28 Ways to Say Yes in French | With Audio Pronunciation

If you spend some time in France or do a lot of reading or listening in French, you’ll notice that the French don’t always answer “oui” when you ask them a question. Instead, they might use the equivalent of “of course”, “yup” or “maybe”, or expressions like “Of course”, “I agree,” and “That’s it precisely.”  There’s …

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How to say “happy Thanksgiving” in French?

Unlike Americans and Canadians, French people don’t celebrate Thanksgiving, In fact, the only thing most French people know about Thanksgiving is that it’s a day where Americans eat turkeys. This may sound surprising, but it’s actually logical if you consider the history of Thanksgiving. How to say “happy Thanksgiving” in French! Thanksgiving isn’t celebrated in France …

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How to Conjugate the Verb pouvoir (can)

“Pouvoir” is a powerful verb. Once you know it, you can easily ask people to do something, and express what you can do. Here is how to conjugate and use “pouvoir”. Conjugation of pouvoir (can) I voluntarily chose not to include tenses like “passé simple”, because unless you are interested in French literature, you won’t need …

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9 Annoying Filler Words You Can Use to Sound More French

Have you ever met someone who says “like” in like every sentence? Super annoying, right? Well, here is the bad news: French people use filler words all the time too, like most of us can’t even say a sentence without using a filler word. And here is the good news: I’m in a good mood …

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The ultimate guide to the passé composé (and a handy rule)

“Please don’t use the passé simple tense in your essay.” This is the first sentence our professor told us, a group of French college students, as we were about to take an exam. “Most French college students don’t know how to use the passé simple properly”, he went on. My professor was right. Most French …

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