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25 Funny French Onomatopoeia that will make you LOL

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Quick Navigation: What’s in this article?  Onomato-WHAT?French Onomatopoeia for Human sounds1. Sleeping sound in French2.Sound of baby’s cry in French3. Expression of pain in French4. Sound of drinking water in French5. Sneezing sound in French6. Sound of a beating heart in French7. Quiet sound in French8. Sound of disgust in French9. Eating sound in French10. […]

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120 French Words and Phrases for Cars, Driving, and Car Rentals

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If you’re looking for a list of French words and phrases related to cars and driving, this blog post is perfect for you. Here, I’ve listed down useful terms about: Cars and other vehicles General transportation terms Car parts Driving words and phrases Words and phrases for car rentals So whether you need to study […]

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45 French Words & Phrases for a Spook-tacular Halloween

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Halloween is here! You probably know already that the French don’t really celebrate Halloween the way other countries like the United States do. But that shouldn’t stop us from learning all about words and phrases related to Halloween, right? So, here’s your list of vocabulary which is just perfect for this time of the year. […]

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10 Confusing French Word Pairs

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The French Language: sophisticated, elegant…difficult!  Confusing French word pairs are something you’ll have to conquer if you want to speak like a true Frenchie.   We’re here to help!   Whether it be homophones or synonyms, we’ve broken everything down to make your learning easy peasy. Quick Navigation 1 . À Vs De2. Amener, Apporter and Emporter/ […]

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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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French Teen Slang: Speak French like a Cool Kid

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Kids–teens, pre-teens, and even those in their early twenties—often talk to their friends using a different set of trendy slang words. In the US, this includes “bae”, “dope” (it means good, not the drugs), “YOLO” (not sure if this is still a thing), “swag”, “turnt”, and so on. It’s the same thing in France. The […]

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Six Popular French Sayings and Their Origins

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Ever wonder where they come from, those familiar sayings that roll off your tongue without a second thought? Here are six popular French sayings that carry the wisdom, history and culture of France. 1 . Apres la pluie le beau temps What a poetic way to say better days are ahead and disappointment will turn […]

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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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15 Favorite French words – Part 2

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Do you have a favorite French word? I’m pretty sure you do. So I asked the Talk in French community in Facebook what theirs is and the list I got was interesting. Some are truly gorgeous words, others quite thought-provoking while some are just amusing and a bit odd. You can see the first part […]

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15 Favorite French Words (Part 1)

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A few weeks back, I asked the Talk in French community on Facebook what their favorite French words are. Here are some of the answers I got. Some words are interesting, others are very useful. Some are just pretty and rolls off in the tongue quite nicely. But whatever the reasons these words are picked, […]

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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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