Learn Language Online: French Links of the Week 8/21/2015
Bon weekend! To kick off your French-learning fun, here are the best and most interesting Francophile links from around the web.
3 Fun and Common French Idioms With Animals - Camille Chevalier-Karfis
Idioms in other languages are endlessly intriguing, and these three French expressions are no exception. What do you think "les poules aurant des dents" (the hens have teeth) could mean?
6 Tips on How to Read in French Like a Boss - Frédéric Bibard
Learning to read in a second langua
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
Learning French? 4 Contemporary French Singers You Need to Check Out
Can listening to music help you learn a new language? Try these tips from French tutor Sean C. to see how some new tunes can help you master French!
Have you ever noticed how people who can speak French somehow become slightly more intriguing? and you secretly want to be one of those people? Do you feel like it will help you in life someday? If you already have the passion for it, you can learn French, and something as fun as listening to music can help!
Just pick a French artist or even a
Ultimate Guide to Studying French Pronunciation Online
Ask any student their biggest struggle in learning French and you are almost guaranteed to hear one thing - pronunciation.
Admittedly, pronunciation is one of the hardest aspects of learning any foreign language. As babies, our minds are very receptive to learning how to identify and reproduce the numerous sounds contained in a language.
This ability diminishes early in childhood, making it more challenging for second language learners to learn how accurately hear and pronounce sounds
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About French Cheese
What better snack to pair with your French study session than some authentic French cheese? Tutor Nadia B. shares everything you need to know about French cheese...
Do you have a baguette and a wheel of brie? Well, just a minute, there. While there's nothing more French to us than bread and cheese, the world of French cheese is complex, fascinating, and delicious.
Keep reading, and you'll learn how French cheeses are produced, how to choose an authentic French cheese, and about some of