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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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French Subjunctive Phrases: List of Words and Expressions

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Looking to make some phrases using the French subjunctive? The list below might be useful for you. In a previous article, we have talked more lengthily about the French subjunctive. If you want to check that out, go here. The list on this article would serve as additional resources for you to appreciate the topic better, and […]

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How to Say Thank you in French: The Ultimate Guide

Wondering how to say thank you in French? You’re on the right track because in a polite society like France, a simple merci goes a long way. But what about the times when merci just wouldn’t suffice? Here in this article, we’ll take a look at the different ways to say thank you in French. Quick […]

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How to Write a Letter in French: A Simple Guide

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Writing letters can be stressful to a lot of people…. and even more so when you have to do it in French! Today we will make writing letters in French a lot easier with this simple guide on how to write a letter in French.  In this lesson, you’ll learn the words, phrases, and expressions for […]

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How to Ace a Job Interview in French

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No matter how many you have gone through before, a job interview is always intimidating. It is even more so when you must conduct that interview in a language different than your mother tongue—like a job interview in French, for instance. Have no fear! These tips will help you get ready for your meeting and put […]

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5 Popular French Nursery Rhymes with English Translation

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If you’re planning to teach your kids French and raise bilingual children, French nursery rhymes can be one good way to expose them to the language. Here in this article, you’ll find five popular French nursery rhymes with a video, a copy of its lyrics in French, followed by the English translation.A quick warning though–some of […]

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30 Useful French Essay Phrases

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Are you struggling to write essays in French? In this article, I have shared a list of 30 useful French transition words and phrases that will help you create more sophisticated written arguments for your exam (at school or for DELF exam). I also offer an extended version of this blog post, (57 French phrases instead […]

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Pardon My French! 20 Totally NSFW French Swear Words

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Every language has its own share of bad words and French is no different. Today, we’ll be taking a look at some of the commonly used French curse words (les gros mots)—and no, it’s not just “merde”! There’s plenty more French swear words where that came from. Quick Navigation 1. Merde – shit2. Zut alors […]

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200 Most Common French Verbs [+ PDF]

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Are you ready to widen your French vocabulary with the most common French verbs? Check out this list of 200 common French verbs with their corresponding English translation. You can bookmark this handy guide or print the PDF copy for easy reference.  In this Article: Get the FREE PDF1. Être (to be)2. Avoir (to have)3. Faire (to do)4. Aller […]

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List of 218 Phrasal Verbs translated in French [+ PDF]

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This is the second part about Phrasal Verbs. The first one can be found here.  Just a little reminder that we do not use these little things (over/in) to change the meaning of a verb. But we have a similar concept with “les verbes pronominaux” (Pronominal Verbs) which you can check it out in this […]

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5 Lovely French Poems with English Translations

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 The French language is beautiful, but when strung together to paint lovely pictures and create lyrical melodies in French poems, it becomes even more so.  This is why the French have always been immensely proud of its poésie (poetry), and the enduring works of great masters such as Victor Hugo, Pierre de Ronsard, Alphonse de Lamartine, […]

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