jeudi 27 novembre 2014

Le Woop

"Le Woop" is an american group made up of 6 comedians and a D.J. Although they come from Brooklyn, they speak French fluently.

mercredi 26 novembre 2014

How to make French pancakes !

French pancakes are called crêpes. It's very easy and inexpensive to make. Without sugar you can eat it as a meal (lunch or dinner) and with sugar, as breakfast or desert.

mardi 25 novembre 2014

Follow François Hollande on Facebook !

François Hollande is on Facebook. If you are interested in following him, then click here. You might be saying "what do I care, he isn't my president..." Well, yes I know that, I just think that having his updates on you Facebook news feed will help you learn a new vocabulary every day.

lundi 24 novembre 2014

French verb of the day : Abonner

Pronunciation : [ah buh nay]

Definition : to subscribe to

Abonner quelqu'un à quelque chose : to take out a subscription (for somebody)

Ex :

A Notary in France

Photo credit :

A Notary in France is known as a Notaire. As a nigerian, I am not used to a notary and used to think they are lawyers just like we have in Nigeria. They can be called lawyers, but they never go to court. They are not specialised in defending people in the court of law.

vendredi 21 novembre 2014

French media Facebook pages

Photo credit :
To improve you French vocabularies, why not follow French newspapers and magazines on Facebook. Having their updates in your newsfeed will help you learn new vocabularies every day. You'll also get to know about what's going on in France.

jeudi 13 novembre 2014

Meet Wil Aime

Wil Aime is a 19 year old up-and-coming French comedian who makes short funny videos. His Facebook page has over 80,000 likes and he posts at least a video every week.

French verb of the day : Approuver

Pronunciation : [ah proo vay]

Definition 1 : to approve of, to endorse, to agree

Ex :

mercredi 12 novembre 2014

Learn new French vocabularies

Photo credit :
I would like to share with you a video Soyez fous Soyez vous, a TV commercial for a French decoration company, Maisons du Monde.

mardi 11 novembre 2014

Savoir Aimer by Florent Pagny

As a French speaker, here is a song you will appreciate and love to listen to over and over again. You should save and share this song and also be grateful you speak French and can enjoy it. They say see paris and die, but for me, it's listen to this song and live :)

lundi 10 novembre 2014

This French woman ain't loyal !

Valérie Trierweiler - Photo credit : AFP/Getty Images
Valerie Trierweiler new book is a must read. I just read it myself and I really do feel sorry for this heartbroken lady because I have once been in her shoes, only I didn't write a kiss & tell book... not that I am not planning to write one myself. Mdr !

samedi 8 novembre 2014

vendredi 7 novembre 2014

French verb of the day : Détourner

Pronunciation :day toor nay]

Definition 1 : to divert, to reroute, to redirect, to hijack

Ex :

Meet Conchita Wurst

Photo credit :
Do you know Conchita Wurst, the most celebrated Draq Queen in Europe ? They refer to her as she although, she is a he.

Le French bashing

Bashing means harsh violent attack. This attack can be physical or verbal abuse. Physical as in assualt; gay-bashing and verbal as in insults and critics; French bashing.

When bashing is verbal, it used as a suffix. The noun that comes before it indicates the subject being attacked. Example : French Bashing [French = Noun=Subject]

jeudi 6 novembre 2014

Bonjour la galère !

Here is an expression which is used often in France.

Galérer is a French verb that which means to struggle, to have a hard/difficult time. It was derived from the word galère.

mercredi 5 novembre 2014

French verb of the day : Éveiller

Pronunciation : [ay vay yay]

Definition : to wake up, to awake, to arouse (one's curiosity), to stimulate, to be active

Ex :

mardi 4 novembre 2014

French verb of the day : Entamer

Pronunciation : [a(n) tah may]

Definition 1 : to start on, to open, to begin, to make a start on, to initiate, to launch, to bring, to institute, to embark upon/on

Ex :

dimanche 2 novembre 2014

French verb of the day : Exiger

Pronunciation : [ɛɡ zi ʒe]

Definition 1 : to demand

Ex :

Je veux et j'exige des excuses - I want and I demand an apology

J'exige que demain tu arrives au boulot à 8h00 - I demand that you get to work tomorrow  at 8am.

samedi 1 novembre 2014