Author Archive | mosehayward

10 French Pick-up Lines That Are So Bad, They’re Good

The silly futility of pick-up lines exists in French just as much as in English. Pick-up lines are jokes, really—expressions of one-way desire that are so likely to meet with refusal and frustration that the whole thing might as …

French Grammar Checkers: The 11 Best Free and for a Fee

What is sexier than the sound of the French language? Flawless French grammar. But even the most seasoned French learners and native French speakers are not flawless all the time. We all make mistakes! The good news is, French grammar …

From Blankies to Teddies: 38 Wee Words for Talking French Baby Talk

Chances are, you’ve been focusing your learning activities to prepare you for communication with grown-up French folks. That’s lovely and all, but it also means you’re missing out on one of the greatest, cutest demographics of Francophones. And, you’re …

How to Set Up Your Private French Lessons Online

I learned French the hard way: before the modern Internet. But you, dear learner, are in an age of Netflix, FluentU and Skype. If you wanted to, you could pull out your smartphone right now, call a random …