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(Free LITE version of) French Vocab Games app for iPhone/iPad

Those in their first few years of learning French may like to know that the French Vocab Games app that I have been developing for iPhone h…

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What's your bête noire of French grammar?

Dear all, I'm looking to expand the site's French grammar section so am looking for suggestions of new topics to include. So in a nutshell…

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Summer is looming. I must fix my bike. Yesterday, I upended my bike to clean the chain and to fix a few things. French uses the word 're…

Started by Crack1 in French Grammar

2 yesterday
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Dialogues en français ?

Salut à tous, Savez-vous où je peux trouver des dialogues en français pour amérliorer ma conversation en  français ?   Merci d'avance !

Started by Yanis in French Conversation Tips

1 yesterday
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How to improve the listening skill in French?

I would like to improve my listening skill in French. Are there any good web-sites for practice? I am afraid that learning with news or mov…

Started by Nana Lee in French learning / teaching

11 on Tuesday
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The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world

I found the following French translation on the Internet. Is it correct? I want to get an answer straight from the horse's mouth. I mean…

Started by Crack1 in French Grammar

6 Mar 19
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Take pains

I have taken pains to arrange a trip for him. I took pains to arrange a trip for him. How do you translate take pains into French? Tak…

Started by Crack1 in French Grammar

4 Feb 2
Reply by Sandra

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Functions of "en" and "déjà" in sentence

I am returning to my study of French after a gap, and I have come across this sentence (quoted in "Le Bon Usage" to illustrate a grammatica…

Started by Curt Jugg in French Grammar

2 Dec 23, 2016
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Épouser and se marier

It seems both épouser and se marrier represent the English words get marry. I would like to know the difference between the two words. P…

Started by Crack1 in French Grammar

1 Dec 21, 2016
Reply by George Hunt


Is there a difference in meaning between: 1. Je sais la vérité     and 2. Je connait la vérité.

Started by george willms in French Grammar

5 Dec 20, 2016
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Hey everyone! Just wondering about slang and colloquialisms that you use with friends and family. Any input would be much appreciated!  T…

Started by Alice in French Grammar

2 Dec 20, 2016
Reply by Esteban de la Cruz

Sharp Cheese

My dictionary hasn't been very helpful.  I want to describe a cheddar as "sharp".  I see an entry "âcre", but I doubt that's what I'm looki…

Started by Dwayne Roberts in French Dictionary / Vocabulary

2 Dec 15, 2016
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