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French Slang: Speaking the Real French (a major update)

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 If you have ever been to France, you already probably know that, the French spoken in the street (or even in a movie) can be WAY different from what you learn in your textbook. If you are looking to sound more like the French themselves, your main focus should be to learn the informal words and […]

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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 #22 – French Wedding and French Interjection (E.G: Ohlalala….)

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  Here is the 22nd session of  Talk in French Podcast! In this episode: – Some information about French Culture. Discover how French people celebrate a wedding ceremony. I explain here some differences. – Some French Words with an English Translation. – A quick French Grammar Explanation. Learn some French interjections (Hein, Ohlàlà…) and try to sound like a French […]

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The Differences Between French in Québec and France

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  [You can also listen to this article plus additional information in this podcast episode  here.] It can be said that Metropolitan (or Standard European) and Québec (or Canadian) French, while both rooted in early modern Classical French, are two completely distinct varieties of French. While even a non-French could correctly make this assumption, most would only […]

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Talk in French Podcast #19: Nightlife/ French Idioms and Slang about Work.

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  Here is the 19th 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. How do French People hang out– Some French Words with an English Translation. […]

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How to [Pretend to] Speak French

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Introducing the most Common Questions / Answers resource! You want to improve your French dramatically or at least fake that you speak French? Then develop a core language. By creating a list of sentences with some simple vocabulary, you should be able to have a basic conversation in French. Repeating and exchanging these basic sentences […]

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Talk in French Podcast #3 – How to greet people in France?

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    Here is the third session of  Talk in French Podcast!Download the PodcastRight click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer.Now on iTunesThe podcast has been approved by Apple so you can now listen the podcast on iTunes and give me an honest review here . I updated the RSS feed so there is all the […]

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Introduce Yourself in French With These 10 Examples (+MP3)

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   If you want to introduce yourself, take a look at the 10 examples below. I asked some French learners on google plus and facebook to introduce themselves and I just corrected it. You will find the original version, the corrected version and I recorded it on audio so you can practice your listening and pronunciation […]

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How to Sound French: 12 Things You Need To Remember About Liaison

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  There is a huge line between sounding like an actual French speaker and sounding like you’re spewing gibberish. We call it liaisons. When done right, congratulations, you will actually sound French-y and coherent. But when used poorly, you will appear as an unintelligible, bumbling mess. 

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19 Awesome Conversation Starters About France

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What’s worse than being stuck in a conversation where you simply couldn’t rack your brains hard enough to come up with something brilliant to break the ice? Well, that’s right: nothing. Nothing could be more awkward or nerve-racking than just sitting there looking like an idiot. The longer the silence, the sweatier your palms get, […]

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