Super French GCSE Idioms 16 to 20

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Learn French GCSE Cinema topic by adding French idioms that you can use to boost your mark at your French GCSE speaking and writing exam ! This is part of French Edexcel second topic : Identity and culture French GCSE.  Speak French like a native !

 Talk about your actors and cinema in French ! Watch a video 📹

French GCSE cinema
French GCSE Cinema

French GCSE Cinema Topic

Let’s have a loot at French Edexcel Module 2 : Le temps des loisirs, part of the theme Identity and culture. Let’s talk about actors and films. 🎦

Talk about your favourite actors and actresses in French

This is a typical French GCSE Exam question: Do you like the cinema ? What are your favorite actors and actresses ?

French GCSE Cinema: Do you like the movies? What are your favourite actors and actresses ?

Revise the superlative in French

French GCSE Revise the use of the superlative in French

French GCSE Idiom N° 16: C’est mon dada !

Here is a popular and cute French expression which takes us back right to our childhood : C’est mon dada ! 🎠

French GCSE idiom :: C’est mon dada

Click here to find out more about that French idiom : C’est mon dada !

This is the translation of the paragraph in French :

Personally, I am passionate about cinema. Cinema is ……

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

French GCSE idioms N°17: En faire tout un fromage

This French idiom is linked to my favourite food : Cheese. En faire tout un fromage 🧀

French GCSE idioms N°17: En faire tout un fromage

Click here to find out more about this French idiom : En faire tout un fromage !

This is the translation of the paragraph in French :

I’ve been a fan of Julia Robert for a while. I indeed think that it is one of the most talented actresses but she remains modest, she …… !

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

Please note that you can find a fine example of the superlative in French ‘un de plus talentueuses’ = ‘one of the most talented’. To use the superlative in French like this, simply write ‘un’ or ‘une’ followed by ‘des’ followed by the adjectives which agree with the subjects here actresses : here feminin plural.

French GCSE Idioms N°18: Tomber dans les pommes

‘Tomber dans les pommes’ is a very popular French expression and very common too ! Find out how this French idiom is linked to a famous French writer here ! 🍏

French GCSE idioms : Tomber dans les pommes

This is the translation of the paragraph in French :

On one hand, I would like to meet Brad Pitt ! (Sorry to Brad for having misspelt his name !) but on the other hand, I would ….

French GCSE Idioms 19 : Etre soupe au lait

Here is one popular French idiom : Etre soupe au lait, which strikes a chord with me because I am definitely one ‘soupe au lait’. Find out more here 🥛

French GCSE Idioms 19 : Etre soupe au lait

This is the translation of the paragraph in French :

I also love Mel Gibson. He is among the most loved and known actors of the world but he has the reputation to be ……… It’s a shame !

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

French GCSE Idioms N° 20 : Monter sur ses grands chevaux

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

French GCSE Idioms N° 20 : Monter sur ses grands chevaux

This is the translation of the paragraph in French :

On his side, there is a lot of pretention.. He is apparently prone to burst of anger. He …………. !

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

French GCSE Cinema Idioms 16 to 20 : Watch the video

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

French GCSE Cinema : Answers to the quiz

Here are the answers to the quiz :

16. C’est mon dada = It’s my hobby
17. En faire tout un fromage = To make a big thing out of it
18. Tomber dans les pommes = To faint
19. Etre soupe au lait = to lose easily control
20. Monter sur ses grands chevaux = to be short-tempered

Pit Stop Learning: French GCSE Cinema 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 translation

Pit Stop Learning: French GCSE Cinema translation correction

Here is the correction :

Pit Stop Learning: French GCSE Cinema 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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Machiko et Laurent
9 months ago

Très intéressant comme article. Les expressions sont parfois très différentes lorsqu’elle sont traduites. merci beaucoup Lara

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