5 French Speaking Countries You Can Visit Besides France
Ready to travel and kick your study of French into high gear? French tutor Jackie A. shares her suggestions for where to plan your next vacation...
When you started learning French I'd bet your friends and family asked you Why?!? You can't use that anywhere else besides France! When are you ever going to use that?!? Well, I'm here to help you tell those not so blissfully ignorant loved ones just where you CAN use your French!
As many Americans know, Quebec is the French spe
Tips for Parents: How to Help Your Child Learn French
If your child is learning French, you might be wondering how best to help them succeed. French tutor Carol Beth L. shares her best tips for parents entering into the world of French for kids...
Supporting your child in learning a foreign language can be difficult, especially if you don't speak the language yourself. Nonetheless, there are ways to help them learn. French is a relatively common, available language that is taught in middle and high schools, and many communities and cities have r
Classes Vs. Lessons: What is the Best Way to Learn French?
When you first decide you want to learn French, the natural next question is: how? While there are myriad ways to learn French online and offline workbooks purporting to provide all the material necessary to teach yourself a foreign language, in practice none of them, no matter how thorough, measure up to dedicated instruction time with a qualified teacher.
Such teachers are available, both online and off, in two basic structures: either a class with numerous students, or private one-on-one t
Listen and Learn: French Animal Alphabet Flashcards
Learning the ABC's is a great way for kids to get familiar with a new language. To help your child learn French, we created these fun French alphabet animal flashcards with audio from French tutor Carol Beth L.
Scroll through the flashcards to look, listen, and practice the alphabet in French!
As you practice, you might notice some of the French animal names are spelled similarly or sound similar to their names in English. Take extra care to listen to the audio and practice the French
French Grammar Rules: Reflexive Verbs
Need to brush up on French reflexive verbs ? In this lesson, French tutor Carol Beth teaches how to conjugate French reflexive verbs in the present and past tenses...
French (and many other romance languages) include a category of verbs, called reflexive verbs, that are treated a little differently than in English.
Indeed, we have the same concept in English. We might say that we wash our face, we dress ourselves, and so on. That is, we are taking action towards ourselves. In French,