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How to have the perfect French immersion retreat in Paris

So, do you want to become a fluent French speaker so that you can have the great accomplishment of speaking a second language?

Want to impress and inspire your family and friends, by showing them that, with some focus in the right direction, being bilingual doesn’t have to be that…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 26, 2018 at 10:10pm — No Comments

Le FUN du SAMEDI

Bonjourrr, les amis !

Je vais passer la journée dans le port :)

WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR FUN THIS SATURDAY?

Tell me in the comments below - in French (yes, please use a dictionary! :) ).

P.S.

Immerse yourself as you FINALLY reach your dream of becoming bilingual, learn…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 26, 2018 at 7:12pm — No Comments

How to write and speak French like a native

So, is your goal to write and speak French like a native?

You’re not alone.

Sara joined the Parisian French Conversationalist Facebook Group – Club J’Ouellette, and this is how she introduced herself:

“Hello! My name is Sara. I guess I’m a French beginner. I’m studying French for my field…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 25, 2018 at 10:11pm — No Comments

Le MOT du VENDREDI

Bonjourrr, les amis !

Do you want to have a flawless pronunciation so that you are mistaken for a native and be easily understood by French speakers all over the world?

Here's the word of the week: VERRERIE

Attention to the pronunciation of the first and second E - it's tricky for…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 25, 2018 at 8:12pm — No Comments

Le MOT du VENDREDI

Bonjourrr, les amis !

Do you want to have a flawless pronunciation so that you are mistaken for a native and be easily understood by French speakers all over the world?

Here's the word of the week: VERRERIE

Attention to the pronunciation of the first and second E - it's tricky for…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 25, 2018 at 8:12pm — No Comments

3 ways to ditch fear when you make French conversation

So, are you afraid to make a fool of yourself when you try your first conversation in French?

You are not alone, mon ami.

We all felt at some point that we’d rather shut up than trying to put foreign words together – I know it happened to me when I started to learn Italian, because I felt I didn’t…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 24, 2018 at 11:36pm — No Comments

French-English bilingual teachers needed in New York

Several schools are actively looking for teachers. Please share these announcements with your contacts…

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Added by Fabrice Jaumont on May 24, 2018 at 7:30pm — No Comments

La CITATION du JEUDI

Bonjourrr, les amis !

Do you want to master the secrets of the French language so that you can make conversation even if you are a beginner, and inspire your friends with your confidence?

Here is your Thursday's quote, a fun start to your practice:

« Le courage, c'est de…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 24, 2018 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Are French genders a challenge for you? Watch this!

So, are the French genders hard for you?

Do you always guess, and most of the times you don’t get it right?

Genders seem to be a very popular topic among francophiles.

In English, nouns don’t have genders, so it may be difficult to adjust to the French way.

However,…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 23, 2018 at 7:30pm — No Comments

This is the point where you'll be good in French

So, are you wondering what it takes to be good in French?

You’re not alone.

I received this question in the Duolingo French Facebook group:

“At what point do you think a person can say they started becoming good in French?

1. Is it good to be able to…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 22, 2018 at 10:22pm — No Comments

Le VERBE du MARDI

Bonjourrr, les amis !

Do you want to feel more confident not just knowing what verbs to use in French but using them in all the tenses so that you can feel confident when you speak with the natives?

Let's practice some verbs for conversation, and get immersion-ready!

The verb of…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 22, 2018 at 8:46pm — No Comments

There's a surprise waiting for you in the Versailles gardens

So, have you ever been in an immersion retreat, only you and your teacher or your coach?

Did you ever have 100% of their attention for yourself, for 7 days in a row?

If not, you will find below how a French immersion retreat in Paris 1:1 works.

For now, I’ll just say that, in his…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 22, 2018 at 12:00am — No Comments

La CONVERSATION du LUNDI

Bonjourrr, les entrepreneurs !

Are you dreaming to make conversation in French when you go to Paris?

Even if you make mistakes, conversation is the way you can master the French language.

Today's conversation starter: « Que faites-vous ce long weekend ? » (What are you…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 21, 2018 at 12:19pm — No Comments

How to make conversation about Toulouse Lautrec this weekend in NYC

So, would you like to go in a French immersion retreat? But you don’t have the time (or the budget) to cross the pond and stay there for 7 days?

You could have the same language experience, and quantum leap in your conversation here, in North America.

Tempting thought, no?

Many…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 20, 2018 at 9:49pm — No Comments

Avant-propos d'un prince fou, par Guy Boulianne

L'auteur et poète Guy Boulianne vient de publier une nouvelle édition de son recueil de poésie intitulé "Avant-propos d'un prince fou", avec la couverture d'origine (à un détail près) : https://goo.gl/7TLTUQ. Ce…

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Added by Editions Dédicaces on May 20, 2018 at 9:20pm — No Comments

Q&A Français SUNDAY

Bon dimanche, les amis !

Do you want to master the secrets of the French conversation, so that you can make conversation even if you are a beginner, and impress your friends and clients with your confidence?

Take advantage of today's Q&A Français Sunday!

Please WRITE in…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 20, 2018 at 3:58pm — No Comments

Conversation with Ellen Bialystok

Added by New York in French on May 19, 2018 at 11:00pm — No Comments

How to do your French practice in an immersion retreat in NYC

So, are you ready to cross the ocean for a French immersion in Paris?

Many would probably say “yes! anytime!”, but some feel that Paris would be a bit overwhelming to start with.

If you are in the second category, I have good news: there’s a way to have a French immersion on the…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 19, 2018 at 10:46pm — No Comments

Le FUN du SAMEDI

Bonjourrr, les amis !

Je vais arranger mon balcon :)

WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR FUN THIS SATURDAY?

Tell me in the comments below - in French (yes, please use a dictionary! :) ).

P.S.

Immerse yourself as you FINALLY reach your dream of becoming bilingual, learn to…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 19, 2018 at 3:33pm — No Comments

How to experience French luxury the right way at Ladurée

So, we met in a cold day of November, on the 20th Street.

The Internet can be viewed as an artificial, inauthentic way to meet likeminded people, or you can give it a chance to show you what it can change your life.

In this case (like many others before) it brought me closer in space to a…

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Added by Llyane Stanfield on May 18, 2018 at 9:50pm — No Comments

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