French Basics

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Yes, We Have Gift Vouchers …

It’s Christmas soon and you don’t really know what you get your loved ones for Christmas? Well, We Have a Great Idea for You….  Why not helping someone you really love learn French ? It’s very easy, you only have  3 little things to do …   Choose the gift that you want to offer…

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Learning to Spell French City Names by Listening

Today we’re going to practice the French alphabet by spelling a few French city names. Click on the audio link and try to spell each of the city names correctly. Don’t worry the words are written below & you will hear the correction after each answer. Allez, c’est parti !   Epelez les noms suivants…

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How to Pronounce Letters in French

Like the English alphabet, the French alphabet is composed of 26 letters but of course they are pronounced differently. Below, you can find some tips to help you pronounce each letter.  Very useful if you have to spell your name in French. The vowels A, E, I, O, U when combined with other vowels or…

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How to Determine if a French Word is Masculine or Feminine

  In French all nouns are either masculine or feminine – there is no neutral.  French gender is a constant headache for many students of French. Why is ‘television’ always feminine and ‘work‘ always masculine? What’s the logic behind gender in French? Unfortunately there isn’t any… Gender is a grammatical concept and has nothing to do with the biological…

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Numbers in French

Learning numbers in French is actually just a question of memorisation. If you can learn the first 16 numbers by heart, after that it’s just a case of adding up numbers or multiplying them. It might sound a bit complicated at first but in reality, it’s not. Use the audio below to help you imitate…