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French Expressions For A Debate!

In France, having a debate or an argument is considered healthy and intelligent.  The French believe that if you can’t have a good old row …

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French Language Exclamations!

French language exclamations! Our English speaking friends often want to know what to say in French to convey an exclamation such as Gordon Bennet or …

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French music – oh la la la la!

  The other day  I had Radio Nostalgie on which plays a mix of English language and French music. For anyone trying to learn French, …

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Everyday French words

Everyday French words – simple and quick to learn. Even being able to say “please” and “thank you” will make a difference both to your day …

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Michel Thomas – learn to speak French

No books – no writing – no memorizing – just learning to speak French Michel Thomas created his language courses after teaching for decades.  He …

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French Number translation

French number translation – don’t let those numbers flummox you when you have to spell them, for instance writing a cheque in France or filling …

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Guide to French Patois!

  So, you’ve spent all that money on French lessons and phrase books, you move to the North of France and guess what, the neighbours …

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French building terms

The first time we went to the builders merchant yard in our area in the beautiful 7 Valleys region, I was absolutely stumped when my …

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Common French words, also common … in English!!

So you think you can’t speak French and it’s going to be really hard to learn?  It is estimated that around 70% of the words …

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French words and phrases at Christmas

A few French words to help you make the most of talking to your French friends and neighbours at Christmas time! For more on Christmas …

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