Category Archives: French

Gender-Bending in John

I was reading the Bible on my cellphone the other day, and noticed that YouVersion had other languages beyond English! Well, since I’ve been spending my time in French, I thought I’d browse within the Nouvelle Edition de Genève (NEG79), … Continue reading

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45 Days of French – Day 45

Well, we are finally here, at Day 45 of the series. We’ve gone through Alpha Teach Yourself French in 24 Hours (ATYF) and Essential French (EF) in their entirety. In the interim, I also spent some time browsing a short … Continue reading

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45 Days of French – Day 44

Hour 24 of Alpha Teach Yourself French in 24 Hours (ATYF) brings us the passé simple, a tense equivalent to the passé composé, but only used in writing. The chapter also deals with writing formal and informal notes/invitations, and then … Continue reading

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45 Days of French – Day 43

Hour 23 of Alpha Teach Yourself French in 24 Hours (ATYF) just isn’t all that interesting to me. It might be to someone else, though. The major topic is business letters, cover letters and resumes, with a string of business-related … Continue reading

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45 Days of French – Day 42

Hour 22 of Alpha Teach Yourself French in 24 Hours (ATYF) brings us the passive voice. I’ve been wondering if we were going to see a passive voice introduced, ever since Essential French (EF) declined to offer it. Hour 22 … Continue reading

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