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 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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Memrise review: Is Memrise the best app for learning French?

Memrise is a language learning app that uses techniques like spaced repetition to help you better memorize vocabulary and phrases, as its name suggests. But is Memrise the best app for learning French? Over the past few days, I’ve tried Memrise’s French offering. Here’s what I think of it. What is Memrise? Like French Together, …

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Rocket French review: Is Rocket French the best French learning app?

Founded in 2005, Rocket Languages is a learning app that currently offers courses in 13 languages, including French. Rocket French is incredibly thorough, covering French vocabulary, listening, speaking, grammar, and culture. But is Rocket French the best app to learn French? I’ve spent several days trying out Rocket French’s different learning levels. Here’s what I …

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