How to Learn French Efficiently

3. Prioritize. 2. Study French Regularly, for a Short Time, not all in one Sitting. 1. Review – Repetition is the Key! 12. Always Study French with Audio. Let’s …

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How To Learn French For French Beginner Level (A1 & A2)

A) Start With French Politeness. Even for the most basic interactions in French, you will need to master the precise vocabulary and modern pronunciation of French politeness expressions. The French are known to be sticklers on etiquette and you do not want to start off on the wrong foot. Of course, you need audio to learn how to …

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How To Learn French Fast

A good idea to be able to communicate in French faster is to memorize useful sentences by heart. Prioritise what you are going to actually use in everyday …

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How To learn French For French Intermediate Level (B1, B2)

Consolidate Your French Knowledge. ① Beginner’s Bliss, Intermediate’s Frustration. ② How To Learn French As A Low Intermediate student (Levels A2, B1) ③ Understand & Ask Questions Fast in French. ④ How To Understand The French When They Speak. ⑤ An Intermediate Level Student Challenge: Mastering the French Tenses.

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7 Easy Steps To Learning The Verbs in French

Camille Chevalier-Karfis. Born and raised in Paris, I have been teaching today's French to adults for 23+ years in the US and France. Based on my students' goals and needs, I've created unique downloadable French audiobooks focussing on French like it's spoken today, for all levels. Most of my audiobooks are recorded at several speeds to help you conquer the modern French language.

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What is Real Life French

How is French Really Spoken in France? I’ve written a complete guide to everyday spoken French : follow the link to understand the French in real life, the French spoken today in France.My free guide comes with over 100 examples recorded in enunciated French and in real life French so you can easily hear the difference, and includes in-depth explanations on what differs.

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📨 How to Write Letters and Emails in French Free Lesson

7 – How to Write a Condoleance Letter in French. I hope you won’t have to write a condoleance letter in French. To express your sympathy in French, the most used phrase would be: Je vous adresse mes (sincères) condoléances. Please receive my (sincere) condolences/my sympathy.

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The Secret To Mastering French Verb Conjugation

For example, for “parler”, here is the logic explained by traditional methods: Remove the “er” – this will give you what is called “the stem” in grammatical jargon. Parler – er = parl. To the stem, add the ending corresponding the the subject pronoun. …

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32 Ways Of Saying How Are You in French w/Audio

With the expressions above, we don’t use the verb to be in French. We use to go: “aller”. So whether you’re asking ‘how are you’ or ‘how are they’, you’re going to be using one conjugation of aller. In the present indicative: je vais, tu vas, il va, nous allons, vous allez, ils …

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How to Spell In French Audio Lesson

Apostrophe in French is the same word, with a very different pronunciation. “ Une apostrophe “. It’s a feminine word. To spell a letter with an apostrophe, you’ll say the name of the French letter followed by the word “apostrophe” and then the following letter. J’aime – j apostrophe a i m e.

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Teaching French To Kids Tips & Resources

Teaching French to toddlers – Tips. The first thing is to get him/her interested. Sit down with your toddler while you listen to a Fairy Tale in French and use simple sentences like: “Le loup arrive” (the wolf comes) Get up and dance, and repeat: “Le loup! Le loup!”. Even if you don’t speak French, pick a word and repeat it.

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40 French Question Words + How to Ask Questions in French

Most Common French Interrogative Expressions. You probably already know these French question words: Comment = how. Où = where. Quand = when. Pourquoi = why – Note: to answer, use: parce que (parce qu’il-s, parce qu’elle-s) Combien = how many (de + noun) Qui = who, whom. À quelle heure = at what time.

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💯 French Reflexive Verbs Free Lesson

The French reflexive verbs – also called reflexive or reciprocal verbs – in common words the French “se” verbs are very common in French, especially for verbs of toiletry: se laver (to wash), se coiffer (to do one’s hair), se maquiller (to apply one’s makeup), se raser (to shave)…

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25 Ways to Say No in French & Audio Pronunciation

1 – Non, The Typical No in French. 2 – Nope in French. 3 – Not at all in French. 4 – No Way in French. 5 – You Must be Kidding in French. 6 – The English French No 😱. 7 – Nay in French. 8 – French No Gestures. 9 – Synonyms For No in French.

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Complete Guide to You in French

There are five words to say you in French: tu, vous, toi, te and t'. Here is a guide to the French yous, including an in depth analysis of tu versus vous.

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11 Solutions to Improve Your French Speaking

4 Steps Method to Improve How You Speak French. Play a very short passage of a French text you understand, a short sentence, then repeat. Don’t read the transcript; just repeat, trying to imitate the speaker as if you were an actor. Repeat as many times as necessary.

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French Numbers Pronunciation Free French Guide + Quiz

Camille Chevalier-Karfis. Born and raised in Paris, I have been teaching today's French to adults for 23+ years in the US and France. Based on my students' goals and needs, I've created unique downloadable French audiobooks focussing on French like it's spoken today, for all levels. Most of my audiobooks are recorded at several speeds to help you conquer the modern French language.

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Watching Lupin On Netflix To Practice Your French

The French series Lupin on Netflix is a great way to improve your French. It’s still made for a French audience, but Omar Sy’s French is easy to understand. The series Lupin on Netflix, staring Omar Sy is a huge international hit. I watched it and here is why I …

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3 Steps To the Perfect French R Pronunciation w/Audio

1 – How To Pronounce A Perfect French R. stick your whole tongue to the top of your mouth. This preparation step is very important: concentrate and really try to glue your tongue, back and front to the roof of your mouth. lower only the tip of your tongue and press it hard against the back of your LOWER front teeth.

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À Moi Paris Method – Beginner

À Moi Paris Method – Beginner. Start here if you are a complete beginner or need a good review. This audiobook explains the foundations of French like no others. Clear grammar explanations, modern pronunciation tips, and really useful vocabulary. All illustrated by a fun story recorded at three different levels of enunciation (slower

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How to Make, Accept and Refuse an Invitation in French

To make, accept or refuse and invitation in French, we use mostly 3 irregular verbs : vouloir (want), pouvoir (can) and devoir (must). Vouloir: je veux, tu veux, il veut, nous voulons, vous voulez, ils veulent (don’t say the ent but do say the L). Pouvoir: je peux, tu peux, il peut, nous pouvons, vous pouvez, ils peuvent (don’t say the ent

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150+ French Vocabulary Lists

One of the cornerstones of being fluent in French is to know a lot of French vocabulary. In this section, you’ll find not only reliable lists of French vocabulary (many with audio recordings) but also explanations, relevant cultural advice, French pronunciation tips, etc… In other words, not just bullet lists of French vocabulary, but truly useful French vocabulary lists!

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French Vowel Sounds Free Audio Lesson

There are 6 vowels in French : A, E, I, O, U, Y (i grec). Yet, letters ≠ sounds. Free audio guide to the French vowel pronunciation, French U vs OU etc…. This free French lesson comes with audio. Please press on the blue link close to the headphone to hear my recording of the French vowel pronunciation and other French sounds.

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170 French Tennis Terms

Arroser son service = to hit your serve all over the place. Faire un bois = to shank the ball. Se prendre une bicyclette = to lose 6-0 6-0 (the zeros look like bicycle wheels) / bagel. If you can think of more French tennis vocabulary, please write it to the comment below and I’ll add it up to the list.

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30 Common Ways to Say Yes in French & Audio Recordings

“Oui” is probably the most common way to translate yes in French, and among the first French words you learned alongside no, hello, goodbye, thank you…. But there are many ways of saying yes in French: let’s start with the obvious “oui” and then …

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List of French Verbs Followed by the Preposition à & Verb

1 – List of Common French Verbs Followed by the Preposition à + Verb. To make it clearer, I’ll use “faire quelque chose” as my second verb, but you could replace it by any other infinitive that makes sense. aider à faire quelque chose – to help to do something. apprendre à faire quelque chose – to learn how to do something.

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150 Bilingual French Stories & Easy French Practice

Build up your confidence in French, and learn about France and French culture in the context of stories you can actually understand. Most of our free French stories are French English bilingual stories and are written at an intermediate level of French. Beginners can still understand the story thanks to the English translation. Some stories feature an audio recording.

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Crash Course in Canadian French

You just need a crash course, a kind of “québécois 101”, and you’ll see it is not so difficult to understand people here, even if you’ve been taught French in France or with French teachers. First of all, remember that written French (in newspapers, in official documents, etc.) is exactly the same in Québec and in France.

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60 Useful French Wine Terms and Expressions

Here are some useful terms and expressions if you plan on drinking wine in France. faire une dégustation de vin – make a wine tasting. aller boire un verre / aller prendre un verre / aller boire un coup – go get a drink. un bar à vin – a wine bar. une cave – a cellar.

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Hypothesis in French w/audio Free French Lesson

Hypotheses in French are quite similar to English hypotheses: you need to understand whether you are wishing to change a future, present, or past event. Then apply the correct tenses. Many students search how to translate “if” in French. But it’s not really the translation of “if” in French that’s complicated, but the tenses you

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Le 14 juillet, la Fête Nationale Française

Le 14 juillet, la Fête Nationale Française - Bastille Day. July the 14th is the French national day – it’s called “Bastille day” outside of France but never in France! “Le Quatorze Juillet” is a day of celebrating French culture. Numerous public events take place: military parades, city meals, dances, parties and many amazing

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Complete Guide to the Pronoun On in French w/Audio 🎧

The French pronoun “On” means “we” in the modern French language. But “on” also = one, people, you, they, he, she, and even I! Clear explanations with audio recordings and examples. The use of “ On ” may be the most blatant difference between traditional French and modern spoken French …. In today’s French “On” mostly

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French Farming Vocabulary

3 – Agriculture – French Farming Vocabulary. Here are some useful French farming terms. Le fermier, l’agriculteur – male farmer. La fermière, l’agricultrice – female farmer. Une exploitation agricole – a modern farm. Un champ – a field. Le bétail – livestock. Faire de l’élevage – to raise livestock. Un tracteur – tractor.

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In, On, An: The 3 French Nasal Sounds Explained 🎧

A vowel can lock into a nasal pronunciation with a vowel + N or M is used: Alone: Ex: an, on, un, en, At the end of a word. Ex: son, pain, fin. Is locked in by a consonant – at the beginning, in the middle or at the end of a word. Ex: on c le, am p le, om b re, oran g e, bon j our, am b ulan c e, on t.

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Could Have, Should Have, Would Have in French

6 – Expressing Regrets or Reproaches/Blames in the Past in French. However, many other verbs are also used to express the notion of “could have, should have, would have”: regrets or reproaches… Here are a few examples. J’aurais préféré que tu me le dises.

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5 French Expressions With Jesus

French Jesus Expression 2 – “Jésus, Marie, Joseph” = Mary, Jesus and Joseph in French. French Jesus Expression 3 – “Le Petit Jésus en Culotte de Velours” = French Expression For A Good Wine. French Jesus Expression 4 – “Etre Attendu Comme le Messie” = To be Awaited Like the Messiah. French Jesus Expression 5 – “Mettre Le

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43 Vegetable in French

la carotte – carrot. le céleri-branche – stick celery. le céleri-rave – celeriac. le chou blanc/rouge/ vert – green/ red /white cabbage. le chou-fleur -cauliflower. les brocolis (m but usually used in the plural in French) – broccoli. le chou de Bruxelles – Bruxelles’ sprouts. le chou kale – kale.

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48 French Phone Words & Phrases & Dialogue

48 French Phone Words & Phrases & Dialogue . Having a conversation in French is stressful enough. Yet, speaking French on the phone adds a whole dimension to it. Part of the problem is the specific French phone vocabulary such as “je vous le passe” or “ne quittez pas”. In this article, we’ll first study French phone vocabulary and

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20 Sentences to Wish Happy Birthday in French

Camille Chevalier-Karfis. Born and raised in Paris, I have been teaching today's French to adults for 23+ years in the US and France. Based on my students' goals and needs, I've created unique downloadable French audiobooks focussing on French like it's spoken today, for all levels. Most of my audiobooks are recorded at several speeds to help you conquer the modern French language.

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30 Yoga Poses in French English and Sanskrit 🧘🏻‍♀️

10 Standing Yoga Poses in French, English and Sanskrit. La posture de l’arbre – tree pose – vrksasana. La posture de la montagne – mountain pose – tadasana. La posture du triangle – triangle pose – trikonasana. La posture du chien tête en bas …

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"La Charcuterie"

Des Radis. Hold on the green part or the radish, eat the red and white part: put a bit of salt on your plate, bite the radish, dig it in the salt, bite again (it’s your plate, double dipping is allowed!), you may at the same time take a bite of buttered bread. Leave the green part in your plate. And of course, eat “des cornichons

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Catholic Mass Prayers Reading in French With Audio

Table of Contents. Click the Audio Link Below to Play My Recording of The Catholic Mass In French. 1 – Kyrie Prayer in French. 2 – Gloria Prayer in French. 3 – Credo Prayer in French. 4 – Sanctus Prayer in French. 5 – Communion in French + Prière Notre Père (Our Father Prayer in French ) 6 – Agnus Prayer in French.

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30 French Water Words 💦

La berge, la rive = the river bank. Le fleuve = river which ends in the sea (so watch out: may students use this word for “river”, but it’s a specific kind of river… the generic term you should use is “une rivière”. Le lit de la rivière = river bed. Le courant = current. La source = the source, the spring.

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The Complete French Dog Guide 🐩

4 – French Dog Vocabulary. Now let’s study the French dog related vocabulary. Le chien – male dog. la chienne – female dog. le chiot – puppy, always masculine. Une race de chien = a dog breed (I understand saying race in English doesn’t sound correct but it is the word we use for breed in French) Un éleveur = a breeder. La truffe

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La Socca from Nice French Recipe & Translation

L’épaisseur de la pâte ne doit pas dépasser 3 millimètres. Pour water into a bowl. Sprinkle the flour like a fine rain while mixing with a whisk. Add salt and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Mix well to obtain a homogeneous paste. Let the preparation stand …

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What's Un Apéritif Dînatoire

1 – French Apéro Vocabulary. un apéro dînatoire (more slang), un apéritif dînatoire – cocktail buffet supper. un (e) invité (e) – guest. faire de la cuisine – to do some cooking – study the different ways of saying to cook in French – cuir, cuisiner and faire la cuisine. c’est son espace à …

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10 Ways of Wishing Merry Christmas in French + Audio

1 – How To Say Merry Christmas in French. The most common way of wishing merry Christmas in French is to say “joyeux Noël !”. And it’s enough, you don’t have to add anything to it. Just like you could say “Merry Christmas in English and leave it …

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