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French Marketing Vocabulary: 30 Words Every Marketer Should Know

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Are you learning French while working or doing business in a French-speaking area? If so, you will find this list of 30 essential French marketing vocabulary quite useful.  Quick Navigation Get the PDFEssential French Marketing WordsSee alsoPin this! Get the PDFI also offer an extended version of this blog post, (55 French words instead of only […]

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French Vocabulary: Character and Personality

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Looking for French character and personality vocabulary? This article has it and more. Every individual has a unique personality. If you’re eager to describe someone’s personality and character using French, here are some words that you need to beef up your vocabulary. Quick Navigation French Personality and Character VocabularyPin this!ExamplesSample DialogueConclusionRelated articlesa complete step-by-step method  […]

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A Quick and Easy Guide to French Conjunctions

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Want to brush up on French conjunctions and looking for an easy way to do it? This little guide will help! Quick Navigation So, what exactly is a conjunction?French Coordinating ConjunctionsFrench Subordinating Conjunctionsa complete step-by-step method  to learn french for all levelsQuick recap So, what exactly is a conjunction?Of course you know social media and […]

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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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Pardon My French! 20 French Curse Words that are NSFW

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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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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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French Subjunctive: 5 Things You Need to Know

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French subjunctive? What is it?? I can almost see the question marks hovering around your head right now. But no worries, this article will strive to replace those question marks with a huge light bulb that will make you go… To make things  a lot easier for you, I have listed down five things that you […]

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6 Excellent French Newspapers for All Levels

In previous articles, I wrote about how reading is a great way to expand your vocabulary and learn better sentence structures. Reading French newspapers in particular not only helps with your reading comprehension skills, but it also keeps you up to date with what’s happening in French society. Here in this short article, let’s take a […]

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Can You Pick the Correct Words in This Confusing French Word Pairs Quiz?

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Confusing French Pairs Test

Are you ready to take the challenge and take this confusing French word pairs quiz? Come on, give it a try! Difficulty level: Intermediate to Advanced

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Witty French Puns to Take Your French to the Next Level

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 As Alfred Hitchcock once said, « puns are the highest form of literature ». In French, this witty play on words is called “calembour” and it takes a certain level of expertise in the language to be able to pull it off. Calembours make use of homophony (words that sound the same) to inject humour into […]

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[QUIZ] Can you guess what these goat-related French expressions mean?

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It’s funny how French idiomatic expressions and metaphors resemble a menagerie. Or an animal farm perhaps. There are expressions about dogs, cats, bears, pigs, horses, oxen, foxes, elephants, and just about all your favorite animals. But today we’ll talk about expressions that involve goats and we’ll test just how many of these expressions you know. […]

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