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Duolingo French review: The good, the bad and the ugly

Duolingo is one of the most popular French language learning apps – but can it genuinely help you become fluent? To find out, I’ve spent the past few days completing interactive lessons and testing the well-known app for different levels of French. Here’s what I’ve discovered about Duolingo French and how it compares with our …

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The best apps to learn French (and the ones to avoid)

What’s the best French learning app out there? The answer to that question is more complicated than you might think. With so many offerings on the market, you might feel overwhelmed. But actually, this variety of French learning apps is a good thing, since it means there’s more of a chance of finding the right …

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The best French chatbots (and a few to avoid)

Chatbots use AI to simulate a discussion with an actual person. In recent years, a number of French learning companies and individual tech fans have created chatbots to help users learn or practice French. I’ve tested a few of the most popular ones to see how much they can help you with your French. Here’s …

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The best intensive courses to learn French in France

If you want a fast way to improve your French, an intensive French course might just be the perfect solution. These courses feature a significant number of hours of French classes per day during a relatively short period of time, usually between one week and two months. Many also offer opportunities for language immersion. There …

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How to find the perfect French tutor online

Whether you’re taking French classes or learning on your own, you might feel like you need a little extra practice. Even if you already have a French pen pal or language exchange partner, there may be a point when you want to hire a tutor to help you. Here’s how to find the perfect French …

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What are the best online French courses to become fluent in 2024?

Unlike French learning apps, which tend to focus on one aspect of French or to feature brief lessons and interactive activities, online French courses provide a comprehensive approach with in-depth coverage of vocabulary, grammar, and culture. This makes them much more similar to traditional French classes. Some even issue a certificate upon completion! This can …

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