8 good reasons to learn French
There are many reasons to learn French. Whether your goals are personal or professional, to reinforce your knowledge or to move abroad, French remains an accessible language for English speakers and can open many doors for you. Here are 8 common reasons why you might want to learn the language of Victor Hugo.
Senior: why learn French in retirement?
Although some of us learned French at school or during our professional career, this does not mean that it is impossible to learn French in retirement! In fact, it is never too late to learn French, and mastering this international language offers many advantages for seniors. Between travel, meetings and dynamism, here's why you should take advantage of your retirement to learn French.
Great podcasts to listen for French learners
Podcasts are back! This immersive and fun medium has seen a surge in popularity in the last couple of years and has proven to be a very effective way to learn and practice a language. Here are some of the reasons why.
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?