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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.

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How to Speak French Now: 25 Essential Phrases for Beginners


Want to start conversing in French right away?

French conversation begins with knowing what to listen for and what to say in response.

There are plenty of language courses that will teach you how to deal with specific situations, like …

Common French Phrases Guaranteed to Help You Talk with Personality

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“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 …

Get Intimate with French Sentence Structure


Want to know the secret to speaking perfect French?

Start with building blocks!

Once you have learned French sentence structure, the rest will follow easily.

We like structure so much that we have divided French sentences into four basic structures.…

12 Must-know French Phrases for Savvy Travelers


Want to get a warm welcome when you travel to France?

Word on the street is that French people are super rude.

Well, you’ve likely never heard their side of the story.

Imagine being a native Parisian, just trying to …

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


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 …

7 Tips for Learning French Grammar I Wish I’d Known Earlier

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Struggling to learn French grammar?

Or just looking for tips to accelerate your French learning?

You’ve come to the right place.

Previously, we’ve covered useful French idioms and everyday French phrases.

Today we present seven tips I wish I’d …