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Newsletter Activity 6 – False Friend: rude

In this newsletter activity, we’re looking at a false friend. The French word rude in French does not mean the same as the English word “rude”. Can you work out its meaning from the following examples? ma professeur est rude, elle ne veut jamais qu’on parle en cours je fais de l’escalade, j’ai une rude épreuve

Episode 04 – Walk, Talk and Learn French

In episode 04 of Walk, Talk and Learn French, Pierre-Benoît and Mark talk about adjective agreements and look at false friends / false cognates: words which look similar in English and French but which mean totally different things. This episode was shot on the parvis of the Hôtel de Ville.  Subscribe for free in iTunes