Hotels and Lodging

Hotels, lodging - travel French
One of the most important things to think about when traveling is where you're going to sleep. From 5-star hotels to tents pitched on a beach, this lesson has all the French vocabulary you need to enjoy your stay.

   

   

Languages

Languages in French
Parlez-vous français ? What about another language? Here's how to say the most commonly spoken and studied languages in French, plus a few more for good measure.

   

   

Nationalities

Nationalities in French
Every country and continent has an adjective that can be used to describe people and things from that place. Those same adjectives can also be used as nouns to refer to people from that place, with one small change in French.

   

   

Obsolète : Attestation de déplacement dérogatoire

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When France was on lockdown due to the spread of COVID-19, anyone leaving their home was required to show a signed copy of this document (which went through various iterations) upon request. I turned it into a reading comprehension exercise with side-by-side translation.

   

On the Phone

French phone phrases
Talking on the phone can be trickier than face-to-face conversations, for a couple of reasons. The lack of gestures and facial expressions means there are no visual hints to help you understand, plus there's something about the phone that makes certain sounds more difficult to distinguish. Knowing some standard phone formulas will help your brain fill in any comprehension gaps.