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30 Essential work-related Words in French

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   You may have the chance to work in a French-speaking environment, or perhaps it might simply come in handy for your present job. This small list won’t make you fluent in business French but it will provide you with a useful grounding in French workplace communication. If you want to learn even more, why don’t […]

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35 French Gay Slang Words You Need to Know

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 No matter where you go, gay lingo will always be colorful, witty, unabashed, and quite delightful. French gay slang is no different. French gay-speak is generally translated from English/American gay slang, and as with its heterosexual counterpart, it is best to know a thing or two about it, whatever your sexuality. A word of caution though, this […]

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30 Common French Expressions Used in Newspapers

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If, for whatever reason, you happen to read French newspapers, you may sometimes come across words or expressions that might sound weird to you. The vocabulary below will help you to better understand French articles. If you want yet more, I have prepared a nice little bonus for you. You can access an extended version of this […]

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146 Useful (and Sometimes Clever) French Words for Social Media Users

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 The French language seems to be having a hard time keeping up with all the new English technology-related terms.  Thankfully we have the “office québécois de la langue française”(OQFL). Its core objective: to “Frenchify” English jargon and terminology. Sometimes their translation actually comes across as more accurate than the original English term and conveys the real meaning behind […]

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A Handy List of Essential Marketing Words in French

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I know some of the readers of Talk in French study business in France while some are working or doing business in a French-speaking area. So I am sharing 30 essential marketing words in French, which I am sure you will find useful. If you want to learn even more words, you can also check out one […]

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Podcast #31 Discover a new area of France: French Alps/5 small words to sound more French

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  Here is the 31st session of Talk in French Podcast! You can download the podcast to your computer or listen to it here via iTunes. There is a button where you can download the Podcast. In this episode:  – Information about French culture. Discover a new area of France that you might not have heard of […]

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New ebook: Improving French Vocabulary

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 Hello, just a quick announcement. I have just launched a BIG new ebook « Improving French Vocabulary ». This ebook was designed for French Learners who are serious about learning French. Its purpose is to enrich the vocabulary of both advanced beginners and experienced students of French. I wanted to create the most comprehensive French Vocabulary Review Ebook […]

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Podcast #26 Discover a new area of France: Corsica / 11 Useful Adjectives to Express Positivity

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  Here is the 26th session of  Talk in French Podcast! You can download the podcast to your computer or listen to it here via iTunes. There is a button where you can download the Podcast. In this episode:– Some information about French Culture. Discover a new area of France that you might not have heard yet: Corse […]

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Talk in French Podcast #25- The French and Their Vacations /10 Useful Impersonal French Verbs

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  Here is the 25th session of  Talk in French Podcast! In this episode: – Some information about French Culture. Our beloved  Vacation, I explain what it means for the French and what you can learn from the French. – Some French Words with an English Translation. Ideal when you cook, run, commute…. – A quick French Grammar Explanation. 10 Useful Impersonal […]

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Talk in French Podcast #24- How do French people celebrate their birthday / How to use “dessus/dessous” (above/ below) in French?

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  Here is the 24th session of  Talk in French Podcast! In this episode: – Some information about French Culture. How do French People celebrate their birthday. I explain the differences. – Some French Words with an English Translation. Ideal when you cook, run, commute…. – A quick French Grammar Explanation. Learn when to use “dessus/dessous” (above/ below) and their nuances – Some […]

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50 French Expressions for Disagreement and Agreement

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   French people love to argue or debate so having these little words and expressions can come in handy. These french connectors will help you: – Gain time to elaborate your next sentence or idea. – Make the conversation without any empty silence. – Avoid the syndrome “Did you understand me?” since you will react faster. – Sound more sophisticated.New! Download the […]

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Talk in French Podcast 23: French Political System/ The difference between apporter,amener,emporter,emmener (bring/take)

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  Here is the 23th session of  Talk in French Podcast! In this episode: – Some information about French Culture. Today about the French Political System. – Some French Words with an English Translation. Ideal when you cook, run, commute…. – A quick French Grammar Explanation. Learn the difference between Apporter, Amener, Emporter, Emmener (The equivalent of “Take” and “Bring” in […]

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