I don’t know in French: How to express lack of knowledge in French

Ironically, among the basic French phrases that you need to know is the phrase I don’t know. This statement, along with related statements like I don’t understand or I don’t know French, is essential in communicating a lack of Keep reading...

Au Contraire: Understanding this French expression of opposition

The expression au contraire is a widely used phrase in both French and English. In its most basic sense, the French au contraire meaning in English is on the contrary. It’s generally used to express a contradiction or to Keep reading...

How to say Good Night in French: Bonne Nuit and more

As the day winds down, knowing how to articulate a heartfelt good night in French can add a touch of elegance and warmth to your evening farewells. Just like in English, we have a variety of Keep reading...

Clothes in French: Big vocab lists of French clothing words

We all take pride in how we present ourselves. Clothing and accessories are a huge part of our everyday lives, they prepare us for various settings whether professional or casual, and we also use our Keep reading...

How to say No Problem in French: 10 nuanced expressions

Let’s dive back into the charming world of French expressions, building on similar posts where we introduced different ways to say such things as good luck, congratulations, and of course in French. Today we’re specifically Keep reading...

Il faut: How to use this French phrase, with falloir conjugation

As a way of expressing obligation in French, il faut is one of the most common phrases you’ll hear. Il faut is generally used to convey a sense of necessity or obligation, or to give Keep reading...

Yes in French: Si or Oui, and other options for French Yes and No

Have you heard French speakers use both oui and si and it has you confused? This is the post for you! Today we’ll go over how to say yes in various contexts, including formal French, slang French, Keep reading...

Voilà in French: All its uses and meanings

Move over “C’est la vie” and “Oh là là!” Today we’re going to talk about the well-known French word voilà! This popular word has been adopted into English and is used to add a touch Keep reading...

Directions in French: How to ask for and give directions in French

Asking for directions is the quickest reason we’re compelled to communicate in a foreign language. Despite our handy phones and maps, we often need the help of locals to find landmarks and hidden gems alike. Keep reading...

French phrases for travel: All you need to know about French hotels

A lot of our students here at LingoCulture are looking to learn some basic French phrases for travel. And why not, since even knowing a bit of French travel vocab can take you far! With Keep reading...