Hot French Language & Culture How-Tos

How To: Make a toast in French ("à votre santé")

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "to your health": "à votre santé." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task.

How To: Ask someone if they speak English in French

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask someone if they speak english: "Parlez-vous anglais?" or "Est-ce que vous parlez anglais?" While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task.

How To: Say "thank you" in French ("merci")

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French word for "thank you": "merci." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task.

How To: Ask where the bathroom is in French

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask where the bathroom is in French: "où sont les toilettes?" While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task.

How To: Say 'hello' in French ('bojour' or 'salut')

One of the most basic things you should know in French is a nice greeting. Saying "hello" to someone in French is easy, and is comprised of either "bonjour" or "salut". To say "hello" or "hi" to a friend who is either your age or younger, you say, "salut". To ask "how are you" to someone older than you, you say "bonjour, allez-vous bien" or "bonjour, comment allez-vous?" To a friend, you ask, "Salut, Ca va bin?"

How To: Count from 1 to 100 in perfect French

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to count from one to one hundred in perfect French" While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task.

How To: Understand & use expressions "dès que.." & "ne...plus"

This video shows how to use the French expressions "das que..." and "ne...plus". The expression "das que..." means "as soon as".”ne..plus" means "no longer". You can use these expressions in sentences. " Je ne veux plus venir" means “I don’t want to come any longer". "Des que je me leve je prends un cafe" means " After I get up in the morning I have a coffee" These are regular sentences people use every day in the French language just as used in the English language.

How To: Say I love you in French

In this how to video, you will learn how to say "I Love You" in French. French is known as the language love, so it is very appropriate to learn how to say this properly. First, remember that "I Love You" is written as "Je t'aime" in French. Practice saying the pronunciation until you can easily say it. To answer "I love you too," note that it is written as "Mio aussi." Keep on saying this words until you learn the correct pronunciation. Once you can say both of these consistently and with th...

How To: Say 'what is your name' and 'my name is' in French

Meeting new people can be hard for some people, especially if they're using a different language, like French. This video will teach you how to say "what is your name" and "my name is" in French. To ask someone their name, a stranger or someone older than you, ask, "Comment vous appelez-vous?". When asking someone your own age, it's "Comment tu t'appelles?" To answer, say "Je m'appelle" + Your Name. Example: "Je m'appelle David."

How To: Say "nice to meet you" in French ("enchanté")

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French word for "pleased to meet you": "enchanté" or, for women, "enchantée." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task.

How To: Ask how much something costs in perfect French

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask the price of something in French: "C'est combien?" While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task.

How To: Say "I had a good time" in perfect French

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "I had a good time": "J'ai passé un bon moment." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task.

How To: Say excuse me in French ("excusez-moi")

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "excuse me": "excusez-moi." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task.

How To: Say "please" in French ("s'il vous plaît")

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "please": "s'il vous plaît"—literally "if it pleases you." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task.

How To: Say hello in perfect French ("bonjour")

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French word for "hello": "bonjour." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task.

How To: Say "I don't speak French" in perfect French

In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to say the French words for "I don't speak French": "Je ne parle pas français." While French isn't necessarily a very difficult language for an English-speaker to learn, many stumble when it comes to pronunciation. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in clips like this one, which make learning both vocabulary and proper pronunciation a very easy task.

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