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French subjunctive phrases: List of words and expressions

french subjunctives phrases list of words

 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 make […]

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200 Most Common French Verbs [+ PDF]


Are you ready to widen your French vocabulary with the most common French verbs? Check out this list of 200 common French verbs with their corresponding English translation. You can bookmark this handy guide or print the PDF copy for easy reference. No need to memorize everything though, if you don’t want to. With enough exposure […]

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77 French Words and Phrases to Learn This Summer

The sun is shining brightly, the sky is blue, and everyone is in high spirits! Ahhh, summer is here! What better time to learn French words and phrases related to summer? Here in this article, let’s learn and review French vocabulary about the summer. The vocabulary list is divided into different parts which you can quickly […]

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14 French Expressions to Practice Today (with videos)

14 French Expressions to Practice Today

In any language, idioms are often a source of confusion and frustration for newbie learners. French is no different. But these little expressions are very useful to learn because they not only add spice to your conversations, they also help you sound more natural and closer to sounding like a native.  The French have a […]

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French Words and Phrases Related to Time and Duration

French Vocabulary and Expressions 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 Make Your French Sound More Interesting

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

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Do You Know Enough French Words to Pass this Quiz?

French Vocabulary Quiz

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 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

most tricky french false cognate

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 LuxuriousThis twin words look so similar that surely they can’t be unrelated, right? Wrong. In fact, the meanings […]

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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


 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 stabs […]

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