Powerful French GCSE Idioms from 6 to 10

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French Edexcel second topic : Identity and culture. Learn top French GCSE Idioms that you can easily use in your French speaking and writing exams ! Get a top mark at your French GCSE exam by adding idioms to your speech to speak French like a native 👌 Talk about Tv and cinema in French ! Watch a video ✅

French GCSE Idioms 2

Identity and Culture

Let’s have at French Edexcel Module 2 : Identity and culture. Topic : Le temps des loisirs. Revising Films and cinema in French.

Identity and culture
Identity and culture

Video : TV and cinema in French

Let’s start by watching a video about TV and cinema in French. Learn about the different types of TV programs and films. Give your opinion in French: say what you like and why.

Identity and culture video

French GCSE Exam Question

Let’s have a look at a typical French GCSE Exam question on the topic of Identity and culture. Qu’est-ce que tu aimes comme film ? What type of movies do you like ?

French GCSE exam question
French GCSE exam question

Revising the use of superlative adjectives

In this article we will revise the use of superlative adjectives and you can find them written in purple.

revise the use of superlative adjectives
revise the use of superlative adjectives

French GCSE Idiom N°6 : à mes yeux

Here is the first French idiom : à mes yeux.

French GCSE idiom N°6
French GCSE idiom N°6

This is the translation of the paragraph :

“I like watching historical films because I like the beautiful costumes en period decor. These are the most beautiful films …..”

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

French GCSE Idiom N°7 : en avoir marre

Here is the second French idiom : en avoir marre. To view an article explaining this popular French idiom in full click here.

This is the translation of the paragraph :

“I have been fan of series for a long time. I particularly like watching series on Netflix that the best made ones because I ……..”

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

French GCSE Idiom N°8 : avoir une peur bleue.

Here is the third French idiom : avoir une peur bleue. Note that here I give an alternative : donner une peur bleue. To view an article explaining this popular French idiom in full click here.

This is the translation of the paragraph :

“Furthermore, the films that I prefer are horror movies because they …………. and I like that. These are the most frightening films.”

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

French GCSE Idioms N°9 : à couper le souffle

Here is the fourth French idiom : à couper le souffle.

à couper le souffle
à couper le souffle

This is the translation of the paragraph :

“Personally I like going to the cinema because these are the most recent films. Big screen is ……..”

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

French GCSE Idioms N°10 :

Here is the fifth French idiom : jeter un coup d’oeil. To view an article explaining this popular French idiom in full click here.

jeter un coup d'oeil
jeter un coup d’oeil

This is the translation of the paragraph :

“My friend and I …… the local cinema program on a regular basis “

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

French GCSE Idioms 6 to 10 Video

Watch the video of this lesson, you will practice pronunciation and will see the answers to the quiz !

French GCSE Idioms

Identity and culture : answers to the quiz

Here are the answers to the quiz :

6. à mes yeux = according to me, literally ‘according to my eyes’
7. j’en ai marre = I am fed up
8. ils me donnent une peur bleue = they scare me to death, literally ‘they give me a blue fright’
9. à couper le souffle = breath-taking
10. jetons un coup d’oeil = we have a look

Pit stop learning : French GCSE idioms translation

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

French GCSE Idioms translation
French GCSE Idioms translation

French GCSE Idiom translation correction

How did you get along ? Here is the translation in French :

French GCSE Idiom translation correction
French GCSE Idiom 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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