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Why can't I learn?

I've been leading French for at least 4 years now and I know over 4000 words. However I still can't make sentences, understand spoken Frenc…

Started by Jodie in French learning / teaching

4 Oct 10, 2018
Reply by Chantal Savignat

How to say live or lived in a country?

Do you live in France? Did you live in France? Avez-vous vécu en France? Résidiez-vous en France?My question is whether a native French…

Started by Crack1 in French Grammar

6 Oct 7, 2018
Reply by Crack1

Not a question

but in homage to Charles Aznavour who died yesterday. Hier encore j’avais vingt ansJe caressais le tempsEt jouais de la vieComme on joue d…

Started by Chantal Savignat in French Grammar

0 Oct 2, 2018

Spent 10 minutes or 2 hours

I spent a month in France. J'ai passé un mois en France. My French sentence is fine. I spent 10 minutes on the street. However you didn…

Started by Crack1 in French Grammar

7 Sep 14, 2018
Reply by George Hunt

word order

i may have asked this  a long time ago.  i was once told here that "french isn't always logical."  here's the sentence and translation: Il…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

6 Sep 9, 2018
Reply by Crack1

se rendre usage ...

Is "se rendre" used in everyday conversation to convey the meaning of "to go somewhere"? It's commonly used in text books, but it somehow s…

Started by Billy Bosworth in French Grammar

2 Aug 13, 2018
Reply by George Hunt

"not really"

i would use "pas vraiment" to merely say "not really" but i see "pas tellement" is a choice.  is this common when nothing else is said but…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

2 Aug 3, 2018
Reply by Chantal Savignat

Faire la fine bouche devant qch

Is this sentence correct? Is it how the statement would normally be made? Elle a fait la fine bouche devant les repas ordinaires. She was…

Started by Dwayne Roberts in French Grammar

4 May 29, 2018
Reply by Chantal Savignat

I need help with translating these two words: "OK" and "Actions"

I work on a computer application with an "OK" button and "Actions" menu.   I've always wondered if the translation we received is correct. …

Started by Kari Huang in Translation Help

2 May 26, 2018
Reply by Chantal Savignat

laver a grande l'eau

i cleaned yesterday for a french guy who was speaking english but then told me not to use a lot of water on his balcony.  he switched to f…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

4 May 14, 2018
Reply by Chantal Savignat

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