Learning French: Study Guides & Speaking Tips (page: 4 of 6)

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  • How to Pronounce French Perfectly: Phonétique Online Course
    Phonétique is a great site to help students of the French language perfect and evaluate your understanding and production of excellent French pronunciation. It provides audio samples of native-spoken French along with exercises to help you test your comprehension and production of French.
  • Saying ''I Love You'' in French
    Ever wondered how to say ''I Love You!'' in French, the most romantic of all languages? The following article provides some pointers in this teaching this to yourself or to your students.
  • Learn the Plural Form of French Nouns (Made Easy!)
    Are you confused whenever you have to deal with the plural form of French nouns? This article has a pragmatic approach to deal with this particular aspect of French grammar. The included exercise is available for download. Bon travail!
  • Tips for a Successful Interview En Francais
    Are you going to be having an interview in French? Preparing yourself with some useful phrases can make you feel much more comfortable during the interview.
  • The Use of the Passé Simple and the Passé Antérieur
    In French, the simple past is not normally used in conversation. However, it does have a special role in the French language. This article will present the easiest ways to learn and remember the forms of these two literary tenses.
  • Tell Me More French Review - Total Immersion Minus the Croissants
    Many people complain that while they might grasp some basic French vocabulary and grammar, they cannot speak or understand the language to save their lives. If this describes you, and you want to build your confidence to communicate in French, Auralog’s Tell Me More French is your program.
  • A Beginner's Guide to French Pronunciation
    French pronunciation is one of the most frustrating aspects of the language of French, and for good reason. It's a byzantine tangle of glides, accents and liaisons, more than enough to render any student a mess of nasalization. This article provides a simple guide to the basics.
  • Three Common French Partitive Articles
    Sometimes the smallest words can be some of the most confusing in a new language. In French, the partitive articles du, de la, and des are very common, and are seen in many different situations. Learn when to use them, and how they are formed!
  • Oral French: Linking Sounds
    Speaking fluent French requires years of practice and a sound knowledge of ''enchaînement'' which refers to the ability to link certain words in a sentence together when talking. This articles will explain the guidelines to follow in order to link successfully link words in speaking French.
  • French Expressions Using "Coup De"
    Understand how the French expression "coup de" is used throughout the French language, both directly and idiomatically. Study these phrases so that you can tell the difference between "coup de tonnerre," a thunderbolt, and "coup de foudre," not lightning, but love at first sight.
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