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Top 100 Language Learning Blogs 2015: Vote for Talk in French Now!

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Hey there! Bonjour! Every year, Lexiophiles.com and bab.la host a contest for the top language blogs in language learning. And guess what? Talk in French is once again nominated under the category “Language Learning Blogs”. Last year I landed at the #6 spot (thank you once again to those who voted – you’re truly epic).  I’d […]

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How can I Learn French Properly? – The answer

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  “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 busy, but I […]

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Get my new eBook: French Phrasebook and Menu Reader

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  For years now, France has been the number one destination for tourists. We sure know how to make our country « sexy» ! Despite its attractiveness, travelling to France is always associated with stress or at least apprehension . That’s why I created this French Phrasebook.“French Phrasebook and Menu Reader: +2000 phrases for everyday use.”  Cover […]

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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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New ebook: Improving French Vocabulary

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 Hello, just a quick announcement. I have just launched a BIG new ebook « Improving French Vocabulary ». This ebook was designed for French Learners who are serious about learning French. Its purpose is to enrich the vocabulary of both advanced beginners and experienced students of French. I wanted to create the most comprehensive French Vocabulary Review Ebook […]

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The secret to building better sentences in French ?

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  « Frédéric, how can I build a correct sentence in French? » It is a very common (and valid one) question but beyond building some simple sentences « I give some chocolate to my sister = Je donne du chocolat à ma sœur », you won’t get very far with this logic. If you are looking to build more natural and complex […]

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Why I don’t share the pronunciation of French Words on social media?

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The number one request I get on social media (Twitter and Facebook mostly) when I share a new word is ‘Please add the phonetics’  But I don’t plan to do it; because this is the wrong way to learn French Pronunciation. I shall explain why in a moment, but first, allow me to give you two […]

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How to improve your French Quickly? Learn French with me!

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 Why learning French with a tutor can be faster than a classical French Program?Struggling to improve your French? No opportunity to practice your French? Then you should consider my French Tutoring service.    The benefits of having a French tutor:Cheaper than  attending French language classes in France (As explained below)Faster way to develop French speaking and listening skills. […]

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Reading Comprehension in French: How to improve it?

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  Do you know what’s one of the most underrated ways to learn French and improve your French Vocabulary? R-E-A-D-I-N-G. Perhaps I’m stating the obvious but I found out, amazingly, that most French learners do not spend at least a few minutes per day to read a french article. Such a shame really, because doing so can help improve […]

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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 in French […]

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30 Days to Master the Gender of French Nouns

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 Whenever I ask a student what is the most difficult part about learning French, there are 3 typical answers:French PronunciationVerb tensesNoun gendersAh the infamous French gender for nouns. Why do we have those rules  for words? Who plays heads or tails with each word and decides that a table (une table) is feminine and a book […]

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Top 10 reasons how a second language may be more important than your passport…

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    Yes, you heard it right, learning a second language may be more important than your passport in more ways than one. In fact let’s give you 10. How does that sound?

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