Opération « Moi, Président » est menée par France-Inter et l’Obs. Tous droits réservés © DR.
The first round of the vote in France to elect the next President of the Republic will be held on 23 April 2017.
On this special occasion, the radio France Inter and the newspaper L'Obs asked French people what they would change if they were President.
Have a look on our French page to know more and to practice your listening.
Avoir un coup de foudre
To fall in love at first sight
Idioms can be very confusing because they do not make sense when translated word for word.
To help you to sound more fluent and to better understand French culture,
have a look on our French blog post where you can find a list of French expressions about weather.
Parler de la pluie et du beau temps.
To make small talk.
Weather is one of the most common topic of conversation.
It plays an important role in social interaction.
It's a good way to start a conversation, a way to break the ice.
Have a look on our French post to consolidate your communiaction skills and extend your vocabulary.
Prendre une bûche !
To fall down; to fall flat
On our French post, you will find a list of idioms built from the Christmas vocabulary.
We use them in our everyday life. You could be stunned to hear them in a conversation, because it often does not make sense in a litteral translation.
Thoroughly, familiarize yourself with them to sound like a native speaker.
You will find on our French blog, the vocabulary to:
- learn the health care professionals ;
- explain where it's painful (main parts of your body) ;
- explain the origin of your pain ;
- tell the way you feel (your symptoms) ;
- understand a diagnosis ;
- understand how to heal ;
- understand a conversation at the doctor.