Best French Storybooks for Kids

A little kid looking at a book.

In our last post, we discussed books for adults learning French. But what about kids? Unlike adults, kids are visual learners. They like to watch photos or videos when they study. A book without pictures is boring. That’s why it’s important to come up with creative ways to teach kids something, in this case, French. … Read more

7 French Learning Books – The Old-School Way

Several elements of French culture.

Are you looking to learn French, but you don’t know where to start? There are so many resources out there that it becomes an overwhelming task…more overwhelming than it should be. Online courses, French lessons, books… What should you choose? If you’re old school like me, then you might be thinking of buying some French … Read more

FluentU Review – Premium Video Learning

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Video learning has become a popular learning tool for just about everything, and language learning is no exception. Many people enjoy the experience of watching videos, and the latter has proven to be an effective method. We are visual creatures by nature, and videos offer what other tools like books can’t. I have come across … Read more

10 French Movies Everyone Should Watch

A golden award right next to the word film.

France is, without a doubt, a reference point when it comes to art in all its forms. Be it painting, sculpture, architecture, music, poetry, or some other fine art, France always comes up in the conversation. In our previous post, we discussed some of the best French books of all time. Many of them have … Read more

Best French Books of All Time

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If you’re a bookworm, then you must know that the most famous literary works ever come from places like England, Spain, and Russia. France, of course, is no exception. You may have heard names like Alexandre Dumas, Gustave Flaubert, Victor Hugo, and Albert Camus. They were all excellent French writers and their works are considered … Read more

Is French Hard to Learn? – Yes and No

A figure in front of a maze.

Many people struggle with French, while others say it’s one of the easiest languages to learn. Why is that? Who is right and who is wrong? Realistically and objectively speaking, is French hard to learn? Which factors come into play? French is one of the most popular languages worldwide, but despite that, some people are … Read more

Differences Between French and Québécois

A famous arch in Paris.

As we have seen in previous posts, French is one of the most widely spoken languages around the world. It is spoken not only in France, but also in other parts of Europe, Africa, Canada, and other countries. Something that has always been up for debate is the fact that French varies among French-speaking countries. … Read more

Common French False Friends in English

A finger caught in a mousetrap.

When learning a new language, it’s a common practice to rely too much on our native languages. We feel more confident when something is familiar. It has happened to me many times. I see a familiar word in a foreign language and then try to use it the way I would in my language. English … Read more

Preply Review – An Honest Opinion

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There are so many language learning sites online that choosing just one becomes an impossible task. They all seem to offer the same things at similar prices. But just how good is their quality? How good are their teachers? How do their systems work? What should you look for when choosing a language teacher? In … Read more

Mondly Review – Good But Could Be Better

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Learning a new language may be boring, but it doesn’t have to be. Educators and language companies have become aware of that, and that’s why they are changing their approaches. One of them is Mondly. Have you ever heard of them? Well, if you haven’t, don’t worry. In this Mondly review, I will tell you … Read more