Comme une Française: Using “incorrect” French to sound friendlier

Want to sound less like a robot or textbook and more like an authentic French speaker? There are certain unwritten spoken French “rules” you’ll need to learn first – starting with this easy fix! Here’s something your high school French teacher probably never told you: if you’re using the full “ne… pas” in a French conversation, you’ll sound formal and stilted. I know you’ve been taught to use these words in any negative sentence, but in modern spoken French we typically drop the “ne”. Allow me to explain more, with examples, in today’s lesson.

Take care and stay safe. 😘 from Grenoble, France. Géraldine

Comme une Française: Memorizing vs. Understanding

If you’re here watching this video, it means you want to learn to speak better French. But if you’ve been studying and practicing for any amount of time, you’ve already realized by now that there’s a difference between merely speaking French and actually “getting” real French. If you want to sound more authentic when speaking French, and if you want to better understand REAL, modern French conversation… today’s compilation video is for you. These are my most popular “insider” French ticks that will help you truly get better at speaking and understanding everyday French.

Take care and stay safe. 😘 from Grenoble, France. Géraldine