32 Magazines to Help You Learn French – and Where to Find Them

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Although they’re not as much a part of the French popular culture landscape as newspapers, French magazines can be a worthwhile way to expand your vocabulary and cultural knowledge, not to mention pass the time. There’s a wide range of magazines in France. Here are some of the most popular among French readers. We’ll also …

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Black History and Culture in France

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The Black Lives Matter movement has been changing the world, and also reminding us of our history. The history of Black people in France is very different from that of Black people in the US, where the movement started – as well as in other countries. But unfortunately, prejudice and racism exists here, as well. …

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10 Magnificent French Monuments You Can Visit From Home

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France is full of amazing landmarks, monuments, and museums. But unfortunately, due to the current global health crisis, most of them aren’t easy to visit, even if you live nearby. Luckily, the internet has come to rescue. You can find lots of virtual visits, 360° and drone views, documentaries, informative articles, and photos of French …

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What Is a Typical French Breakfast like – and Why?

why is French breakfast so light? Essentially, it comes down to this: lunch is the most important meal of the day for the French.

“French breakfast”: The phrase might conjure up an Instagram-worthy image of a croissant on a pristine white plate, an espresso in an equally pristine mug beside it.  Instagram isn’t reality, but this image actually isn’t too far from the truth.  A typical French breakfast is light, sweet, and fairly simple. Let’s find out why, and …

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From Horror to Laughter: The 14 Tv Shows Every French Learner Should Watch

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Do you ever wish you could just sit back, relax and upload the knowledge of French to your brain? I’m sure it’ll be possible one day, but in the meantime why not simply watch a French TV show? You’ll learn a lot about French culture, laugh and maybe cry, but most importantly, you’ll improve your understanding …

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The Best French Podcasts to Listen to (And the Ones to Avoid)

12 podcasts that'll help you learn French faster

Podcasts are very à la mode these days, which means you can find at least one covering just about any subject imaginable. Luckily, that includes learning French. Let’s look at the pros and cons of some of the best French learning podcasts.  And since English isn’t the only language podcasts come in, we’ll also check …

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