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FYW 009 : What Time is it?

2015-04-08 :: Jessica: Native French teacher, founder of French Your Way
Length: 11s

An overview of the common mistakes from French learners when it comes to ask for the time or say what time it is! Do you make these mistakes too? Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode Le temps = time (general notion) Le temps passe vite = Time flies. Une fois… Read More →

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FYW 008 : Monnaie vs Money

2015-03-31 :: Jessica: Native French teacher, founder of French Your Way
Length: 6s

They sound similar and yet, French word “monnaie” doesn’t mean “money”. Let’s go through money-related every day French vocabulary and expressions. This episode will enrich…your knowledge! Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode argent (nm) = money ; silver (metal, colour) monnaie, devise (nf) = currency L’euro est la monnaie de… Read More →

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FYW 007 : Date, Month, Year, Seasons…and French Poetry

2015-03-25 :: Jessica: Native French teacher, founder of French Your Way
Length: 11s

How to tell the date in French: a bit of French grammar and a poetic bonus as I’ll be reading a famous poem by Verlaine for you: “Chanson d’Automne”… Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode Le 30 mars, le 4 avril, le 7 mai, le 1er (premier) septembre le (+ date)… Read More →

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FYW 006 : “To demand” vs “Demander”

2015-03-18 :: Jessica: Native French teacher, founder of French Your Way
Length: 9s

If you translate “to demand” by “demander” in French… well, listen to this episode! Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode Obligatoire, imposé(e) = mandatory Un mandat = a postal order, money order / a mandate, authorization Le président est élu pour un mandat de 5 ans. = The president is… Read More →

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FYW 005 : “Ca va?” – How to Reply (and How to NOT Reply!!) to this Seemingly Basic Question

2015-03-11 :: Jessica: Native French teacher, founder of French Your Way
Length: 7s

I’m hoping to help you succeed for good with asking “How are you?” and also how to answer this question. Seems too simple? I’m not so sure! I’ll give you an overview of all the mistakes I have been hearing countless times…even from advanced students! Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this… Read More →

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FYW 004 : French Food – the Very Meaty Episode!

2015-03-08 :: Jessica: Native French teacher, founder of French Your Way
Length: 6s

As a vegetarian, I have trouble finding good restaurants in France where I can eat something other than the sides… In this episode, I’m making a special effort to help you ask for your steak cooked the way you like! For entrée, we’ll dive into the history of England to understand why English language uses… Read More →

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FYW 003 : “Travel” vs “Travail”

2015-03-08 :: Jessica: Native French teacher, founder of French Your Way
Length: 6s

Yes, they sound similar. No, they don’t mean the same thing. My students often get the words “travail” and “travel” mixed up so I will go over these in today’s episode. I will also explain the spelling difference between “travail” and “travaille”, another common source of confusion! Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned… Read More →

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FYW 002 : “For” (+ duration): Avoid Saying “Pour” if Possible!

2015-03-08 :: Jessica: Native French teacher, founder of French Your Way
Length: 8s

This common mistake comes from an incorrect translation from English and drives many French teachers to the verge of sanity! (including myself). I hope these explanations and examples will help! Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode J’ai étudié à l’université (pendant) sept ans = I studied at university for seven… Read More →

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FYW 001 : Accent circonflexe -That Little Hat on some Letters!

2015-03-08 :: Jessica: Native French teacher, founder of French Your Way
Length: 20s

Learn about the different names given to the French accent circonflexe. I will run you through its different uses and functions. Listen to see if you knew them all…you may well also learn a heap of French vocabulary on the way! Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode accent circonflexe /… Read More →

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FYW 000 : An Introduction to French Your Way Podcast !

2015-03-08 :: Jessica: Native French teacher, founder of French Your Way
Length: 7s

Who is French Your Way Podcast for? You’re studying French, you’re curious about the language and you’re looking for tips, tricks to remember better what you learn; You want to expand your vocabulary, to be more aware about false friends and common mistakes which often result from a wrong translation from English. I wanted to… Read More →

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