Christmassy French GCSE Idioms 21 to 25

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Learn French GCSE Christmas idioms to boost your mark at your French GCSE speaking and writing exam ! This is part of French Edexcel topic : Identity and culture French GCSE.  Speak French like a native !

 Talk about your Christmas day in French ! Watch a video 📹

French GCSE Christmas idioms

French GCSE Christmas idioms

Let’s have a loot at French Edexcel Module 3 : Jours ordinaires, jours de fête, part of the theme Identity and culture. Let’s talk about describing festivals and traditions. 🎄

French GCSE christmas idioms
Describing festivals and traditions in French

Talk about your Christmas celebration in French

This is a typical French GCSE Exam question: Comment est-ce que tu fêtes Noël ? How do you celebrate Christmas ?

French GCSE Christmas idioms: Comment est-ce que tu fêtes Noël ? How do you celebrate Christmas ?

Revise the use of ‘on’ in French

This is simply a very common way of saying ‘we’ in French.

French GCSE Revise the use of ‘on’ in French

French GCSE Idiom N° 21: Donner sa langue au chat

Here is a popular and cute French expression which takes us back right to our childhood : Donner sa langue au chat! 👅 What happens if you are clueless at a quiz ?

French GCSE idiom quiz : Donner sa langue au chat

Click here to find out more about that French idiom : Donner sa langue au chat!

This is the translation of the paragraph in French :

At home, we celebrate Christmas with the family, after the meal, we often play board games. I love quiz, when I don’t know the answer I ……

You will find the answer to the quizz at the end of this article.

French GCSE idioms N°22: Faire le pont

This French idiom is linked to my favourite past-time : Not to do anything. Faire le pont 🌉

French GCSE idioms quiz : Faire le pont

Click here to find out more about this French idiom : Faire le pont !

This is the translation of the paragraph in French :

End of year celebrations are my favourite times of the year. Furthermore, if Christmas is on Thursday, we ……….. We get 4 days holidays in a row.

You will find the answer to the quizz at the end of this article.

Please note that this is specific to French tradition.

French GCSE Idioms N°23: Un tien vaut mieux que deux tu l’auras

‘Un tien vaut mieux que deux tu l’auras’ is a very wise French expression ! Find out how this French idiom is linked to the famous ‘Les fables de la Fontaine’ here ! 🍏

French GCSE idioms quiz : Un tien vaut mieux que deux tu l’auras

This is the translation of the paragraph in French :

At Christmas, we receive a lot of presents. As far as I’m concerned, I am always reasonable ….

French GCSE Idioms 24 : Tourner la page

Here is one popular French idiom : Tourner la page, which strikes a chord with me because I definitely needs to implement this. Find out more here 📃

French GCSE Idioms quiz : Tourner la page

This is the translation of the paragraph in French :

This year has been difficult, thus we learn to ……., otherwise we remain pessimistic !

You will find the answer to the quizz at the end of this article.

French GCSE Idioms N° 25 : Bonne merde

Here is a popular French idiom which takes us to the frightening situation of getting ready for a show ! Find out more about it here 🎭

French GCSE Idioms quiz : Bonne merde

This is the translation of the paragraph in French :

We wish you all a happy new year, furthermore, …………. for the coming year !

You will find the answer to the quizz at the end of this article.

French GCSE Christmas Idioms 21 to 25 : Watch the video

You can find out about the answers to the quiz by watching the video here ! 📹

French GCSE Christmas idioms : Answers to the quiz

Here are the answers to the quiz :

21. Je donne ma langue au chat = I give up
22. On fait le pont = we have a long weekend
23. Tourner la page = Start with a blank page
24. Etre soupe au lait = to lose easily control
25. Bonne merde = good luck

Pit Stop Learning: French GCSE Christmas idioms translation

Translate these French idioms and vocabulary from English into French on the theme of Identity and Culture French GCSE.

Pit Stop Learning: French GCSE Cinema translationFrench GCSE Christmas idioms translation

Pit Stop Learning: French GCSE Christmas idioms translation correction

Here is the correction :

Pit Stop Learning: French GCSE Christmas idioms translation correction

Voilà, this was today’s French GCSE idioms in English, I hope you liked it. More episodes are to follow.  Click here to find out about the challenge of 50 French idioms in English

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