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French Ted Talks

The 10 Best French TED Talks

Listening to TED talks is a great way to learn about various subjects like religion, health, science or love, but they are also a great way to...
listen to french podcasts to become bilingual

8 French Podcasts That Will Help You Become Bilingual

Listening to a podcast is fun and usually educational. It’s easy to listen to one in the train, bus, plane or in the dentist’s waiting room. From...
learn some french portmanteaus words

Learn The Origin of These 10 French Portmanteaus Words

Portmanteaus words (or portmanteaux words), known in French as mots-valises, are single words that have two meanings. The word portmanteau (coat rack) itself combines two words porter...
anglicisms the French use

20 Anglicisms the French Use

Even though the English language is (surprisingly?) the third most spoken language in the world (Chinese and Spanish both surpass English speakers in the world), it is...
Learn some french homophones

French Grammar: 20 French Homophones to Know

A French homophone is the same thing as an English homophone: two (or more) words that sound the same when said out loud but aren’t usually spelled...

Why Do Some People Learn Languages More Easily Than Others?

Even though everyone has to take obligatory language classes in high school or university, some people find it much easier to learn a new language than other...
Learn some franglais sentences

10 Common Franglais Sentences You’ll Hear in Quebec

If you live in a bilingual city, there’s no avoiding it, you’ll end up speaking a little bit of both languages daily. Some purists will say it’s...

Find Better Synonyms for These 10 Common French Adjectives

If you’re taking language courses and you have to write a long written work for a class or just for your personal growth, you might notice you...

17 Basic Words to Learn if You’re Visiting a French-Speaking Country

Visiting a new country is one of the most interesting and fun things to do in life. You get to be immersed in a new culture, try...
French-English cognates

15 French-English Cognates You Should Absolutely Know

Cognates or vrais amis in French are words that have the same meaning in both French and English and are written the same. Knowing these words exist...