10 Fabulous French Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss

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Imagine strolling down a street in Paris or on an avenue alongside the French Riviera.

The sun is shining and you’re surrounded by hundreds if not thousands of smiling faces. Excitement pulses through the air. You hear laughter and happy …

French for Beginners: The Best Online and Offline Resources to Jump-start Your French Learning Journey

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So that’s it. You’ve been seduced by the beauty of French.

You’ve seen amazing films. You’ve appreciated epic literature.

And now, naturally, you want to speak French!

I’m thrilled you’ve made the decision—you won’t regret it!

But …

“I Miss You” in French: A Must-know Phrase from the Language of Love

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There’s an undeniable connection between the world of amour (love) and the French language.

I mean, there’s a reason why it’s poetically known as la langue d’amour (the language of love)!

It’s not hard to fall in love with the …

Kick-start Your French Language Journey with These Common French Words and Phrases for Beginners

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The Eiffel Tower.

The Louvre and the Mona Lisa.

Notre-Dame Cathedral.

Does your travel bucket list look a little like this?

I’m not surprised!

France is the most visited country in the world, and those few attractions I mentioned …

Ça Va: The All-purpose French Expression and How to Use It Like a Pro Pastry Chef

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Ça va.

It is one of the first things you will encounter as a débutant (a beginner) in French.

Even if you have unsavory memories of learning the language in school—perhaps traumatic enough to cause a kind of amnesia—I …

French Breakfast of Champions: How to Do It à La Française

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Once when staying in a Parisian hostel, a Korean friend made a telling statement.

We’d both been there for several weeks, well acquainted at that point with the traditional French breakfast foods on offer.

He walked over to the …

10 Must-know Body Parts in French and Idioms to Help You Practice Them

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Tête, épaules, genoux et orteils, genoux et orteils… (Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes)…

When you were very young you probably practiced the names of body parts in school or at home with the help of songs, rhythms …