FLE exercises

Idiomatic Expressions


level Advanced

« Être haut comme trois pommes » Bonjour de France vous invite à découvrir la signification socioculturelle et historique de nombreuses expressions idiomatiques dites aussi « expressions de la sagesse populaire ». Cette rubrique vous propose différents exercices de choix multiple afin de tester votre compréhension. Une explication simple et illustrée est également à votre disposition. Les textes et exercices peuvent être librement utilisés en cours de français.




N° 8 - 825 Idiomatic Expressions / Advanced level

» Idiomatic expressions: body parts (the language)

An idiom or idiomatic expression is a particular expression in a language that doesn't necessarily have a literal equivalent in other languages.

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N° 12 - 530 Idiomatic Expressions / Advanced level

» French expressions with the word 'hat' (chapeau)

Bonjour de France invites you to learn French idiomatic expressions involving the word "chapeau" (hat).

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N° 5 - 527 Idiomatic Expressions / Advanced level

» Idiomatic expressions with the word 'head' (tête)

An exercise created by Graciela Gerendi. Idiomatic expressions containing the word "head".

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N° 15 - 521 Idiomatic Expressions / Advanced level

» Expressions with the word 'thread'

Exercise brought by Graciela Gerendi. Idiomatic expressions containing the word thread.

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N° 11 - 515 Idiomatic Expressions / Advanced level

» Animals in French

Bonjour de France proposes an exercise of vocabulary, it's fun and easy!!!

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N° 1 - 292 Idiomatic Expressions / Advanced level

» Colours and nuances

French expressions in colors!!! They are great to look really french, it's clear as spring water!

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N° 14 - 285 Idiomatic Expressions / Advanced level

» To have doubts ("Avoir la puce à l'oreille", literally "Having a flea in the ear")

Popular wisdom can be expressed by proverbs, sayings and idiomatic expressions.

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N° 14 - 284 Idiomatic Expressions / Advanced level

» To take food out of people's hands ("Enveler le pain de la bouche", literally "To take the bread out of the mouth")

If you understand everything and if you are capable of expressing yourself perfectly in French Bonjour de France invites you will "take the bread out...

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N° 14 - 283 Idiomatic Expressions / Advanced level

» To be on top of one's game ("Être au sommet de son art", literally "To be at the summit of one's art")

Patrick MOYA "is on top of his game", look at the beautiful illustrations he made for Bonjour de France.

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N° 14 - 282 Idiomatic Expressions / Advanced level

» To have tricks up your sleeve ("Avoir plusieurs cordes à son arc", literally "Having multiple strings to his bow")

To learn a foreign language and to master it you must "have multiple strings to your bow".

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N° 14 - 281 Idiomatic Expressions / Advanced level

» Nitpicking ("Chercher la petite bête", literally "To look for the little beast")

"Don't look for the little beast", yes, there are exercises after this idiom explanation!

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N° 14 - 280 Idiomatic Expressions / Advanced level

» Putting one's shoulder to the wheel ("Mettre la main à la pâte", literally "Putting one's hand to the dough")

It's time to "put one's shoulder to the wheel" if you want to succeed the DELF!

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