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61 French Text Slang and Chat Abbreviations (+PDF)

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Text messaging and online chats are part of our daily lives and  have introduced so many terms into the mainstream. You probably know about LOL, ROFL, IDK and their equivalent in your language.  But what about if you would like to send a message in French? What text slang terms, abbreviations, acronyms, and shortcuts do […]

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77 Romantic French Words and Phrases to Melt Your Lover’s Heart

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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 the impact […]

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69 Essential French Sports Vocabulary ( + Free PDF!)

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Learning French can be so much more fun if you inject your personal passions into it. So if you’re into sports and make it a point to check sports updates everyday, why not try reading them in French? This list of French sports vocabulary will help! Quick Navigation Get the PDFFrench Sports Vocabulary: Names of […]

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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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129 Common French Adjectives [with PDF and MP3]

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Looking for a list of the most common French adjectives? You’ve reached the right place! In this article, we’ll go through 129 of the most common French adjectives which you can use in everyday conversations. You will also be able to download the list in PDF format with sample sentences, get some audio to listen to the […]

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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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How to Say Thank you in French: The Ultimate Guide

Wondering how to say thank you in French? You’re on the right track because in a polite society like France, a simple merci goes a long way. But what about the times when merci just wouldn’t suffice? Here in this article, we’ll take a look at the different ways to say thank you in French. Quick […]

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30 Useful French Essay Phrases

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Are you struggling to write essays in French? In this article, I have shared a list of 30 useful French transition words and phrases that will help you create more sophisticated written arguments for your exam (at school or for DELF exam).  I also offer an extended version of this blog post, (57 French phrases instead […]

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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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200 Most Common French Verbs [+ PDF]

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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.  In this Article: Get the FREE PDF1. Être (to be)2. Avoir (to have)3. Faire (to do)4. Aller […]

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List of 218 Phrasal Verbs translated in French [+ PDF]

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This is the second part about Phrasal Verbs. The first one can be found here.  Just a little reminder that we do not use these little things (over/in) to change the meaning of a verb. But we have a similar concept with “les verbes pronominaux” (Pronominal Verbs) which you can check it out in this […]

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Birthday Traditions in France: How do the French Celebrate Birthdays?

If you grew up in a western country like Europe or North America, you will be pleasantly surprised to know that French birthday traditions are not very different from the ones you are familiar with. A good French birthday celebration involves a party, some cake, blowing candles and presents. However, here are some small differences […]

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