More books to improve your French level
If you have been following our Instagram account, you know that each week we present resources such as books, series or podcasts, that learners can discover to continue practicing French. Here’s a compilation and quick explanation of the best books that our French teachers have recommended on the past few weeks.
Mastering French to study in Switzerland
Switzerland is known as the home of highly reputed academic institutions, making them a popular destination for students from all over the world. As shown in the latest ranking presented by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), 8 of the 10 best hotel schools in the world are in Switzerland. Because of this, not only is competition for acceptance high, but requirements by said institutions are stricter than in most countries.
8 tips to stay focused while learning French online.
We all know how easy it is to get distracted when we are taking online lessons. The moment that our mind or our attention wanders, learning becomes a difficult task. So, how do you stay focused while studying? Is it just a matter of better self-control or is the answer in the course we take?
Top Romantic Movies to learn French
As we’ve mentioned in previous posts, watching films in their original French version is a great idea to improve your French while having fun. And very few things are better than having fun with that special someone! If you’re looking for the perfect films that can help you practice your French whilst setting up a romantic mood, look no further!
"I already speak French, so why should I pass a certificate?"
"How can I prove to these HR managers that I am bilingual if they don't give me a chance to meet with them?" When sending a CV, a university or a visa application, a recruiter can't know if you can hold a professional conversation in French. This is where language certificates become important.
Now is the right time to learn online.
Learning online is convenient (especially in current circumstances) and gives you the alternative to control when and where you study. But maybe you don’t like the idea of learning on your own, with just a computer next to you and no one to interact with. What you want is contact with teachers and students. Getting help from a teacher watching your progress or feeling that someone cares and wants to help you if you find any issues. Does that exist online? How is that possible?
The 5 reasons why so many people had not mastered French in 2020.
If you’ve had the project of learning or mastering French for a while, but you feel like you are not good with languages or that you can’t find the time to learn, relax, you are not alone. As we work to understand and guide our students, we always ask them what they perceived as the reasons why they had not learned or mastered French before.
Tips to learn French at home
Many useful activities can be carried out while having to remain at home. If one that interests you is learning French, have a look at some fun and useful tips that will help you practice and improve.
5 books to learn or improve your French
There is no shortage of ways to improve your French. Getting into the habit of reading books in Voltaire's language is an interesting solution to consider. It allows readers to improve their language skills while at the same time enjoying the work of French-speaking authors. Nevertheless, before diving into a new book in French, our wonderful teachers always recommend that students start with a book they have already read in their native language to avoid the frustration of not being able to follow the thread of a story.