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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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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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80 French Terms of Endearment to Call your Loved Ones

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Looking for something else to call your loved ones beside the usual nicknames like sweetie, honey, darling or sweetheart? Then perhaps we can interest you with their French counterparts. Not only are French words considered by many to be the epitome of romance, it will also help you level up your game and steer you […]

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77 Romantic French Words and Phrases

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French is often considered as the language of love and romance. The melodious flow of the language is enough to melt hearts everywhere… And even the most innocuous French words can knock ladies off their feet! This is totally an exaggeration, of course, but if that’s what innocent French words can do, can you imagine […]

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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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Basic French Greetings (Complete Lesson with MP3!)

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One of the very first things you need to know when learning a new language is the basic greetings. How do you say hello and introduce yourself in French? In this article which originally appeared as the first lesson in the new book My French Routine Volume 1, we will learn all about the basic […]

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54 Useful French Vocabulary and Expressions for the Holiday Season

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Christmas is here! Before you head off to do Christmasy activities, here is a list of the most useful vocabulary and expressions related to the holidays. Learn the French words and phrases for common Christmas topics and use it to spruce up your French conversations this season. If you need more details about how Christmas […]

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44 Useful French Words to Express Different Chores

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Aargh, doing the chores, a tedious activity in general; though I do enjoy doing the dishes as it lets my mind wander freely. Surprisingly, this is one of the most requested topics by French learners, even though it’s not something I particularly love to talk about with my friends! But of course, we still need […]

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146 Useful (and Sometimes Clever) French Words for Social Media Users

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The French language seems to be having a hard time keeping up with all the new English technology-related terms.  Thankfully we have the “office québécois de la langue française“(OQFL). Its core objective: to “Frenchify” English jargon and terminology. Sometimes their translation actually comes across as more accurate than the original English term and conveys the real […]

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50 Common French Phrases Every French Learner Should Know

Sometimes, it is great to memorize some phrases that might come handy when talking with a French native-speaker. So, here I will share 50 common phrases in French, which I am sure you will find useful. If you want to learn even more, you can also check out 2 of my e-books: the French Phrasebook (useful for […]

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French Vocabulary List: Fruits and Grains

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Go grab some fruits and hit two birds with one stone because today’s lesson is all about fruits and vegetables. While munching on some apples, make your time count learning a new set of French words at the same time. You’ll see that eating and learning make a good combo if you want to remember […]

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French Vocabulary: PETS AND ANIMALS

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  You may have had a pet at one point in your life or you may even have one now. Either way, it makes perfect sense going through today’s lesson on French vocabulary—all about pets and animals. Le chien, after all, will forever be man’s best friend. And wouldn’t it be nice to call your […]

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