5 Reasons Why It's Important to Practice French Conversation
Learning French by reading and writing is a good place for some students to start, however there comes a point where you must speak French in order to truly improve. French tutor Carol Beth L. shares her advice for students who are ready to take the plunge into spoken French...
Conversing in a foreign language is not easy. In some ways, it's almost akin to public speaking. It puts you on the spot and tests your ability to think using a set of linguistic tools that are not as automatic as thos
180+ Common French Words (Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, & More)!
When studying any language, one effective method for learning is to study and memorize the most common words first. This can help you to understand situations more quickly than if you're learning vocabulary from random sources.
Here, we'll share a list of common French words broken down into seven parts of speech: personal pronouns, articles, conjunctions, nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. Let's get started!
The List of 182 Basic French Words For Every Beginner
Common French Personal P
5 Fun French Games to Help With Vocabulary and More
Learning French in a class or with a private teacher is important, but as with all languages, practice hours are critical to building fluency. But how do you get motivated to study French every day? According to these sites and apps, the secret is making your lessons into a game!
Digital Dialects - Vocabulary and Verb Conjugation Games
Aimed mostly at beginning learners, these French games use simple, clear graphics to present practice opportunities for a variety of vocabulary building. Many o
5 Ways to Practice French Conversation
For many students, having a conversation in French can be intimidating. Luckily, tutor Nadia B. is here with tips to help you get started chatting it up with some new French friends...
As you learn French, practicing it through conversation can become a regular part of your life, by following these easy tips. Before you know it, you will be practicing - and speaking - French with fluency!
1. Try a Meetup
The easiest way to practice conversational French is to find a group of French s
French Grammar Rules: How to Conjugate Regular Verbs
Why do verbs in French change so much? Get clarification on the rules for conjugating the most common French verbs from French tutor Carol Beth L....
Verb conjugations are the bane of some French students who are not accustomed to the constantly changing verb endings in English. To be sure, we do conjugate our verbs. We add -ed for the past:
"I look" becomes "I looked."
We add -s to in the singular third person:
"I run," becomes "he runs."
But often times, English verbs are a lit