Question tags

Question tags are tricky in English, aren't they? Some great news: They are dead easy in other languages ¿no? Read on for reassurance

Ma ville, ma famille

La famille, la ville: two of the first 100 French words we learn. The meanings are easy, but find out how they are pronounced, and why...

Le Covid ou la Covid?

It was decreed: Covid is a feminine word, but there are plenty who disagree, ignore the ruling. Gender fluidity in French? Yay, boo or huh?

Bonne année

Bonne année is Happy New Year in French. This highlights the relationship between certain pairs of words. Bonjour/Bonne journée, par exemple

21 Don't fret the accent

Studying a language? There are several plates to spin: 1. learn vocab 2. learn grammar points 3. improve comprehension 4. get a good accent

5 Happy Pear Day!

Believe it or not, December 5th is International Pear Day. I might have let this one go, but we can have some fun with pears in our three...