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Everything You Wanted to Know About French Names But Were Too Afraid to Ask

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Different cultures have different naming traditions, and in France, French first names reflect its language and culture. Whether you’re looking for a French name for your baby, learning how to pronounce them or simply just satisfying your curiosity about French names, this article will help you. Quick Navigation I. French Name BasicsCounterparts in other languagesMost […]

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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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11 Unusual Facts about the Eiffel Tower

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 A world renowned-landmark of France, the Eiffel Tower is commonly associated with being an architectural wonder and an icon to represent the city of love and lights. The Eiffel Tower has a unique and fascinating history and seen many changes and world events unfold around it since it was built in 1889. There are some […]

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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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Being Gay in France Podcast #40

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Here is the 40th 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. What It’s Like to Be Gay in France – Some French Words and […]

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30 French Horror Movies for November

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 Bonjour French learners, ca va bien? I hope you are doing well in this chilly month of November. So, what is your plan for Halloween? For most people, Halloween means trick or treating, Halloween costume parties, or slumber parties packed with spooky tales and horror movies. Despite all the fun to be had, for French people, […]

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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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Facts from France that You May Not Know About

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    While the world may see France as a romantic and stylish country, it has its own share of cultural and historical facts that may be considered as weird by most people. Listed below are randomly selected curiosities about the French that either go unnoticed or that no one thinks much about. Perhaps the most interesting thing […]

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How to be a French poser with your date

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  So you have chosen to hold your first date with someone you really like in a French cafe (à l’américaine) and now you want to make sure that the date goes well. First up, you should be congratulated for making a wise choice. You can almost never go wrong with a date in a French […]

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Talk in French Podcast #4 – Who is Marianne?

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    Here is the fourth 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 . As you can see there is some missing information on the […]

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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 #1: French Women Myths

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    It’s here! The first session of  Talk in French Podcast!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 information available now. For advanced learners, there is a French podcast which you would probably […]

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