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6 Bold French Listening Exercises to Shake Up Your Intermediate Learning Routine

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So bored with intermediate French you could scream?

Tired of the same old workbook and textbook exercises?

Struggling to find the right materials for your level and to actually begin listening and speaking in French?

Well, you’ve come to …

5 French Conversation Tools for Beginners to Fall in Love With

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Ready to dive into French conversation wholeheartedly?

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably already fallen hard for the language.

Maybe you’ve even started learning French from scratch on your own.

Once you’ve gotten past the basics, though, you’re going …

French Clothing Vocabulary: 30 Dapper Words for Dressing Yourself en Français

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It’s not hard to see why France has a reputation for great fashion.

Go to any French city, and you’ll see some of the most chic-ly dressed people in the world.

Of course, not everyone’s a fashionista.

But brushing up …

Awkward! 9 Common French Mistakes You Don’t Have to Make

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No one likes to get caught in an embarrassing language blunder.

When you’re a learner, however, it’s bound to happen at some point.

Mixing up words that sound alike, confusing your tenses, losing your accent…we’ve all been there!

But …

25+ French Travel Phrases for the Modern Nomad

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For French learners everywhere, France is the goal.

Filled with incredible food and some of the richest history in the world, it’s a country that already takes a high spot on many people’s travel wish lists.

So if you’re learning …

7 French Word Builders for Upgrading Your Vocabulary and Confidence

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Learning French means learning all kinds of crazy stuff.

There are complex grammar rules and exceptions, genders and plurals and agreements all around.

But at the core of the language, there’s one element holding everything together: Vocabulary.

If you …

11 English Words That Are Surprisingly Borrowed from French

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Not sure what a particular word is in French?

Just say it with a French accent and see if the locals understand.

Sure, it may not be the most comprehensive way of learning, but it works more often than …