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Is it Possible to Learn to Speak French on Your Own?


 Let’s face it. The idea that you can learn French by yourself and at your own pace–with no classes to drive to, no teacher to set schedules with—can be a truly appealing thing to think about. I’m pretty sure this has crossed your mind at one point or another for various reasons. Maybe you’re the type […]

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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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10 Ways to Speak like a Legit French Speaker


 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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6 Tips on how to read in French like a boss


 Hey, you. Yes, you awesome person hovering over this page. How do you feel about reading? ….in French? Ha! Gotcha! I know that majority of you readers were about to say yes but froze halfway through. If you’re one of the 58.9% French learners (a totally made up percentage) who looks like this while reading French texts: …read up […]

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7 Ways to Overcome Anxiety in Speaking French


 [symple_highlight color=”green”]Reading Time:  5 minutes.[/symple_highlight] Speaking a foreign language can be totally nerve-wracking. Especially French where there are so many ways to fumble on the word genders, mispronounce the words to the point of incoherence, forget the right vocabulary, or probably use the wrong tense. Scary, right? I can almost hear you shuddering from here. Don’t worry, a lot […]

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4 Myths about Learning the French Language – Debunked!


 “Am I too old to learn a second language?” “Is learning another language too expensive? Could I afford it?” “Do I really need to learn French? I’m already proficient at English.” These–and other legitimate concerns–have been effectively holding back a lot of people who want to pursue learning French.  In fact, so many people think that way that it […]

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Top 3 Motivational Tips for Learning French

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 The common cause of motivational loss is a decline in interest in the topic. Thankfully, there is a simple solution to this problem. I am sharing 3 tips to regain motivation.1. Immerse yourself with French everydayLearning French is so much more than just learning a language. You are learning about the culture, history and the […]

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How can I Learn French Properly? – The answer

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[symple_highlight color=”green”]Reading Time:  3 minutes.[/symple_highlight]  “I want to learn French, but where should I start?” “I’m doing quite poorly at listening and speaking.” “My pronunciation is awful. How can I sound like I’m actually speaking French?” “I’m having difficulty understanding conversations between native French speakers.” “I’ve been learning for a while now but I still cannot form coherent sentences spontaneously.” “I’m very […]

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10 Great French Novels to Learn French for All Levels

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 Reading is a true source of pleasure and often a relaxing hobby to undertake. It can also be a very handy learning tool to practice your French and put your comprehension skills to good use. Reading books in French is a fantastic way to complement your studies by increasing your vocabulary and improving your understanding of […]

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Special episode: Sex and the French – Podcast 50

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[symple_highlight color=”green”]Listening Time:  63 minutes.[/symple_highlight] [symple_highlight color=”green”]IMPORTANT! This podcast contains some explicit (sexual) expressions. Don’t listen if you are not comfortable with this topic.  [/symple_highlight] Here is the 50th session of  Talk in French Podcast! You can download the podcast to your computer or listen to it here via iTunes. In this episode: Sex and […]

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French School System Part 6: The future (le futur) Podcast #49

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[symple_highlight color=”green”]Listening Time:  28 minutes.[/symple_highlight] Here is the 49th session of  Talk in French Podcast! You can download the podcast to your computer or listen to it here via iTunes. In this episode:French School System Part 6: The future (le futur)How to prepare the oral part for the DELF B2.Some French Words and expressions.Download the Podcast nowRight click […]

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15 Great French Comics to Learn French

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 For French language learners, reading a long text or a French novel can be incredibly scary; it’s a wall of words, making you feel overwhelmed. The key to learning is creating interest, and French comics are the perfect tool. Comics help you learn French because they are so visual. Seeing the expressions of the characters’ faces help […]

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