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30 Useful French Essay Phrases

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Are you struggling to write essays in French? In this article, I have shared a list of 30 useful French words and phrases that will help you create more sophisticated written arguments for your exam (at school or for DELF exam). If you want to learn even more, check out one of my e-books here: […]

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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 […]

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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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5 Motivational Quotes in French to Help You Study NOW! (with English Translation)

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Learn French can be difficult right? Here are some quotes to keep you motivated. 1. C’est toujours le bon moment- It’s always the right time.   2. Fais toujours de ton mieux même si personne ne regarde. – Always do your best even if no one’s looking.     3. Votre source de motivation est l’ingrédient […]

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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. […]

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Common mistakes at writing in French by English Speakers – 3 new essays corrected

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Are you making some silly mistakes at writing in French? Then you should definitely check out this article! After the awesome reaction from the first blog post (you can check it out here) and you still want to improve your writing in French, take a look of these 3 NEW examples below. I asked some French learners via […]

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Corrected French Essays: Are You Guilty of These Mistakes?

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Are you making some mistakes at writing in French and want to improve your writing skills? Then this article is for you! Take a close look at  the 3 examples below. I asked some French learners via my newsletter and Facebook to write an essay  and I just corrected it. You will find the original version followed by […]

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List of 218 Phrasal Verbs translated in French

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This is the second part about Phrasal Verbs. The first one can be found here.  Again we do not use these little things (over/in) to change the meaning of a verb. But we have a similar concept with “les verbes pronominaux” (Pronominal Verbs), you can check it out in this article here. This list is non […]

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How to translate English Phrasal Verbs Up/ Down (e.g tidy up/ lay down) in French?

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Some people asked me to make  a list of Phrasal Verbs (move up, tear down) in French. We do not use these little things (up/down) to change the meaning of a verb. But we have a similar concept with “les verbes pronominaux” (Pronominal Verbs), you can check it out  in this article  here. This list […]

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A Quick and Easy Guide to French Conjunctions

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Want to brush up on French conjunctions and looking for an easy way to do it? This little guide will help! Quick Navigation So, what exactly is a conjunction?Coordinating conjunctionSubordinating conjunctionQuick recap So, what exactly is a conjunction?Of course you know social media and you know what its main role is. It is used to […]

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