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4 Brilliantly Fun Ways to Learn French on the Go

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We spend around one year of our lives commuting.

Whether you are driving or bobsledding, that is a sizeable amount of time when you consider we designate a lousy 14 days a year to smooching… French or otherwise.

You …

Game On: 8 Fun French Games for Language Champions

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You’ve watched your share of French movies, soaking up as much language as possible.

French music and radio? Check and check.

Even reading entire books in French is a feat you’ve accomplished!

You’ve done them all, and quite …

Learn French Through Conversation: 11 Tips to Master Chit Chat

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You’ve picked up some French slang and have been busy studying the subjunctive.

You’re even watching French TV in your spare time!

And now you’re ready to mix it all together and put that knowledge to good use by …

10 Cool, Colorful French Autumn Vocab Words

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It’s that time of year: with every falling leaf your summer vocabulary is becoming obsolete!

Sure, we all want to cling to sunny summer days, but there are plenty of things to love about autumn.

Take on the changing

Learn French with Books: 10 Fun French Children’s Books

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Want to take a break from fast-talking French films, music and people?

Here’s a tip: children’s books.

You may be dying to dive headfirst into reading higher-level French books.

But for most beginners, basic French comprehension skills won’t …

French Customs and Etiquette: Frogs Legs, Kissing and Other “Francey” Habits

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France is only a hop, skip and jump across the channel from the English-speaking world.

Even so, the distinctive customs of France may make you feel like you just landed on Mars.

Nobody is totally immune to culture shock …

French Summer Vocabulary: 12 Words to Beat the Heat

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The expected forecast now in France varies between heat, holidays, sun and sandals.

You’re thriving so far, thanks to these essential cultural French summer expressions, but do you know your basics?

Whether you are a bronzed sun-seeking babe or …