Have you heard about this one? Lupin is a brand new French series that’s been streaming on Netflix since January 8th. I really enjoyed it — so much that I binge-watched it in just three sittings! In today’s video, we’ll learn more about this well-known French character, Lupin, how he influenced the Netflix series, and why this is such a great option if you’re interested in practicing and improving your French oral comprehension. (There are MANY different dialects in this show!) Let’s dive in.
If you learned French in the 70’s, you might still be using these outdated words and expressions… Here’s what to do instead.
Do you still use the word “groovy” to talk about something you think is cool? What about “jeepers creepers” when you hear something shocking? Probably not, right? Well, the same goes for French: the French slang terms you learned in the 70’s are outdated today. In today’s lesson, we’ll explore some of those outdated terms, and what you should Take care and stay safe. 😘 from Grenoble, France. Géraldine
I LOVE to read. It’s a very big part of my life, and I use books to help me better understand the modern world that we live in. So far in 2020, I’ve read around 98 books (not including the stories I’ve read to my son 50+ times ;)!) I know that there are some bookworms in my community, so I thought I would share some of my favorite French books with you today. Whether you enjoy fiction or nonfiction, chick-lit or more serious subjects, I’ve got a recommendation for you! Enjoy 🙂 Take care and stay safe.
If you still struggle with the pronunciation of the “R” sound in French, you’re not alone! A lot of my students struggle with this, and you could be speaking French for ten, even twenty years and still not quite get it. It’s so frustrating! But the real question is… does it even matter?
We’ll explore that in today’s lesson, and then I’ll share my tips to help you improve your pronunciation of the French R? Let’s dive in!