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Introduction to the DELF/DALF

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  While most French language learners are contented with studying just the very basics, there are those high-aiming ones who prefer to go all the way and get a certification of their proficiency. If you happen to be one of these far-sighted and high-reaching individuals, let us give you a hearty pat on the back as we […]

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A Short Guide to French Passive Voice

PASSIVE VOICE

   Learning how to speak in another language is not easy. But if you already have a working knowledge about English grammar, it will tend to be so much easier, believe me. Take for example our topic on this article: the passive voice. Are you still familiar with how it works? If not, then here is a […]

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How to Create a Learning Habit to Learn French

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We all have come across books and articles that tell us in so many words how to make a habit stick. The question is, were you motivated enough to learn the habit that will make you learn a new habit? (confusing, huh. But I swear I’m making sense here.) Here in this article, we will try […]

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French Vocabulary Not Learned In School: Slang Greetings

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   A cool fact!  French is the national language of the United Nations and is the second most commonly taught foreign language, after English. When studying to be fluent in French, master these common greetings to shape your conversational proficiencies. Almost everybody who speaks French uses the subsequent list of vocabularies: These jargons are so very […]

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French Tenses Made Easy: Express Past, Present and Future Without Using the Actual Tenses

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 Most grammar books will tell you that the way to learn tenses in French is to go through all the motions, the full “process” and the boring nitty-gritty.But as most native French speakers would agree, there is an express path or a quick shortcut in expressing French tenses, and this is to use some verbs […]

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French Conditional Mood (Le Conditionnel): How does it work?

French Conditional

 Let’s talk about le conditionnel.What is it and how does it work?  Whether you are particularly aware of it or not, we often use the conditionals in our daily speech. The conditionals are both used the same way in English, as well as in French. But first, what exactly is it?  In English we simply use the modal […]

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French Possessive Adjectives Made Easy

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A Complete Lesson on French Possessive Adjectives  When you need to express that a noun belongs to a person or thing, you use possessive adjectives. The possessive determiners basically tell you to whom or to what a certain object belongs to. Because it identifies or gives us a detail about the noun it refers to, it  therefore […]

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French Future Tense – Le Futur: Everything You Need to Know

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 French Future Tense: The Clever Guide  Conjugating verbs can be one of the most difficult topics to learn. But before you start to shudder or crawl under your bed in fear of what’s going to happen next, let me assure you that this topic is written as simply as possible for the convenience of newbie […]

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How to Tell Time in French

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     Telling time in French could be a tad bit more complicated than in English. So okay, who am I kidding? It’s actually A LOT more complicated, in fact. First, French uses military time or the 24-hour clock for public use or official purposes, while the 12-hour clock is mostly used for personal consumption. In English, the 12-hour […]

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A Complete and Easy Guide to French Adjectives

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    French adjectives can be one of the most colorful parts of speech. But iIf you think you know enough about adjectives, you can check out this other article that contains a huge list of the most common adjectives. In case you need a little reminder of what adjectives are, here’s a quick run-through:   No time to read […]

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The Easy Guide to French Numbers

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       Before you start to shudder at the thought of learning about numbers in French, don’t worry. There are no maths in here. We’ll only be talking about the most important and practical topics about numbers – the kind of things that you actually need to know, and the ones that are useful in the real […]

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