Author Archive | Camille Turner

The Curious French Learner’s Guide to Great Documentaries with Subtitles

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Who doesn’t like a two-for-one?

That’s exactly what you get when you watch French documentaries.

You won’t just be improving your French comprehension and vocabulary. You’ll also get a crash course on a huge variety of topics!

Better yet, there …

Bam, Pow, Learn! 10 French Webcomics for Fun Language Learning

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“Charlie Brown, I’ll hold the football like this and you come running up and kick it…”

“Ha! I wouldn’t try that for a million dollars!”

“WAAH! You don’t trust me!”

“Ok, you hold the ball and I’ll come running and …

Silly, Strange or Strategic: 5 Diverse French Card Games for Any Language Learner

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Need a break from the screens?

Sometimes after a long Netflix binge or vanquishing a video game, it’s nice to have a little fun the old fashioned way.

And it doesn’t get more old fashioned than card games—did you …

Stay Positive: Over 20 Ways to Say Yes in French

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“She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah…

“Come on, feel alright, I said yeah yeah yeah yeah …

“Just say yes, just say there’s nothing holding you back…”

From The Beatles to Billy Idol to Snow Patrol, saying—or singing—”yes” …

Learn French with Edith Piaf for Valuable Language and Culture Insight

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Cobblestone streets.

Flowers in bloom.

The scent of fresh baguette wafting out from the boulangerie (bakery)

“La vie en rose” playing dreamily in the background.

Who among us hasn’t envisioned Paris in this way?

Fortunately, you can have a piece …

60+ French Drinks Vocabulary to Quench Your Thirst

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It was a stifling hot day in Reims, France.

All I could think about was gulping down a tall, fresh glass of ice-cold, sweet lemonade.

I walked into the first restaurant I saw and confidently ordered: “Une limonade, s’il

Level Up! 5 French Graded Readers for Learning French

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Remember the excitement of leveling up to the next set of readers in grade school?

It was the best feeling: running up to the bookshelf in the school library and being able to pick from new stories in the “older …