French Language

5 Easy methods to help you learn French as fast as possible

Written by on September 15, 2018 in Learn French
5 Easy methods to help you learn French as fast as possible

When it comes to foreign languages, we can be impatient. Many of us look for the best and most innovative methods, devote time to French online courses, download special apps and so on. We’re keen to learn as quickly as possible and most of us spend ages looking at the dozens of methods available for […]

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How to learn French at aged 50+

Written by on May 17, 2018 in Learn French
How to learn French at aged 50+

Research shows that learning a second language offers proven benefits for intelli- gence, memory and concentration, plus lowered risks of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Learning French can be challenging but fun – and it makes trips to France that much more rewarding. Here’s how I learned French in my 50s: Build a Foundation You need some […]

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Best French Immersion courses in France

Written by on November 21, 2017 in Courses, Learn French
Best French Immersion courses in France

If you want to learn French, to speak it like a local and understand it fully, the best way to study is undoubtedly by immersion. It’s also great fun and when you’re able to fully immerse yourself in the culture and essence of France at the same time – it really does help make learning […]

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How to pronounce r in French it’s easy when you know how!

Written by on September 21, 2017 in Words And Phrases
How to pronounce r in French it’s easy when you know how!

In French, even a simple word sounds so classy and chic that many non French speakers fall in love with the language. It also has some beautiful ways of getting a message across. For example, in French we do not say “I miss you” instead we say “Tu me manques” which means “you are missing […]

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Head to Morzine France to learn French and ski!

Written by on September 20, 2017 in Learn French, Rhône Alpes, Ski
Head to Morzine France to learn French and ski!

A week in Morzine – it’s not all about the snow The Portes du Soleil area is one of the largest ski areas in the world. It includes 13 resorts (both Swiss and French) and roughly 650 km of marked ski and snowboard runs. There are 14 valleys and nearly all of the runs are […]

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French Tongue Twisters and longest words

Written by on July 17, 2017 in Learn French
French Tongue Twisters and longest words

Longest French words Intergouvernementalisations (the plural of (intergouvernementalisation) or anticonstitutionnellement. At 27, 26 and 25 letters long, these are the longest words in the French language! Their meanings are pretty obvious to English speakers as well as French, as a surprisingly large number of English words and expressions are the same or very similar – […]

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Best French Language Immersion Courses in France

Written by on November 14, 2016 in French Language, Learn French, Tours in France
Best French Language Immersion Courses in France

There can be no better way to learn the French language than by living, breathing and immersing yourself in the culture and essence of France. Learning from classes, books and online works well, but for truly appreciating and understanding the nuances of real French by getting to know and chat to the locals, enjoying the […]

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5 Easy French Expressions That Help You Sound Like A Local

Written by on November 9, 2016 in French Language, Learn French
5 Easy French Expressions That Help You Sound Like A Local

French Expressions in every day use In this video, there are some sentences that the French really use in everyday life. These are typically French expressions that you’ll hear in friendly conversations, in the streets and cafés. Use them and people will immediately think you’ve been living in France for years! Learn how to use expressions […]

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How to drink wine like the French

How to drink wine like the French

Wine, cheese and bread are the 3 symbols of French food. But the French don’t drink wine, buy bread and eat cheese like in the movies set in Paris. So, if you want to learn how to drink wine like the French do and look like a local and not a tourist when you’re in […]

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Am I too old to learn French?

Written by on September 22, 2016 in Learn French
Am I too old to learn French?

Think you might be too old to learn French – well think again. Learning a new language is a great way to age-proof your brain according to scientists… Learning another language or even several more languages helps to keep your brain sharp. It may also have significant health benefits attached in that it helps to […]

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