January 28, 2015

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10 Very Useful Expressions With FAIRE

Here is a list of 10 Useful phrases that you may use in a French conversation. “Faire” literally means “to do” or “to make” and is mainly use when talking about the weather, also for sports & cultural activities. It is also used in many idiomatic expressions.   Notes: The phrases ” Il fait beau/…

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1O Useful Phrases With “Tout”…

“Tout” means “All” and is used in many common expressions in French. I have decided to write a list of 10 very Useful Phrases with “tout”. You will see that sometimes it is not very easy to work out what they mean. I suggest you listen to the audio and try to repeat each phrase…

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Ça (ne) fait pas long feu…

“Ça ne fait pas long feu” is a colloquial expression commonly used in French. Literal Translation: That doesn’t make long fire Actual Meaning : That doesn’t last long French Synonyme: ça ne dure pas longtemps   Ex: A chaque fois que j’achète des chocolats, ça ne fait pas long feu! Each time I buy chocolates,…

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What is The Difference Between An/Année, Matin/Matinée etc…

The difference between “an” & “année” (Year)  is the same as “jour” & “journée” (Day), “matin” & “matinée”(morning) ,  “soir” & “soirée”(evening) ; In fact, it is just a question of considering time. “An” , “Jour”, “matin”, “Soir”    are masculine words; You say un an/ un jour/un matin/ un soir  indicate a simple amount…

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La Galette Des Rois …Miam Miam

In 2015, Epiphany falls on today, Tuesday January 6th !!! What is the Epiphany? The Epiphany represents the twelfth day of Christmas, when the wise men visited baby Jesus. According to tradition, the “galette des rois”, was to “draw the kings” to the Epiphany. What do we eat? Composed of a puff pastry cake, with…