Episode 17 – French Essentials#3 – Stop confusing Connaître and Savoir

Welcome to the seventeenth episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. I come back with a new episode in the French essentials series. If you haven’t checked the two other episodes, click here to end the confusion between “bon” et “bien” and here for the difference between “c’est” and “il est”. Today we will study the differences between the verbs “connaître” and “savoir”. You will also discover the magic recipe to always know which one to use. Stay tuned!

In this Episode

  • A magic rule to always know between your “Connaître” and your “savoir”
  • A special use of the verb “connaître”
  • A cheat sheet to download with the tips from today’s episode
  • A challenge for you to shine

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L’heure du conte – Estula et Le passé composé et l’imparfait

Did you like the second part of the Fairytale series? If you’ve missed it, click here and let’s do the second part together. I hope it was helpful to you and that l’imparfait is crystal-clear. Today is the final part of our Fairytale series where we will cover the trickiest part of past tenses: how to combine le passé composé and l’imparfait together in a sentence. You will find plenty of exercises in the study guide but if you have questions, the comment section is all yours.

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Episode 16 – How to litter your French like a native #2

Bonjour à tous,

Welcome to the sixteenth episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. This episode is the second part of how to litter your French like a native and is geared towards intermediate and advanced learners. Click here if you miss the first part aimed at beginners and learn some instant actionable tips for a more natural French. Today we’ll learn the bad grammar that French people use. Stay tuned!

In this Episode

  • Bad grammar French people use
  • One of the most important notion for a natural French
  • Some listening practice

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Episode 15 – How to litter your French like a native #1

Bonjour à tous,

Welcome to the fifteenth episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. This episode is the first part of a two parts series in which we will study how to speak a more natural French through common transformations. This episode is aimed at beginners with easy and instantly actionable tips that will improve your French in under 8 minutes. Stay tuned!

In this Episode

  • The smooshing comes back
  • Three tips to sound more natural
  • Improve your listening skills
  • A dictation challenge

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L’heure du conte – Les trois souhaits et l’imparfait

Coucou à tous,

Did you like the first part of the Fairytale series? If you’ve missed it, click here and let’s do the first part together. I hope it was helpful to you and that le passé composé is crystal-clear. Today we will focus on a new fairytale, less famous than le Petit Chaperon Rouge. With it, we will study our second past tense: l’imparfait. How we use it is very different than with our other past tense and the study guide that I made will help you practice.

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