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Examples of French Negative Adverbs - Adverbes négatifs
Learn to use French negative adverbs like ne pas, ne jamais, and ne plus.

Patterns of French First Names - Prénoms Français
There are hundreds of common French first names. Some of them look just like their English counterparts, others are fairly similar, and still others seem completely unique. Here are more than 200 of the most popular French names, along with their pronunciation and English equivalents.

French Boys Names - Prénoms français masculins
Looking for a name to use in French class, or inspiration for naming your baby? This list includes more than 100 common French names for boys, along with their pronunciation, English equivalents, and literal meaning. Page 2.

French Girls Names - Prénoms français féminins
Looking for a name to use in French class, or inspiration for naming your baby? This list includes more than 100 common French names for girls, along with their pronunciation, English equivalents, and literal meaning. Page 3.

French Unisex Names - Prénoms français unisexe
Looking for a name to use in French class, or inspiration for naming your baby? This list includes some common French names that are suitable for both boys and girls, along with their pronunciation and English equivalents. Page 4.

French Proficiency Test
Test your French with this beginning-level French proficiency test.

French Auxiliary Verbs That Require Être
Learn which French verbs use être to form the passé composé and the other compound tenses.

Être Verbs - Mnemonic Devices - Dr and Mrs Vandertramp
If you can't remember which French verbs need être in the compound tenses, you might want to try a mnemonic device, such as Dr and Mrs Vandertramp. Page 2.

Être Verbs Used Transitively
Verbs that require être in the passé composé and other compound tenses are intransitive. However, some of them can be used transitively, in which case they need avoir as the helping verb. In addition, there is a slight change in meaning. Page 3.

Repeating French Auxiliary Verbs - Avoir and Être
When using more than one verb in the passé composé or another compound tense, you can - but do not always have to - repeat the auxiliary verb in front of each past participle. Page 4.

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Top Intermediate French Mistakes
After learning French for a while, you've probably found that there are some things you just can't figure out how to say, or that people are always correcting you on. These may be issues that you haven't been taught yet, or concepts that you've studied but just don't get. As an intermediate French speaker, there is still plenty of time to fix these mistakes before they fossilize in your mind. Here are ten of the most common intermediate-level French mistakes with links to lessons.

Common Intermediate-Level French Mistakes
After learning French for a while, you've probably found that there are some things you just can't figure out how to say, or that people are always correcting you on. These may be issues that you haven't been taught yet, or concepts that you've studied but just don't get. As an intermediate French speaker, there is still plenty of time to fix these mistakes before they fossilize in your mind. Here are ten of the most common intermediate-level French mistakes with links to lessons. Page 2.

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Translating French Verb Tenses and Moods into English
Learn how to translate all the different French verb tenses and moods into English.

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French Impersonal Expressions
Impersonal expressions are those which do not have a specific subject, instead beginning with the impersonal il est or c'est. In grammatical terms,

Learn the Most Common French Impersonal Expressions
Learn the most common impersonal French expressions. Page 2.

Learn How and When to Use the French Present Participle
The French present participle is the verb form that ends in -ant and is far less common than its English counterpart. The French present participle may be an adjective, gerund, noun, or verb.

Using the French present participle as a verb or gerund
When used as a verb, the French present participle expresses an action that is simultaneous with, but not necessarily related to, the action of the main verb. Page 2.

Using the French present participle as an adjective or noun
The French present participle may be used as an adjective or noun. Page 3.

How to conjugate the French present participle
How to conjugate the French present participle. Page 4.

French Indirect Objects and Indirect Object Pronouns
Indirect objects are the people in a sentence to or for whom the action of the verb occurs. In French, indirect object pronouns can only refer to people, and they usually precede the verb.

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Les pronoms - Types of French Pronouns
Pronouns are words that substitute for nouns. There are many different kinds of pronouns, but they can be divided into two main categories: personal and impersonal. This summary will give you an idea of the different kinds of French pronouns; click the links for detailed lessons and examples.

French Impersonal Pronouns
Impersonal pronouns do not change according to grammatical person. Page 2.

French Pronoun Finder
Want to learn more about a particular pronoun but don't know what type it is? The French Pronoun Finder is an alphabetical list of all the different French pronouns and includes links to the relevant lessons. Page 3.

Top 10 Beginning French Mistakes
When you start learning French, there's a lot to remember - new vocabulary, all kinds of verb conjugations, strange spelling... just about everything is different. It's normal to make mistakes, but it's in your best interest to try to fix them as soon as possible. The longer you make the same mistake, the harder it will be for you to get it right later on. This article discusses ten of the most common French mistakes made by beginners, so that you can fix these problems right from the beginning.

10 Common French Mistakes Made By Beginning-Level Students
When you start learning French, there's a lot to remember - new vocabulary, all kinds of verb conjugations, strange spelling... just about everything is different. It's normal to make mistakes, but it's in your best interest to try to fix them as soon as possible. The longer you make the same mistake, the harder it will be for you to get it right later on. This article discusses ten of the most common French mistakes made by beginners, so that you can fix these problems right from the beginning. Page 2.

Plural French Nouns
In both French and English, many nouns can be singular or plural: un homme (one man), deux hommes (two men), la chaise (the chair), les chaises (the chairs). But there are quite a few French nouns that can only be plural. Page 4.

Some Nouns Are Singular in English and Plural in French
Nouns are not always singular in both French and English. Here is a list of words that are singular, uncountable, or invariable in French but are plural or countable in English. Page 2.

Singular French Nouns
In both French and English, many nouns can be singular or plural: un homme (one man), deux hommes (two men), la chaise (the chair), les chaises (the chairs). But there are quite a few French nouns that can only be singular. Page 3.

Singular / Plural Meaning Changes in French Nouns
Some French nouns can only be singular, some can only be plural, and some have different meanings depending on whether they are singular or plural. Page 5.

Spanish is easier...
In some respects, Spanish is easier than French. Page 2.

French is easier...
In some respects, French is easier than Spanish. Page 3.

Neither one is easier...
They say Spanish is easier than French, but in fact French and Spanish share some tricky aspects. Page 4.

Is Spanish Easier than French? The Bottom Line
Neither French nor Spanish is necessarily easier than the other. Page 5.

The Common Myth - Is Spanish is Easier than French?
Ever heard people say that Spanish is easier than French? Think it's true? Think again!

Typing French Accents on an Apple with the French OS
You can type French accents and immerse yourself in French at the same time on an Apple OSX by setting your system language to French.

Typing French Accents on an Apple with Option Key and KeyCaps
You can type accents on an Apple with either the option key or KeyCaps.

Typing French Accents: Introduction
You don't need software or a special keyboard to type French accents - everything you need to know is right here.

How to Select a Keyboard Layout
In order to use an alternate keyboard layout, you need to add it to Windows.

Typing French Accents on an Apple with the Special Character Palette
You can use the special character palette to type accents on a Mac computer.

Typing French Accents on Linux
There are two ways to type accents in Linux.

French Future Tense Conjugations
The future is, in my opinion, one of the simplest French tenses. There is only one set of endings for all verbs, and most of them - even many which are irregular in the present tense - use their infinitive as the root. Page 2.

How to Use the French Future Tense
The French future tense talks about upcoming events. While the French future tense has a full set of conjugations, the English equivalent is just the modal verb

Adjectifs possessifs - French Possessive Adjectives
Possessive adjectives are the words used in place of articles to indicate to whom or to what something belongs. French possessive adjectives are used similarly to English possessive adjectives, but there are some differences in form.

Notre nos Votre vos Leur leurs - French Possessive Adjectives
Possessive adjectives are the words used in place of articles to indicate to whom or to what something belongs. French possessive adjectives are used similarly to English possessive adjectives, but there are some differences in form. Page 3.

Why Learn French?
There are all kinds of reasons to learn a foreign language in general, and French in particular.

Reasons to Learn French
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Introduction to the French Present Tense
The French present tense, called le présent or le présent de l'indicatif, is quite similar in usage to the English present tense.

Introduction to the French Imperative Mood
Learn how to give commands with the French imperative.

French Imperative Conjugations
French imperative conjugations are relatively simple. Page 2.

French Imperative Word Order
French has two kinds of imperatives, affirmative and negative, and the word order is different for each of them. Page 3.

Travel Switzerland - Swiss Travel Information
Switzerland has four official languages: French, Italian, German, and Romansch. Get the most out of your trip with these links.

French Greetings - Saying Hello hi good-morning in French


Saying Yes in French - oui, ouais, si
Saying yes in French seems simple enough. But believe me, you'll be surprised at all the possibilities - and important differences with English.

Ça va - Informal How Are You in French


How To Answer How Are You in French With Subtleties
There are many options to answer

See You Soon in French - À bientôt, À Plus + Tips
À bientôt, à plus tard, à la prochaine, à mardi, à plus, à tout... Do you know the subtle differences between the French ways for

Goodbye in French - Au revoir, Salut, Bonne Soirée, not Adieu
Greetings are an essential part of your French politeness. Now that you know

Menstrual Time To Have Your Period in French And Hygienic Vocabulary
Let’s talk about a subject French books don’t cover - menstruation. Learn the Related Vocabulary, and expressions about “les règles”.

How To Say Great in French - Synonyms for "Très Bon"
There are many synonyms for great in French -

Synonyms For Great In French
There are many synonyms of great in French such as merveilleux, fantastique, incroyable, formidable, génial... Page 2.

La vache ! - French Expression
Holy cow, this is a really useful lesson on the idiomatic French expression la vache.

Books on French Food
This mix of fact and fiction will teach you everything you could ever want to know about French cuisine: what it is, when it began, who helped it along the way, why it's so good, how to make it, and where to find the best of the best.

French Vocabulary Books
If you are having trouble learning and remembering new French vocabulary, these specialized books can help.

Tips to Improve your French Verb Conjugations
Conjugating French verbs in a workbook or letter is one thing, but remembering individual verb conjugations when you're speaking is another matter entirely. Here are some tips to help you get better at conjugating French verbs.

Non-fiction about French and France
You've probably glanced through dozens of French travel guides and grammar books, but what about the human side of learning French and visiting France? There is some great non-fiction out there - humorous yet helpful, fun but not frivolous. The following are my favorite non-fiction books related to French and France - enjoy!

Top Fiction Set in France
I find that books about France, whether fiction or non-fiction, pique my appetite for travel more than anything else. I love writers who weave culture and language into their stories and memories. Of course, the best books are probably those written in French, but since not everyone reads well enough to survive

French Pronunciation Books
Pronunciation tends to be the most difficult aspect of learning French. It takes a lot of practice to pronounce French correctly, but if you want to speak well, good French pronunciation is essential. Nothing kills conversation faster than an inability to make yourself understood. These resources include detailed explanations of French sounds and some audio tools for listening/speaking practice.

The Best French Verb Books
There are many, many French verb books in existence, which offer explanations and conjugations for hundreds - sometimes thousands - of verbs. In my mind, there are only a few contenders for your French reference library.

French Dictionary Software
If you spend a lot of time reading/writing French, especially on the computer, having a good French dictionary program (or two) can make life a lot easier. I recently purchased several French dictionary programs and already can't remember what life was like without them. Based on my own preferences as well as extensive research, here are the best French dictionary programs you can buy.

Beginning French Reading Resources
Ready to try reading in French? Here is a selection of French readers for beginning to intermediate students, including short stories, novel exerpts, non-fiction, and poems chosen or written especially with beginning students in mind.

All About The French Onion idiom Mele-toi de tes oignons
My husband says that it you want to give anything a French twist, cook it with wine, butter and shallots. So let’s talk about the French onions.

What Shoes Should You Wear In France?
French people usually pay a lot of attention to their shoes - here are my tips on what kind of shoe men and women should pack for a trip to France.

French Shoes For Men - Tips About Shoes in France
French people usually pay a of of attention to their shoes - here are my tips on what kind of shoe men and women should pack for a trip to France. Page 2.

How To Say For Example in French - Par Exemple + Synonyms
“Par exemple” is a very common French expression, meaning

C'est La Goutte Qui Fait Déborder Le Vase - French Expressions
Which one is it - le vase or la vase - ahhh, French genders! BTW, do you know how to say

Pays du monde - Countries of the World
A list of the countries of the world in English and French.

3 Fun And Common French Idioms With Animals
French Idioms are fun and so useful to express a whole concept in a short sentence - here are three, using hens, a bear and a Spanish cow!

Le Coq Français - French Rooster - Symbol and Expression
The French word for rooster is

Meanings and Synonyms For The French Expression Casser les Pieds
From boredom to annoyance, the French expression

French Verb Conjugations Drills Audiobook Review
French Today's French Verb Drills audiobook series is designed to help French students learn irregular French verbs forms and modern pronunciation.

French Expression Être Dans Son Assiette - French Plate
Une assiette is a plate. So what does

Origins of the Expression "Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense"


Being invited by French people for dinner - a big deal
What to expect when invited for dinner at a French home

What To Expect When Invited For Dinner At A French Home
What to expect when invited for dinner at a French home. Page 2.

Les Produits Laitiers et le Beurre - Dairy Products and Butter


Meaning Of The French Expression Avoir L'Esprit D'Escalier
This strange French idiom comes from the Diderot, and has to do with wit, a staircase... and wishing you've been faster with your comeback!

How To Use A French Toilet
Using a toilet seems simple enough... but a surprise awaits you with the new French toilets - or older ones for this matter. So read this article and be prepared.

Should You Offer To Help Your French Hosts?
Should you offer to help? When can you leave? What about smoking?

Can You Smoke At A French Table?
Questions you always wanted to ask about the etiquette at the French table but never dared to. Smoking at the table. Can I smoke at the table? Page 2.

When Is It Polite To Leave A Party At A French Home?
When is it polite to leave a party at a french home? Page 3.

How Should You Ask For The Restroom Politely In French?
Asking for the restroom in French is tricky for English speakers!

I want to learn French, where do I start?
Starting French may be overwhelming. There are essential questions you need to ask yourself first to set up a successful plan of action.

Best Free French Learning resources for beginners
Pros and Cons of the free French learning resources for a beginner learner.

Expressing A Specific Quantity In French
To Express a specific quantity in French, you'll use a number or an expression of quantity.

Du, De La, Des, Pas De… Expressing Quantities In French
Du, de la, des, de... which one should you choose? Let me tell you about expressing quantities in French.

Are Your Luggage Safe In A French Train?
As far as I know, it’s rather safe – I never had a suitcase stolen, nor heard of anybody who has. Page 6.

Reservations Open Only A Couple Of Months Ahead
Reservations for French trains open up to three months in advance. Page 7.

Where Is The Seat Number On a French Train?
If there are several numbers, the correct one is the lit one. Page 5.

Punch Your Ticket or Get a Fine!
You need to punch your train ticket in France or you'll be fined. Page 2.

Don't be Alarmed If You See Soldiers At the Station
The army often takes care of routine security in France, there is nothing unusual about it. Page 4.

French Trains Can Be Quite Long, So Wear Your Best Walking Shoes
French trains are long, and you may have to walk quite a bit to get to your car. Page 3.

When are Tracks Announced For French Trains?
The trains tracks are only announced about 10 minutes before the departure of the train in France.

7 Tips To Prepare Your Trip By Train To France
Follow the tips of a Parisian to have a good experience when you take the train in France.

My Trip to Normandy in Easy French 3 - Honfleur
La visite de Steve en Normandie continue avec Le Havre, la charmante ville de Honfleur et l'historique Courseulles-sur-mer.

Normandy Trip In Easy French - Honfleur Village
La visite de Steve en Normandie continue avec Le Havre, la charmante ville de Honfleur et l'historique Courseulles-sur-mer. Page 2.

Normandy Trip In Easy French - Courseulles-sur-mer
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Trip to Normandy in Easy French - Atlanta to Rouen
Practice your French in the context of an easy to understand story, and discover the beautiful town of Rouen, in the Normandy region of France.

Histoire en Français Facile - Visite de Rouen
L'histoire en français facile de la visite de la ville de Rouen en Normandie continue. Page 2.

Visiting the D Day Beaches of Normandy - English / French Side By Side
Check your understanding of this easy French story about my trip to Normandy, France, with this English and French side by side translation

Visiting The D-Day sites of Normandy - English / French Side By Side
Check your understanding of this easy French story about my trip to Normandy, France, with this English and French side by side translation. Page 2.

Visiting The D-Day sites of Normandy - English / French Side By Side
Visiting The D-Day sites of Normandy - English / French Side By Side. Page 3.

WW2 Beaches in Normandy - Learn French In Context
Check your understanding of this easy French story about my trip to Normandy, France, with this English and French side by side translation. Page 4.

How to be polite at the French table - sitting and leaving
Learn the proper French etiquette for sitting down for dinner at a French home.

Jamais Ever or Never in French
Does

Histoire en Français Facile Avec Traduction en Anglais
Histoire en Français Facile Avec Traduction en Anglais - Balade à Etretat - Normandie - France. Page 2.

My Trip To Etretat - English / French Side By Side
Check your understanding of this easy French story about my trip to Etretat, Normandy, France, with this English and French side by side translation

Story in Easy French - My trip to Etretat
Check your understanding of this easy French story about my trip to Etretat, Normandy, France, with this English and French side by side translation. Page 3.

French Adjectives and Expressions to Describe Clothing
Cette robe rouge cache-coeur est classique et élégante. Et elle a l'air fluide et confortable, un peu sexy... c'est exactement ce que je cherche !

Describing Clothing in French, Size, Look, Price
Adjectives Describing Clothing in French, Size, Look, Price. Page 2.

Practice Your French And Discover Normandy
Histoire en Français Facile - Balade à Etretat, en Normandy. Page 2.

Trip to Normandy in Easy French - 2 Etretat
Practice your French with this easy French story and discover the gorgeous region of Etretat, in Normandy, France.

My Trip To Normandy - D-Day Beaches - Learn French in Context
Practice your French in the context of an easy to understand story, and discover the historic WW2 town of Courseulles-sur-mer, the D-Day beaches in the Normandy region of France.

My Trip To Normandy - Courseulles-sur-Mer et Omaha Beach
Practice your French in the context of an easy to understand story, and discover the historic WW2 Normandy region of France. Page 2.

My Trip to Rouen - English / French side by side
Check your understanding of this easy French story about my trip to Rouen, Normandy, France, with this English and French side by side translation

Practice Your French In Context - Rouen
Check your understanding of this easy French story about my trip to Rouen, Normandy, France, with this English and French side by side translation. Page 3.

Visit the Nomandy - Rouen - English / French Side By Side
Check your understanding of this easy French story about my trip to Rouen, Normandy, France, with this English and French side by side translation. Page 2.

Easy Bilingual Story English / French Side By Side - Rouen
Check your understanding of this easy French story about my trip to Rouen, Normandy, France, with this English and French side by side translation. Page 4.

Le Havre, Honfleur and Courseulles-sur-mer Bilingual Story
Check your understanding of this easy to understand French story about Steve's visit to Normandy, Le Havre, Honfleur and Courseulles-sur-mer.

Le Pont de Normandy - Learn French In Context Easy Bilingual Story
Check your understanding of this easy to understand French story about Steve's visit to Normandy, Le Havre, Honfleur and Courseulles-sur-mer. Page 2.

Memorial Pegasus - Learn French In Context Easy Bilingual Story
Check your understanding of this easy to understand French story about Steve's visit to Normandy, Le Havre, Honfleur and Courseulles-sur-mer. Page 3.

Courseulles-sur-mer - Learn French In Context Bilingual Story
Check your understanding of this easy to understand French story about Steve's visit to Normandy, Le Havre, Honfleur and Courseulles-sur-mer. Page 4.

Yabla French - Learn French With Videos - Review
For a small monthly fee, a subscription to Yabla French gives you direct access to an ever expanding library of authentic, short, French videos.

What's That Jena Se Qua? Correct Spelling and French Meaning
A lot of people say

Meaning of the French Idiom "La Lune de Miel" - Honeymoon


The French Adjective of Colors - Les Adjectifs de Couleurs
Rouge, orange, violet... French adjectives of colors are truly useful to describe everyday life. However, they follow strict rules of agreement...

À la plage beach vacation sea sports French vocabulary
Whether you go to a French country for a vacation or just want to improve your French vocabulary, this list will certainly prove useful to you.

French Versus English School and High School Grade Names
What are the School and High School Grade names for France versus the US and the UK. What do CM1, CE2 and collège mean? Let's take a closer look.

French Striped Shirt And Beret - Origins Of The French Stereotype
Do French people really walk around in French striped shirts and Beret, a cigarette in their mouth and a baguette under their arm?

How To Say To Believe In French - Expressions With Croire
The French verb croire is used to say to believe, to think, and is part of many idioms and expressions in French.

Other Cats To Whip: The Book Of French Idioms
Instead of having other fish to fry, the French have “other cats to whip” or “d’autres chats à fouetter”, to mean they have other things to do.

Common French Mistake - Je suis intéressé(e) dans
This is a tricky one because students translate literally and it doesn't work in French, in many ways. In French, we'd flip our sentence around.

Je Vous Avez Dit, Je Vous Ai Dit - Common French Mistake
What's wrong with

What's the Meaning of A Priori in French
In English, this Latin expression is not often used, and means

French Expressions Using The Verb Tirer - to Pull, Draw, Shoot...
Tirer is part of many French expressions. Usually, it means to pull, draw, tug... but could mean to shoot someone or even to have sex...

How Do You Translate The Notion of Floor in French - L'Étage
France counts her floors - les étages - as the UK does, not as the US: d'abord, il y a le rez-de-chaussée, et puis le premier étage, le deuxième étage

French Expressions using Prendre - to Take
The verb Prendre is part of many expressions and idioms that can confuse students of French, and lead to a very embarrassing mistake...

Meaning of the French Preposiiton "à côté de".


Unofficial French-Speaking Countries
In many countries, French plays an important role, either as an administrative, commercial, or international language or simply due to a significant French-speaking population

What is French? Facts and Figures about the French Language
How many French speakers are there? Where is French spoken? How many French-speaking countries are there? In which international organizations is French an official language? Read this introduction to some facts and figures about the French language.

Free French Dictionary Online
Free online French dictionary, with 120,000 translations.

Mot du Jour - Learn a French Word a Day
A new French word posted every weekday, with pronunciation, examples of usage, and related words.

French Reading Comprehension - Intermediate and Advanced French Reading
Improve your French reading comprehension with these reading activities.

French Verb Deconjugator
Use this French verb deconjugator to figure out the infinitive from any given conjugation.

French Accented Capitals
You may have heard that capital letters are not supposed to be accented, when in fact whether or not to use accents on capital letters is entirely up to you.

Online French Dictionary and Thesaurus - Ultralingua
This free monolingual French dictionary provides over 200,000 definitions, inlcuding thousands of idiomatic expressions and a complete French thesaurus.

French Language Newsletters - Learn French
Choose from five free French newsletters.

French Listening Comprehension and Practice Exercises
Improve your French listening comprehension with these listening activities.

Beginning French Dialogue - At the store - Au magasin
Sound files for the beginning-level dialogue between a storekeeper and customer.

At the restaurant - Beginning French Dialogue
Sound files for the beginning-level dialogue at the restaurant .

Beginning French Dialogue - Greetings and Introductions
Transcript of the beginning-level dialogue featuring greetings and introductions.

Beginning French Dialogue - Greetings and Introductions
Transcript and translation of the beginning-level dialogue featuring greetings and introductions.

Beginning French Dialogue - At the store - Au magasin
Transcript of the beginning-level dialogue between a customer and storekeeper.

At the restaurant - Beginning French Dialogue
Transcript and translation of the beginning-level dialogue at the restaurant.

At the hotel - Beginning French Dialogue
Listen to a short conversation in French between a hotel receptionist and a student who has reserved a room.

Beginning French Dialogue - Breakfast - Le petit déjeuner
Sound files for the beginning-level dialogue between a waiter and customer.

Faire Cadeau, Ne Pas Faire De Cadeau - French Expressions
Elle m'a fait cadeau d'une voiture, mais en fait, ce n'était pas un cadeau... What does it mean? Let's study the French expressions using

Happy Birthday in French - Bon Anniversaire
Learn how to say - and sing! - happy birthday in French, plus more French vocabulary related to birthdays and other special occasions.

Cherchez La Femme - The Most Sexist French Expression


Ça m'est égal - French Expression
Learn about the meanings and uses of the idiomatic French expression ça m'est égal.

Faire - French Expressions
Learn how to build castles in the air, turn a deaf ear, act like a child, and more with this list of expressions with faire.

Faire - French Expressions
Learn how to build castles in the air, turn a deaf ear, act like a child, and more with this list of expressions with faire. Page 2.

Faire - French Expressions
Learn how to build castles in the air, turn a deaf ear, act like a child, and more with this list of expressions with faire. Page 3.

Se Faire - French Expressions
Faire is one of the top French verbs. Once you've memorized its irregular conjugation , master the many idioms and French expressions using Faire. Page 4.

Nice Carnaval 2009 - Carnaval de Nice - Roi des Mascarades
Nice Carnival is the largest winter event on the French Riviera. In 2009, Carnaval de Nice took place from 13 February to 1 March, and the theme was Roi des Mascarades (King of Masquerades).

Nice Carnaval 2009 - Carnaval de Nice - Roi des Mascarades
Nice Carnival is the largest winter event on the French Riviera. In 2009, Carnaval de Nice took place from 13 February to 1 March, and the theme was Roi des Mascarades (King of Masquerades).

Nice Carnaval 2009 - Carnaval de Nice - Roi des Mascarades
Nice Carnival is the largest winter event on the French Riviera. In 2009, Carnaval de Nice took place from 13 February to 1 March, and the theme was Roi des Mascarades (King of Masquerades).

Beaucoup d'entre vous êtes - French Mistake
You learned

The Many French Expressions with The Verb Tirer - To Pull
The French verb Trier seems simple enough: to pull. But it is part of some many common French expressions ranging from shooting at someone to having sex.

Fun French Number Practice
Here is a list of ideas teachers recently shared all kinds of great exercises for practicing French numbers, including several games.

French for Speaking Links and Resources
If you want to learn how to speak French, you have to do more than just study grammar and vocabulary - you actually need to get out there and speak. Try these activities and resources to work on your French speaking skills, and learn about criteria used by various agencies to determine French speaking proficiency.

Learn French in the United States
Learn French in the United States - find a French language school near you.

Bonne Fête du Premier Mai
Le premier mai est une journée spéciale en France.

French Dictionaries
Monlingual French dictionaries for French speakers of all levels.

Bon marché - French Expression
Learn about the meanings and uses of the French expression bon marché.

Trouvez-le ! Find it! - Learn French at About
Links to help you find French lessons, articles, tests, sound files, and everything else you need on the Learn French at About site.

Introduction to French - Basic information about French language and linguistics
If you've ever wondered where French came from and how it fits in with other languages, here is some basic information.

Bien-dire - French Audiomagazine
Bien-dire is a bi-monthly French magazine published in France, and is suitable for low-intermediate to advanced French learners

Travel France - French Travel Information
Tons of info to help you enjoy your trip to France. Find out about places to stay, things to do, and hot spots to visit in Paris.

La Normandie - France Region
Articles about the region of France called Normandy

French Accents - Diacritical Marks Used in French
What are the French accents and how do you use them?

Top 10 French Pronunciation Mistakes and Difficulties
Many students find that pronunciation is the hardest part of learning French. The new sounds, the silent letters, the liaisons... they all combine to make speaking French very tricky. By listening to French as much as possible, and by studying and practicing the pronunciation aspects that you find most difficult, you can do a lot to improve your pronunciation. Here is a list of the top French pronunciation difficulties and mistakes, with links to detailed lessons and sound files.

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Introduction to Translation and Interpretation
Translation and interpretation are the ultimate jobs for people who love language. However, there are a lot of misunderstandings about these two fields, including the difference between them and what kind of skills and education they require. This article is an introduction to the fields of translation and interpretation.

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Manquer - To Miss - French Verb - All About Manquer
The French verb manquer is a regular -ER verb. It means to miss, but can cause confusion because it is sometimes used in an unusual construction.

All about Avoir
Avoir is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation and literally means

French Infinitive - Infinitif
The infinitive is the basic, unconjugated form of a verb, sometimes called the name of the verb. We usually learn French verbs in the infinitive, since that is what you start with in order to conjugate them.

French Infinitive - L'infinitif
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All about Dire - Irregular French Verb
Dire is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation, means

What in French - How to translate what into French
French learners often have trouble deciding how to translate

French Coffee - Ordering Coffee in France
If you think ordering coffee in a French café or bar is the same as back home, you might be in for an unpleasant surprise. Ask for un café and you'll be presented with a tiny cup of espresso, and if you then request milk, you're likely to get a dirty look or sigh of exasperation. What's the problem?

French Conditional Mood - Le conditionnel
The conditional is, in my opinion, one of the simplest French conjugations. There is only one set of endings for all verbs, and most of them - even many which are irregular in the present tense - use their infinitives as the root.

French Conditional Mood Conjugations
The conditional is one of the simplest French conjugations. There is only one set of endings for all verbs, and most of them - even many which are irregular in the present tense - use their infinitives as the root. Page 2.

French Exclamations
Exclamations are words or phrases that express a desire, an order, or a strong emotion. There are several different French grammatical structures that can be used as exclamations.

All about Passer
Passer is a very common and useful French verb. It is a regular -ER verb but may be conjugated with avoir or être in the compound tenses, depending on whether it is transitive or intransitive.

All about Pouvoir
Pouvoir is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation and literally means

All about Sembler
Sembler is a very common and useful French verb. It is a regular -ER verb, can be personal or impersonal, and may be followed by the subjunctive.

Casser - French Expressions
Learn how to talk about breaking someone, boring someone stiff, warning someone, making an omelette by breaking eggs, and more with this list of expressions with casser.

French Future Perfect - Futur antérieur
The French future perfect is most commonly used to describe an action that will have happened or will be finished by a specific point in the future.

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French Object Pronouns - Pronoms objets
Object pronouns are those tricky little words in sentences that replace nouns affected by verbs. There are two types: direct objects and indirect objects, and they are some of the most common French words.

French Object Pronouns - Word Order
In French, object pronouns go in front of the verb in nearly all tenses. Page 2.

French Direct vs Indirect Objects
If you have trouble figuring out whether something is a direct or indirect object, consider these rules. Page 3.

All about Tenir
Tenir is an irregular -IR verb and usually means

Tips to Improve your French Pronunciation
Speaking French is more than just knowing the vocabulary and grammar rules - you also need to pronounce the letters correctly. Unless you started learning French as a child, you're unlikely to ever sound like a native speaker, but it's certainly not impossible for adults to speak with a decent French accent. Here are some ideas to help you improve your French pronunciation.

U - French Pronunciation of U
Learn how to pronounce the letter U in French with this detailed lesson and sound files.

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French Double Object Pronouns
In French, there is a fixed order for double object pronouns, or rather two, depending on the verbal contruction. Page 4.

All about Aller
Aller is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation and literally means

All about Être
Être is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation and literally means

All about Faire
Faire is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation and literally means

French Subjunctive - Le subjonctif
French students tend to agree that the subjunctive is the most difficult French verb form - here are over a dozen pages of lessons and info on the French subjunctive to help you learn all about it.

French Tongue Twisters - Les Virelangues
Tongue twisters, known as

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Ma foi - French Expression
Frankly, I think you should read this lesson on the French expression ma foi.

Introduction to French Register
Register refers to the level of formality of a given word, expression, grammatical structure, gesture, or means of pronunciation. In French, there are six registers.

First Day Teaching Ideas
What should you do on the first day of French class? Students may be new to language learning or coming back from vacation, so is it better to have some fun or dive right into grammar and vocabulary? Take a look a these excellent suggestions shared by teachers.

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All about Mettre - Irregular French Verb
Mettre, which means to put, is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation and is found in a number of idiomatic expressions.

All about Vouloir - French Verb
Vouloir is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation and has several different meanings, depending mainly on the tense and mood it is conjugated into.

A - French Pronunciation of A
Learn how to pronounce the letter A in French with this detailed lesson and sound files.

French Past Participle - Participe passé
The participe passé is the French equivalent of the -ed form of English verbs. It is used in compound tenses, in the passive voice, and as an adjective.

How to conjugate the French past participle
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Qui vs Que - French Interrogative Pronouns
As interrogative pronouns, qui and que mean who and what, respectively, and can be used on their own or in larger constructions.

Savoir vs Connaître - French Verbs To Know
French has two verbs which can be translated by the English verb

Depuis, Pendant, Pour - French Prepositions
The French prepositions depuis, pendant, and—far less commonly—pour each express the duration of an event a little differently, with the result that many English speakers mix up depuis and pendant and overuse pour. This lesson explains the different meanings and uses for each preposition.

Position of French Adjectives
In English, adjectives virtually always precede the nouns they modify: a blue car, a big house. In French, adjectives may be placed before or after the noun, depending on their type and meaning. Page 4.

French Demonstrative Adjectives - Adjectifs démonstratifs
Demonstrative adjectives (this, that, these, those) are words used in place of articles to indicate a specific noun. In French, they must agree in gender and number with the nouns they modify.

French Regular -ER Verbs
Regular -er verbs, that is, verbs that end in -er, are the largest category of French verbs. Thousands of regular French -er verbs are conjugated according to the same pattern, so once you've learned the rules of conjugation for regular -er verbs, you'll be able to conjugate all of them.

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French Demonstrative Pronouns - Pronoms démonstratifs
Demonstrative pronouns (this one, that one, the one[s], these, those) refer to a previously-mentioned noun in a sentence. They must agree with the gender and number of the noun(s) they replace

Top French Verbs
Of the thousands of French verbs, there are a few that get used far more than the rest, so you need to make sure that you know what they mean and how to use and conjugate them. Here are lessons and conjugations for the most common French verbs.

French Adjectives - Adjectifs
An adjective is a word that modifies a noun by describing it in some way: shape, color, size, nationality, etc. French adjectives are very different from English adjectives in two ways.

Agreement of Regular French Adjectives
French adjectives change to agree in gender and number with the nouns that they modify, which means there can be up to four forms of each adjective. The different forms for adjectives depend mostly on the final letter(s) of the default form of the adjective, which is the masculine singular. Page 2.

Agreement of Irregular French Adjectives
Most French adjectives are regular, but there are a number of irregular adjectives, based on the final letter(s) of the masculine singular adjective. Page 3.

All about Aimer - French Verb
Aimer is one of the most common French verbs. It is a regular -ER verb, requires avoir in the compound tenses, and can mean to like or to love. There is a little bit of a trick to using aimer correctly with people and direct object pronouns which you will learn about in this lesson.

French Regular -IR Verbs
Regular -IR verbs, that is, verbs that end in -IR, are the second largest category of French verbs. Hundreds of regular French -IR verbs are conjugated according to the same pattern, so once you've learned the rules of conjugation for regular -IR verbs, you'll be able to conjugate all of them.

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French Possessive Pronouns - Pronoms possessifs
Possessive pronouns are the words which replace nouns modified by possessive adjectives. In French there are different forms of possessive pronouns depending on whether the noun is masculine or feminine, singular or plural.

Introduction to French Sentences
A sentence (une phrase) is a group of words including at minimum a subject (which may be stated or implied) and a verb. Learn about French sentences, including sentence parts and the four different types of sentences.

French Adverbs ~ Les Adverbes
An adverb, one of the eight parts of speech, is an invariable word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Adverbs provide information about the words they modify, such as when, where, how, how often, or to what degree something is done.

French Interrogative Adjectives - Adjectifs interrogatifs
Interrogative adjectives ask the question which. The French equivalent of which, quel, must be used whenever there is more than one noun that you are choosing between.

All about Venir
Venir is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation and literally means

French Negative Pronouns - Pronoms négatifs
French negative pronouns, sometimes called indefinite negative pronouns, are made up of two parts which surround the verb. Negative pronouns (ne personne, ne rien, ne aucun...) negate, refuse, or cast doubt on a quality of the noun they modify.

French Direct Objects - Complément d'objet direct (COD)
Direct objects are the people or things in a sentence which receive the action of the verb. To find the direct object in a sentence, ask the question Who? or What?

French Neuter Object Pronoun
The French pronoun le acts as a neuter object pronoun in certain constructions. Its usage is optional, formal, and most common in written French. Page 2.

Irregular -ER French Verbs
There is only one irregular French verb that ends in -er, but there are several groups of -er verbs that have some irregularities.

All About Penser - To Think - French Verb
Penser is a regular -ER verb and means

Habiter vs Vivre - French Verbs - To Live - Habiter - Vivre
The French verbs habiter and vivre both mean

Dessus and Dessous - French Adverbs
The French adverbs dessus and dessous are used alone as well as in a number of adverbial phrases, such as au-dessus/dessous, là-dessus/dessous, par-dessus/dessous, and more. Despite their similar spelling, dessus and dessous are exact opposites.

French Reflexive Pronouns - Pronoms réfléchis
Reflexive pronouns are a special kind of French pronoun which can only be used with pronominal verbs. These verbs need a reflexive pronoun in addition to a subject pronoun because the subject(s) performing the action of the verb are the same as the object(s) being acted upon.

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French Verb Conjugation
Conjugation refers to the five possible inflections of a verb: Person, Number, Mood, Tense, and Voice. Once you've made a choice from each of these five, you have a conjugation or inflection.

French Verb Conjugation - Tricky Subjects
When you understand subject pronouns, tenses, moods, and how to conjugate French verbs, you're in great shape. There are however some grammatical subjects which make conjugation a bit more difficult. Page 2.

French Interrogative Adverbs - Adverbes interrogatifs
Interrogative adverbs are used to ask for new information or facts. Learn about the French interrogative adverbs quand, où, pourquoi, comment, and combien.

French Expressions with Dessus and Dessous
Learn some French expressions with the adverbs dessus and dessous. Page 2.

French Compound Tenses and Moods - Temps et modes composés
Conjugations for the different French verb tenses and moods can be divided into two categories: simple and compound. Simple tenses and moods have only one part (e.g., je vais) whereas compound tenses and moods have two (je suis allé). This lesson will explain everything you need to know about the more complicated compound conjugations.

French Stem-Changing Verbs
French stem-changing verbs, sometimes also called boot verbs or shoe verbs, are conjugated with the same endings as regular -ER verbs but have two different radicals or stems. There are six different types of stem-changing verbs.

All About Voir - Irregular French Verb
Voir is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation, means

Agreement, Negation, Word Order - French Compound Tenses and Moods
There are four things you need to know about French compound tenses and moods in order to conjugate and use them correctly. Page 2.

French Past Subjunctive - Passé du subjonctif
The past subjunctive is used for the same reasons as the present subjunctive - to express emotion, doubts, etc.

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French Negative Adjectives - Adjectifs négatifs
French negative adjectives, sometimes called indefinite negative adjectives, are made up of two parts which surround the verb: ne aucun, ne nul, ne pas un.

French Impersonal Verbs - Verbes impersonnels
Impersonal verbs have only one conjugation: the third person singular indefinite, or il, which in this case is equivalent to it in English.

All about Arriver
Arriver is one of the most common French verbs. It is a regular -ER verb but takes être in the compound tenses. Arriver literally means

Lequel - French Pronoun
Lequel, which usually means

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French Double Negatives - La double négation
Grammarians insist that two negatives make a positive. While this may be true in English, in French two negatives make a stronger negative. Double negation is very common in French, particularly informal French. However, there are some rules and regulations when using double negatives in French.

French Stressed Pronouns - Pronoms disjoints
Stressed pronouns, also known as disjunctive pronouns, are used to emphasize a noun or pronoun that refers to a person. There are 9 forms in French.

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All about Chercher
Chercher is a very common and useful French verb. It is a regular -ER verb and means

Informal French Negation - Pas without Ne
French negation can be tricky. Normally, to make a statement negative you need to surround the conjugated verb with the French pair ne... pas. However, if you've ever watched French movies or television, or chatted with native speakers, you have almost certainly heard pas (or another negative adverb) without ne, as this is a typical characteristic of informal and familiar French. Although it is nearly always written, ne is often dropped in spoken French.

Passé antérieur - Past Anterior - French Literary Tense
The French past anterior is the literary equivalent of the pluperfect. It is used primarily in literature and historical accounts.

French Past Anterior
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All about Savoir
Savoir is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation and literally means

French Indefinite Pronouns - Pronoms indéfinis
French indefinite pronouns, sometimes called affirmative indefinite pronouns, are unspecific and are used in place of nouns. Learn all about French indefinite pronouns like autre, d'autres, certain, chacun, and tout.

French Indefinite Adjectives - Adjectifs indéfinis
French indefinite adjectives, sometimes called affirmative indefinite adjectives, are used to modify nouns in an unspecific sense. Learn all about French indefinite adjectives like autre, certain, chaque, divers, and tout.

French Imperfect Subjunctive - Imparfait du subjonctif
The French imperfect subjunctive (imparfait du subjonctif) is a literary verb form used in formal writing, such as literature, journalism, and history. Like all literary verb forms, you really only need to be able to recognize it, not use it.

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French Passive Voice - La voix passive
Voice is a grammatical term which indicates the relationship between a subject and verb. In the passive voice, the action described by the verb is being done to the subject by an agent.

How to conjugate the French passive voice
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How to use and avoid the French passive voice
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All about Sortir - French Verb
Sortir is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation, and may require either être or avoir in the compound tenses, depending on whether it means

Avoiding the French Subjunctive
The subjunctive is a fairly difficult verb mood for many students of French. Between the conjugations and deciding when to use it, the subjunctive can be very tricky. Although the subjunctive is commonly used in French, there are numerous ways to avoid it.

French Determiners - Adjectifs déterminants
The grammatical term determiner refers to a word, either an article or a certain type of adjective, which introduces and simultaneously modifies a noun. Determiners are much more common in French than in English - some sort of determiner is nearly always required in front of each noun.

French Nouns - Noms
A noun is a word that represents a person, place, or thing, whether concrete (e.g., chair, dog) or abstract (idea, happiness).

Gender of French Nouns
French nouns are always masculine or feminine, and you usually can't determine the gender just by looking at the word or thinking about what it means. While there are some tendencies in the gender of French nouns, there are always exceptions. Page 2.

Making French Nouns Feminine and Plural
Like English nouns, nearly all French nouns have different forms for singular and plural. In addition, many French nouns that refer to people and animals have both a masculine and a feminine form, which means there can be up to four forms of each noun. The different forms for nouns depend mostly on the final letter(s) of the default form of the noun, which is the masculine singular. Page 3.

French Nouns with Irregular Feminine Forms
Most French nouns become feminine according to regular patterns, but there are a number of irregular nouns, based on the final letter(s) of the masculine singular noun. Page 4.

French Nouns with Irregular Plurals
Most French nouns become plural according to regular patterns, but there are a number of irregular nouns, based on the final letter(s) of the singular noun. Page 5.

All about Partir - French Verb
Partir is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation and requires être in the compound tenses.

All about Prendre - Irregular French Verb
Prendre, which means to take, is one of the most common French verbs. It is irregular in conjugation and is found in a number of idiomatic expressions.

How to Say ___ in French - French Translation Help
If you're wondering how to say something in French, you've come to the right place.

Ce n'est pas grave - French Expression
Learn about the meanings and uses of the idiomatic French expression ce n'est pas grave.

Essential French Phrases - Social Niceties
Learn some important French phrases related to social niceties.

C'est la vie - French Expression
I really hope you'll click to learn about the French expression c'est la vie, but if you don't, I guess that's life.

N'est-ce pas - French Expression
It's about time you learned how to use the French expression n'est-ce pas, isn't it?

Est-ce que - French Expression
One of the most common French expressions, est-ce que, has no meaning in and of itself. Learn all about this essential interrogatory phrase.

Learn French Grammar In Context
Learn French grammar in the context of an easy bilingual story.

Learn French Vocabulary in Context
Learn French vocabulary in the Context of an easy bilingual story.

French Community - French forums, French pen pals, French communities
Learning French is difficult, especially if you feel you're all alone. These community links will help you find other French students and teachers with whom you can practice French, ask questions, trade study tips, or just get reinspired.

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French Listening Links and Resources - Listen to French
Activities and resources to work on your French listening skills, as well as criteria used by various agencies to determine French proficiency.

French Etiquette
How to be polite and avoid faux-pas.

An/Année, Jour/Journée, Matin/Matinée, Soir/Soirée
There are two French words for year (an, année), day (jour, journée), morning (matin, matinée), and evening (soir, soirée). This lesson will help you learn to tell these confusing pairs apart.

Shops, Stores, and Shopping - French Vocabulary
Learn the French vocabulary that you need for shopping, including shop and business names.

Avoir - French Expressions
Learn how to be lucky, feel blue, hold a grudge, and more with this list of expressions with avoir.

Bon appétit - French Expression
Before I moved to France, people were always telling me that no one says bon appétit anymore, but this couldn't be farther from the truth.

Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir - French Expression
Learn about the meanings and uses of the French expression voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir.

Craindre - French Verb Conjugations
Learn how to conjugate craindre, an irregular -re French verb.

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Bien sûr - French Expression
Of course you need to know what the French expression bien sûr means.

Tips to Improve your French Vocabulary
Words, words, words! Languages are made up of words, and French is no exception. Here are all kinds of French vocabulary lessons, practice ideas, and tips to help you get better at learning and remembering French words.

Parlez-vous Français ? - French Mistake
What's wrong with

French Vowels - Voyelles française - French Pronunciation
A vowel is a sound that is pronounced through the mouth (and, in the case of nasal vowels, the nose) with no obstruction of the lips, tongue, or throat. There are a few general guidelines to keep in mind when pronouncing French vowels

Je suis plein - French Mistake
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Être - French Expressions
The French verb être literally means to be and is found in many expressions. Learn how to say that's right, here goes, so be it, and more with this list of expressions with être.

Au cas où - French Expression
Here's a lesson on the French expression au cas où, in case you don't know what it means.

En effet - French Expression
The French expression en effet is very useful; in fact, you should probably use it more.

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12 French Verbs You Might Not Be Using
Even after nearly a decade of French classes and numerous visits to France, there were some verbs that I didn't use until I moved here and was immersed in the language and culture. Some I had never learned, while others just seemed unusual or unnecessary. In case you're in the same boat, here are a dozen French verbs that I find essential in France, even if my French teachers didn't seem to think so.

Overcoming Speaking Anxiety - How to Speak French
Shyness apart, if you feel nervous when speaking French, it's probably due to a lack of confidence in your skills: you don't feel you have the grammar, vocabulary, and/or pronunciation needed in order to express yourself. The obvious solution is to improve your French, and this site is filled with resources to help you do just that. Beyond lessons and learning, however, there are other ways to increase your confidence and feel more comfortable speaking French.

Make French Flash Cards - French Project
Studying endless list of French vocabulary can get tedious, which doesn't do language students - or their teachers - any good. One way to make learning vocabulary more interesting and interactive is with the use of flash cards, so why not make your own? This article has information and tips on creating French flash cards and putting them to good use.

Alliance française - What is the Alliance française - Promotion of French Language and Culture
The Alliance française (AF) is a non-profit organization that works to promote understanding of French language and culture around the world.

Institut de français - Reviews - Learn French in France
Visitors often discuss their French learning, including various schools that they have studied at. One French language school that many learners have tried and liked is the Institut de français, located in Villefrance-sur-mer, 3 miles east of Nice.

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OU vs U - French Pronunciation
Improve your ability to pronounce and hear the difference between the French letter combination ou and the letter u.

Unwelcome hugs
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Hugging in France - How Do You Say Hug in French?
Depending on where you're from, a hug between friends can be the most natural thing in the world - or an invasion of your personal space. Do you know how to say hug in French? If the answer is no, don't feel bad, because the French don't really hug.

À - French Expressions
Learn some idiomatic expressions with the French preposition à

Rendre - French Expressions
Learn how to give thanks, glorify, comply with orders, and more with this list of expressions with rendre.

Beaucoup des - French Mistake
What's wrong with

5 French Verbs You Might Be Overusing
You probably learned the verbs conduire, écrire, and nager in French class, and have used them ever since to talk about driving, writing, and swimming. However, these are not necessarily the verbs that native French speakers use. Learn about five verbs that tend to be overused by French students, contrasted with their more typical synonyms.

Rien à voir - French Expression
The French expression rien à voir often has nothing to do with seeing.

Au fur et à mesure - French Expression
Learn about the meanings and uses of the idiomatic French expression au fur et à mesure.

Au contraire - French Expression
Learn about the meanings and uses of the idiomatic French expression au contraire.

Pouvoir - French Expressions
Learn how to be beside oneself, to be fed up, to do what you can, and more with this list of expressions with pouvoir.

Avoir la frite - French Expression
You'll feel great after reading this lesson on the idiomatic French expression avoir la frite.

J'arrive - French Expression
Learn about the meanings and uses of the French expression j'arrive.

Invitations - French Expressions
There are a number of different ways to extend, accept, and refuse invitations in French, both formally and informally.

À chacun son goût - French Expression
You can learn about this French expression now or save it for later; à chacun son goût.

Moi non plus - French Expression
Nonplussed by the French expression moi non plus? Click to read my lesson.

Ça ne fait rien - French Expression
Learn about the meanings and uses of the idiomatic French expression ça ne fait rien.

Coup - French Expressions
The French word coup literally refers to a

Gueule de bois - French Expression
You won't get a hangover from learning about the idiomatic French expression gueule de bois.

En faire tout un fromage - French Expression
No need to make a big stink over it - just click to learn about the idiomatic French expression en faire tout un fromage.