French Language

Seven tips for ‘older’ French learners

Written by on March 15, 2015 in Learn French
Seven tips for ‘older’ French learners

  In recent years, science has pretty well nailed the evidence that learning a second language is good for our brains as we get older – helping avoid the onset of dementia and improving overall brain processing. Yet the idea you should have started as a child to be successful has achieved almost mythical status. […]

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Ten French Language Courses to be Won!

Written by on February 23, 2015 in French Language
Ten French Language Courses to be Won!

Flash Give Away News! The Good Life France has partnered with Comme Une Francaise to offer ten lucky winners a free French Vocabulary and Conversation Course. Valued at Euros 197.00 the course will help you with words and pronunciation and it’s great fun! If you want to Parlez like a Francaise then hurry and enter […]

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The Do’s and Dont’s of Valentine’s Day in France

Written by on February 12, 2015 in Learn French
The Do’s and Dont’s of Valentine’s Day in France

Valentine’s Day in France isn’t always celebrated as much as you may think, event though it is supposed to be the most romantic country in the world says French life and language expert and teacher Géraldine Lepère of Comme Une Francaise. “It may be a special evening with your loved one but not a full day. […]

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Win A Fabulous French Conversation Course

Written by on October 10, 2014 in French Language
Win A Fabulous French Conversation Course

The Good Life France has partnered with Comme Une Francaise to offer a fabulous prize – a French conversation course worth €257 that will help you parlez Francais like a local… All you have to do is click on the contest page at Comme Une Francaise and answer a very easy question: WIN A FRENCH CONVERSATION […]

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How to speak French like a French person

Written by on September 9, 2014 in Courses, Learn French
How to speak French like a French person

So, you want to learn French. Well, there are lots of courses to help you. But, what if you want to speak French like a French person…Comme Une Francaise. Imagine you have a best friend who is French. She is willing to teach you to talk like a French person, tell you the in-words, the […]

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French Window to learn French in France

Written by on August 20, 2014 in Learn French
French Window to learn French in France

When it comes to the best ways of learning to speak French, one of the easiest and most fun ways to improve your French is to go to France and practice and make the real world your classroom… Of course classroom learned skills are essential, the nuts and bolts of French language and the grammar […]

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Fascinating French language facts

Written by on May 27, 2014 in Learn French, Words And Phrases
Fascinating French language facts

Read our top ten fascinating facts about the French language! You may be surprised at how au fait you are with French or aghast at the most difficult words and phrases for non-French speakers… 1. At the time of the French Revolution in 1793, 75% of French citizens did not speak French as a mother […]

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Talking French in France

Written by on April 15, 2014 in Learn French, My French Life
Talking French in France

Expats in any country have a tendency to get together. It’s not tribal, it’s not about wanting to hang on to your roots or rejecting everything that’s different about your adopted country. I sort of think that if that’s what you want – you probably won’t be leaving home any time soon to live in […]

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Improve Your French Language Skills by travelling solo

Written by on March 10, 2014 in Learn French
Improve Your French Language Skills by travelling solo

One of the best ways to improve your French language skills is to immerse yourself through travel. Adrienne Erin from the US studied French in Paris and offers her top tips for learning French… By spending time in France, you will be able to hear, speak, read and write the language constantly which gives you […]

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The Five-Minute Guide to Paris – Insider Passport to Paris!

Written by on March 5, 2014 in Courses, Funky, Learn French, Paris
The Five-Minute Guide to Paris – Insider Passport to Paris!

You can never do too much research while planning a trip to Paris. However sometimes, the amount of information you ingest seems heavier than the weight of all your guidebooks combined. Don’t get me wrong – Lonely Planet, Frommer’s and Fodor’s have helped many Francophiles locate the best crepe stands, navigate through the Louvre and […]

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