Author Archive | Rachel Larsen

The 6 Best English-to-French Translators (That Don't Ignore Context)

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Who doesn’t love a hilarious translation fail?

Never seen one? Take a scroll through this hysterical slideshow of English-French translation attempts.

If you look closely, you’ll see that there’s something many of them have in common.

The translators tried …

Articles, Numbers, Adjectives, Ah! This French Determiners Guide Makes 'Em Easy to Use

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You are determined to learn French.

You know why it is a highly beneficial language to learn.

You have been dazzled by its beautiful words and sounds.

And you realize that there are a lot of things …

Search and You Shall Find (in French): 5 Handy French Search Engines

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Sure, you know that French is one of the top languages on the internet.

You know there are countless online French resources to explore.

But how do you get there?

How do you explore le Web like a native …

3 French Dialogue Scripts for Essential, Everyday Conversations

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Sometimes it would be nice if French conversations followed a script.

No idioms flying over your head.

No second-guessing your sentence structure.

No desperately scouring your brain for the right word.

Unfortunately, life’s not a movie.

But following a script …

Easy-to-use French Collocation Dictionaries (Plus 22 Examples You Can Learn Right Now)

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Have you ever tried to put together a puzzle with no picture?

Vocabulary words and grammar rules are a bit like puzzle piece shapes.

You might be able to put them together…

But without any colors or patterns, it is …

#Tchatter: Where to Find French Group Chats Online for Language Practice

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Some clichés are true.

Take the old classic, “practice makes perfect.”

Any French learner knows that you won’t get perfectly fluent without hours of practice, practice, practice.

The only question is how to get effective French practice.

Especially when …

The Top 4 Sites to Find Endless French Synonyms

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Is your French vocabulary putting you to sleep?

Don’t worry.

A lot of French learners get stuck using the same basic words over and over.

You’ve probably noticed that native speakers don’t have this issue. They can choose just the …