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Useful Resources To Learn French Online

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Useful Resources To Learn French Online

There has been an explosion in the supply of websites, blogs, ebooks, and online courses that can help you learn French. Internet is full of resources to expand everyone's knowledge. So today, I've prepared a list of... 

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"Quand la musique est bonne..."

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"Quand la musique est bonne..."

Victoires de la Musique is an annual French award ceremony where Victoire accolade is delivered by the French Ministry of Culture to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry that recognizes the best musical artists of the year.

Let's discover the the best musical artists of the year!

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La Saint Valentin

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La Saint Valentin

Valentine’s Day (“La Saint Valentin”, in French), on February 14th, is a celebration of love for couples from all around the World... but especially in Paris, the city of love! 😉

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J'adore la galette des rois!

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J'adore la galette des rois!

La galette des rois (the kings' cake) is a cake to celebrate the Epiphany, a Christian feast day for the coming and incarnation of Jesus Christ traditionally on January 6. However, as it is so yummy, the French bakeries sale it through the all month of January so that French people can enjoy this delicatessen longer! :-)

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French Idioms : Le chat

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French Idioms : Le chat

Expressions. Idioms. Whatever you call them, they add spice to any conversation. Tossing a few French idioms into your French conversation adds that je ne sais quoi that makes learning a new language so much fun... Today, it is all about cats.

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Bon appétit!

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Bon appétit!

French people are well known for their good manners. What are their rules at the table? Good manners are of primary importance in French culture, particularly in Paris. And what you consider to be good manners and proper etiquette at home might not be the same as what Parisians do.

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Édith Piaf

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Édith Piaf

Saturday was Edith Piaf’s centenary. Her voice, her life, her repertoire: everything contributed to turning the small street singer into a variety star, one of the major and worldwide figures of French popular culture. Let's remember a singer who helped shape French national identity in the 20th century.

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'Vous' Versus 'Tu'

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'Vous' Versus 'Tu'

The words VOUS and TU both mean you in English... Ok, so how and when should we use them?  And why should I know the difference between TU and VOUS?

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Oh! Oh! Oh! Joyeux Noël!

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Oh! Oh! Oh! Joyeux Noël!

Let's learn a little bit about Christmas in France!

In French, Happy/Merry Christmas is 'Joyeux Noël'. In Breton (spoken by some people in Brittany, Northern France) it's 'Nedeleg Laouen' and in Corsican...

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