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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 French is corner or […]

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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 abbreviations […]

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

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 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 could […]

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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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How to Pronounce Difficult Words in French: Part 4


 This is the fourth and final list of the most tricky French words to pronounce.  We asked our Facebook followers what they think is the French word that trips them up every time, and we were able to round up a list of 120 words which were broken down into a series of four articles. So […]

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At The Supermarket: 112 Useful French Vocabulary for Grocery­ Shopping


 Buying stuff at the store is a necessary part of living, regardless of whether you find it a mundane task you’re too lazy to do or you actually enjoy it.  When you’re in a French-speaking country, it’s incredibly important to know the French words for items you need to grab at the store, as well […]

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How to Pronounce Difficult Words in French: Part 2


 Welcome to the second part of this series of articles about the most difficult French words to pronounce.  We asked the Talk in French community what are the French words that they are having a hard time saying… And here are the results.  If you haven’t seen it yet, there is also a part 1 […]

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