6 French Greeting Faux-Pas That Make You Sound Rude

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Greeting French people the way you greet American, British or even Spanish people is a recipe for disaster. You see, the French follow a strange greeting ritual and breaking its unspoken rules is guaranteed to land you into the “rude tourist” category. Luckily, greeting the French like a local is simple once you know a few …


Get out of Here! How to Use and Conjugate Sortir like a Local


Sortir (to get out) is a verb full of exceptions.  It’s irregular, and it can have either être or avoir  as an auxiliary verb, depending on the meaning you want to convey. Like that one friend we all know, it may be complicated, but it’s also really helpful.  So, let’s take a closer look at …


French Numbers: How to count from 0 to 1 Billion | With Audio

at a certain level, French numbers actually require you to do a little math

Numbers are undeniably important when it comes to interacting with other people, from telling someone how old you are, to finding out how much something in a store costs, to maybe even exchanging numbers with that cute Frenchie you’ve been chatting with. French numbers aren’t quite as straightforward as numbers in English; at a certain …