Bored with your everyday use of the French language? Are you looking to add un peu de variété (a little variety) to your daily discourse?
Language is often limited by the extent of our vocabulaire (vocabulary), our grasp of proper grammaire (grammar) and, to a lesser extent, our knowledge and application of colloquialisms. People’s ears always perk up when an expression befitting the topic of conversation is carefully inserted. If you’re a native English-speaker learning French, judicious use of expressions can make quite an impact on a native French listener.
You may have a terribly thick accent or your grammar may be a little weak, but driving home a point with a serious or humorous saying can place you in the category of étrangers (foreigners) who have cultivated a deeper appreciation of French by studying its aphorisms.
**Phrase in parentheses is the literal translation, or as close to it as possible.**
Travailler pour le roi de Prusse (Working for the king...
Summer is a great break for students and teachers alike. However, students can experience a huge educational deficit by not being able to practice the language they have been studying by not being exposed to it during summer months. There are some fun ways for them to practice their language skills during this much needed vacation.
Study Blue is a great site full of flashcards that kids can review and even take a quiz with. There are a multitude of languages and other subjects that teachers and students have made. Spending 10 minutes here a day can keep their minds refreshed. As a parent, you can even monitor your child's time spent here and their scores on activities they attempt.
Specifically for French - Tex's French Grammar is a great site put together by the University of Texas that reviews French grammar - from very basic to advanced. There are listening and written activities that students can complete and receive...
Hereunder is a good website which could help you to check the conjugation of French verbs:
You enter the verb you would like to conjugate and the website provides you all the forms of the conjugated verb!
You can do the same to get synonyms or definitions.
And you have some grammar exercises available too.
Hope this website can help you to improve your grammar skills!