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


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 …

En soirée: Essential French Words and Phrases for Nightlife


You’re in France and you want to do as the French do.

What better way to experience la vie en rose than in cafés, bars, and discothèques?

After studying common French behaviors and becoming more adjusted to French life, you’re …

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 …

20 Common French False Friends to Watch Out For

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Have you ever trusted blindly and gotten stabbed in the back?

I’m not talking about people – I’m talking about French vocabulary.

French and English share a complicated linguistic history, leaving us to juggle loads of faux amis (false friends)

French Shopping Vocabulary: All The Essentials for Shopping in France

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Dear fellow shopaholics,

Please be aware that Paris is the fashionista’s dream city.

Twice a year, France becomes the ultimate destination for lovers of la mode (fashion).

Armed with your authentic French slang words, summertime vocabulary, and nightlife

5 Fun Ways to Learn French That Actually Work

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Studying nonstop can make you yearn for the carefree days of childhood.

It’s no secret: learning a foreign language is a lot of work.

But that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun too!

Imagine a preschool class learning the nut

French Summer Vocabulary: 12 Words to Beat the Heat


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 …