être

Episode 31 – Using the verb “être” this way will make your French teacher scream




Welcome to the thirty-first episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. Today we’re going to talk about the very first verb you learnt, the verb être, to be. We will learn how to use it in a totally incorrect way but so frequently used in France. We will also learn how to talk about our localization and our whereabouts in a more natural way. This new way to use the verb “être” will make your French teacher scream. Stay tuned!


In this Episode

  • A new way to use the verb “être”
  • Variations to talk about your localization
  • A challenge for you to shine
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apologize

Episode 30 – Do you know how to apologize like a native? Let me teach you!




Welcome to the thirtieth episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. I thought it would be interesting to continue on the topic of formal phrases or words to say when interacting with French people. This episode is kind of a follow-up of episode 28, where we covered how to wish but this time we will learn how to apologize. It will be a good opportunity also to explain how to translate “I’m confused” in French. Stay tuned!


In this Episode

  • Every way to apologize
  • Stop the confusion of “I’m confused”
  • A challenge for you to shine
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année

Episode 29 – Mixing “an” with “année” will be a thing of the past




Welcome to the twenty-ninth episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. The beginning of the year is the perfect opportunity to study the difference between “an” and “année”. I know that a lot of you get mixed up and don’t really understand how to choose one or the other. Today, let’s cover together a few simple rules that will make your French easier. Stay tuned!


In this Episode

  • The rules to choose between “an” and “année”
  • The rules to choose between “jour” and “journée”
  • A cheat sheet to download with the tips from today’s episode

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wish in French

Episode 28 – How 16 wishes will change the way you show empathy in French



Welcome to the twenty-eighth episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. Happy new year to everybody! Let’s begin 2020 on a slow note with a vocabulary lesson. We’ll keep the grammar for another episode. Today, we’ll cover formal phrases that we use to wish in French and to show empathy. Stay tuned!



In this Episode

  • Formal phrases for various situations to wish in French and to show empathy
  • Sound like a native
  • Nuggets of French culture
  • A cheat sheet to download with the tips from today’s episode
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