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Don’t Study French Grammar, Do This Instead!

If you studied French at school, your teacher probably asked you to learn the conjugation of the verb “avoir” and “être” by heart at some point. He told you that’s necessary, because “you can’t master the French language without learning grammar rules”. Considering that the majority of students who learn languages this way fail, I’d argue that …

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How to Ask for and Understand Directions in French

If you ever got lost in a foreign country, you know how complicated it can be to find your way when nobody speaks your language. Luckily, a few French words can help you ask for directions and most of all understand the answer. Here is everything you need to know to ask for directions in …

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Mimic Method French: Can It Help You Improve Your Pronunciation?

French pronunciation is tricky and there is nothing more frustrating than to spend time learning French and then hear “désolé, je ne comprends pas” (sorry I don’t understand) as soon as you speak. That’s why I recommend you to work on your pronunciation as soon as you start learning French. A great way to do that is …

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How do the French celebrate Halloween and La Toussaint?

The French Halloween celebration is very modest compared to the American one, but this doesn’t mean nothing happens. Today you’ll discover what French people do on Halloween and what la Toussaint is all about. What’s the origin of halloween? The origin of Halloween is unclear. Some scholars believe it comes from the celtic harvest festival …

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Rocket French Review: Is This the Right French Course for You?

If you are looking for the perfect online French course, you probably heard about rocket Languages. This online French course was nominated “Editor’s Choice” of Pc Mag and won numerous awards. But is it any good? It’s what you are going to find out in this honest review. You will discover both the advantages and disadvantages …

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The Secret to Speaking French Fluently and Sounding Like a Native

Today’s post is a guest post from David Issokson, the creator of FrenchLearner.com where he helps students learn French via Skype. David is a native speaker of English but he has dedicated his entire life to learning and mastering French to the point where he can speak with no accent. He has been offering classes to students from all over the world since …

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