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As you’ve been interested in French for a while, you know how important food is to French people.

And not only what we cook and eat. But also plates, tablecloth and… meal times!

Try to have lunch at 4PM and you’ll grab the strictness French mealtimes.

This week on Comme une Française TV, I’ll demystify French mealtimes:
– When we eat what,
– How we call each mealtime,
– Typical French phrases for each of them…

Which are the French unwritten rules about food?

Click to watch « When to eat in France: sacred mealtimes »:

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Enfin ! It’s summer here in France.
The sun is out, short dresses too and it’s the beginning of endless apéros in the garden.

With « French » apéros so famous all around the world,
today, we’ll cover another « very French » topic.

When you talk about « French [something] » to a French person, they usually don’t know what you’re talking about.

Same if I talked to you about « English cream » or « American kitchen ». :)

But on top of that, the label “French” is often overused. Sometimes to sell more, and more expensive. (Which drives me crazy)

How to get yourself understood when looking for something « French » in France?

Click to watch « 9 “French” things that aren’t »:

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Coucou !

Today’s episode was very funny to write because I had to search into the French I use everyday.
Not necessarly the most elegant one.

But the real French you’ll hear me and millions of others use everyday.

French expressions that don’t exist in dictionnaries and textbooks.
French you’ll hear in the metro, in the street, in cafes.

The French expressions that will make French eyebrows raise when you use them.
Trust me. ;)

Today, I’ll give you the inside track on 5 of my favourite colloquial French expressions.

Click to watch « My 5 favourite French expressions (in slang) »:


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