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7 Songs to Help Your French

31 Jul , 2015  

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So as we love to advocate mixing up your French learning process to make sure you have fun and stay motivated, listening to songs in another language can really help you remember vocabulary! Check out some of the following songs that we think are quite easy to remember, and of course catchy! 1. “Ill Est […]

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“Seasickness” – Elementary French Lesson

30 Jul , 2015  

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Nothing can be more troubling than a sudden case of seasickness. Before getting on the next ship to Paris learn how to explain what ailes you on the deep blue sea.

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“Who Has the Keys?” – Elementary French Lesson

29 Jul , 2015  

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Click…oops, do I have the keys? It’s even worse when you thought the other person had them. In today’s lesson, learn how to ask someone if they have the keys in French, as well as how to express frustration to your significant other for having forgotten them.

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“I Love This Song” – Beginner French Lesson

28 Jul , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more French lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! It doesn’t matter if you’re a Linkin Park fan, a lover of Debussy, or maybe Glen Campbell’s more your style…the French verbs to talk about what […]

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10 Cool YouTube Channels to Learn French With

27 Jul , 2015  

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1. imagiers.net: With 14,988 subscribers, this channel has a lot of videos, 49,685 to be exact. They’re all on different things, quizzes, vocabulary, grammar, but some of them are ridiculous. This channel has a video of 20,000 vocabulary words, running over 13 hours in length. . 2. jremy7: Jremy7 gives “Basic French lessons”, explaining the […]

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Some Cool Facts About the French Language

23 Jul , 2015  

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1. It is the mother tongue of 75 million people worldwide, although many more speak it as a second language. 2. It is the second most commonly taught foreign language, after English. 3. French is an official working language of the UN, the International Red Cross, The European Economic Community, NATO, and the International Olympic […]

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“Interview Stress” – Elementary French Lesson

22 Jul , 2015  

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No one likes having to come up with a list of personal strengths and weaknesses when preparing for an interview, but it’s even more stressful when you have to tell your interviewer about your “weakness of being a perfectionist” in a foreign language. In today’s lesson, we learn some French vocabulary to talk about being […]

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5 Reasons to Learn French!

21 Jul , 2015  

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1. A world language More than 200 million people speak French on the five continents. The Francophonie, the international organisation of French-speaking countries, comprises 68 states and governments. French is the second most widely learned foreign language after English, and the ninth most widely spoken language in the world. French is also the only language, alongside English, […]

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“Two Refugee Turkeys’ – Elementary French Lesson

20 Jul , 2015  

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It’s well-known that America is not a safe place for turkeys in November, but is it any better in France? Find out in today’s podcast, where two turkeys discuss, in French, their seasonal woes. You’ll also learn in this lesson how to talk about feminine countries in French and even a little turkey trivia about […]

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“Foot!” – Upper-Intermediate French Lesson

17 Jul , 2015  

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Yeah! A lesson on football…soccer…foot! If you love this sport, then you’ll love this lesson because Amaury teaches the phrases you need to learn to be able to talk about the sport in French. If you do not like soccer, though, the lesson is also for you because you’ll learn from Erica how to express […]

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5 Awesome ways to Learn French!

14 Jul , 2015  

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1. The other language of international relations French is both a working language and an official language of the United Nations, the European Union, UNESCO, NATO, the International Olympic Committee, the International Red Cross and international courts. French is the language of the three cities where the EU institutions are headquartered: Strasbourg, Brussels and Luxembourg. […]

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“The phone’s ringing” – Beginner French Lesson

13 Jul , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more French lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Someone should answer it. In this lesson, we learn how to talk about phones in French. You’ll also learn how to ask someone if they […]

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Top 10 Easy-to-Understand French movies

10 Jul , 2015  

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Here is a list of some of the films students of the French language find the easiest to understand. Keep in mind, they are by no means the most popular but are available online if you look hard enough! Let’s have a look..   1 – “Kirikou et la Sorcière” (1998) Easy enough for a […]

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“Don’t Laugh This Time” – Intermediate French Lesson

9 Jul , 2015  

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Ever get the giggles? Sometimes they’re great but, when they’re a symptom of stage fright, they can come at the worst times and be quite a curse. In this podcast, we’ll see what happens when such a person, who is French, of course, applies for a bank loan and just can’t control herself.

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“It’s Hot” – Beginner French Lesson

8 Jul , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more French lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Vive the summer! In today’s podcast, we learn the French words to talk about the temperature when it’s warm and toasty outside, but even more […]

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“Sales!” – Intermediate French Lesson

6 Jul , 2015  

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People go crazy for shopping… so it is sometimes difficult to explain what’s happening when it comes to sales. And French people are no exception. That’s what we are going to see in today’s lesson. Also JP and Amaury will be happy to discuss the differences between the sales in France and United States.

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“Pass the ball” – Beginner French Lesson

3 Jul , 2015  

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Kids say the darndest things, don’t they? Let’s use this lesson, set on a rugby pitch, to learn all the vocabulary of playground ball games in French!

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“Surprise Party” – Elementary French Lesson

2 Jul , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more French lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Decorations, cake, presents, a big sign with the birthday person’s name on it, but most importantly, the build-up of excitement for that moment when you get […]

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“Can You Take a Picture?” – Beginner French Lesson

25 Jun , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more French lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Here we learn the French phrases to ask someone to take our picture, and also to say ‘Hey! What are you doing?!” What is the connection […]

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“Heads or Tails?” – Elementary French lesson

16 Jun , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more French lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Can’t make up your mind no matter how hard you try? Why not learn how to save most difficult problems with a coin?

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“Losing Weight” – Upper-Intermediate French Lesson

12 Jun , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more French lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! It’s not always fun, but even French people have to give up the quiche and pâtisseries sometimes and switch to celery and Slimfast when they’re not […]

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“School Stationery” – Intermediate French Lesson

10 Jun , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more French lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! It’s the start of the school year and there’s so much stuff to do! First, please help your Real Deal French teachers by learning all the […]

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“Turn Down the Music!” – Beginner French Lesson

9 Jun , 2015  

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With today’s lesson, you will discover an excuse to give when you don’t understand French people who are speaking to you: The music is too loud, lower it! Also, at the end of the lesson JP and Amaury will make sure that comparatives in French have no secrets for you.

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“Get Out of the Park!” – Elementary French Lesson

5 Jun , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more French lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! This lesson is full of French culture! From learning how to respond to a French officer to understanding why France’s pavements and parks might not […]

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“Apartment Hunting” – Upper-Intermediate French Lesson

3 Jun , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more French lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! Apartment hunting might make you want to pull you hair out at times. You find the perfect place and it’s out of your price-range. You find […]

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“Just Forget It” – Elementary French Lesson

28 May , 2015  

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In today’s podcast, join a serious debate as two French speakers argue over which movie they think is the best of all time. You’ll learn a few ordinal numbers along the way, and also how to say “forget it” in French.

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“Help!” – Beginner French Lesson

20 May , 2015  

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Whether you’re lost, in trouble, or maybe both lost and in trouble, it’s not a bad thing to know how to call for help in French, just in case. In today’s lesson, we have a lesson on how to do that and we also learn how to gloat in French, too, because it doesn’t hurt […]

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Top 10 French Foods.. Bon Appétit

19 May , 2015  

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1. Soupe à l’oignon This is a traditional French soup made of onions and beef stock, usually served with croutons and cheese on top. Its origins can be traced back to Roman times. However, its current version originated in the 18th century. The remarkable taste of the soup is due to the caramelisation of the […]

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“Is Someone Sitting Here?” – Beginner French Lesson

18 May , 2015  

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Polite phrases are essential to a comfortable stay in France and giving someone a good impression of yourself. In today’s podcast, we learn how to ask someone if a chair is free, as well as how to respond. We also learn the most basic of things, how to say thank you and you’re welcome in […]

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5 Cool French TV Series to Add to Your Study Routine

15 May , 2015  

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1. 7 jours sur la planète We can kill two birds with one stone because we can be kept updated with the latest news and also practise our French at the same time. This TV program provides a roundup of the latest news of the week, with a focus on the francophone (French speaking) countries. […]

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“How Much Do You Love Me?” – Intermediate French Lesson

14 May , 2015  

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Love doesn’t have a price, some say. Well, maybe not. Check out today’slesson to learn all about giving gifts, shopping, and sales. We may even have some relationship advice for you! (Well, maybe not that last bit!)

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“She Loves Me” – Elementary French Lesson

13 May , 2015  

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Does she love me or love me not? Not knowing what that special someone thinks of you can be a troubling experience to say the least. Don’t let that uncertain love rule your life though. Learn in this lesson how to ponder life’s most difficult question : ‘Does she love me?’

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5 Common Mistakes Made by French Learners

12 May , 2015  

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1. Funny mistakes in pronunciation How could one possibly be misunderstood about submarines?? I was puzzled when I read this story of a guy being mocked up, speaking about how he loved working as suce-marin. A “sailor-sucker” ?? Of course, he meant sous-marin (submarine)! Funny misunderstandings happen when you go against social taboos: sex, bodily […]

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“I Have a Headache” – Beginner French Lesson

20 Apr , 2015  

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Paint smells, elevator music, cheap wine… headaches can come from many places. In today’s lesson, learn the French words you need to make others aware of your symptoms so that they stop bothering you and maybe even offer you an aspirin.

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“Where do you live?” – Beginner French Lesson

17 Apr , 2015  

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An essential Newbie skill in French is being able to talk about location. In today’s lesson, we learn how to ask someone where they live and how to answer the question, including what your residence is close to.

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French Expressions Used in English!

16 Apr , 2015  

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adieu “until God” Used like “farewell”: when you don’t expect to see the person again until God (when you die and go to Heaven) agent provocateur “provocative agent” A person who attempts to provoke suspected individuals or groups into committing unlawful acts aide-de-camp “camp assistant” A military officer who serves as a personal assistant to […]

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“My Package Still Hasn‘t Arrived” – Intermediate French Lesson

15 Apr , 2015  

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If you have a problem with the mail, this podcast will show you what to say in French to get it resolved. In today’s lesson, through a customer who is evidently unhappy with the postal service, we learn how to make a complaint, to express outrage, and even the language the person at the counter […]

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“Too Early for a Drink” – Beginner French Lesson

13 Apr , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more French lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! What time is too early for a champagne cocktail or a martini (dry, up, two olives)? Well, you’re not going to learn that from today’s […]

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How I’m Fluent In 8 Languages – Interview With Olly Richards

10 Apr , 2015  

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Real Deal French caught up with Olly from iwillteachyoualanguage.com and were very keen to find about how one actually should should go about tackling the rather small task of becoming fluent in EIGHT LANGUAGES! Here’s what Olly had to say. 1) What was the first language you tackled and why? I studied French and German […]

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“Elevator Breakdown” – Intermediate French Lesson

9 Apr , 2015  

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For more in depth learning head to OpenLanguage.com/pricing to access hundreds of more French lessons. Quote the promo code – realdeal – to get a Standard Monthly Subscription for 99¢! It’s important to know what to do in a crisis, especially if it happens in the French language. In today’s lesson, we cover both perspectives. […]