Episode 20 – Two filler words you haven’t learnt at school

Welcome to the twentieth episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. In episode 9, we discovered why French was difficult to understand. If you haven’t listened to this episode or if you don’t remember, I suggest you go listen. Today, we will learn about the second reason why French is difficult to understand and it’s because of filler words that are used extensively when we speak. In this episode, I’ll share with you two filler words and how to use them like a native. Stay tuned!

In this Episode

  • Two filler words 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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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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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 10 – The guide to love

Salut à tous,

Welcome to the tenth 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 one of my Conversation student who keeps using the phrase “je l’aime”. I realized that even though the verb “aimer” is one of the first we learn and seems very easy to use, it can be tricky to master. This verb has a lot of nuances and we will study them today so that you can really express your feelings accurately. Stay tuned!

In this Episode

  • Learn how to avoid this common mistake
  • The multiple shades of aimer
  • A cheat sheet with bonus phrases
  • A challenge for you to shine

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Episode 5 – You shall not pass! Tips to avoid the subjunctive – Guest episode with Takelessons.com

Welcome to the fifth episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. This episode was created in collaboration with our friends at Takelessons.com and you can find the original post by clicking here. You will get extra tips on how to create the subjunctive. I was super excited to be contacted to create an episode for them. I’m also really happy I had the chance to meet the friendly Megan. In today’s episode we will talk about the least favourite tense of French learners: the dreaded subjunctive. We will cover tips to avoid using it but also how to sound like a native when you do use it. Stay tuned!

In this Episode

  • 4 tips to avoid using the subjunctive
  • Learn how to sound like a native using subjunctive
  • A cheat sheet to download with the tips from today’s episode

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