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Movie tip: Antoinette dans les Cévennes

Movie tip: Antoinette dans les Cévennes

We may all be longing for the sunny southern French landscape in the summer right now. Antoinette dans les Cévennes is a good film to dream away with. You'll just be a teacher and having an affair with the father of one of your students. Antoinette (played by Laure...

Corona words in French

Corona words in French

If you are looking for bright spots in these times, you may find them in the expansion of your French vocabulary. Because some typical corona words are real gems! For example, take the word couvre-feu for curfew, literally: putting out the fire. The word originates...

Pick-up

Pick-up

We can all use a helping hand from time to time. Here are some expressions to encourage you in French. Tu peux le faire!> You can do this! Continue comme ça!> Keep it up! N'abadonne pass!> Do not give up! Crois and toi.> Believe in yourself Vas-y!> Go...

There in French

There in French

For the French words' y 'and' en 'you often have 1 word in Dutch, namely' er. That means that in French we have to pay attention when you use which word. Fortunately, there are rules for this. Earlier we had already treated il ya; now we will elaborate on the word...

C’est vs. Il est

C’est vs. Il est

Even if you've been speaking French for years, it can still cause headaches: when do you use 'il est' and when 'c'est'? Therefore, for now and always: the solution. C'est Along with a subject and a verb C'est un petit garçon. (It's a boy.) C'est le vin que j'ai bu...

Past times in French

Past times in French

In Dutch you can use the past tense forms fairly arbitrarily. But not in French. When do you use the simple past tense (l'imparfait) and when do you use the past perfect (passé composé)? In short: you use the passe composé for movements or events and the imparfait for...

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