Salut, je suis Alex

I help expats in France speak French with confidence.

I TAUGHT MYSELF FRENCH AS AN ADULT

NOW I COACH YOU to do the same

That’s right. I’m not French! I’m English and I found a passion for the French language 6 years ago.

Once I’d gone beyond the very basics, I stopped getting value from non-personalised language classes. Yet, I needed the language on a daily basis because by this point, I’d moved to France!

So, I taught myself. No one knows me better than myself. Boy, it took BEAUCOUP de trial and error, and crises of confidence, but I got here.

Now, through French in Plain Sight, the most fulfilling thing I can do is to help others who are following my path. Those French learners who are frustrated from not making the progress they want with the language.

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Free 30-Min Spoken French Game Plan call

I wasn’t sure and not confident to start speaking French and always trying to postpone saying I need to finish this book, I need to master grammar…and learn vocabulary which never ends. There is always new words to learn…
What Alex told me to do was just start. He gave me the confidence that in order to speak we need to start speaking now. There is no right timing and it’s ok to make mistakes. We learn by talking.

Khoren P, Montréal

Digital Marketer from Armenia

LEARNING FRENCH IS MUCH MORE THAN JUST foreign words

What if I told you that a huge factor in your success with French is a healthy mindset and an ability to overcome your obstacles?

You’ve probably felt like French is impossible or neverending at some point, right? Moi aussi, so many times in the past.

When you work on acceptance of that, the whole process gets easier and you see progress much more consistently.

MY FREE GUIDE TO FLUENCY

6 ESSENTIAL TECHNIQUES

Grab this free guide that lays out six of my top tips for techniques that you should be employing on your valiant quest to speak French with confidence and without frustration nor embarrassment.

No-bullshit tips for serious learners who want to go far with the French language.

NEW VIDEOS IN ENGLISH EVERY WEEK

FREE FRENCH LANGUAGE ADVICE ON YOUTUBE

Get ready to binge on my educational and motivational YouTube videos. A new one is released every week on one of a range of topics such as grammar, everyday French language, tips for efficient learning, and more.
I explain la langue française in a simple and coherent way to really make you go “aaah” and think differently about the language.

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DAILY POSTS ON FRENCH AND FRENCH LIFE

I teach people to tackle French in a pragmatic way and to understand the trickiest parts the language through logic, often by comparing and contrasting to English, as well as sharing insights from the real French from the ground in France.

It’s also a great place to connect with me in private message or in the comments to see if I can help you out with your French. Ne sois pas timide. Viens me dire “Bonjour”.

FEELING THE LOVE 💛

CHECK OUT WHAT MY CLIENTS & FOLLOWERS HAVE TO SAY

COACHING STUDENTS

Before working with Alex, I was frustrated with myself for not focusing on French more. I was also switching to English whenever possible, as it was easier.

Now, I feel much more confident about putting myself into situations now where I will have to speak French and not automatically switching to English when the chance comes.

The coaching made me focus on integrating French into my everyday life and much more willing to put myself into situations where I had to speak French.

Ciara M, Montpellier

Business Owner, Ireland

After just 1 session:

I think I’ve really started to believe in myself and the idea of being able to hold a conversation in French. It’s a weird feeling! Long may it last!

Julie P

UK

Now, I have more direction, more organization in how I create my goals and feel that I have a system in place for me to more easily attempt and complete the things I have set for myself. Thank you for everything. It was a great experience!

Ashley R, Montpellier

USA

FOLLOWERS

"He outlines the very same problems we all encounter with the language. This is because he has relatively recently overcome the same obstacles himself. I find him unique as a coach in this respect. Always good tips and clear explanations. Down to earth approach, good combination serious but with sense of humour." - Isabella Stewart
"I am so glad I found his Instagram and YouTube channel. Alex tips are gems for anyone wanting to build on more confidence in speaking French." - Nanaba Bartels
"Yes, very much ! A fantastic teacher , wonderful explanations and it’s been always be a pleasure to listen to him !" - Joanna Liebsch
"Alex est un bon gars qui vous aidera dans votre apprentissage du français, je lui recommande si vous voulez parler couramment, il est le meilleur prof. J’ai apris beaucoup des choses avec lui." - Edgar Duran