10 clichés français

10 clichés français
Work on your French listening comprehension with this funny video by a French teen, with lots of expressions and informalities.

   

   

   

À peine

Ce chiot a à peine deux mois
Why barely understand the essential French expression à peine when you can read this lesson?

   

À peu près

À peu près
It will take you about 5 minutes to read this lesson on the French expression à peu près.

   

À poil

À poil
You don't have to be in your birthday suit to learn about the familiar French expression à poil.

   

   

Ah bon ?

Ah bon ?
Be sure to read this lesson, it's an essential French expression. Ah bon ?

   

Aller Expressions

French expressions with aller
The French verb aller, "to go," is found in many idiomatic expressions, including to suit, to fetch, and to go without saying. Learn these and dozens of other French expressions featuring aller.

   

Allez les Bleus !

Allez les Bleus
Support the French team one more time during the World Cup finals by learning about the slogan allez les Bleus !

   

   

Apocopes

French apocopes
Many French nouns and adjectives have shortened forms called apocopes, which are created by dropping one or more syllables at the end of the word. Some of these are further modified by adding o to the end.

   

   

Arriver Expressions

French expressions with arriver
The French verb arriver, "to arrive," is found in many idiomatic expressions, including to get one's way, to be completely irrelevant, and to get into trouble. Learn these and dozens of other French expressions featuring arriver.