In today’s useful video, we’re comparing French vs. American expressions and looking at literal versus figurative expressions. We’ll explain why expressions like what’s up in French don’t mean what it means in English, how to say equivalent expressions such as to have goose bumps in French and how to understand French expressions. You know this video is going to be useful for you!

Dans la vidéo utile du jour, nous comparons des expressions anglaises vs. françaises et expressions françaises vs. anglaises et nous analyserons des expressions littérales vs imagées. Nous expliquerons pourquoi des expressions telle que ça marche en anglais ne veut pas dire ce que ça veut dire en français, comment dire des expressions équivalentes telle que avoir un chat dans la gorge en anglais et comment comprendre les expressions américaines. Vous savez que cette vidéo va vous être utile! 

👋Hello! My name is Rachele DeMeo. I grew up multilingual and multicultural. Founder of Belle Terre Academy, I’m passionate about teaching (especially French), traveling, cooking and helping YOU! I look forward to sharing my videos with you! 🇺🇸🇬🇧

👋Bonjour! C’est Rachèle DeMéo. J’ai grandi poliglotte et multiculturelle. Fondatrice de Belle Terre Academy, je suis passionnée par l’enseignement (surtout le français), les voyages, la cuisine et de VOUS aider! J’ai hâte de vous partager mes vidéos! 🇫🇷

👋Ciao! Sono Rachele DeMeo. Ho cresciuto poliglotta e multiculturale. Fondatore di Belle Terre Academy, sono passionata di insegnare (sopratutto il francese), i viaggi, la cucina e di aiutarVI! Non vedo l’ora di convidere i miei video! 🇮🇹


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