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Bonjour, and welcome to what I hope is an eclectic mix of French content that reflects my day to day encounters with news, commentary and learning materials, mainly from a variety of francophone sources that I follow on social media.
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Fast Company
Three Ways Learning A New Language Helps Your Brain
"Don’t worry if you never get those conjugations right. Language-learning can make you a more creative-problem solver."

Another article describing the benefits of learning a second language.
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Lawless French
Why learn another language ?
"Learning a foreign language does more than just make it possible to order coffee or beer in another country – although that part is definitely great! While learning a new language can be difficult, it’s also fascinating and offers many benefits and advantages even to armchair travellers."
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Lawless French
Euphonic adjectives
"French grammar is sometimes trumped by pronunciation, as in the case of euphonic adjectives. French does not like the hiatus created when a word ending with a vowel precedes a word that begins with a vowel or mute h, and because of this a few adjectives change their spelling for purely euphonic reasons.
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Kwiziq
What is fluency ?
"There’s no secret recipe for fluency; indeed, it’s difficult to even find consensus on what "fluency" actually means.

Is it the ability to have a conversation, or language proficiency equivalent to that of a native speaker?
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Lawless French
Indefinite adverbs
"Talking about indefinite concepts can be tricky in a foreign language, yet indefinite adverbs are rarely covered as a specific topic in class. Instead, students tend to pick them up randomly here and there as needed. I think it’s more helpful to consider them as a group."
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Lawless French
Enchaînment
"In French, whenever a word ending in a consonant sound is followed by a vowel or h muet, that consonant sound is transferred onto the next word. This euphonic technique is called enchaînement ."
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French at 60
My book is now available
I've at last reached the point where the book that led me to create this web site has finally been published.
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Four reasons to learn a new language
A very interesting presentation that starts off by asking why we need to learn foreign languages given the predominance of English and its continuing growth around the globe.
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Les temps du passé
Forming the past tense in French can be a challenge for those learning the language, in particular deciding whether to use the past perfect (passé composé) or the imperfect (imparfait).

In this video Boris, a teacher at the alpha.b language school in Nice, provides what is to my mind one of the best explanations that I've come across.
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