Author Archive | Pat B

Flex Your French! 6 Translation Exercises for a Language Workout


What if there was a way you could turn your passion for French into cold hard cash?

I couldn’t believe it either, but it’s true!

And not only that, but you’ll also put your French into overdrive by doing …

Literature + Language Skills: 9 Classic Short Stories for French Learners


Come for the free-flowing wine and crunchy baguettes with cheese.

Stay for the captivating classic literature.

If you’re like most French learners, your love of the language is partly due to the enticing French lifestyle and culture.

But …

How to Learn Authentic French on YouTube: 6 Diverse Resources for All Levels


Do you have a spice in your cabinet that you use all the time?

Or a tool in your toolbox that makes any job easier?

How about a French learning resource you can always count on?

I know I’ve got …

60+ French Cognates You Can Count On (Plus Fake Ones You Can’t)


Did you know you already use French words every day?

And we’re not just talking about the obvious ones like cliché and à la carte.

We’re talking about essential, everyday vocabulary that you can pick up from English …

Like, Quoi? How to Learn French Through English


Can you understand this sentence?

Then you’ve got a secret weapon for learning French.


These two languages have been intertwined for centuries, creating lots of overlap that language learners can use to their advantage.

But they’re not exactly …

Make Learning a Community Affair with These 6 Fabulous French Language Forums


Teachers, language exchange partners, tutors and study partners.

Any one of these French language aficionados can help you learn French better.

Learning French is certainly easier and more fun when you’re surrounded by passionate people.

And being able to have …

Supercharge Your French with 6 Stellar Online Exercise Sites


You’ve heard all the old sayings.

Practice makes perfect…

You play the way you practice…

How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Practice, practice, practice…

Well, that’s all fine and good if you’re learning to pitch strikes on the ball …