Learning French

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Social Networking in French

Social networking in French is one of the easiest, most fun and trendiest ways of learning the language while making friends in French-speaking countries. As of September 2011, 82 percent of internet users worldwide had used a social network. Almost 20 percent of time spent on the internet is spent… Read More
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Texting in French

Texting your French contacts regularly is a great way to learn the language while making friends and building your social network. Textos The purpose of text messages – called textos in French – is to communicate in writing via your mobile phone while using as few… Read More
airmail envelope with French stamp, and I Love Paris on the front

French Letter Writing

In our world of instant messaging, texting, tweeting and social media, letter writing may seem hopelessly old-fashioned. As American comedian Steven Wright puts it, “I stayed in a really old hotel last night. They sent me a wake-up letter.” For centuries, though, letter writing was an art form and an… Read More
Small blackboard with Parlez-vous Francais written on it, with French flags beside it.

French Pronunciation Guide

Seven Words That Say So Much Pronounce these seven words properly in French, and you’re well on your way to speaking the language. Give them a go but watch out – they may look familiar but they contain some tricky tongue twisters. 1. Restaurant This word sounds quite different… Read More