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Reading in French: How to Become a French Bookworm


Learning French with movies, TV, and songs is great.

But if you have a little more time on your hands, why not pick up a French novel?

Why Learn French Through Reading?

It might seem daunting, but reading is …

Learn French with the News: 6 Newspapers You Don’t Wanna Miss


What a great time to learn French.

You’ve got French television shows, music, podcasts, and movies in your pants.

And of course we can’t forget about the innovative mobile apps popping up left and right.

Often overlooked …

9 Best Apps for Learning French Like a Boss


What a great time to be learning French!

As long as you have a smartphone, you can learn with French podcasts , Youtube channels, and music.

And let’s not forget – mobile apps.

But you might be thinking, …

FluentU French Is Now In Public Beta!


The wait is over!

If you’ve been waiting for access to FluentU French, you can go sign up right now.

In case you didn’t know, FluentU French is the best way to learn French through real-world videos.

We’ve found …

10 Best French TV Series to Learn French


Already learning French with movies?

If not, you might want to get started.

After all, there’s no better way to learn common French idioms or everyday French phrases.

Except perhaps TV.

Why Learn French Through TV Series?

Let’s …

7 Tips for Learning French Grammar I Wish I’d Known Earlier

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Struggling to learn French grammar?

Or just looking for tips to accelerate your French learning?

You’ve come to the right place.

Previously, we’ve covered useful French idioms and everyday French phrases.

Today we present seven tips I wish I’d …

Beyond “Au Revoir:” 10 Ways to Say Goodbye in French Like a Native Speaker (With Examples and Context)


How do you say goodbye in French without sounding like a broken record?

Au revoir… au revoir… au revoir…

It is the first French goodbye most of us learned, and it is easy to get stuck with it.

But there …