Author Archive | Camille Turner

The Perks of Going South: Learning French in the South of France


I’ve got some exciting news for you.

I have a surefire way to make your French studies go south!

Sure, “go south” can sometimes mean that something is failing.

Here I’m talking about a different, much better kind of south:…

Get in a Frightfully Festive Mood with These Spooky French Halloween Words


Changing leaves, hot cocoa, scarves and sweaters, pumpkin flavored pastries in cafe windows.

It can only mean one thing: Fall has arrived!

Along with its arrival comes a ton of new French vocabulary centered around the season.

It’s time …

The Globetrotter’s Guide to Learning French in Africa


You’ve courageously decided that it’s time for you to get out of your comfort zone and go abroad in your own quest to learn French.

But now you’re left with one big question: where do I go?

Most likely, you’ll

Prime Time: The 5 Best French Movies on Amazon Prime Right Now


Many of us French students are big movie buffs and film fanatics already.

We love to cozy up on the couch with a blanket, some popcorn and a good French flick.

But what if we could turn this hobby into …

3 French Poems About Spring to Plant New Vocab in Your Head


Ah, springtime in Paris.

Okay, so springtime anywhere can be pretty great.

Wherever you are, it at least should definitely be time by now to say goodbye to winter and start thinking of all things spring.

With the turn of …

3 Freeing Keys to Successfully Learn French Through Immersion


Imagine walking down the cobblestone streets of Paris, the Eiffel Tower standing loftily in the distance.

You pause for a moment to buy a croissant from the corner boulangerie (bakery) before continuing your stroll along the river Seine.

As you …

6 French Video Resources to Make You a Conversational Superstar!


If you’re like me, then you spend hours a day glued to your phone, laptop and tablet scrolling through video after video of the latest news, snippets of recent comedy sketches and previews of new box office hits.…