Author Archive | Camille Turner

Learn French Step-by-step: A 3-month Study Plan


At first, she was thrilled.

My best friend had decided to learn French.

She loved the idea that the internet is filled with free resources she could use to go full Frenchie.

She started out strong, looking up lists of …

Just Can't Wait to Be Fluent: 7 Classic Disney Songs in French Lyrics


“If you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you’ll learn things you never knew you never knew.”

Many lessons come from our beloved Disney songs, like Pocahontas’s “Colors of the Wind,” which teaches us to embrace other cultures.

Chances are …

How to Talk About Sports Like a True French Fan: 100+ Vocabulary Words You Need

french sports vocabulary

Take me out to the ball game, take me out to the crowd!

For some of us, there’s no greater thrill than sitting in the stands under the sun and watching team rivals face off on the field or in …

5 French Frequency Lists That Are Music to Learners’ Ears


Are you tuned to the right French frequency?

Let’s try asking that question a different way.

Don’t you just hate it when you’ve been practicing your French for hours on end but then someone says, “Comment ça va ?” (How …

How Not to Sound Like a Tourist on Bastille Day: French Language Tips for the Holiday

bastille day in french language

Allons, enfants de la Patrie, (Let’s go, children of the fatherland,)

Le jour de gloire est arrivé! (The day of glory has arrived!)

You’ve probably heard these famous words from “La Marseillaise,” France’s national anthem, sung for Bastille Day celebrations. …

Our Slick 6-step Plan to Learn French Numbers Once and for All


“A, B, C. It’s easy as 1, 2, 3. As simple as do, re, mi!”

Sure, it’s a groovy tune.

But if you’re a French student, you might feel like The Jackson 5 is mocking you.

As it turns out, …

The Curious French Learner’s Guide to Great Documentaries with Subtitles


Who doesn’t like a two-for-one?

That’s exactly what you get when you watch French documentaries.

You won’t just be improving your French comprehension and vocabulary. You’ll also get a crash course on a huge variety of topics!

Better yet, there …