8 French phrases you should be using right now

The French language has a never-ending list of creative and colourful expressions that are just crying out to be used, whether you’re just popping over the Channel for a holiday or you’re emigrating to the Hallowed Land of Cheese, Crêpes and Wine. After my previous posts on French expressions which you can find here, here and…

Taking the proverbial (à la française)

It’s hard to beat the rush of satisfaction that comes with reeling off a witty expression in a foreign language.

A very French affliction

Ever since venturing off to northwest France to work as an English language assistant for my gap year, I have wanted to be French. From their raucous and convivial family celebrations (with at least five courses!) to their beautifully rolled r, I’ve grown to love everything about our Gallic neighbours. Here’s a little insight into…