Comme une Française: How to say Merry Christmas in French

Géraldine – Monsieur Pas de Merde’s favorite French teacher, teaches us proper pronunciation for the Christmas holiday

Comme une Française: Use these French lyrics to woo an old love

Comme une Française

Love changes over the years, and nothing expresses it better than this romantic love song in French by Belgian singer Jacques Brel.

Welcome back to this special series, where I teach you how to learn French using love songs in French! Today, I have a beautiful, quite melancholic song for you to discover. Love changes. A couple is not the same after a lifetime together. Jacques Brel explains that very well when he writes the beautiful, beautiful La Chanson des Vieux Amants (= Song of the Old Lovers.) Let’s use this song to learn more about romantic French. Perhaps you can practice saying these lyrics to your significant other?

Take care and stay safe. 😘 from Grenoble, France.


Géraldine: Learning French through love songs

Listening to French music is a great way to improve your French oral comprehension and speak more modern, everyday French. Today, we’ll discover a famous French love song — perhaps you can use some of these romantic phrases in your own life! Hymne à l’Amour (= Anthem for Love, literally) is a song from 1949 by the very famous French singer Édith Piaf. She was a huge star between 1935 and 1960.

Let’s walk through this French love song’s history, some of its lyrics, and see how you could use some of this French poetry yourself! Take care and stay safe. – Géraldine

Spoken French — How to pronounce the French R

Do you still struggle to pronounce the “R” sound in French? It can be tricky! Learn the correct pronunciation… and whether it even matters. 💾 Read, save and/or print the full written lesson here (free):… 🎓 Join Géraldine’s Everyday French crash course (free):…