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6 Smart Strategies for Learning French with the Bible


Did you know that the Bible is the most read book of all time?

Yes, yes, it’s even more popular than anything Balzac or Proust wrote!

So why not read it in French?

The source of a whole bunch

Beat Test Fright: Pass Your French Oral Exam with These 5 Fundamental Skills


You stare at the class syllabus in shock.

Sweat beads on your forehead. Your palms become moist. You start to shake.

You feel seasick, even though you’re on dry land.

You frantically flip through the weekly calendar on your smartphone’s …

Why You Should Learn French in Montreal, and Where to Do It


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 …