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Viewing a property in France? Brush up on this French vocabulary for house viewings before you go!

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From saying that you’re lost to asking for the nearest supermarket, here is all the French vocabulary you will need to know to ask for directions when you’re in France

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Quiz: How good is your French?

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Test your French with our quick quiz and find out whether you are almost fluent or need to take some more French lessons

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Learning French

French is a very expressive language and there are just some words and phrases that there is no English equivalent for, these are some of our favourites

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Learning French

Whether you prefer talent shows or cookery programmes, make sure you catch some of these popular French TV shows and series. After all, watching French TV shows is one of the best ways to improve your French!

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Do you know the correct meanings of some common French false friends? Take our quiz and find out!

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Do you know the English meanings of some common French idioms? Take our quiz and find out!

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From asking for a particular type of car to telling someone there might be a problem with your vehicle, here is the essential French vocabulary for hiring a car in France

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Save yourself from embarrassment and confusion next time you speak French by learning these common false friends

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Did you know that French is spoken by more than 270 million people, including Bradley Cooper and Elton John, but in 1789 only 25% of French citizens actually spoke French?

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Learning French

From saying what it is you are looking for to asking for something in another colour, here is the essential French vocabulary for a successful shopping trip in France

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Learning French

Some words just sound better in French! These are some of the French words we use in everyday conversation – you might not even realise that they are French

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Learning French

Ad Feature: Expert mortgage advice

Friday, March 31, 2017

Whether you are buying a French property, re-mortgaging or doing work to your home in France there is lots to consider when it comes to mortgages. Aurore Davis from French mortgage experts VousFinancer outlines how they can help

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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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Learning French

Learn all the French you will need to spend a weekend, week or month in France with these practical French courses

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From understanding a weather report to knowing what the forecast will be, here is the essential vocabulary to talk about the weather in France

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Learning French

So bad they’re good? These are some of our favourite French chat-up lines which will make you both laugh and cringe! Just be careful who you try them out on...

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From road signs to car parts and petrol stations to breakdowns, here are 50 French words and phrases that are essential to learn if you’re driving in France

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