Parler – to talk

Parler means “to talk”. Here are the conjugations: Il parle tout seul.Vous parlez avec votre mère. Elles parlent avec leur mère.Tu parles avec ton père. Je parle beaucoup.Nous parlons ensemble. Elle parle avec son frère.Ils parlent du lui. Try to use this...

Dire – to say, to tell

Dire means “to say” or “to tell”. It is used just as “to say” is in English. Do not confuse it with “parler” – to talk. Both verbs are used basically the same way as in English, however, people tend to confuse the...

Faire – to make, to do

Faire is one of the most common verbs in French. You need to learn it because you will need to be able to use it with a large variety of other words to create a large variety of idiomatic expressions (more of that below). Faire is also an irregular verb, so let’s...

Aimer – to like, to love

Aimer is a common verb in French, but it can also be very tricky. Let’s start with the conjugations: Nous aimons les chiens.Il/elle aime ses enfants. Tu aimes Anthony.J’aime mon mari. Ils/elles aiment les chevals.Vous aimez vos parents. **Why are the verb...
Is Rosetta Stone Worth It?

Is Rosetta Stone Worth It?

Bonjour mes amis! As part of my I-tried-it-so-you-don’t-have-to series, I am evaluating Rosetta Stone to let you know if it is really worth your time and attention in your language learning journey! Let’s see how Rosetta Stone stacks up! The overall grade for Rosetta...
How to Use an Audiobook to Learn French

How to Use an Audiobook to Learn French

Bonjour mes amis!   Today we are going to talk about audiobooks! Audiobooks can be a fantastic way to learn a language! Why? Because you can hear the use of sounds and words, and you can hear how speakers use words to make sentences.     Here’s how to best use...
3 Steps to Start Learning a Language

3 Steps to Start Learning a Language

Bonjour mes amies! Learning a new language shouldn’t be that complicated. Yet, with the abundance of information and material out there, learning actually seems to be more complicated! Have you ever caught yourself second guessing your decision? Or feeling so...
CEFR Levels Explained

CEFR Levels Explained

Oh no! You keep running across these crazy acronyms and you’re not really sure what they mean. More importantly, are they relevant to you and your learning? What are you missing and is it vital to your learning? Ne t’inquiète pas. (don’t worry) It...
What Level is Your French?

What Level is Your French?

Bonjour mes amies! Do you ever wonder how fluent you really are? There are many options you can use to determine your level, but not all options are created equal!   Online Written Tests First off, if you have Googled this, chances are you found lots of people...
Bienvenue, Bienvenido, and Welcome!

Bienvenue, Bienvenido, and Welcome!

Can you really learn a new language enough to Speak in a Week? Ready to find out how to start learning and loving the language you’ve always wanted to? Find Your How Now! There are so many language learning websites and apps, so why another one? To answer that...

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