La tête means “head” in French. So far so good. But what’s hocher? Well, that should be easy enough for you to find out. All… Read More »Hocher la tête: Shaking one’s head or nodding?
Aspirated h? The aspirated h, or h aspiré in French, is an h that’s positioned right at the beginning of a word that prevents liaison… Read More »H aspiré: What is the aspirated h in French?
There’s a good chance you’ve heard about “false friends” in language learning. When you start studying a new language, a word that’s familiar from somewhere… Read More »List of false friends in French: The famous faux amis
Money and the French word monnaie are false friends, meaning that they look so much alike that you’ll instantly want to substitute one for the… Read More »Monnaie: coins, change and changing money in French
If you’re learning French, at some point or another you’ll start wondering whether there’s a difference in meaning between nous sommes and on est (“we… Read More »Nous, on, and l’on in French: What’s the difference?
Learning how to say seasons in French is a must. Read our comprehensive guide to learn how to express “in the spring”, “last winter”, “next… Read More »Seasons in French: Pick the right preposition