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French Vocabulary: Names of Diseases and Ailments in French

Health and sickness are a normal part of life – most of us just hope not to get sick while on vacation. If you find yourself in France and getting sick, we have the perfect vocabulary for you to communicate with the local doctors to get you back to full health in no time!We’ll explore […]

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French Pick-up Lines that May or May Not Work But are Worth a Try

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Pick-up lines are a dime a dozen and there all kinds of French pick-up lines as well. From the absolute charming to cheesy and quite bold, these pick-up lines may work for you with that lovely French accent of yours.Or you might fail miserably.Whatever the case is, there are all kinds that are worth trying […]

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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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22 Colorful But Fascinating French Insults When You Can’t Help Being Rude

The French belong to an extremely polite society, so there are plenty of ways in which you can unintentionally insult someone. While most of the time everyone goes to great lengths to avoid being offensive, how about those rare instances when you just want to be intentionally rude? Well, there are a lot of French […]

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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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Do You Know Enough French Words to Pass this Quiz?

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Are you confident enough with your knowledge of French words to take this French vocabulary quiz? All you need to do is simply match the words or images 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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French Vocabulary for Vegans and Vegetarians

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French cuisine is all about lots of lusciously meaty dishes. What would you expect from the land that birthed steak tartare, foie gras and hearty meat stews like boeuf bourguignon and cassoulet? But alas, if you have turned away from eating meat and embraced vegetarianism or veganism due to one reason or another, don’t worry, you […]

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36 French words and phrases related to yoga

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Heads up, yoga enthusiasts! If the French language and yoga are two of your favorite things, this article is especially for you. Here are some French words and phrases that you’ll find quite helpful when doing yoga. Whether you’re in a French-speaking destination and wish to join a yoga class or simply trying to incorporate the French […]

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35 French Gay Slang Words You Need to Know

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 No matter where you go, gay lingo will always be colorful, witty, unabashed, and quite delightful. French gay slang is no different. French gay-speak is generally translated from English/American gay slang, and as with its heterosexual counterpart, it is best to know a thing or two about it, whatever your sexuality. A word of caution though, this […]

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