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5 Great French Talk Radio Shows for Your Learning and Listening Pleasure


Hello and thanks for tuning in!

On today’s show we’re going to take a closer look at the present-day French language learner.

They’re watching French television online, they’re on the look out for false friends, and they’re actually …

10 Simple French Sentences to Get Started with Basic Conversation


So, you’ve learned the basics of French and you’re ready to practice.

You’re going to have a real conversation by linking up with a language partner.

Congratulations! Give yourself a well-deserved pat on the back.

Having a conversation in

The Essential Guide to the French Future Tense


Let’s talk about the future.

No, that doesn’t mean I’m going to grill you on where you’ll settle down, who you’ll marry, what your career path holds, if/when you’ll start a family or how to spend your retirement years.

So …

Common French Phrases Guaranteed to Help You Talk with Personality

most common french phrases words

“Good day, ma’am, how may I assist you today?”

Did he really just call me ma’am? And greet me with “good day”?

You’re caught completely off guard by all of this formal speak.

After all, you’re merely standing at the …