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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 …

So, What’s the Deal with French? Is it Easy to Learn?


The floor is open for inquiries.

Today, we’re taking questions from prospective French learners.

Regardless of how they ask, new language learners always want to know one thing: Is this going to be hard?

There are as many answers to …

An Introduction to French: How to Start Learning on Your Own in 4 Powerful Steps


You’re finally doing it.

You’re committing yourself, for better or worse.

You’ve decided to start learning French. Good for you!

The journey is long, but boy, will it be worthwhile.

Deciding is half the battle, but how do you …

I Want to Learn French! How to Create a French Learning Plan That Captures Your Passion


Yes, you can learn French.

I’m talking to toi, cher internaute ! (you, dear Internet user!)

I don’t care if you failed high school French or you couldn’t quite get your mouth around bonjour (hello) on your last trip

7 En Pointe Pointers for Learning How to Read French

How to Read French

Are you ready to learn how to read?

Of course, you know how to read English, but how do you attempt learning how to read all over again—in a different language?

With English under your belt, you’ve already …

Do You Know How to Count in French? Learn Now with This Beginner’s Guide!

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They’re all over the news.

You can’t go shopping without them.

And they’re even in your phone.

What are they?


Even though it can feel strange to learn something that’s so simple in English, you’ve gotta learn your …

Eat That Elephant! The Easiest Way to Learn French in Manageable Bites

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What does learning French have in common with elephants and bicycles?

First, learning a new language is a bit like attempting to eat an elephant.

You’ve heard this metaphor before (I promise, elephant lovers, we’re not condoning actually eating …