Grammar is one of the most terrifying aspect of the French language. In fact, it’s the reason many learners give up. But it doesn’t have to be that way. French grammar isn’t that complicated. All you need is to start the right way and follow a few important rules. In today’s article, Kerstin Hammes from [...]
Unless you bought your laptop in France, you probably don’t have an AZERTY keyboard. This can be problematic when you write in French. Luckily, there are many ways to type French accents and characters on a foreign keyboard, be it on your computer, your tablet or your phone. Here are the easiest way to type [...]
Feminine or masculine, that is the question you often ask yourself as a French learner. After hours trying to figure out why “cheveux” (hair) is masculine and “chaise” (chair) feminine, you came to the inevitable conclusion : the gender of French nouns was randomly chosen by a bunch of sadistic linguists. Luckily, this is not entirely true, and [...]
You have been learning French for a while, but you still can’t understand what French people say, frustrating, right? You can change that, and I am going to show you exactly what to do. If you want to improve your understanding of spoken French (click here to discover how to improve your understanding of written French), [...]
Many people believe that it’s impossible to truly master a language without living in the country where it’s spoken. While it is certainly easier to learn French in France than in China, the latter is far from impossible. In fact, with new technologies, immersing yourself in a learning environment is becoming easier everyday.
Whether you like TV or not, there is no doubt that watching TV can help you acquire vocabulary and improve your understanding of French language and culture. As someone living outside of France, you probably wonder how to watch French TV. Here is a list of French TV channels you can watch online and a [...]