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French Cheat Sheet: Basic French Questions and Answers

Need a quick cheat sheet to ask or answer questions in French? This handy list of basic survival French questions and answers is here to help!  From greetings to asking for help, and their possible answers, you’ll never get lost in simple French conversations again!  Feel free to jump to the different sections I. The […]

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The French Verb Être: All You Need to Know

One of the most important French verbs you could learn is the verb être. This highly used irregular verb which means “to be” 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 you need […]

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Can You Ace this Beginner Level French Vocabulary Quiz?

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French Vocabulary Quiz for Beginners

Are you familiar with beginner French vocabulary? Then this short quiz should be so easy! Give it a try and share your score!

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French Pronunciation: The Ultimate Guide (with Videos and MP3)

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French Pronunciation Beginners Guide

How to pronounce French the right way   There’s that charming sound to the spoken French language that everyone finds utterly delightful. How the words seem to melt together to form pleasant sounds and flowing melodic tones can be both enchanting and intimidating at the same time. Enchanting enough for non-French people to strive to […]

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How to Make Polite Requests in French Using ‘Je Voudrais’

Making Polite Requests in French

One of the most useful French phrases that beginners and travelers should learn is “je voudrais…”. This little phrase can be used when you’re out in restaurants ordering food or drinks, or in everyday conversations when you need to to ask for something or make a little polite request.  In this lesson, you’ll learn how […]

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Can You Pass this Beginner-Level Reading Comprehension Quiz?

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French Reading Comprehension Quiz for Beginners

Is your reading comprehension in French good enough to pass this beginner-level quiz? Give it a try! Don’t forget to share your results with your friends!

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

French Travel Phrases for Tourists

Travelling to France soon? Sounds great! France continues to be high up on a lot of people’s list of places to visit, and I’m thrilled that you’re planning a trip. 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 travel phrases. […]

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How to Start Learning French: The Ultimate Guide to Beginner French

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Looking for tips and resources on how to start learning beginner French? There are a lot of possible reasons why anyone would want to learn French. Is it your lifelong dream to speak French? Are you travelling or moving to France soon (or other French-speaking countries)? Do you want to expand your horizons by immersing in […]

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Q&A: How to Improve French Pronunciation and Sentences?

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Hey there, how’s it going? In my newsletter every week, I answer questions sent by readers like you. Since most of the questions I get are quite helpful, I’m sharing them here as well. I want to help more French learners who might be facing the same issues. Today, I’ll be sharing this question from Valerie. […]

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At The Supermarket: 112 Useful French Vocabulary for Grocery­ Shopping

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Buying stuff at the store is a necessary part of living, regardless of whether you find it a mundane task you’re too lazy to do or you actually enjoy it. When you’re in a French-speaking country, it’s incredibly important to know the French words for items you need to grab at the store, as well […]

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20 Famous French Attractions and How to Pronounce Them

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Let’s face it. French monuments and tourist spots are about as hard to say as they are beautiful. They invite enough faux pas to make Lady Marianne cringe or the nearest hipster Parisian to laugh quietly behind his beard. I normally don’t share pronunciations in social media because I would rather have French learners get […]

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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 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 like […]

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