Tag: Language Learning

Les antonomases en français: ces noms de marques tombés dans le langage courant

Une antonomase est une figure de style consistant à remplacer un nom commun par un nom propre ou, plus rarement, inversement.  Très souvent l’utilisation du…

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French Film Stars to watch on Hoopla

Whenever I’m home for extended periods, every night becomes movie night! Whether you’re a fan of romance or suspense with your popcorn, there are plenty…

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Business French, Part 2- Essential French Expressions to Use in the Workplace

If you normally write your professional emails in English you know there are several set phrases when communicating with colleagues and clients. Today we offer the French equivalent of these sentences; read along and let us know if we missed your favorite!

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Fun with French Idiomatic Expressions, Part 2

If there’s one thing that France is famous for, it has to be the delicious food! The French are known for their baguettes, cheeses, wines,…

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Struggling to Translate Some English Words into French? Here's Why

Have you noticed that when you try to translate some of your English words there just doesn’t seem to be the "mot juste." Here is a list of words in English that don’t seem to have an exact French equivalent.

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Business French, Part 1- Salutations and Closings

In part 1 of our Business French series, we are providing you with several salutations and closings the French use when writing more formal letters and emails. Whether it’s a letter to a potential employer or an email cementing a partnership, these words and phrases will come in handy again and again!

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Parlez Québecois !

New Englanders are lucky to have a Francophone region a quick plane or scenic car ride away.  While many of us dream of visiting the…

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Favorite movies for French learning

Looking for ways to keep up your French this summer? Check out our recommended movies for French learners!

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Abbreviation Adventures in French

LOL, YOLO, ILY, LMK- these are some of the abbreviations you may see in the US on social media or in text messages these days…

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Free Online Libraries for French Language Learning

The French Cultural Center is proud of our library’s physical collection of books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, and games and the fact that it is one…

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