Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Tips on Learning French


Home studying can sometimes be boring and unexciting since you don’t have your friends that will make it more enjoyable for you. But it also has many advantages such as allowing the students to learn at their own pace and letting them create their own style of learning. Learning about the things you like is truly a different matter. It seduces your interest in learning and captures your imagination into creating unique but effective ways of learning.

French language is the primarily language spoken in 29 different countries including France. Most people consider French to be one of the languages that are difficult to learn. But it sure is interesting, exciting and challenging. Time, effort, and patience are what you need to achieve your very main goal which is to learn the French language.

Still, the French Language is also one of the most beautiful languages spoken around the world even though it is quite difficult to learn. But don’t you worry for here are some tips you will need to make your home learning easy and fun.

  • Learning the French language takes a lot of time so you don’t have to be in a hurry. Just enjoy while you learn. You can start learning the French words of common phrases like greetings. You can also begin counting in French.

  • Movies can be of help in learning French words. You can watch French movies with subtitles and hopefully, you’ll learn some words and their meanings including their pronunciations. You can also have knowledge and some understandings about conversational French through watching movies, reading subtitles and listening to the exchange of thoughts.

  • Flash cards are the oldest and the most common tool of learning. It may sound childish or silly but these will definitely add more fun to your home learning. You can also think of the French counterpart words of things you commonly see at your house or in your surroundings.

  • You can also read French Versions of some Comic strips or Children’s book or stories that you are familiar with. These will be useful in understanding the language.

  • Have some reference books with you and read some of it from time to time. Reading helps you widen your knowledge in French vocabulary.

  • You can also familiarize yourself with songs or poems written in French language. It will help you in learning and familiarizing French words.

  • Do your own research about the French language. You can do it online or in some educational places like the library.

  • You can also play games that involve language learning like finding the correct meaning of a specific word. It can be very entertaining.

  • Easy and fun, right? Why don’t you start now and have fun while learning the French language. Fun and learning could definitely work hand in hand. Just follow the tips above and you’ll surely learn how to speak in French in less time than what you have expected. Also, remember these phrases: Small steps can lead to big accomplishments. Vouloir, c’est pouvoir. Profitez de l’apprentisage!


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    2. Hi,
      I’m learning French and it’s not so easy for me. First I tried to learn by different self-studying books and websites. But it was difficult for me and I didn’t have any conversations. Than, my friends suggest me to find tutor so I take lessons on It’s a good source and I started to practice speaking. As additional sources I read books, watch videos, try to learn as much words as possible. But even now I’m looking for new opportunities to try something new in language learning.

      If you know some great ways you tried yourself, let me know, please.