Why yoga is great for learning French

Why yoga is great for learning French

I recently went on a yoga and meditation retreat in Les Cévennes; a stunning national park near to where I live in Montpellier, and I must say that yoga is great for learning French! Yoga is something I have practised on and off for the last 4 years (far more off than...
Don’t apologise for your French

Don’t apologise for your French

Never apologise for your French. It very easily becomes a bad habit and inadvertently conveys to the other person that you aren’t confident in your own ability. More importantly, it communicates this message to your own subconscious! Where does French confidence...
Is Duolingo hurting your French?

Is Duolingo hurting your French?

When you decide to embark on learning a language for the first time, the normal thing to do is turn to those who profess to be experts. It’s a very sensible route to take. Duolingo came along into my life in 2014 when I had no clue how to learn French, but it...
Should your French be better by now?

Should your French be better by now?

Read the article below or watch the video on YouTube! When we’re looking at a situation from the outside (e.g. when we’re helping a friend about a problem they’re facing) we tend to be able to add valuable advice. We’re a “fresh pair of...
How to be more confident in French

How to be more confident in French

When English speakers start turning what French they have in their heads into actual spoken words they struggle to have a French speaker actually speak to them in French. I encountered this BEAUCOUP when I first moved to France and was finding my feet. In this post...

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