Why should you send your kids to France to learn French? (Part 1)

 

It probably goes without saying that the best place to learn French is in the country of its origin. This is why you should send your kids to France to learn French, if you want them to become fluent in the language. So, let us take a look at some of the advantages of learning French in France.

 

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Learning French: Why making foreign friends in a French language school is good?

 

You are learning French and have probably heard that it is a good idea to make friends with native speakers because they will be able to help you, and you will be able to copy how they pronounce French words. This may well be true in part, but making foreign friends in a French language school is a very good idea too. Students from other countries will share similar problems you have in learning a new language. More than 100 million young people are learning French at schools and colleges around the world. French is a very important language worldwide.

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Top 10 clichés living with a French family

 

Living with a French family is one of the best ways of learning the French language and discovering how people in France live. But how true are the clichés that people believe about the French? Let’s take a look at the myths about French people and a homestay with a family in France.


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Why Annecy is one of the best places to learn French

If you want to learn French then France is obviously the best choice of countries for this, and Annecy in the French Alps is one of the best places to study the language. There are many reasons why you should choose this town with its historic buildings, canals like Venice and stunning countryside surrounding it. So let’s take a look at why Annecy is such an excellent location to study French. Read More…

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French Immersion: the way to study in 2017

 

Immersion is the name for a very popular way of studying a language, and it means that classes in other subjects are delivered in the language you are learning and not in your native tongue. You are “immersed” in the language you are hoping to learn and cannot get away from it.   Read More…

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6 Best Tips For Learning French

6 of the Best Ways to Learn French

If you want to learn French the best place to study and practice the language is obviously where it is spoken, so France is the perfect location. This is where you get the chance of hearing local people speaking in their native tongue. Where better could there be for you to hear exactly how to pronounce French words and to try out your own command of the language? Of course, it is possible to learn French without going to France. Let’s take a look at some tips for learning the language.

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Annecy’s Fair of St Andrew

People wandering in the streets of Annecy during the festivity

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Saint Andrew is said to have been a Galilean fisherman so it seems very apt for a fair and market in his name to be held close to Lake Annecy in the Haute-Savoie region of the French Alps each year. The Foire de la Saint-André (“Fair of Saint Andrew”) takes place in Annecy on the first Tuesday in December and hundreds of traders gather to sell their products of all kinds. This is a wonderful market for buying the best local produce from the region, and besides food and wines there are arts and crafts. The popularity of this annual event always ensures an attendance by thousands of people who come from near and far to enjoy this winter fair. This year the Fair of St Andrew took place on 6 December and was open from 8am until 6pm in the evening.

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