What They Didn't Teach You in French Class

Slang Phrases for the Cafe, Club, Bar, Bedroom, Ball Game and More

Sipping a café au lait at a sidewalk bistro...
Getting down at Paris’s hottest club...
Cheering on Les Bleus at the stadium...


Drop the textbook formality and chat with the locals in France’s everyday language.

• What’s up? Ça va?
• She’s totally hot. Elle est bandante.
• This party is lit! Cette bringue est enflammée!
• That brie smells funky. Ce brie sent putain de drôle.
• Wanna French kiss? On se roule une pelle?
• That ref is a moron. L’arbitre est un abruti.