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4 Smartypants Podcasts to Boost Your Intermediate French Language and Culture IQ


Some days I think podcasts are taking over the world.

And I love it!

Because really, what better way to learn French than by listening to it during your commute, while working around the house or even while on vacation?…

How I Rose an Entire CEFR French Level in Just 2 Weeks, and You Can Too!

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Wish you could actually see your French improving?

Want to advance and graduate on to the next level?

Then you need to get familiar with these four little letters:


If you’ve been in the French language learning …

Encore, Encore! 4 French Plays That’ll Amplify Your Conversation Skills

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Fine, I’ll admit it.

I never used to think reading plays was “my thing.”

After college, reading them always came just a little too close to resembling the particular bit of schoolwork I often dreaded.

So when my French teacher …

101 French Restaurant Vocabulary Words for Hungry Travelers

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Dining in France can be an oh so magical experience.

No matter which corner of the country you visit, you can rest assured you’ll get to taste something unique and absolutely delicious.

If you don’t believe me, I dare …

Your Mindset Matters: 7 Ways to Improve Your French Daily

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Why so serious?

I won’t sugar coat it. Learning French can be a downright tricky business.

But just because it’s tough at times doesn’t mean we have to take it so seriously.

When it comes to learning a language, a …