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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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vocab

To pretend I recently saw “Elle se donne l’aire d’une femme riche” -- She pretends to b rich I had earlier learned “pretend” to b “faire se…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

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vocab

solliciter the word is new to me.  the dictionary says u “solliciter info” and “solliciter un emploi."  I think I saw it used to ask for a…

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"avec" to end a sentence

In discussions on France Culture I have recently heard "avec" as the last word in a sentence. It sounded rather strange, and I think it wa…

Started by Billy Bosworth in French Grammar

3 Jan 22
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a priori

a priori isn’t used in English conversation, but I’ve seen it in erudite writing.  I had seen it in the dictionary example below w its give…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

2 Jan 17
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revisiting some things

you wrote:  “La nourriture” and “l'alimentation” match to, indeed, “the food”. “provision” is a term most general and can be used according…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

0 Jan 7

bonne année

I’m so grateful for chantal's help.  I benefit from it greatly.  On youtube, I find “learning french w elsa” and “inner French” are very he…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

2 Jan 4
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afterwards

below are sentences from the dictionary.  dans la foulée i've seen used meaning immediately afterwards.  "apres coup" i've never seen.  at…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

2 Dec 30, 2020
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a gap or breach

un trou is a hole la trouée i think is a gap or breach the dictionary says la breche is a breach or gap.  it says it's used figuratively to…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

2 Dec 19, 2020
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foundation

the dictionary says a groundless rumor or accusation is "sans fondement."  what is the difference between fondement, fondation, and le fond…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

2 Dec 19, 2020
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fee

i have the sentence below:  Les honoraires de l'avocat peuvent se chiffrer à des milliers de dollars. in English attorneys charge legal fee…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

6 Dec 19, 2020
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