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10 Myths About French Women

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 [symple_highlight color=”green”]Reading time: 5 minutes[/symple_highlight] It would seem as though the rest of the world is deeply fascinated with French women. Think: ageless beauty glamorously wrapped in haute couture,  exuding an alluring sophistication and je ne sais quoi while drawling seductively in rich melodious tones. What’s not to be fascinated about? There are a lot of myths […]

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19 Awesome Conversation Starters About France

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 [symple_highlight color=”green”]Reading time: 3 minutes[/symple_highlight] What’s worse than being stuck in a conversation where you simply couldn’t rack your brains hard enough to come up with something brilliant to break the ice? Well, that’s right: nothing. Nothing could be more awkward or nerve-racking than just sitting there looking like an idiot. The longer the silence, the sweatier your […]

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French Demonstrative Adjectives and Pronouns

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French Demonstratives Adjectives Pronouns: The complete lesson[symple_highlight color=”green”]Reading time: 4 minutes[/symple_highlight] [symple_highlight color=”green”]Difficulty: Beginner-Intermediate[/symple_highlight] “Demonstratif” may sound like such an overbearing and intimidating lesson, but trust me, this is among the easy ones. This lesson comes in two parts:  the first part will cover demonstrative adjectives while the second part will talk about demonstrative pronouns.PART 1. DEMONSTRATIVE […]

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French Grammar Lesson: The Imperfect Tense

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In case you’re racking your brain trying to recall your lessons in imperfect tense in English, chances are, you won’t remember it. Why? Because the imperfect tense is only common in the romance languages such as Latin, French, Italian, Romanian, Spanish, and Portuguese. Quick Navigation English vs FrenchWhen and How to Use the Imperfect TenseHow […]

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45 Things You Need to Know About French Taboos

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[symple_highlight color=”green”]Reading time: 6 minutes[/symple_highlight]FAUX PAS (fo-pa): noun. A social blunder, indiscretion, or tactless act that violates social norms, customs, or etiquette. Literally means “false step” in French.  Just reading the definition is enough to make you feel embarrassed to the core, am I right? How much more if you’re the one stuck in an actual […]

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French Comparatives and Superlatives

 [symple_highlight color=”green”]Reading time: 5 minutes[/symple_highlight] [symple_highlight color=”green”]Difficulty: Beginner/ Intermediate [/symple_highlight] Comparing people, objects or actions is not only useful in conversations, it could be fun too! Like, how will you say this without the help of comparatives and superlatives? ”I am more good-looking than my co-workers. In fact, I’m the most good-looking person in our workplace!” That’s right. […]

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48 Handy Slang Terms for A Night Out in France

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 Planning to go out and paint a French town red? Don’t get left in the gutter. Get down and dirty the French way! Here are some French slang words to help you describe people (the lovely French ladies and the ooh-la-la Frenchmen) and places in French. Quick Navigation French Slang to Describe PeopleFrench Slang to […]

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French Vocabulary: Life and Death

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[symple_highlight color=”green”]Reading time: 2 minutes [/symple_highlight] [symple_highlight color=”green”]Difficulty: Beginner – Intermediate [/symple_highlight] The words in this list are all about the different stages of life and living, words and phrases about the different aspects of death, and all the other useful vocabulary in relation to this topic. You can also get a copy of this vocabulary list in PDF format.  Continue […]

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Learn French: Your 21-Day Guide on How to Make Listening a Habit

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 [symple_highlight color=”green”]Reading time:   3 minutes[/symple_highlight] In case you missed our previous article about how to practice listening in French, I suggest you take a quick peek at it (spoiler alert: it’s awesome!) In the article, I gave you a bunch of useful tips and tricks on how to learn the language through listening. So go ahead […]

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French Vocabulary: Health and Hygiene

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[symple_highlight color=”green”]Reading time: 2 minutes[/symple_highlight] [symple_highlight color=”green”]Difficulty: Beginner – Intermediate[/symple_highlight] Hygiene plays a huge part in caring for oneself. This list contains French words and expressions which are used in relation to health and hygiene. You can use these to ask for services from salons and spas, but you can also simply add these terms to your expanding French […]

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How To Practice Listening in French

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 Learning a new language and becoming fluent in it is quite difficult to do, but the right approach and an eagerness to learn, it can be done in as quickly as a year or even in six short months! But how does one get there? My answer: practice listening in French as much as you […]

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French Vocabulary: Occupations et professions (Occupations and professions)

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Learn to say in French all sorts of professions and occupations from the differenttypes of field. Here is a list of words that you can add to your French vocabulary.

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