french swearing


Have you ever read posts or watched videos recommending you to use Putain and Merde in French?
To « sound » more French?

Well. To be honest, it is one of the worst tips I’ve ever read online.
Why? Because swearing sounds even more rude in the mouth of a French learner than it already is coming from a native…

What to say when you’d like to swear but understand it would be VERY inappropriate?
This exactly what I’ll show you today!

(+ the most common « textbook French » mistakes)



Today is « le 11 novembre », the celebration of the end of WW1. It’s a bank holiday in France.
It’s even more important this year as we celebrate WW1 Centenary.

Please join me on this special day of peace and commemoration.


Coucou !

Toasting in all countries is full of customs and superstitions. It’s a tradition that goes back to the Middle Ages and probably beyond. And still now, it’s always a ritual. How to make a toast in France, what to do, what to say?

This is what we’ll see in today’s episode of Comme une Française TV.


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