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How are you feeling? How to Express Your Emotions in French

When someone greets you in any language, it’s almost impossible not to follow up with the question about how you’re feeling. It may be a bit awkward if you become silent after someone greets you with “Bonjour,” so it’s best to study up on letting people know how you feel.There are several ways to express […]

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15 Ways to Say “How are you?” In French

There are a number of different ways to ask someone “how are you?” in French. This article will give you 15 different ways to ask, ranging from formal to informal and colloquial expressions. Quick Navigation Comment allez-vous ? (How are you?)Comment ça va ? (How’s it going?)Ça va ? (How’s it going?)Vous allez bien ? […]

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Basic French Vocabulary for Babies and Toddlers: Colors, Shapes, Common Objects

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It never hurts to give a young child a headstart when it comes to learning another language. The earlier children (Les enfants) and babies (Les bébés) start learning any language the easier it is for them to become bilingual, without even really trying.When teaching young children, exposing them to simple, everyday language is a must. […]

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200 True French Cognates (Vrais Amis) to Boost Your French Vocabulary

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If English is your first language, chances are you’ve been using French your entire life. And we’re not talking about common phrases such as déjà vu and au revoir – we’re referring to actual words in both languages with the same spelling and meaning!There are approximately 1,700 French cognates, many of which are identical to […]

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How to Fake a French Accent

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The French accent is a significant way to distinguish between native speakers and those still learning the language. There are ways, however, to fake a French accent so you can fit right in with the locals. The accent is very distinct as compared to other languages – speaking with the accent also helps for improving your […]

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French Silent Letters: A Quick Guide

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Have you ever looked at a word in French after pronouncing it and thought: “that’s a lot of letters for such a short word”? You are not alone. That’s why we need to discuss French silent letters! All French school children must suffer through a dreaded exercise: la dictée as they learn to spell their language […]

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French Vocabulary: Fruits, Vegetables and Grains in French (+ Free PDF)

French Vocabulary List Fruits and Grains

Looking for a list of fruits and veggies in French? This list is for you! You’ll find not only the names of fruits and vegetables in French, you’ll also learn about grains in French. The words will come handy if you’re planning on grocery shopping any time soon! Quick Navigation Get the PDF for Fruits and […]

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40 Essential French Phrases to Master Before You Head Off to France

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Travelling to France soon? Whether you’ll be staying in France for just a few days or for several weeks, you’ll need to brush up on some essential French travel phrases. Trust me—it makes a huge difference on how much you’re going to enjoy your trip Quick Navigation Before anything elseEssential French Travel PhrasesConclusionPin this! Before […]

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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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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 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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