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Great apps to help you learn French

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Language-learning apps © Tsiumpa / Fotolia

Language-learning apps are a great way to learn French whenever and wherever you can. These are our favourite ones to use

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© Just Provence

Learn these essential French property types to help with your househunting in France

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10 must-see French films

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
French films you should watch

Improve your level of French with our selection of the best of modern French cinema

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'Toast' was from the French verb 'toster' meaning 'to grill' all along! ©iStockphotos

Thought bacon, toast and cabbage were quintessentially British foods? Think again! We’ve uncovered 10 food-related English words that were originally French and you’ll never believe what they are…

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'Tomber dans les pommes', which means to 'pass out' © Rita Strik / Living France

Sound like a true French speaker by throwing some of these funny French idioms into conversation

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Ad Feature: Learn French in just 15 minutes a day

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Learn French with a daily email © Frantastique

Learn French in just 15 minutes a day with daily email lessons from Frantastique, which include a fun story, personalised corrections and explanations

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Ad Feature: Learn French in France

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Le Chateau du Poiron in Vendee

Join us in the heart of the Vendée at Le Château du Poiron for residential French language courses run by Le Poiron Bonjour

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A Paris metro sign © Paris Tourist Office

Choose from our pick of words to navigate the French public transport system with ease

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Happy Easter in French © Archant

Wish people a Joyeuses Pâques and tuck into your oeuf de Pâques with these 18 French words and phrases to celebrate Easter à la française

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Communicating effectively with staff at a French hotel ©iStockphoto

Going on holiday in France? Here is a list of all the French vocabulary you will need to book a hotel room

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Running a business in France © Alexi TAUZIN - Fotolia

Thinking of moving to France and starting a business? Here are 27 essential French words to help you set up and run a business in France

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Laduree Royale restaurant in Paris

Planning to go out for dinner in France? Here is all the French vocabulary you’ll need to order fluently at a French restaurant

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Radio © Rafal Glebowski / Dreamstime

One of the best ways to pick up the French language is to listen to French radio, but if you are a complete beginner it can be difficult. So here are 23 words you will hear on the radio in France to get you started

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16 festive French words

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
The beautiful Christmas tree takes centre stage inside the Galeries LaFayette department store in Paris © Fotolia

With the festive season upon us here are 16 different French words to help you get in the Christmas spirit

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Visiting the doctor © Fotolia

Need to visit the doctor or pharmacy in France? Here are 22 French words and phrases to help you explain your illness

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5 ways to say ‘I love you’ in French

Friday, October 23, 2015
Tell your loved one how you feel in French

Feeling romantic? Express your emotions in French, the language of love

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DIY in France © Dreamstime

Planning to undertake a renovation project or do some DIY in France? Here are 21 French words that you will need to know

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Parfum de France language school

Ever thought about trying a French language immersion course? We sent Ian Moore to a language school in the Loire Valley to find out what an immersion course involves and if it works

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