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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:…

How to Learn French Painlessly: 9 Tips for Easy Breezy Studies


Looking for a way around French language firewalls?

Wish you could just download the French language into your brain?

Well, until the cyborg revolution it won’t be that easy…

But there are some smart study hacks you can use to …

11 Test Day Tips for Rocking the French AP


The AP is just around the corner.

Whether you have six months or six days, preparing for tests is a highly personal endeavor.

We all learn differently.

You and your perfect study guide are beginning to tire of one …

Want to Learn French Fast? 3 Ways to Study and How Long They Take


Learning a new language can sometimes feel like taking a long car trip.

You’ve just started out, and all you can think is… am I there yet? Am I there yet? Am I there yet?

While we encourage you …

Learning French in Quebec: Everything You Should Know to Get Started


You love the cold.

You also love hockey and the idea of piping hot poutine (french fries, cheese curds and gravy) at the end of a long night on the town.

But most of all, you want to learn French