French Expression: parler le français comme une vache espagnole

Meaning: to speak poor French, to speak French really badly Literal Translation: to speak French like a Spanish cow Here’s a couple of examples of this idiom being used in context: Je ne peux pas du tout le comprendre, il parle le français comme une vache espagnole. I can’t understand him at all, his French is awful. J’aimerais bien étudier en France, mais malheureusement je … Continue reading French Expression: parler le français comme une vache espagnole

Expressions and Slang to talk about Money in French

Money is one of those topics in French where there’s a countless number of slang terms, idioms, and expressions. Unfortunately, just knowing that l’argent means “money” is not going to get you by, especially in conversations with younger native speakers. Fret not though, because this article takes a look at some of the most widely used slang and expressions related to money. On y va … Continue reading Expressions and Slang to talk about Money in French