3 Reasons the French Irregular Subjunctive Is Way Simpler Than You Thought


Subjunctive mood got you in a bad mood?

We’re here to bring back your smile.

If you’ve been studying the subjunctive—one of the most notorious French grammatical moods—you might not be feeling that sunny.

Especially if you’ve run into …

Flip It and Reverse It: How to Form Flawless French Inversion Questions

french inversion questions

Sometimes, you just have to look at things a bit differently. 

Check out a problem sideways.

Turn your room upside-down.

Invert your questions.

Okay, maybe that last one is just a French thing.

French inversion questions are an important type …

Mail Time! The Dos and Don’ts of Formal French Letters


Not everything is for minimalists.

Sparse Ikea room décor? Sure.

Formal French letter writing? Not so much.

These letters are all about turning your flowery French writing skills up to 11. You’ll need the right letter structure and polite expressions

How to Say “Sorry” in French: 6 Sincere Apologies for All Types of Faux Pas


I’m sorry, over-achievers.

My apologies, perfectionists.

When it comes to learning a language, making mistakes is inevitable.

Sometimes those mistakes will be embarrassing. Sometimes, they might even be offensive.

That certainly doesn’t mean that you should stop trying out …

Now’s Your Chance to Live the French Dream: 6 Irresistible Gap Year Programs in France


If there’s one thing the French know how to do, it’s embrace life.

French dinners can last several hours. The French usually dedicate Sundays to spending time with family and friends.

They recognize the importance of stepping away from the …

Just Press Play! 7 Fresh Sites to Learn French with Subtitles


I get it.

Not everyone likes subtitles.

Take my mom. She finds them distracting from what she’s watching. She generally avoids foreign films unless an English audio track is available.

But if she were a French learner like you, I’d …

This Super Simple French Reflexive Verb Conjugation Guide Practically Teaches Itself


In French, you can’t even get out of bed without reflexive verbs.

Think about your morning routine.

Je me lève (I get up), je me lave (I wash myself), je m’habille (I get dressed), je me brosse les dents