walk in forest

A day in French – 02 – A walk in the forest


Welcome to the second episode of this new series that will transport you to the daily life of a French woman. We will cover specific vocabulary to increase your fluency while practicing particular grammar points. In this new episode we will talk about mushrooms, a walk in the forest but also the pair “savoir” and “connaître”. I covered the differences between the two so don’t hesitate to go to episode 17 to listen to it again. Don’t forget to download the study guide to get access to the transcription. Stay tuned!



In this Episode

  • The confusing “savoir” and “connaître”
  • Learn the vocabulary of mushrooms and of a walk in the forest
  • Review the past tenses
  • A challenge for you to shine
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A day in French – 01 – An apple and an unfortunate event

Welcome to the first episode of this new series that will transport you to the daily life of a French woman. We will cover specific vocabulary to increase your fluency while practicing particular grammar points. In this new episode we will talk about apples but also an unfortunate event. Don’t forget to download the study guide to get access to the transcription. Stay tuned!

In this Episode

  • The “en” pronoun
  • Learn the vocabulary of apples
  • Review the past tenses and the plus-que-parfait
  • A challenge for you to shine
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Episode 25 – The case of the mysterious L in French


Welcome to the twenty-fifth episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. This episode is for advanced learners. Many students asked me about it so it’s time to get clear about this mysterious French L. Stay tuned!



In this Episode

  • Take more control of the French language and finetune it.
  • Sound like a native
  • A challenge for you to shine
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Episode 24 – Let’s talk about it anyway…in French!



Welcome to the twenty-fourth episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. This episode is inspired by Vivienne, a fellow listener and we will tackle the very useful “anyway” and its many translations in French. So many that another episode will be needed to cover them all. Stay tuned!



In this Episode

  • An important English filler “anyway” in French to give more life to your conversations
  • Sound like a native
  • A cheat sheet to download with the tips from today’s episode
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fillers

Episode 23 – Two MORE fillers you haven’t learnt at school


Welcome to the twenty-third episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. In episode 20, we studied together two filler words commonly used by French people. There are many of them, so today, I’ll introduce you to two more fillers. You will learn how to be a more active participant in conversations and how to show surprise and empathy. Stay tuned!

In this Episode

  • Two more fillers to give more life to your conversations
  • Sound like a native
  • A cheat sheet to download with the tips from today’s episode

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excited

Episode 22 – How to say “I’m excited” like a native

Welcome to the twenty-second episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. In episode 4, we talked about risque pronunciation and English words that translated poorly in French. If you haven’t listened to this episode or if you don’t remember, I suggest you go listen. Today, we’re going to focus on one of these phrases “I’m excited”. It’s commonly translated word for word and it’s something you should stay away from. Listen to today’s episode to discover how to translate “I’m excited” like a native. Stay tuned!

In this Episode

  • Sound like a native
  • No more embarrassment
  • A cheat sheet to download with the tips from today’s episode

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