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Six Great Tips to help you learn French at home

Written by on August 3, 2015 in Learn French
Six Great Tips to help you learn French at home

We share six of our top tips to help you learn French in your own time and at your own pace… Learn the French alphabet, so many people forget to do this but it’s really important to know these basics. Here’s the French alphabet song to help you and you might be surprised at how […]

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Top 10 French language courses in France

Written by on July 21, 2015 in Learn French
Top 10 French language courses in France

From the simple act of buying a baguette to the rather more complicated issue of calling a plombier, or plumber, to your new French home, it is impossible to overstate the immense rewards of speaking French. Whether you are holidaying in France – the most popular tourist destination for Britons – or moving to France […]

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Five Minute French Lesson | French Slang Phrases!

Written by on July 10, 2015 in Learn French
Five Minute French Lesson | French Slang Phrases!

Géraldine Lepère, French language and lifestyle expert at Comme Une Francaise tells how to really impress French people by using every day colloquial expressions that French people use… real French slang phrases  to pepper your conversations with. We guarantee you’ll impress with these few words and phrases which take no time at all to learn! […]

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How to Order Coffee in France

Written by on June 18, 2015 in Learn French
How to Order Coffee in France

So, you go to France and of course you want to sit on the terrace of a café in Paris, or Lille or a lovely little town. You find the perfect little brasserie or cafe with seats spilling out onto the pavement. It’s a place to people watch and while away the time in the […]

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Flirting with French by William Alexandra

Flirting with French by William Alexandra

William Alexandra  is a man with a mission – he wants to learn French, to understand what is is to be French, in fact to be French. American born Mr Alexander doesn’t just want to speak it like a student after a couple of years study; he wants to parler proper French, like a native. […]

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Seven tips for ‘older’ French learners

Written by on March 15, 2015 in Learn French
Seven tips for ‘older’ French learners

  In recent years, science has pretty well nailed the evidence that learning a second language is good for our brains as we get older – helping avoid the onset of dementia and improving overall brain processing. Yet the idea you should have started as a child to be successful has achieved almost mythical status. […]

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How to speak French like a French person

Written by on September 9, 2014 in Courses, Learn French
How to speak French like a French person

So, you want to learn French. Well, there are lots of courses to help you. But, what if you want to speak French like a French person…Comme Une Francaise. Imagine you have a best friend who is French. She is willing to teach you to talk like a French person, tell you the in-words, the […]

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French Window to learn French in France

Written by on August 20, 2014 in Learn French
French Window to learn French in France

When it comes to the best ways of learning to speak French, one of the easiest and most fun ways to improve your French is to go to France and practice and make the real world your classroom… Of course classroom learned skills are essential, the nuts and bolts of French language and the grammar […]

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Fascinating French language facts

Written by on May 27, 2014 in Learn French, Words And Phrases
Fascinating French language facts

Read our top ten fascinating facts about the French language! You may be surprised at how au fait you are with French or aghast at the most difficult words and phrases for non-French speakers… 1. At the time of the French Revolution in 1793, 75% of French citizens did not speak French as a mother […]

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Talking French in France

Written by on April 15, 2014 in Learn French, My French Life
Talking French in France

Expats in any country have a tendency to get together. It’s not tribal, it’s not about wanting to hang on to your roots or rejecting everything that’s different about your adopted country. I sort of think that if that’s what you want – you probably won’t be leaving home any time soon to live in […]

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