Learn French Step-by-step: A 3-month Study Plan

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At first, she was thrilled.

My best friend had decided to learn French.

She loved the idea that the internet is filled with free resources she could use to go full Frenchie.

She started out strong, looking up lists of …

Side-by-side: 10 Fun Books with Parallel Text in French and English

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I have a confession.

I’ve never read a French book cover-to-cover.

Whew, it feels good to get that off my chest!

Reading a full French book has always felt like too much work. Any book I’d find interesting would have …

140 French Medical Terms That You Should Know (But Hopefully Won’t Need)

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Doctor, doctor!

Imagine the pâté you ate at that restaurant didn’t agree with you.

Your lovely French vacation has turned into a rendez-vous between you and a porcelain bowl.

Even worse, imagine being sick in a foreign country and not …

Sing Your Way to Fluency with the Lyrics of 7 Disney Songs in French

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“If you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you’ll learn things you never knew you never knew.”

Many lessons come from our beloved Disney songs, like Pocahontas’s “Colors of the Wind,” which teaches us to embrace other cultures.

Chances are …

Merci and Beyond: 8 Ways to Say Thank You, French Style!

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What’s the most generous thing someone’s ever done for you?

Maybe someone hosted you in their home while you were apartment hunting.

Or maybe someone got you the most thoughtful gift for your last birthday.

Or maybe you’re simply thinking

The Top 3 French Chatbots for Realistic Language Practice

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So, this seems like a pretty normal conversation, right?

Bonjour. (Hello)

Bonjour! Comment vas-tu? (Hello! How are you?)

Je vais bien, merci. (I’m well, thanks.)

But it is not.

What if I told you that conversation was not between two

5 Strong Defenses Against French Reflexive Pronoun Confusion

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The first rule for mastering reflexive pronouns: don’t get discouraged.

The second rule for mastering reflexive pronouns: don’t get discouraged.

It’s all about attitude!

So become your own grammar boss and porte-toi bien (hold yourself well).

The truth is, you’re …