Author Archive | Emily Monaco

5 Most Common Questions About the French Simple Past Tense

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French language learning is a winding path of complex conjugations, tenses, and moods.

After your French skills have advanced significantly, you will stumble upon the simple past tense: the passé simple.

As many French language learners know, the passé

10 French Slang Phrases You’ll Never Learn In School

10 french slang phrases youll never learn in school

When you’re just starting to learn French, you’ve gotta step up and memorize a lot of vocab.

Argot, or slang, can make all that memorizing way more fun.

It gives you a taste of real French, the language that real …

How to Create an At-home Oasis for Instant French Immersion

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Ready to go from French student to French speaker?

The answer is simple: French immersion.

After burning yourself out every day with work, studies, social commitments and other life responsibilities, this probably seems beyond impossible.

How could you possibly …

How to Become Fluent in French: A Simple 5-Step Training Program


Want to become fluent in French?

Consider me your French personal trainer. I’m here to tell you that the key to French fluency lies in your favorite workout plan.

The same routine you use to kick your butt into shape …

The Ultimate Guide to Watching French TV Online

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Are you ready to channel surf à la française ?

Channel surfing, aka le zapping, is a French pastime that can be enjoyed from your sofa.

But if you want to watch your favorite shows in French, you …

Learn French with Native Podcasts: 5 Favorites You’ll Love

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Pining for the music, voices, and sounds heard in the streets of Paris?

Look no further than your very own smartphone!

Thanks to today’s technology, you can have a native French speaker in your ear within moments.

Native French podcasts …

6 French Radio Stations You Can Stream Online (+ Tips for Tuning in to Learn French)

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If music’s your jam, French language learning just got a whole lot easier.

Catchy rhythms and repeating refrains naturally help French stick in your brain.

Tune into the radio to make your French language learning experience easier and more enjoyable!