French idiomatic expressions

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French idiomatic expressions worksheet

Introduce your students to French idiomatic expressions used around the world. This worksheet includes 12 expressions from various Francphone countries. Challenge your students to provide a literal translation, then guess the meaning behind each expression. 

1. Haiti

Piti piti awazo fè nich li.

2. Belgique

At’ n’aise, on a tout le temps.

3. Sénégal

Senegal French Expression

Conduire dans des tablettes de chocolat.

4. Côte D’Ivoire

Avoir son coeur qui est tombé dans son caleçon.

5. France

Avoir le mal du pays.

6. Martinique

Trop presé pa ka fé jou ouvé.

7. La Réunion

La Reunion French expression

Y fait pas la boue avant la pluie.

8. Suisse

French quote switzerland

Y’a pas le feu au lac.

9. Guadeloupe

Chacun sait ce qui cuit dans sa marmite.

10. Canada

Y’a pas d’quoi sauter au plafond.

11. Cameroun

Sauter et caler en l’air.

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