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Beirut: A Trilingual City Of Beautiful Contradictions

Beirut: A Trilingual City Of Beautiful Contradictions

Talking about the language of Beirut is a tricky thing — not only because there are actually three of them, but because they’re intimately tied to the city’s diverging cultures.
How Many People Speak French, And Where Is It Spoken?

How Many People Speak French, And Where Is It Spoken?

Did you know that French is one of the fastest growing languages in the world and that about half of all French speakers live in Africa? Read on to discover more about the far reaches of the French language.
Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In French?

Quiz: Do You Know The Days Of The Week In French?

How sharp are you on your knowledge of the French weekdays? Take this quiz to see how well you stack up.
The Differences Between French And Martinique’s French Creole

The Differences Between French And Martinique’s French Creole

French may be the official language of Martinique but the Martinicans’ mother-tongue is Martinican Creole, a language largely based on French but totally incomprehensible by ‘les Métropolitains’ in mainland France.
How To Be Passive-Aggressive In Other Languages

How To Be Passive-Aggressive In Other Languages

It’s nothing. No, really. It’s fine.
Why Does French Have So Many Unpronounced Letters?

Why Does French Have So Many Unpronounced Letters?

Ever struggled with French pronunciation? We explore why French spelling and speaking don’t match up, and how you can learn to live with that.
How To Talk About Transportation In French

How To Talk About Transportation In French

When you visit Paris, don’t get lost on the way to the Louvre! These words and phrases about transportation in French will help you get around.
31 English Words That Are Actually French

31 English Words That Are Actually French

It’s estimated that 30% of English words come from French, but you probably wouldn’t recognize most of them. Here are our favorite English words with surprising French origins.
How To Talk About Food And Drink In French

How To Talk About Food And Drink In French

Get ready to enjoy a delicious meal in any French-speaking country by learning to name and pronounce these French food words.
How To Talk About The Weather In French

How To Talk About The Weather In French

If you want to make small talk in a new language, there’s one conversation topic of choice: the weather!
All In The Language Family: The Romance Languages

All In The Language Family: The Romance Languages

Sadly, Romance languages have nothing to do with romancing someone. They’re one of the largest language groups, and they’re spread all across the globe.
What Is Franglais, And Where Is It Spoken?

What Is Franglais, And Where Is It Spoken?

Parlez-vous franglais? The odd mashup of English and French has led to a variety of different linguistic combinations around the world.
Quiz: Do You Know The Colors In French?

Quiz: Do You Know The Colors In French?

Do you know the difference between “jaune” and “vert”? Put your knowledge of French colors to the test with this fun quiz!
The 12 Most Common Adjectives In French

The 12 Most Common Adjectives In French

Having trouble explaining the difference between two objects? Learning the most common adjectives in French can help a lot with your descriptions!