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22 Colorful But Fascinating French Insults When You Can’t Help Being Rude

The French belong to an extremely polite society, so there are plenty of ways in which you can unintentionally insult someone. While most of the time everyone goes to great lengths to avoid being offensive, how about those rare instances when you just want to be intentionally rude? Well, there are a lot of French […]

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15 Bizarre Questions about France on the Internet

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The internet can be a strange place. Just how strange? Well, just you wait and see. In this article, we’ll be going through some of the craziest questions about France that you can find on the internet. To be fair, not all questions on this list is ridiculous. There are some questions that French people might […]

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Q&A: The French and Their Baguette

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Bonjour ! Each week on the newsletter, I answer a question sent to me by readers of this website. If you haven’t subscribed to the newsletter yet, please do! You’ll find a lot of really interesting content upon sign up and also every Sunday when I send the weekly newsletter.Here I’m sharing with you one […]

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The Ultimate Guide to French Politeness and Niceties

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Whether you would simply like to avoid embarrassment when you’re with French people or you have loftier goals of becoming a shining example of politeness and courtesy when you’re in France, this ultimate guide to French politeness is what you’re looking for. Here’s What You’ll Learn (Click for Quick Navigation): I. How polite are the […]

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Eating Out in France: The Ultimate Guide to Ordering Food Like A Local

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The French have a particular way of doing things, eating out included!  Fret not; we’re here to explain complicated menus, French customs and useful phrases to get you ordering food like a local! Usual Food Vocabulary/PhrasesWherever you decide to eat or drink, it’s best to brush up on some phrases first to make your experience […]

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7 Ways to Survive as a Vegan or Vegetarian in France

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 Let’s face it, France is not exactly known as a haven for vegans and vegetarians. What with all the hearty and meaty classics like steak au poivre, boeuf bourguignon, coq au vin, and foie gras. Add to that the restaurant culture that has not yet fully embraced ordering food the exact way you want it […]

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10 French Recipes to Make this Holiday Season

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 The French put a lot of serious thought into food and dining all year round, but even more so during special occasions like Christmas and New Year. So if you:Want to infuse a little French inspiration into the holiday parties you’ll be hosting,Would love some special nibbles to enjoy during cozy nights at home, orNeed […]

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French for Business Part 1: A Guide to French Business Culture

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Does your job or business require you to deal with French people? Or are you travelling to France for business anytime soon? Want to know French business etiquette to avoid any mistakes?  Whether you are an employee or an entrepreneur who is Planning to relocate to France for a new job or business Taking a […]

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How to Dress Like a French Woman: 10 Tips + Timeless Advice from French Style Icons

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  Heads up, ladies. For this article we’ll be talking about… French fashion and style. It’s impossible to talk about French culture without discussing fashion. In fact, I knew it was only a matter of time before we have to tackle the pink elephant in this website: French women’s fashion. It has been discussed in numerous magazines, […]

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QUIZ: How French are you?

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  Do you ever have that niggling feeling that there’s a Frenchwoman or Frenchman trapped inside you? Not literally, of course. Because that would be weird…. and totally morbid. Right? Not paranormally either. We’re talking normal things here. Like, maybe you would fit in better strolling at the Avenue des Champs-Élysées than you do on your […]

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Special episode: Sex and the French – Podcast 50

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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 the French How to learn French “in bed” Some French Words and expressions. Right click here and save-as to download this episode to your computer. […]

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Discover some unique (sometimes weird) French Superstitions Podcast #41

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Here is the 41st 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: – Discover some Weird French superstitions. – Learn some recently created French Words (Noniste, Zénitude… ) and how they […]

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