September 19, 2016

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Feeling a little bit lazy these days ?

So with this famous French expression, you can either fall asleep (s’endormir) or rest (se reposer) on your laurels! S’endormir & se reposer are reflexive verbs and are conjugated in the following way in the present tense:   What does it mean ? It means that you don’t have to work too hard anymore thanks to…

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10 Common Phrases We Use With “Coup” (shot)

If I want to sum it up in three words, “un coup” is usually referred to something sudden, violent, quick but can be translated into various words in English such as  shot, hit, blow, knock, punch, stroke, but also “coup” when used in specific contexts. I’ve just selected a few phrases (Because there are many more…)…

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10 Useful Phrases With “Aller” (To go)

[icegram campaigns=”2267″] The French verb “aller” is one of the most common French verbs and literally means “to go”. Like in English the verb “to go” is used to express a near future action. Example: I’m going to speak = Je vais parler Its irregular form is not going to be difficult to remember.  We use it…

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What is the Best Way to Learn French?

Hands down, the best way to learn French is to live in a French speaking country for a prolonged period of time. Living there means you’re fully immersed in the language, the culture and the people. And there’s no better way to learn French fast. You’ll be forced to speak French regardless of your level.…