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Useful French Greetings for All Occasions

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Want to greet your French friends or offer well wishes during special occasions but don’t know how to say it in French? This article will teach you exactly what French greetings to say or write during the most important events. Whether it’s a festive event like a birthday, anniversary, wedding, promotion, or holidays—or an unfortunate situation […]

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61 French Text Slang and Chat Abbreviations (+PDF)

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Text messaging and online chats are part of our daily lives and  have introduced so many terms into the mainstream. You probably know about LOL, ROFL, IDK and their equivalent in your language.  But what about if you would like to send a message in French? What text slang terms, abbreviations, acronyms, and shortcuts do […]

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77 Romantic French Words and Phrases to Melt Your Lover’s Heart

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French is often considered as the language of love and romance.The melodious flow of the language is enough to melt hearts everywhere… And even the most innocuous French words can knock ladies off their feet!This is totally an exaggeration, of course, but if that’s what innocent French words can do, can you imagine the impact […]

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All About Bastille Day: History, Traditions, and Vocabulary

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As you may already know, the 14th of July is France’s national holiday. However, the French may be very surprised if you wish them a happy Bastille Day as it is locally known as “La Fête Nationale” or more simply, “le quatorze juillet” (the fourteenth of July).  It is a bank holiday, and as it […]

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10 Best French Documentary Films of All Time

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Documentary films have long been popular in France. Since the first movies shot by the Lumière brothers, like Sortie de l’usine Lumière à Lyon (1895), there has been a steady stream of high-quality French documentaries.  If you are ready to deepen your knowledge of the French language and your favorite subject, we gathered a list of […]

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69 Essential French Sports Vocabulary ( + Free PDF!)

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Learning French can be so much more fun if you inject your personal passions into it. So if you’re into sports and make it a point to check sports updates everyday, why not try reading them in French? This list of French sports vocabulary will help! Quick Navigation Get the PDFFrench Sports Vocabulary: Names of […]

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22 Colorful But Fascinating French Insults When You Can’t Help Being Rude

The French belong to an extremely polite society, so there are plenty of ways in which you can unintentionally insult someone. While most of the time everyone goes to great lengths to avoid being offensive, how about those rare instances when you just want to be intentionally rude? Well, there are a lot of French […]

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French Weddings: Everything You Need to Know About Wedding Celebrations in France

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A wedding is always a joyful occasion. However, it can also be intimidating if you are not very familiar with the culture. After all, you don’t want to commit a faux-pas in front of all of your friends and their family! Although French weddings may seem familiar in some respect, some of the customs may […]

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129 Common French Adjectives [with PDF and MP3]

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Looking for a list of the most common French adjectives? You’ve reached the right place! In this article, we’ll go through 129 of the most common French adjectives which you can use in everyday conversations. You will also be able to download the list in PDF format with sample sentences, get some audio to listen to the […]

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French Relative Pronouns: All You Need to Know About Pronoms Relatifs

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In this lesson, we’ll talk about French relative pronouns or pronoms relatifs. Quick Navigation A Review of Relative Pronouns in EnglishFrench Relative Pronouns1. qui and que 2. lequel3. dont4. oùQuick Recap on French Relative Pronouns A Review of Relative Pronouns in EnglishAre you still familiar with relative pronouns in English? If you can no longer recall […]

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French Past Tense: Everything You Need to Know

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French Past Tense could be a mind-numbing learning task. But when approached with an open mind and willingness to learn, you should be able to grasp it quite easily. It helps a lot though if you have brushed up on your English grammar. Knowing the tenses in your own language is the key to easily grasping […]

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French Verb Être: Conjugation and Usage (+ FREE MP3)

The French verb être is one of the most important verbs you could learn in French. Être means “to be” and this highly irregular French verb can be found everywhere–in simple daily conversations, idiomatic expressions, written language, and elsewhere–making it a must-learn for anyone who is starting to learn French. Here in this article, you’ll learn everything […]

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