Les organismes génétiquement modifiés: Pour ou contre?

Some great arguments for and against the use of genetically modified products.


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FR- FALSE FRIEND of the day

jaimetalangue:

FR

  • grave, adj. : serious, important - solemn - bass, deep [frequency]
  • - grave [informal] : much, a lot

EN

  • grave, n.: la tombe
  • graveyard, n.: le cimetière

(via allthelanguages)


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FR- drôle vs funny

jaimetalangue:

You know how in English the word “funny" means "amusing" and "weird", which are two different meanings?

Well you can do that in French too with the word “drôle”:

  • Il y a une drôle d’odeur - It smells funny/odd
  • Je me sens tout drôle - I feel weird
  • Elle est très drôle - She’s really funny
  • Cette blague est trop drôle - This joke is hilarious

(via laslanguesromanze)


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Anonyme asked: any recommendation for learning languages tumblrs?

laslanguesromanze:

allthelanguages:

linguaphilioist:

Daisyb4bylearnskorean
Languageramblings
Zhongwenwords
Amateurlanguager
Allthelanguages
Bonjourfrench
Hello-language-that-is-all
Polyglotinprogress
Whosaprettypolyglot
Jaimetalangue
Umlauts-are-happy-letters
Awesomefrench
Thelanguagelover

These are only the first couple that I could think of, I did a quick look down my dash too to jog my memory. I follow so many brilliant language blogs that it’s not possible to chose just a few! Ask me again in a couple of days and I’d probably give you an entirely different list of equally great blogs :) sorry if I missed you!

:)

Hi there!

So flattered to see my URL on this list!

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ooogggg asked: In response to the bouche/gueule thing, does that mean gueule is more like "jaws" rather than mouths?

Hmm…not exactly, I think mouth would still be the most appropriate translation, because the French word for jaws is mâchoires. I get the impression gueule is used for larger animal’s mouths. Good question though! Not sure if I was much help.

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14 IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS YOU SHOULD KNOW
  • Donner sa langue au chat: renoncer à deviner, à trouver la solution

= TO GIVE UP

  • Être lessivé: être épuisé, très fatigué

= TO BE ‘WASHED OUT’ / KNACKERED 

  • Raconter des salades: raconter des histoires, des mensonges

= TO TELL STORIES / TALES

  • Rentrer dans sa coquille: se replier sur soi

= TO RETREAT INTO ONE’S SHELL

  • Fumer comme un pompier / fumer comme un sapeur: fumer beaucoup

= TO SMOKE LIKE A CHIMNEY / TO CHAIN-SMOKE

  • Avoir la frite: être en forme, se sentir capable de réussir

= TO BE IN GOOD SHAPE / IN TOP FORM

  • Monter sur ses grands chevaux: s’emporter, le prendre de haut

= TO GET ON ONE’S HIGH HORSE

  • Avoir la main verte: être habile à cultiver les plantes

= TO HAVE A GREEN THUMB / GREEN FINGERS

  • En faire un fromage: grossir démesurément l’importance d’un fait

= TO MAKE A BIG FUSS ABOUT IT

  • Mettre les pieds dans le plat: être brutalement indiscret

= TO SPEAK WITH EXCESSIVE CANDOR / DISCUSS SOMETHING INAPPROPRIATE

  • Broyer du noir: être déprimé, triste

= TO BE DOWN IN THE DUMPS

  • Avoir la tête dans les nuages: être distrait; se perdre dans des rêveries confuses

= TO HAVE ONE’S HEAD IN THE CLOUDS

  • Casser les pieds de quelqu’un: ennuyer, importuner quelqu’un

= TO GET ON SOMEONE’S NERVES / BORE SOMEONE STIFF

  • Poser un lapin à quelqu’un: faire attendre quelqu’un en ne venant pas à un rendez-vous

= TO STAND SOMEONE UP

See drawings and further explanations of these expressions here.


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L'allaitement maternel, est-ce féministe?

dearmazarine:

Mais on peut pas laisser les meufs faire ce qu’elles veulent de leurs nibards, allaitement y compris ? -__-“


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Une fois n’est pas coutume

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French expression

"One time doesn’t make it an habit" it can be used to say that one is allowed to indulge/do something only this once or to signify that what one is doing or what is happening have no chance of happening again.

(via romancingthelanguages)


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Masterpost with links to Spanish lesson channels
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Dutch Youtubers
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Study resources for learners of English  | Learn English Today

Pour tous ceux qui apprennent l’anglais…voici une ressource très utile!


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MASTER SHEET OF FALSE FRIENDS IN FRENCH

Don’t be tricked by these faux amis ever again!


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Les faux amis » Grammaire

Mistakes you might easily make in French, explained and corrected.


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False friends - Faux amis

Great list of words which are deceiving and may trip you up!


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