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Let’s Hit the Road! 35 French Words Related to Bus and Transport

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Buses are a convenient way to travel and they’ll get you comfortably wherever you need to be. If you’re travelling in France and need to brush up on transportation-related words, or if you’re learning vocabulary by theme, here is a list of French words related to taking the bus. Travelling to France? You’ll need this […]

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Only Serious French Learners Can Pass This Idioms Quiz

Are you serious enough with your French lessons to pass this idioms test? Don’t forget to share your results!

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Can You Pass this French Vocabulary Quiz?

Are you confident enough with your French vocabulary to take this quiz? Simply match the words to its correct meaning.  Note: The words are very randomly picked from various themes and different levels. No peeking in any dictionary and hands off Google translate, okay?

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When to Use Face, Visage or Figure in French?(Q&A)

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Bonjour tout le monde ! If you are one of the close to 20,000 subscribers of my weekly newsletter, you’d know that I answer questions from readers every week. The questions could be anything from language, travel, culture, and anything about France. I know that some of the questions are also on the minds of […]

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Witty French Puns to Take Your French to the Next Level

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 […]

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100 French Phone Vocabulary and Phrases to Handle Calls Like a Pro

Dring, dring !   Your phone is ringing! How do you answer it while speaking French? Or better yet, how do you make phone calls in straight French? Sounds scary? Nah, piece of cake for you, I’m sure. Especially if you have a cheat sheet like this one I’m sharing with you. Here in this […]

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25 Funny French Onomatopoeia that will make you LOL

Before we dive into today’s lesson, let me address the elephant in the room. Some are probably asking: Onomato-WHAT? OK, it does sound like a big scary word. But onomatopoeia is a figure of speech that mimics the sound of an item it describes. It is the “written sound”. In French it is called une […]

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120 French Words and Phrases for Cars, Driving, and Car Rentals

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If you’re looking for a list of French words and phrases related to cars and driving, this blog post is perfect for you. Here, I’ve listed down useful terms about: Cars and other vehicles General transportation terms Car parts Driving words and phrases Words and phrases for car rentals So whether you need to study […]

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45 French Words & Phrases for a Spook-tacular Halloween

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Halloween is here! You probably know already that the French don’t really celebrate Halloween the way other countries like the United States do. But that shouldn’t stop us from learning all about words and phrases related to Halloween, right? So, here’s your list of vocabulary which is just perfect for this time of the year. […]

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10 Confusing French Word Pairs

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The French Language: sophisticated, elegant…difficult!   Confusing pair words are something you’ll have to conquer if you want to speak like a true Frenchie.  We’re here to help;  whether it be homophones or synonyms, we’ve broken everything down to make your learning easy peasy. 1 . À Vs De: They may be among the smallest […]

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French Train Station Vocabulary

Whether you are travelling to France soon or not, it’s always a good idea to stock up your French vocabulary with words and phrases related to trains and train stations. Today, our topic is all about that. Trains are a great way to travel all over France. It’s comfortable and convenient, plus you get treated […]

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