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Essentials: French Language
Sympathy and the odd freebie: Why you really should speak bad French
French regional stereotypes: Is half the country really always drunk?
The regional French slang you will need to get out and about in France
Eleven phrases that will let you complain like the French
France's culture minister hits out at advertisers - for using too much English
French language dilemmas - when to drop the vous and get friendly
The nine French words you need to be very, very careful when pronouncing
French language dilemmas: Is 'coucou' just baby talk or a perfectly normal greeting between adults?
Why the French still can't choose between Madame and Mademoiselle
The most common and embarrassing French language problems laid bare by Twitter
Why even the French can't explain when Bonjour becomes Bonsoir
Eight French expressions to help you complain about the heat
Five TV series that will help you speak French like the locals
How learning a language as a child opened up France and the world to me
Why writing French is becoming (even) more complicated - in the name of equality
ANALYSIS: How the English language will change after Brexit
What is the hardest thing about moving to France with children?
Seven French phrases to help you understand what the cool kids are on about
Five reasons English speakers struggle to learn foreign languages
Why trying to protect the French from English may be a losing battle
French language guardians release guidelines on how to swear correctly
French Word of the Day: 'Canicule' (the most spoken word in France right now)
Nine French words that the French just don't use
The nine very best French insults (for use when you're very, very cross)
OPINION: France's fight against new English words is 'totally stupid'
Macron urged to protect French language from 'tyranny' of English
Why taking classes at your local Town Hall could be the key to mastering French
The eight best ways to learn French without taking classes (according to a teacher)
Why do French women (and some men) inhale their 'oui'?
Fifteen French 'text speak' abbreviations that will help you sound local
36 vital phrases to use in the French workplace
Should foreigners steer clear of France's 'backwards language' Verlan?
How I used cold callers and lovelorn French farmers to learn the language
The nine noises that will make you sound like a true French speaker
French Expression of the Day: en masse
17 French words we've stolen and reinvented in English
Ten key French phrases that will make you sound like a local
Bonjour: Why this is by far the most important word in French
French phrases that language learners just don't get
Are these the 'best' 23 words in the French language?
French slang: The everyday words they don't teach you at school
20 new words the French language needs
Weird facts you didn't know about the French language
LANGUAGE QUIZ: How well do you know your French idioms?
The 23 subtle signs you'll never quite master French
An ode to the greatest French swear word
23 things you don't know about the French language until you live in France
Why do the French love to say 'f**k' so much?
How mastering the French language really messes up your English
French Expression of the Day: tout à fait
French language finally about to embrace its feminine side
'A crime against culture': French writers outraged by 'sub-English' takeover at Paris book fair
Readers' tips: How to bring up bilingual children in France
'It's duck cold!': How the French use animals to talk about the weather
The language you'll need for a Christmas in France
Gilets jaunes: The French language you need to understand the 'yellow vests'
'Scum of garlic': When English translations of French menus go wrong
French ranked worst in western Europe for level of English
Why do the French still call us 'Les Anglo-Saxons'?
VIDEO: Gesticular troubles - Common Gallic gestures you need explaining
In Numbers: In what state of health is the French language in 2018?
20 annoying English words that should be banished from French
Opinion: 'The French don't like change but slang can keep the language alive'
The French slang shortcuts you'll need to blend in
Belgians want to ditch 'absurd' French grammar rule (and they might be right)
French Word of the Day: 'Douane' (a smuggler’s worst nightmare)
French Word of the Day: 'location' (another pesky false friend)
Top of Les Pops: Ten famous singers who recorded songs in French
French Word of the Day: 'verbaliser' (a verb you think you already know)
The new French words you need to know (including some English ones)
French won't give up the fight against English but face losing battle
French language eyes 'le comeback' as Britain leaves EU
How to say 'OUCH' in French (and ten other sounds)
Why it's time France stopped dubbing English-language films and TV series
'It curdles!' and other French expressions to talk about the cold
Ten French words you'll never pronounce right
The rules you need to follow when naming your child in France
France bars Breton baby name over an apostrophe
French told not to say 'smartphone' in ongoing battle against English
11 everyday moments in France when you really need to say 'bonjour'
French PM bans ministers from using female-friendly writing
The Local podcast: Why do the French love to say 'f**k' so much?
OPINION: 'The French language isn't sexist, it's the people who speak it'
Purists alarmed over moves to make French language less macho
La Vache! The strange origins of six French curse words
The French language is in 'mortal danger', say its own panicked guardians
Drinking alcohol and other 'cheats' to boost your ability to speak French
French name wars: Brittany tells Paris to allow the 'foreign' letter 'ñ'
How you can live happily in Paris without speaking French
French court bans couple from using Breton letter in baby's name
One Frenchman's linguistic crusade to remove the 'é' from 'Lubéron' once and for all
Eleven truly bizarre French animal-related idioms explained
Ten need-to-know regional words and phrases from around France
French accent voted 'sexiest in the world'
Why watching French movies can be the best way to learn the language
VIDEO: Countdown - 11 signs you've cracked the French language
Parlez-vous franglais? More English words officially enter French language
6 reasons you should study a foreign language abroad
All the French election language you need to know
Test: How many of these 12 Paris Metro station anagrams can you solve?
The best smartphone apps for learning French
Are these the most maddening words in the French language?
What's the state of health of the French language in 2017?
Zut alors! The French phrases you learn but don't really need
Why do people think the French say 'hon hon hon' when they laugh?
Paris region orders builders to only speak French on construction sites
Is it time the French finally ditched the word 'mademoiselle'?
Seven times the English language drove the French mad
Fish and Ships: 15 of the most bizarre French - English translations
VIDEO: Did you know all these stars spoke great French?
Why do the French have such 'crazy' and 'sexy' movie titles?
How to say your favourite English sayings in French
Why we're all rubbish at speaking French
Here's what the French need to do to speak better English
French improve their English (but they're still EU's worst)
Mouth fun? French words you just can't translate literally
17 different ways to talk about sex in French
How to get really angry in French: Useful verbal missiles
The English words pinched and reinvented by the French
Twelve French insults we'd love to have in English
Dos and don'ts to help you cope with writing emails or letters in French
French writing phrases you can't get your head around
Twelve 'French' things that aren't actually French at all
How to tackle six of the trickiest French verbs
The ten places where you really need to speak French
Thirteen free and easy ways to learn French
Verlan: France's backwards language you need to learn
How tough is the language test to become French?
'Very Stupid' village in France honoured for its silly name
Calls in France for English to be ditched as EU language
A collection of the best 're-invented' franglais 'ing' words
Ten naughty mistakes the French make in English
The weirdest ways to insult someone in French
Je suis 'troll': More English words enter French language
French is the world's 'second favourite language to learn'
Here's why the French struggle with English so much
France 'to force language tests' on expats post Brexit
So what future does the French language have?
Oh là là - How to really use the best three words in French
'English words are invading French like never before'
Are these the nicest places in France to live?
Prestigious French uni offers English courses to migrants
20 of the best words in the French language
Google Translate adds Corsican language option
VIDEO: French phrases hidden in English words
Our president should speak English: French students
No, the French aren't bidding a final adieu to the circumflex
How 2,400 French words are getting a spelling makeover
French onions to lose the 'i' as spelling changes spark uproar
French losing out on jobs due to poor English
The most bizarre food-based French idioms
France ranked 'worst in EU' at learning English
11 signs you've cracked the French language
Smutty hacker creates France's rudest road sign
Ten French towns you'll likely pronounce wrong
French pupils rebel over 'impossible' English test
French words that the English language needs
Test: Just how good is your French grammar?
More English words sneak into French
Video: The hardest word to pronounce in French
French may be enforced on all flights to Canada
Could German language be forgotten in France?
When in France: Use first names with caution
Is it time the French scrapped tu and vous?
'Smart' subtitles to help French learn English
Minister calls on French to ditch English at work
France celebrates ten 'foreign' French words
France ready to end resistance to English
Will French pupils have English lessons cut?
English words the French simply can't say
Ten French words you'll never hear in France
The French language's fixation with 'les Anglais'
12 'French' things that aren't actually French
City of Love? Seven Paris myths debunked
Why is France bottom of the class for English?
The French are the 'worst at English in the EU'
Google says French really is language of love
Top ten: When French translations go wrong
French lawmaker fined over grammar dispute
What the French find weird about Anglos
Top 15 French words reinvented in English
Ten French customs that confuse Anglos
The French words you can't translate literally
French expressions for making love that you won't find in a dictionary
'Earthquake' as Brit joins Académie Française
More English words slip into French language
Raising bilingual children 'does cause frustration'
US state wants road signs displayed in French
Ten new words that could join the French language
Will French be the most spoken tongue by 2050?
The top 12 English words reinvented by the French
Ten French expressions to use on Valentine's Day
France (finally) takes step to save regional tongues
Canadian 'Immortal' joins French language police
French teen bids for a seat at Académie Française
Arabic more important than French for the UK
Top 10: French phrases to use in an argument
Why French is the 'world’s sexiest language'
Ten 'untranslatable' French words translated
Harvard University to teach Breton language
'Binge drinking' no longer accepted in France
French PM shows his 'erotic' side on Korea trip
Ten free, fun and original ways to learn French
Top Ten: English terms the French want barred
'Plan for degree courses in English is deluded'
Unions threaten strike over English at unis
French PM to ministers: Stop using English
Ten best chat-up lines to use in French
Francophile US judge joins elite Paris academy
Top ten French jokes about Brits and Yanks
Comedian Izzard wows Paris crowd - in French
Ten embarrassing errors to avoid in French
La vache! Top Ten weird French insults
British poet anointed to protect French language
Video: Hollande's English speech grabs headlines
Language barrier: French resistance to Franglais
Top 10: Twitter reacts as France drops 'hashtag'
Successful integration through language learning
Qatar joins French-speaking club
Congo causes tension at Francophone summit
French-speaking countries 'must drop English obsession'
UN envoy: peacekeepers should speak French
French encouraged to improve English skills
France to immigrants: you must learn French
Language police go online to fight English invasion
New stars boost French music
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