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10 useful expressions with the verb “tomber” (to fall)

Tomber (to fall) is one of the most common French verb. As such, it’s used in many French expressions to talk about a sudden and often unexpected event. Here are 10 useful French idioms with the verb “tomber”. Audio is available for each expression. Tomber amoureux/tomber amoureuse (to fall in love) This one won’t surprise you as …

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Why you don’t need to live in France to learn French

Many people believe that it’s impossible to truly master a language without living in the country where it’s spoken. While it is certainly easier to learn French in France than in China, the latter is far from impossible. In fact, with new technologies, immersing yourself in a learning environment is becoming easier everyday.  All you need is motivation Are …

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Why I love Paris and why you will too (especially if you love food)

I genuinely believe that  each of us was scattered around the world so that we, guided by the heart, spend our life in search of the place. The place we really belong to. I have been changing destinations and time zones throughout my life but at the same time I felt that my place was patiently waiting for me. …

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3 funny differences between Canadian French and French from France

As a learner of French, it’s only a matter of time before you start coming across usages unique to the Québécois, who are notorious for speaking French with a twist! You already know 9 things you shouldn’t say in France (unless you want to feel awkward). Here are three usages to pique your interest in …

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French people never speak English. Or do they?

You dream of spending your summer on the French Riviera. You already know all the places you want to visit and you already booked your hotel. But you heard that French people never speak English. It scares you.  But is it even true? Do French people speak English? A lot of people claim that French people …

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How to Quickly Improve Your Understanding of Spoken French

You have been learning French for a while, but you still can’t understand what French people say, frustrating, right? You can change that, and I am going to show you exactly how. But first, let’s discover why spoken French is so hard to understand! Why Spoken French Is Hard to Understand You don’t know enough vocabulary This …

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