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« Deafening silences », « dark hours »… Newspapers and online journalism are a great way to improve your French – but some expressions like these come back frequently. Once fresh and powerful, they’ve been overused and turned into clichés.

Today I’ll show you some of the most common examples.
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Salut !

There are many different occasions when you want to wish someone else good fortune – or to celebrate a happy moment together.

And for each case, the French language has a special sentence. « Bonne fête », « Félicitations », « Prompt rétablissement »… Be careful what you wish someone! Let me help you navigate these expressions.

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Some people still use their phones to actually call each other. When you don’t speak the language fluently, it’s one of the worst mediums of communication – up there with smoke signals or tapping Morse code on a steel pipe.

But don’t worry ! Let’s walk together through a phone conversation.

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Salut !

“Tu vis où à Paris ?”, “Is it true all French people are at 70% made of cheese?”…

Foreigners don’t want to be rude, they’re just curious – it’s normal.
But some questions just keep being asked, and to be honest, it makes us uncomfortable.

It’s rant time! Let’s dive in. 😀

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