11.01.17 | Bilingualism, Blog

How To Text In French

Remember when you had to click a number on your cellphone keypad three times just to type one letter? Maybe your child isn’t even aware that it was ever so frustrating to text, but they’ve kept the tradition of shortening every. Single. Phrase. ‘I don’t know’ becomes ‘idk’, ‘to be honest’ becomes ‘tbh’, and of course ‘laugh out loud’ becomes the classic ‘lol’.

Texting has become a convenient way of communication, but does your child know how to text in French? Maybe they’ve  made a friend at camp with whom they can keep in touch with through texting… en francais of course!  Here’s a fun list of texting abbreviations and slang to use.

Let us know what you think in the comments below! Has this list helped your child get excited about communicating in French?

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