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The French (Language) Dispatch pt. 3

More observations on the Français spoken outside the Académie

Before sunset: the Musée du Louvre in July 2021.

In my time cosplaying as a semi-fluent French speaker, I’ve noticed that the adverb trop is one of the most widely used words in French. Francophones have this tendency to use trop (meaning ‘too’) as a way to intensify the meaning of pretty much anything they’re talking about. In so many situations…

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William Sidnam

William Sidnam

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New Zealand creative based in Paris. Advertising copywriter, newspaper guest contributor and lover of languages. Bribeable at ko-fi.com/williamsidnam