Flipping the Switch: 3 Tips for Improving Your French Accent

3 tips for improving your french accent

The French are notorious for rebuffing new French learners.

You start speaking their language, and they respond to you in English.

I call this phenomenon the Switch.

Even Mark Twain experienced the Switch.

After traveling abroad, he brilliantly summarized …

5 Swift Ways to Climb to Intermediate French Conversation

5 swift ways to climb to intermediate french conversation

You’re at the movies, and you’ve just seen a French film that you have to talk about.

You jump out of the theater, excited to share your thoughts and discuss the plot.

But you feel nervous—you’ve never moved past beginner

10 Powerful Sites for the Best Advanced French Lessons Online

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The secret to learning any language is getting yourself into shape.

Every day, you exercise your French language muscles, training yourself to flex them at will.

As you grow stronger and more agile, you’re better able to follow the …

10 Tips for Total French Immersion Through TV

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No plane ticket? No problem!

All the cool kids are learning French with video immersion.

Watching a variety of French-language videos is a guaranteed way to nourish your brain’s language center and learn French fast

Want to start …

How to Conquer Your Fear of These 5 Advanced French Sentences Once and for All

how to conquer your fear of these 5 advanced french sentences once and for all

Are advanced French sentences keeping you up at night?

Do you store your French novels in a locked chest so they don’t leak semicolons into the air while you sleep?

Are multiple clauses haunting your dreams, in which they hold …

Game On: 8 Fun French Games for Language Champions

7 fun french games for language champions

You’ve watched your share of French movies, soaking up as much language as possible.

French music and radio? Check and check.

Even reading entire books in French is a feat you’ve accomplished!

You’ve done them all, and quite …

9 French Pronoun Types That Will Make Your Sentences Flow


Are you always repeating yourself in conversation?

That’s life as a beginner in the French language.

You only know a couple ways to make sentences, and you feel wholly uninspired.

There’s nothing wrong with saying things like: “Je