Why Learning a New Language is Great for your Brain

Why Learning a New Language is Great for your Brain

Over the years, there has been a lot of discussion about the effects of language learning on the human brain. Scientists have explored topics such as: language learning in children vs. adults; spaced repetition practices even researching the connection between...
Why intelligent people struggle with learning French

Why intelligent people struggle with learning French

In this blog, I wanted to use some of the inspiration that I received from reading the Carol Dweck book called “Mindset: the new psychology of success” Part of my role as a teacher and language coach is not only to provide you with the most effective...
Useful French Phrases you can’t travel without

Useful French Phrases you can’t travel without

Whether you’re travelling for pleasure or business, or preparing to meet some new friends from France, these phrases are some of the most useful ones you will learn. Once you’ve mastered the essentials, like basic greetings, some numbers and how to ask parlez-vous...
31-day French Verb drill Challenge: Essential French Verbs 101

31-day French Verb drill Challenge: Essential French Verbs 101

I’ll teach you one verb at a time (3 tenses: Present, Future, Perfect) and I also challenge you to practice depending on your level (so you can ‘choose your own adventure’). Here’s how this verb is written in each tense:   If you’d like to hear...
31-day French Verb drill Challenge: Essential French Verbs 101

31-day French Verb drill Challenge: Essential French Verbs 101

I’ll teach you one verb at a time (3 tenses: Present, Future, Perfect) and I also challenge you to practice depending on your level (so you can ‘choose your own adventure’). Here’s how this verb is written in each tense:   If you’d like to hear...