Author Archive | Emily Monaco

Une conf call, L’IT, Mi-temps: Talking About Jobs in French

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Time to get to work talking about… work!

While the French may be famous for their 35-hour work week, they do work on occasion.

Actually, a 2015 report even showed that the French were the seventh most productive …

Master 50 of the Most Common Irregular Past Participles in French with This Guide

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The French love to live for the present.

That must be why they made talking about the past so difficult!

French learners spend months sorting through the differences between the imperfect and composed past… only to face the myriad …

Wondering How to Have a Good French Accent? 5 Tips to Follow

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Let’s be honest.

Is there anything sexier than a French accent?

Not only will mastering the French accent get you loads of dates, it’s also an essential part of learning to speak French fluently.

That’s right, we’re not …

Be on Top of Your Preposition Game: The Ultimate Guide to French Prepositions of Place

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Would you say you’re on the bus or in it?

That depends on which language you’re speaking.

Prepositions connect words and describe their relationship in space or time (for instance: in, under, during, etc.). Different languages speak about space and …

Texto Hero: 5 Steps to Effortlessly Text in French Like a Native

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Ta oublié de me donner l’adresse de la teuf ce soir !

DSL! Je te l’envoie tt suite

TKT c bon A+

This isn’t some strange military code, but rather standard language for texting in French!

Can you figure out

Get Ready to Laugh! 7 Funny French Videos on YouTube

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Already spending most of your spare time trolling YouTube?

We feel you.

So use your downtime to give your French funny bone a workout!

They say the best way to understand another culture is to understand its humor—and these …

Want to Learn French Fast? 3 Ways to Study and How Long They Take

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Learning a new language can sometimes feel like taking a long car trip.

You’ve just started out, and all you can think is… am I there yet? Am I there yet? Am I there yet?

While we encourage you …