's spelled and pronounced with this detailed analysis.
This is a comprehensive lesson on a very useful French expression, voilà.
Learn what the French expression voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soi ?
means so that you know why you should never use it.