Le mauvais temps
The autumn has been here for some time now and the weather it has brought inspired me to post some interesting expressions related to (not so nice) weather.
Check how well you know the French expressions related to bad weather. Some of them are similar to the English ones, others are a bit funny and surprising. How many of them do You know ?
It’s always fun to drop some common saying during a conversation. I always get the impression that I sound more natural and “native-like’ whenever I use one of these. But let’s cut to the chase, here are 10 very popular French sayings and their English equivalents.
How many of them do you know ? Try to guess and check how well you know the French language !
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Requirements: Is It Hard to Apply For The French Citizenship ?
The general requirements are:
5 years of residency in France: you will have to prove it by providing tax assessment, proof of lodging, owning a property, etc.
the proof of proficiency in French language at at least B1 CEFR level: a DELF or DALF test certification, or a certificate / degree from a French University as it was in my case.
A financial guarantee, i.e. you are have an income of some sort (you are employed, or have a legal activity / company that generates income, or that you simply have lots of money)
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The Little Prince Audiobook in French
Le petit prince: Premier chapitre (seconde partie)
Mon dessin ne représentait pas un chapeau. Il représentait un serpent boa qui digérait un éléphant.
J’ai alors dessiné l’intérieur du serpent boa, afin que les grandes personnes puissent* comprendre. Elles ont toujours besoin d’explications.
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El principito: capítulo 1
Cuando yo tenía seis años vi en un libro sobre la selva virgen que se titulaba “Historias vividas”,una magnífica lámina.
Representaba una serpiente boa que se tragaba a una fiera. En el libro se afirmaba: “La serpiente boa se traga su presa entera, sin masticarla.
Luego ya no puede moverse y duerme durante los seis meses que dura su digestión”.
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