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How to Read and Understand a French Menu

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How to Decode a French Menu

Whether you’re dining in France or in some fancy French restaurant elsewhere, going face-to-face with a French menu is enough to make you rack your brains for all the French you know. But don’t fret! This article will brush those cobwebs away and help you read a French menu with ease. Quick Navigation I. The Different […]

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The Complete Guide to Teach Kids French at Home

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French for Kids

Wondering how to teach your kids French at home? Or maybe learn French along with your child? Sounds like a great plan and I’m here to help!  Whether you want your child to reconnect with French roots or simply to raise him/her as bilingual, this article will help you reach that goal. Feel Free to Jump […]

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14 French Expressions to Practice Today (with videos)

14 French Expressions to Practice Today

In any language, idioms are often a source of confusion and frustration for newbie learners. French is no different. But these little expressions are very useful to learn because they not only add spice to your conversations, they also help you sound more natural and closer to sounding like a native.  The French have a […]

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How to Make Polite Requests in French Using ‘Je Voudrais’

Making Polite Requests in French

One of the most useful French phrases that beginners and travelers should learn is “je voudrais…”. This little phrase can be used when you’re out in restaurants ordering food or drinks, or in everyday conversations when you need to to ask for something or make a little polite request.  In this lesson, you’ll learn how […]

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Can You Pass this Beginner-Level Reading Comprehension Quiz?

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French Reading Comprehension Quiz for Beginners

Is your reading comprehension in French good enough to pass this beginner-level quiz? Give it a try! Don’t forget to share your results with your friends!

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French Words and Phrases Related to Time and Duration

French Vocabulary and Expressions Related to Time and Duration

Let’s talk about TIME. There is a huge list of words and topics about time but today, we’ll be narrowing it down and only talk about French words and phrases related to time. If you are looking for a lesson on how to tell time in French, it’s another topic for another day. But you […]

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5 Popular French Christmas Carols to Bring you Holiday Cheer

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French Christmas Carols

Christmas season is here again; the happiest time of the year, or so the song says. If you are learning French and want to get into the holiday spirit, what better way to do it than to listen to traditional French Christmas carols? Here on this article, I’ve listed down five of the most catchy carols […]

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What Should A Francophile Like You get for Yourself this Christmas?

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What Should You Get Yourself for Christmas

Are you a Francophile who is running low on ideas for a gift to yourself this Christmas? No worries, this quiz will determine what you should get for the no. 1 in person in your life–YOU!

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Q&A: The French and Their Baguette

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The French and their Baguette

Bonjour ! Each week on the newsletter, I answer a question sent to me by readers of this website. If you haven’t subscribed to the newsletter yet, please do! You’ll find a lot of really interesting content upon sign up and also every Sunday when I send the weekly newsletter.Here I’m sharing with you one […]

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What French Movie Should You Watch Next? (Part 3/3)

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French Movie Recommendation Quiz

Are you a fan of musicals and comedy films? If you’re looking for recommendations on what to watch next, then this quiz is great for you! By taking this super short quiz and answering two to three questions only, you’ll be able to receive a recommendation for a must-watch French film! If you’re the type who prefers […]

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Q&A: Any Tips For Travelling to France with Small Children?

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Traveling with Kids in Paris

Bonjour !If you are subscribed to my weekly newsletter, among the contents I send every Sunday is my answer to questions sent by readers.If you haven’t subscribed to the newsletter yet, check out the signup form at the bottom of this article and you’ll even get some freebies as soon as you signup.Some of the […]

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120 Common French Adverbs to Add to Your Vocabulary

Common French Adverbs

Adverbs play a vital role in sentences. It modifies verbs and adjectives and adds the necessary detail to help you fully understand a certain conversation point.If you need a bit more of background on French adverbs, head over to this Simple Guide to French Adverbs to review what adverbs are, the different types, how they are formed, […]

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