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Celebrate! Learn French in Montreal While Having a Blast


Time to celebrate!

What’s the occasion, you ask?

A better question might be, what isn’t the occasion?

The “city of festivals,” Montreal, is where the party never stops.

Not only does it continually bring people together in the name of

Why 5 Scary Parts of Learning French Aren't So Hard At All


Have you been eyeing the French section of your local bookstore?

From afar?

Without having purchased a single book yet?

Maybe you’ve noticed all the French movies and English movies with French subtitles that are available on Netflix.

And …

No More Excuses! How to Break Away from Excuses and Learn French Every Day


Carpe diem!

Seize the day!

Take the world by storm.

Shout out to the heavens, “Good morning, world! It’s me, [insert your name here], and today is going to be awesome!”

Feeling pumped up yet? Excited to take on …

Make Friends, Learn French: 6 Tips for Studying Abroad in France


What do you expect from your first study abroad trip to France?

You might draw a complete blank or just see vague images of French lecture halls, cheese shops and cafés.

You might even believe it’s good to go in …

Why Can’t I Learn French? All Your Questions About French, Answered!


Today, our advice columnist, Polly Glott, is here to help you with your French language conundrums. 

Dear Readers,

My inbox runneth over with questions about learning French!

The most common question is “why can’t I learn French?”

Many …

How to Start Learning French from Scratch! 11 Tips for Beginners


Greetings, future Francophone!

If you’re ready to start learning French, you’ve taken one small—but important!—step on your exciting journey through the universe of French learning.

It’s like you’re about to be beamed up into an alien spacecraft and begin …

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:…