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David Issokson

David Issokson is a lifelong language enthusiast. His head is swimming with words and sounds as he speaks over six languages. Of all the languages he speaks, he's the most passionate about French! David has helped hundreds of students to improve their French in his private online lessons. When procrastinating working on his site, FrenchLearner.com, David enjoys his time skiing and hiking in Teton Valley, Idaho.

In today’s lesson we’ll look at a word which comes up all the time in converation and travel but few students ask how to say: Wi-Fi! In French, Wi-Fi is the same word but is pronounced [wee-fee]. Our example sentences have several useful related words which you could use on a trip to France including …

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Who doesn’t dream of going around telling all their family members and friends, “I’m retired!” Bascially, there are two ways of saying “I’m retired” en français: “Je suis retraité(e)” (adjective) or “Je suis à la retraite”. At the bottom of this lesson I’ve included a cool picture of me doing what I hope to do …

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In today’s lesson we’ll have a look at yet another slang verb which you’d likely hear in France but not in the textbooks: Péter. English translations include to fart, pass wind, to pop, to burst and to break. Keep reading as we’ll include several fun expressions! péter to fart, burst

Read More about PĂ©ter Meaning in French: To Fart, Pop, Burst, Break

Today we’ll focus on the adverb heureusement, which means fortunately and luckily. The reason this word made it onto our list is that several students expressed having difficulties with the pronunciation. Heureusement j’apprends le français! (Fortunately, I’m learning French!). heureusement fortunately

Read More about Heureusement Pronunciation & Meaning – Fortunately in French

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David Issokson

David Issokson is a lifelong language enthusiast. His head is swimming with words and sounds as he speaks over six languages. Of all the languages he speaks, he's the most passionate about French! David has helped hundreds of students to improve their French in his private online lessons. When procrastinating working on his site, FrenchLearner.com, David enjoys his time skiing and hiking in Teton Valley, Idaho.

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