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French Music Vocabulary + Easy Bilingual Story

Learn the French music vocabulary: musical instruments, types of music and how to use the verb "jouer" and "faire" with instruments. Practice your new French music vocabulary with Suzanne's easy bilingual story about the national French music day: la fête de la musique. [Read More...]

Walk in a French Forest + Vocabulary

Today, French immersion teacher Eliane is taking us for a walk in the forest. Here, she has a chance encounter... but what is that noise? Is it a lion? Practice your French with this bilingual story and learn the French forest vocabulary. [Read More...]

How To Talk About Wine in French

Learn how to speak about wine in French with this French dialogue written in easy French and translated into English. Learn the French wine vocabulary in context, as well as typical questions and sentences you'll encounter during a wine tasting in France. [Read More...]

How Should English Speakers Learn French

The French and English languages share the same alphabet. However, many other things differ between the two languages, and more often than not, French teaching methods teach French as if the rules were absolutely logical and obvious, not realizing how surprising and even disturbing French can be to an English speaker. [Read More...]

The Ultimate French Tennis Vocabulary List

To celebrate the French Open starting this week (or "Roland Garros" as we call it in French), I wanted to put together the most comprehensive list French tennis terms I could think of. I'm a big fan of tennis myself and also play about 3 to 4 times a week so I hear these terms all the time (although the ones about me leading in the score not as often as I wished!). [Read More...]