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Forget Your New Year Resolution: I have something BETTER!

Stronger than resolutions is ACTION.

This is and this will be my 2020 main resolution and priority:
TAKING ACTION

More often. More easily. Quicker.

And I have an immediate result to share with you:
A new YouTube channel is born…
for FRANCE lovers and French learners.

Publishing your first content online can be scary as hell.

It was as scary as exciting for me.
It took me too much time to do it, but hey, I did it!
I hope you will enjoy this very first video.

This is a very special experience I have to share for you here:
PARIS and the Arc de Triomphe
As you have NEVER seen it before!

I did not feel ready to start publishing content for you and I still do not.
But I did it.
This is my act of courage for 2020.
No more procrastination.
No more perfectionism.
No more doubt and fear.

Just TAKE ACTION. Do it! Now!
This blog is here for France lovers and French learners:

Join my list of private contacts and shoot me an email
to tell me what is the NUMBER ONE question you need help with. 

I’ll do my best to come up with an answer.

Feel free to share this video and post.
They are words and images of HOPES and (com-)PASSION.

May 2020 be your best year ever!
TRÈS BONNES à vous toutes et à vous tous !

SomeFrenchDude
(Your unconventional French expert)

Survival French: The #1 Magic Word to Avoid Cultural Faux Pas with the French

What is the most useful word you should know in French?

BONJOUR, meaning HELLO, is the most useful word you should know before going to France. SomeFrendDude’s tip: Never dare to speak to any French person before even introducing yourself with that magic word: “Bonjour”.

If you do not want to create any cultural faux pas, trust my instruction.

I want to keep things as simple and effective for you, so I won’t do down the road of writing a long post about the differences between:

  • bonjour (good morning),
  • bon après-midi (good afternoon),
  • bonsoir (good evening),
  • salut (hi), etc.

Trust me, you can’t go wrong with BONJOUR. It will work everywhere, everytime, whatever the degree of foramity required by the context . Only a minority of people will correct you when saying it at night. Don’t be surprised then: “Bonsoir”, not “bonjour”. It is night time. You should say “bonsoir””.

For now : au revoir !