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Looking for an intensive summer course of French in a French speaking country/region [on hold]

Could you recommend a good French course that I could attend during summer holidays? My level is B1/B2 and I am primarily looking to improve my speaking and listening skills, but of course more formal ...
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Where can I find good reading materials without the literary tenses?

So here's my strategy for learning French: Took 4 years in high school, so I already know the basics and a lot of vocabulary. Memorize ~2000 new nouns and ~2000 new verbs, thus expanding vocabulary ...
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Should I translate academic designations given after a name (earned in English) into French?

In English, people's names are sometimes stated with an academic designation (basically, a degree) in their name: “John Smith, Ph.D.”. When adding an academic designation after a name, should the ...
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What is a good native french dictionary and grammar book? [closed]

I would like to buy a French dictionary and grammar book written for native speakers. What are some good ones?
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When was the word “baccalauréat” first used in France?

I have just read the etymology of the word; quite fascinating indeed. But I would also want to know when this word was introduced into the language. My guess is somewhere in the Middle Ages, but I ...
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What is the correct French noun for a school report?

What is the correct French noun for a school report? A school report is the report on a child's progress written by a teacher.
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Word for a test that will not be graded

What is the best word for a multiple choice test that only serves to show the students their own progress or lack thereof? Optimally, the word or phrase should be panic-avoiding. Literally saying ...