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40 Essential French Phrases to Master Before You Head Off to France

French Travel Phrases for Tourists

 Travelling to France soon? Sounds great! France continues to be high up on a lot of people’s list of places to visit, and I’m thrilled that you’re planning a trip.  Whether you’ll be staying in France for just a few days or for several weeks, you’ll need to brush up on some essential travel phrases. […]

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Do You Know the Very Basic French Travel Phrases?

Basic French Phrases Quiz

Travelling in France can become exponentially more enjoyable if you know at least the bare minimum of French travel phrases.  Do you already know the very basic phrases you need to get by on your vacation in France? Test yourself with this short quiz!  

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Let’s Hit the Road! 35 French Words Related to Bus and Transport

French Words Bus and Transport

 Buses are a convenient way to travel and they’ll get you comfortably wherever you need to be. If you’re travelling in France and need to brush up on transportation-related words, or if you’re learning vocabulary by theme, here is a list of French words related to taking the bus.  Travelling to France? You’ll need this phrasebook […]

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Only Serious French Learners Can Pass This Idioms Quiz

French Idioms Quiz

Are you serious enough with your French lessons to pass this idioms test? Don’t forget to share your results!

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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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When to Use Face, Visage or Figure in French?(Q&A)

When to Use Face, Visage or Figure in French

 Bonjour tout le monde !  If you are one of the close to 20,000 subscribers of my weekly newsletter, you’d know that I answer questions from readers every week.  The questions could be anything from language, travel, culture, and anything about France. I know that some of the questions are also on the minds of […]

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Witty French Puns to Take Your French to the Next Level

Witty French Puns

 As Alfred Hitchcock once said, « puns are the highest form of literature ». In French, this witty play on words is called “calembour” and it takes a certain level of expertise in the language to be able to pull it off. Calembours make use of homophony (words that sound the same) to inject humour into […]

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100 French Phone Vocabulary and Phrases to Handle Calls Like a Pro

french phone calls vocabulary

 Dring, dring !   Your phone is ringing!  How do you answer it while speaking French? Or better yet, how do you make phone calls in straight French?  Sounds scary?  Nah, piece of cake for you, I’m sure. Especially if you have a cheat sheet like this one I’m sharing with you.  Here in this article, […]

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25 Funny French Onomatopoeia that will make you LOL

onomatopoeia french vs english

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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french transportation vocabulary car

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 vehiclesGeneral transportation termsCar partsDriving words and phrases Words and phrases for car rentalsSo whether you need to study these words purely for learning […]

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45 French Words & Phrases for a Spook-tacular Halloween

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halloween related french vocabulary

 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. Enjoy! Now let’s […]

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