Author Archive | Alan

Reading in French: How to Become a French Bookworm

Learning French with movies, TV, and songs is great. But if you have a little more time on your hands, why not pick up a French novel? Why Learn French Through Reading? It might seem daunting, but reading is …

19 Best Apps for Learning French Like a Boss in 2022

Mobile apps are great learning tools! But which French language learning apps should you start with? No worries—we’ve put together a list of the 19 best apps for learning French in 2022. [fluentu-toc] 19 Best Apps for Learning French Like …

FluentU French Is Now In Public Beta!

The wait is over! If you’ve been waiting for access to FluentU French, you can go sign up right now. In case you didn’t know, FluentU French is the best way to learn French. Want to learn more? Then …

10 Tasty Tips for Teaching Yourself French

Is it possible to teach yourself French? Yes. It’s not just achievable… …it’s actually one of the easiest languages for an English speaker to learn. Why? English and French share many similarities – for example, English has stolen and adapted …

9 Great French Blogs Every French Learner Should Read

What’s the best and worst part about learning French online? The best part: all of the great free resources that are available at your fingertips. The worst part: too many free resources. This includes blogs about learning French. In fact …

10 Awesome French Podcasts for French Learners

So many French podcasts, so little time! Which ones are worth listening to? With so many French podcasts, it can be a challenge to find ones that match what you’re looking for. The internet is filled with thousands of language …

10 Useful French Greetings and Salutations for French Learners

Tired of saying “bonjour?” Want to take your boring “bonjour” and turn it into something more memorable? You’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re a French learner looking to speak more naturally with your French friends, or a business …

15 French Idioms You Should Know But Don’t

So you’re in a French bar. It’s loud, but you can make out what people are saying. You hear a fellow drinker talking about drinking like a hole… …another is talking about having a fat morning… …and someone broke sugar …

70 Everyday French Phrases for Sounding Truly French

As a French learner, which would you rather hear? “Your French is so good!” Or… “You sound so French!” If you’re like most people, we’re guessing that it’s the latter. To achieve that level of French, you’ll need to know …

Learn French with Movies: The Quick Guide

Can you really learn French through movies? Or is it just a convenient excuse for not doing your French homework? When I was studying French in high school, our teacher showed lots of movies. At the time, I thought the …