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French Words and Phrases Related to Time and Duration

Let’s talk about TIME. There is a huge list of words and topics about time but today, we’ll be narrowing it down and only talk about French words and phrases related to time. If you are looking for a lesson on how to tell time in French, it’s another topic for another day. But you […]

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120 Common French Adverbs to Add to Your Vocabulary

Common French Adverbs

Adverbs play a vital role in sentences. It modifies verbs and adjectives and adds the necessary detail to help you fully understand a certain conversation point.If you need a bit more of background on French adverbs, head over to this Simple Guide to French Adverbs to review what adverbs are, the different types, how they are formed, […]

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The Ultimate Guide For Intermediate Level French Learners

Guide for Intermediate Level

Have you just made the jump to intermediate level French? Or are you stuck on the intermediate level for quite some time with no immediate signs of moving on to the next level?Regardless of which one you are, read up because this guide is especially created for you. Quick Navigation I. What is expected of […]

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Can You Pass this French Vocabulary Quiz?

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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French Train Station Vocabulary

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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12 Tricky French False Cognates: Part 3

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Don’t let these sneaky twin words trip you up! Get to know more confusing French and English false cognates in this article. The 1st part is here and you can check the 2nd part here. 1 . Luxurieux and Luxurious This twin words look so similar that surely they can’t be unrelated, right? Wrong. In fact, […]

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French for Chocolate Lovers: Useful Words and Tips

French for Chocolate Lovers

Are you a chocolate fanatic who may or may not have a plan to explore France’s chocolate scene soon? Whether you simply want to learn everything about chocolates or you’re planning to trudge to French-speaking parts to sample some delicious chocolat, here is a list of chocolate-related vocabulary to help you out. Also, don’t leave […]

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12 Tricky French False Cognates: Part 1

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Faux amis. False friends. The name itself conjures bad images. Like false friends, faux amis or false cognates are not to be trusted—they will trip you up when you’re not careful. But what are tricky french false cognates? To the uninitiated, these are French words that look exactly the same–or quite similar–to English words. But it […]

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12 Tricky French False Cognates: Part 2

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In a previous article, we’ve talked about twelve tricky french false cognates that invite a serious blunder from unsuspecting victims. You can check that out here.  Now, let’s learn 12 more French and English words that look or sound the same, but have vastly different meanings.    1. Coin (French) and Coin (English) Coin in […]

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How to Pronounce Difficult Words in French: Part 4

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This is the fourth and final list of the most tricky French words to pronounce. We asked our Facebook followers what they think is the French word that trips them up every time, and we were able to round up a list of 120 words which were broken down into a series of four articles. […]

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30 French Words that Learners Have Trouble Pronouncing

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French pronunciation can be a total pain sometimes. When I asked the people over at the Talk in French page on Facebook what the French words they simply couldn’t pronounce, I received a whole truckload of answers. As Elizabeth described it on her comment, “It’s easier to list the ones I can pronounce.” I totally […]

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How to Pronounce Difficult Words in French: Part 2

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Welcome to the second part of this series of articles about the most difficult French words to pronounce. We asked the Talk in French community what are the French words that they are having a hard time saying… And here are the results. If you haven’t seen it yet, there is also a part 1 […]

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