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14 French Expressions Featuring Cats

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Cats are exceedingly popular on the internet these days. Everywhere you look there are cats gracing your screen.  Cats who are grumpy:Via Wikimedia Cats who are stereotypically French:via GIPHY Karate cats, massage cats, working cats who got promoted, and just everything about cats.  Well guess what? This post is also about them little furry felines. So if […]

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12 Reactions that French Learners Can Totally Relate To

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 Learning French can be like a roller coaster of emotions. Sometimes it gets too frustrating to handle, but some days you’re so excited you’d think you’d burst. Here’s a list of 12 scenarios and reactions French learners can totally identify with. Plus a lot of learning tips thrown along the way. Enjoy!  1. When a native French speaker […]

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The Simple Guide to Informal French Grammar

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  Are you already speaking French so well but still sound as if you just came out of a French grammar book?  Do you feel so formal and out-of-place when speaking with native French speakers?  Well, let me let you in on one practical tip: try to speak a little bit informally! When speaking in your own native language, you most […]

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10 Ways to Speak like a Legit French Speaker

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 So you’ve been studying French for quite a while now, and you’re rather proud of what you’ve accomplished so far – as you should be! But sometimes, you think there’s still something lacking in your French. Like a certain je ne sais quoi  perhaps that you couldn’t put your finger on, and in spite of your good […]

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44 Useful French Words to Express Different Chores

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  Aargh, doing the chores, a tedious activity in general; though I do enjoy doing the dishes as it lets my mind wander freely. Surprisingly, this is one of the most requested topics by French learners, even though it’s not something I particularly love to talk about with my friends! But of course, we still need to […]

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111 Essential French Phrases for the Classroom

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   I know that many of you here at Talk in French teach the language for a living. I recently received an email from a future French teacher asking me if I can share some classroom-related vocabulary. At Talk in French, we always like to lend a helping hand, so here it is, I am […]

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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 of […]

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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 qui peut faire toute la […]

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