Author Archive | Michael Cristiano

How to Talk About Seasons in French: The Complete Guide

What are the ingredients for a good base in French proficiency? Start with some high-quality online French lessons and then mix in some grammar fundamentals. But what about seasoning? Well, that’s the vocabulary you’re going to acquire, and you …

How to Speak French Better: Improve French in 14 Easy Steps

What does a French life look like? Take a moment. Close your eyes. Imagine yourself living la vie française (the French life). Are you walking cobblestone streets in the wine country of Côte-d’Or in Bourgogne? Are you eating Bouillabaisse in …

Frantastique Review: What’s Frantastic and What Could Be Improved?

Learning French online is a luxury that previous generations could only dream about. In fact, our ancestors might say that all these new technological advances in French learning are practically otherworldly. Especially when you consider a program like Frantastique …

The 6 Best Sites for Qualified French Homework Helpers and Resources

“Au secours! Au secours!” Do you ever find yourself mentally screaming this phrase (“help!”) while you’re attempting to complete your French homework? Ever get overwhelmed with your assignments and wish that someone—anyone!—would just step in and make the French murkiness …

Silence, Moteur, Action! How to Watch French Movies Online

Want to become acquainted with France’s vibrant movie scene… …without leaving your house? Maybe you’re an aspiring cinephile with a list of top French movies you just can’t miss out on. Maybe you’re using French-language movies to gain advanced …

7 Resources That Make It Easy to Learn French with Videos

There are billions of views on YouTube videos every day. That’s astonishing, isn’t it? Video has completely changed the way we live, let alone learn foreign languages like French. If you haven’t checked out the best YouTube channels for learning …

8 Fantastic Sites for Endless French Video Lessons

How’s your French learning tool belt? Let’s take a look. I’m seeing some dictionaries, some translator apps, some conjugation guides… That’s all awesome, but with the technology available today, you’ve got to get some fun digital tools in …

5 Sites with Exciting French Quizzes for Beginners

What’s even better than learning French? Putting your French knowledge to the test! Even if you haven’t been learning French for very long, an assessment of your skills can be very beneficial. It can help you understand where …

The Top 6 Appallingly Good French Conjugation Apps

Try creating a complete, coherent sentence in any language without using a verb. App-arently not the easiest thing to do, eh? In French, as with any language, learning verbs and their tenses is very important since they are the “nucleus” …

French Grammar Checkers: The 11 Best Free and for a Fee

What is sexier than the sound of the French language? Flawless French grammar. But even the most seasoned French learners and native French speakers are not flawless all the time. We all make mistakes! The good news is, French grammar …

Silent Letters: The Secret to Spelling in French Like a Pro

What do combs, muscles and castles all have in common? Give up? Each of those words has silent letters in English! Luckily, silent letters don’t pose much of a problem for native English speakers who are well beyond their elementary …

6 Online News Destinations That Intermediate French Learners Will Love

Phenomenal intermediate French resources are sitting right under your nose. These resources offer unique, high-quality learning material perfect for an intermediate level of French. They also offer many visual, audio and written features that compete with those of formal language …

Master Intermediate French by Reading What You Love

Hey, you awkward teen of french language learner, you. You’re too advanced for “Le Petit Prince” and its reading level companions. Yet picking up anything remotely close to Victor Hugo is still nightmare. You’ve tried a few …

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 …