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Parlez Vous Francais… an Expat speaks out

Written by on October 29, 2013 in Learn French
Parlez Vous Francais… an Expat speaks out

Speak to any ex-pat living outside their native country and ask them what’s the biggest challenge in their overseas life and I bet the majority would say ‘language.’ From the simple things such as buying a stamp to the complexities of friendships (and sometimes-closer relationships), language skills – or the lack of them – loom […]

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Myths about French people

Written by on July 9, 2013 in Learn French with 0 Comments
Myths about French people

When asked what the stereotypical image of the French is, most people could probably tell you a few things they associate with French people, most of which are fairly negative. This article will debunk these myths and make you see the French in a new light. The French are rude The common stereotype of the […]

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The top five phrases not to say in France

Written by on April 19, 2013 in Learn French
The top five phrases not to say in France

  Visitors to France often arrive with a head full of expectations and a deep desire to blend in with the country’s inhabitants. This is because the French are stereotypically regarded as casually chic, urbane and quick to judge (and probably dislike) tourists who commit minor infractions against manners and good taste. While it may […]

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Tips to learn French quickly

Written by on February 19, 2013 in Learn French with 0 Comments
Tips to learn French quickly

  So you want to learn to French – of course the best way is to attend a course, either online or at school and there are lots of great courses around which let you learn online at your own pace. But – you can also help yourself in many different ways throughout the day, […]

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Learning French

Written by on November 20, 2011 in Learn French
Learning French

The best way to really improve your French is to get plenty of practice. Most people worry about making mistakes or not understanding French words and this holds them back. When you come to France on holiday, if you’re not au fait with the language, bring a simple phrase book –you will find it very helpful […]

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