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Only A True French Trivia Master Can Ace this Quiz!

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Do you know enough French trivia to be called a true French Trivia Master?

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61 French Text Slang and Instant Messaging Shortcuts

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 Text messaging and social media messages are all a part of our daily lives.  And it has introduced so many new terms into the mainstream. The little LOL that you add on a comment when you’re at a loss of what to reply, the K that you hurriedly press when you’re in the middle of […]

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EVEN MORE Short Stories to Learn French

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In the last couple of months, I have launched not one, but two volumes of Learn French with Stories for Beginners. You can read about the introduction to the first one here, and the second book here. To complete the entire package for beginners, I have produced the 3rd and final book of the series […]

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More Stories to Learn French (for beginners!)

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Around this time last year, I came up with a book about stories to help readers learn French. Not some children’s stories like most books of its kind are. Just simple, easy-to-digest ones about everyday scenarios using words that you could immediately put to use in daily situations. What do you know, it shoot up […]

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Something new and exciting is happening at Talk in French!

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  How do you feel about change? Scared? Excited? Here in Talk in French, change is awesome!   If you have been around here several times, you might have noticed that something’s different. Can you guess what is it?   Here’s a major clue: IT’S THE WEBSITE LAYOUT! Yes, we’ve rearranged a few things and now I’m very excited to […]

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Are these Popular French Things Really From France?

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 French toast, French kiss, French braid, French bulldog, and loads of other “French” things… We hear these words and phrases quite often, but the question is: are they truly “French”? Maybe. Who knows? Well uh, actually, I do. And soon (in a few moments), you will, too because in this article, we’ll be talking about 25 supposedly […]

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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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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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10 Great French Novels to Learn French for All Levels

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 Reading is a true source of pleasure and often a relaxing hobby to undertake. It can also be a very handy learning tool to practice your French and put your comprehension skills to good use. Reading books in French is a fantastic way to complement your studies by increasing your vocabulary and improving your understanding of […]

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French School System Part 5: University (l’université) Podcast #48

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Here is the 48th session of  Talk in French Podcast! You can download the podcast to your computer or listen to it here via iTunes. In this episode: French School System Part 5: L’université (University) How to learn the Demonym (Parisian, German…) – Gentilé. + I shared a silly (but efficient) trick for you. Some French […]

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French School System Part 4: High-School (le lycée) Podcast #47

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Here is the 47th session of  Talk in French Podcast! You can download the podcast to your computer or listen to it here via iTunes. In this episode: French School System Part 4: Le lycée(High-school) How to stay motivated when learning French Some French Words and expressions. Download the Podcast now Right click here and save-as […]

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