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Learning the French Imperative (Imperatif)

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Imagine a world where there are no commands or orders being issued. Well yeah, that’s right, you can’t. Whether you’re the one giving the orders or being given the orders, these things are all inexplicably intertwined with human nature and everyday living. To issue commands or give instructions, we use the imperative form of the verb. […]

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French Subjunctive: 5 Things You Need to Know

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French subjunctive? What is it?? I can almost see the question marks hovering around your head right now. But no worries, this article will strive to replace those question marks with a huge light bulb that will make you go… To make things  a lot easier for you, I have listed down five things that you […]

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A Simple, No-Fail Guide to French Contractions

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French words often appear with contractions. But unlike in English where you can choose to say “I am” instead of “I’m” or “you’d” instead of “you would” depending on the formality of your tone, in French you have no choice about it. You see, French contractions are mandatory. If the words call for a contraction, […]

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The Ultimate Guide For Intermediate Level French Learners

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Have you just made the jump to intermediate French? Or are you stuck on the intermediate level for quite some time with no immediate signs of moving on to the next?Regardless of which one you are, read up because this guide is especially created for you. Quick Navigation I. What is expected of you when […]

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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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How to Make Small Talk in French: A Quick Guide to French Conversations

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Small talk is the polite (sometimes dreadfully awkward) conversation usually shared between people who are strangers or mere acquaintances. But what if you’re in France or any other French-speaking area? How can you navigate small talk *and* speak French at the same time??? How do you make small talk in French? Well, you’re in luck because […]

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How to Start Learning French: The Ultimate Guide to Beginner French

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Looking for tips and resources on how to start learning beginner French? There are a lot of possible reasons why anyone would want to learn French. Is it your lifelong dream to speak French? Are you travelling or moving to France soon (or other French-speaking countries)? Do you want to expand your horizons by immersing in […]

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Must-try French Specialties from Every Region of France

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Best French Food per Region

France has so many types of cheese, wine, and specialties from all over the French regions that it’s hard to keep up!  Where do you go to try the ratatouille… or the famous frog legs, if you’re feeling adventurous? Don’t fret, I prepared a culinary Tour de France for you to enjoy. I even added […]

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Your French-obsessed Friends

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 Do you need ideas on what to give someone who is crazy about France and anything French?  Whether it’s for a friend, family, a special someone, or even for yourself, here’s a list of 15 delightful gifts any self-confessed francophile would truly enjoy. Gifts for foodiesOyster knife When the winter months roll in and oysters are in […]

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When to Use Tu vs. Vous in French: The Ultimate Guide

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In a perfect world, using tu and vous when speaking French is a simple walk in the park. But no, we’re not as lucky as that. The sad reality is, the rules can be complicated and French learners who find themselves interacting socially with French people often struggle on which “you” to use. But wait—tu is for […]

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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 short […]

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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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