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School French VS Spoken French

When French learned in school doesn't reflect reality.

You will quickly realize it when traveling to a French speaking country. Things like inversions and using "nous" are rarely heard in spoken French so it's a good idea to get used to how it is spoken.

Basically, spoken French makes it shorter and overall easier.

Here is an infographic to help you understand how they will more likely be speaking once you put your feet in a French speaking country (regardless of the countless times they will say "heuuuu...").

With that said, speaking school French will get you by perfectly fine and it is mostly valued in formal contexts like work, especially in the written form.

Have you heard other forms of spoken French you've never been taught in school? Let us know in the comments!


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