Video: My 3 tips to truly improve your French

Video: My 3 tips to truly improve your French

Lately I’ve been reflecting on my journey as a teacher and language learner.   This leads me to share this video with you this week.   If you have ever been frustrated at your progress in French, it’s normal… Perhaps you previously bought a book or a...

Tricky verbs in the Present tense

Tricky verbs in the Present tense

Listen to the audio recording: As you might already know, French verbs are usually classified between REGULAR verbs (who follow a pattern) and IRREGULAR verbs (who need to be memorised in their own right).Let me introduce you to a third category aka 'the TRICKY ones'....

Video: How to pronounce 19 French brand names

Video: How to pronounce 19 French brand names

Perhaps you love faire les magasins (=go shopping)...Perhaps vous profitez (= you induge) only when you're travelling...Be it Les Champs Elysees, Galleries Lafayette or the airport duty free shops, you'll recognise many French brand names.How well do you...

French Practice: 40 ways to take a break

French Practice: 40 ways to take a break

Here are forty ways to escape and take a break. Relax, Chill, Breathe, Pause... You’ll also learn how to say it all in French. Hope you’ll love this gorgeous illustration as much as I did. They are all such good way to savour the present moment (apprécier...

Embracing French Mistakes – Collection 3 [Video]

Embracing French Mistakes – Collection 3 [Video]

In this video, I’ll share my favourite mistakes or missing vocabulary that will help you improve. It’s by making mistakes and - especially - learning from them that we get better! Can you say? No worries! My French is rusty. A government worker Never mind… I have to...

Planning to drive in France

Planning to drive in France

In France, we drive on the right. Every passenger as well as the driver must wear their belt at all times. The use of mobile phones is prohibited whilst driving. The speed limits in France are 50 km/h in built up areas, 90 km/h on ordinary roads, 110 km/h on major...

Rent a car in France

Rent a car in France

So you’ve decided to rent a car in France? Driving holidays are a popular choice of holiday for French families and visitors alike. France offers beautiful changing scenery to appeal to everybody. If you can avoid driving on public holiday days as the traffic jams can...