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15 Favorite French words – Part 2

15 french favorite words

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)

15 french favorite words

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


 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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12 Tricky French False Cognates: Part 2


In a previous article, we’ve talked about twelve tricky french false cognates that invite a serious blunder from unsuspecting victims. You can check that out here.  Now, let’s learn 12 more French and English words that look or sound the same, but have vastly different meanings.    1. Coin (French) and Coin (English) Coin in […]

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French Sports Vocabulary: 200 Football Terms and Expressions


 Looking for French football words and phrases? It’s all here! From general terms to expressions, chants, and even some sample videos. Whether or not you’re in a pub in a French-speaking city, in the dining table discussing with French-speaking friends, or watching a World Cup game in your couch, these French football vocabulary can surely […]

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69 Essential Sports Vocabulary Every Sports Fan Must Know


Are you into sports? Do you make it a point to check sports news and read updates on sports blogs every day? If you’ve been following Talk in French for a while now, you probably  know that I absolutely want people to have fun while learning French. It makes learning a new language so much […]

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40 Common French Acronyms and Abbreviations


Learning and mastering a new language requires that you read a lot. Books, newspapers, blog articles—varied reading materials that you can get your hands on. Reading will help you polish your sentences and make it easy for you to form correct grammar structures on the fly.   But while reading, you will come across some […]

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Mad About Food: 25 French Idioms that Show the French Obsession with Food

french expressions that has food in it

Every language has its own share of unique idioms and expressions, and learning these would give us insights into the thoughts and culture of its native speakers. The French, for example, has a long list of funny and absurd expressions which gives you a glimpse of their creative, deadpan humor. The French language also has […]

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10 Useful French Proverbs For All Situations


Life is one hell of a roller coaster ride. One moment you’re up and feeling like the king of the world, the next you’re down in the dumps and wishing the earth would just swallow you whole. But hey, no matter what situation you’re currently in, there’s always a good French proverb to knock some […]

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French Vocabulary: At the Airport


Can you imagine how confusing it could be when you’re in a foreign airport where people are communicating only in French? But whether you are planning to travel to a French-speaking destination or not, today we’ll be sharing with you a list of vocabulary and phrases related to airports.   Knowing these words and phrases […]

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61 French Text Slang and Instant Messaging Shortcuts


Text messaging and social media messages are all a part of our daily lives. And it has introduced so many new terms into the mainstream. The little LOL that you add on a comment when you’re at a loss of what to reply, the K that you hurriedly press when you’re in the middle of […]

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