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Introduction to the DELF/DALF

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  While most French language learners are contented with studying just the very basics, there are those high-aiming ones who prefer to go all the way and get a certification of their proficiency. If you happen to be one of these far-sighted and high-reaching individuals, let us give you a hearty pat on the back as we […]

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Learning the French Passive Voice

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   Learning how to speak in another language is not easy. But if you already have a working knowledge about English grammar, it will tend to be so much easier, believe me. Take for example our topic on this article: the passive voice. Are you still familiar with how it works? If not, then here is a […]

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How to Create a Learning Habit to Learn French

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We all have come across books and articles that tell us in so many words how to make a habit stick. The question is, were you motivated enough to learn the habit that will make you learn a new habit? (confusing, huh. But I swear I’m making sense here.) Here in this article, we will try […]

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A Guide to French Food Habits

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Heaven is where: The French are the chefs, The Italians are the lovers, The British are the police, The Germans are the mechanics, And the Swiss make everything run on time. You have probably heard this description of heaven before. French chefs are renowned all over the world for creating the best kinds of gourmet food […]

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French Past Tense: Everything You Need to Know

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The Complete and Simple Guide to French Past Tense  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 […]

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33 French Vocabulary to Express “Attitudes” (Les Attitudes)

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   Grow your French vocabulary by studying the words on feelings, thoughts, mindsets, manners and attitudes. The sooner you start, the better. An awesome goal is to pick up a couple of nouns and adjectives each day and review in 30 days. Start slow and gradually increase the number of words per day. People’s attitudes depend […]

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[NSFW] French vocab: Love/ SEX

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    How do you get attention from a Frenchman or Frenchwoman? By learning the language of love in French of course! What is the use of going to a nightclub in France when you don’t know the basic pick up lines? Or what text message can you send to your French girlfriend to tell her you are […]

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French Vocabulary Not Learned In School: Slang Greetings

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   A cool fact!  French is the national language of the United Nations and is the second most commonly taught foreign language, after English. When studying to be fluent in French, master these common greetings to shape your conversational proficiencies. Almost everybody who speaks French uses the subsequent list of vocabularies: These jargons are so very […]

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French Tenses Made Easy: Express Past, Present and Future Without Using the Actual Tenses

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 Most grammar books will tell you that the way to learn tenses in French is to go through all the motions, the full “process” and the boring nitty-gritty.But as most native French speakers would agree, there is an express path or a quick shortcut in expressing French tenses, and this is to use some verbs […]

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French Conditional Mood (Le Conditionnel): How does it work?

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 Let’s talk about le conditionnel.What is it and how does it work?  Whether you are particularly aware of it or not, we often use the conditionals in our daily speech. The conditionals are both used the same way in English, as well as in French. But first, what exactly is it?  In English we simply use the modal […]

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Expressions to Use When Complaining in French

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  Even if you are just going to France for a few days, it is advisable to learn some expressions on complaining, getting mad, and a few idioms that the French locals commonly use when talking to their friends. France is also about art and you should know there is an art to expressing your feelings. Hey, […]

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French vocabulary: Family/ friends

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   When do you use “la” and “le” in describing family and friends? It may be confusing at first but it really is as simple as ABC. “La” is used when the subject is female and “le” is used when the subject is male. The hip hop American slang “boo” was actually coined from the French […]

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