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French Word of the Day

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 when I retire! Scroll down and check it out! [Keep reading]

Friday, March 1, 2024

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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,, David enjoys his time skiing and hiking in Teton Valley, Idaho.

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