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The French Cuisine and When to Pronounce the s in “plus”

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Salut, ça va? If you have already subscribed to the weekly Talk in French newsletter, you’ll know that in every issue that comes out on Sundays, I feature a Question of the Week. These questions are sent by different subscribers and covers everything from French language, culture, and even random questions. (If you’re not yet […]

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Planning to Learn French this 2016?

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Join #MyFrenchResolution Social Media Contest Update: I’d like to thank everyone who took part in the #MyFrenchResolution social media contest. I got several entries across all social media channels, and after some deliberation, I have selected 2 winners instead of just one. Here they are: Fumin Lee (via Twitter): his tweets included photos and were quite […]

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15 French Christmas Songs to Listen for Free

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It’s Christmas time once again…the most wonderful time of the year! When you’re curled up with a mug of delicious Chocolat chaud or relaxing in front of a crackling fire, wouldn’t it be lovely if you can play some French Christmas songs in the background?   Well, your wish is granted! Here is the perfect […]

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A Word of Thanks…and Some News from Talk in French

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A lot of amazing things have happened to Talk in French since I started it two years ago and I have you my awesome readers and followers to thank for it. I don’t get to say this enough but, merci beaucoup, thank you very much for all of your support. Your feedback, comments, email replies, […]

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12 Reactions that French Learners Can Totally Relate To

12 reactions that french learners can totally relate to

Learning French can be like a rollercoaster 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 […]

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EVEN MORE Short Stories to Learn French

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In the last couple of months, I have launched not one, but two volumes of Learn French with Stories for Beginners. You can read about the introduction to the first one here, and the second book here. To complete the entire package for beginners, I have produced the 3rd and final book of the series […]

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10 Weird French Words That Will Make You Chuckle

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The French language is not just all beautiful poetry-sounding words and charming accents. It also has a lot of peculiar words tucked up its stylish sleeve as well. You have probably come across some of those words in the first part and second part of this series of articles. In this article, as in the […]

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Weird (but mostly brilliant) French Words and Expressions Part 2

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Every language has its own share of weirdness lurking around somewhere; hastily shoved under the rug, away from any prying eyes (and ears). Well, you can take a collective sigh of relief because this list isn’t about any of those. This part 2 of the series is about words that are considered weird because of […]

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Weird (but kinda cool) French Words and Expressions Part 1

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Every language has its own share of weird words. French is not exempt from this. Here in this article, we listed down words that we think are quite weird due to either:         its funny sound,         the strangeness of the word itself, or         the awesome fact that it even exists at all. Can you think of […]

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Something new and exciting is happening at Talk in French!

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How do you feel about change? Scared? Excited? Here in Talk in French, change is awesome!   If you have been around here several times, you might have noticed that something’s different. Can you guess what is it?   Here’s a major clue: IT’S THE WEBSITE LAYOUT! Yes, we’ve rearranged a few things and now […]

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6 Tips on how to read in French like a boss

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    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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Available Now: Learn French with Stories for Beginners

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There was once a young boy who worked as assistant at a café in Paris. His name was Henri and he was 14 at the time. One day, a special guest came to their café. It was no less than the Prince of Wales himself, the future King Edward VII of England! A prince! In […]

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