French Slang & Idiom Exercises

I love Hot Potatoes. I’ve been making some interactive matching, multiple choice, and gap-fill exercises to go with my Informal French & Slang page. Do you know what une tube is? How about potin? Pige? Toubib? Flotte?

Check out the exercises here!

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  • Linda

    I need to learn these. You never know when you will need to use them. I’m so stuck in my French even with a tutor. I think it’s because I don’t use my French-my husband only speaks English with me.

  • Linda

    I need to learn these. You never know when you will need to use them. I’m so stuck in my French even with a tutor. I think it’s because I don’t use my French-my husband only speaks English with me.

Why is Jennie no longer in France?

I created this blog in September 2006 when I moved to France from Michigan to teach English. Many of the earlier posts are about my personal life in France, dealing with culture shock, traveling in Europe and becoming fluent in French. In July 2011, I relocated to Australia to start my PhD in Applied Linguistics. Although I am no longer living in France, my research is on foreign language pedagogy and I teach French at a university so these themes appear most often on the blog. I also continue to post about traveling and being an American abroad.

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