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111 Essential French Phrases for the Classroom

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I know that many of you here at Talk in French teach the language for a living. I recently received an email from a future French teacher asking me if I can share some classroom-related vocabulary. At Talk in French, we always like to lend a helping hand, so here it is, I am sharing […]

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30 Essential work-related Words in French

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You may have the chance to work in a French-speaking environment, or perhaps it might simply come in handy for your present job. This small list won’t make you fluent in business French but it will provide you with a useful grounding in French workplace communication. If you want to learn even more, why don’t […]

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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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30 Common French Expressions Used in Newspapers

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If, for whatever reason, you happen to read French newspapers, you may sometimes come across words or expressions that might sound weird to you. The vocabulary below will help you to better understand French articles. If you want yet more, I have prepared a nice little bonus for you. You can access an extended version […]

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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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A Handy List of Essential Marketing Words in French

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I know some of the readers of Talk in French study business in France while some are working or doing business in a French-speaking area. So I am sharing 30 essential marketing words in French, which I am sure you will find useful. If you want to learn even more words, you can also check out one […]

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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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French Vocabulary: Office and Computing

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Hate Math? Don’t worry. We’re not doing any kind of computing here. Instead we’ll learn some vocabulary related to the office where all the computing is done. No need to get your hands dirty with complicated numbers. You don’t even need to work in an office to get the hang of things. Just learn the phrases and words […]

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French Vocabulary: Post and Telecommunications

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Imagine a world without iPhones, Blackberrys, email, calls or even snail mails. We might never survive. Because then how will we communicate? In today’s modern age, telecommunication is no longer an option but a need. Almost everyone has a cellphone unless you’re still living under a rock. So you’d better keep reading because today, you’ll learn all about […]

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French vocabulary: Crime, Law and Justice

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Let’s talk about law and justice. Whether your exposure to the world of crime is limited to suspense television shows and action books, or you’re the more hands-on, living-on-the-edge type (oh, you little rebel!), law talk always appears every now and then. And of course, big words like this need to be interpreted perfectly, otherwise, […]

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French Vocabulary Not Learned in School: Work and Status

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Everyone’s gotta work to earn some dough, right? That is, unless you’re the rolling-in-m0ney kind of filthy rich. Good for you then. But for this list of vocabulary, we take a look at the words, phrases, and slang on everything job related. Because hey, earning some moolah will never go passé. Plus, you’re sure to […]

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