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Transition from GCSE to AS level French

Achieving a good grade at GCSE French does not necessarily guarantee an easy transition to AS/A...
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Why Learn A Foreign Language?

No matter one's age, learning another language is bound to benefit one mentally, psychologically...
A-level French

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The Importance of Studying a Language

At a time when the take-up of languages at GCSE, 'A' Level and beyond is decreasing, I want to...
A-level French

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Going from no confidence to A* in four days

I recently tutored a girl for her French oral A-level exam. She was home for Easter from...

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  • Transition from GCSE to AS level French Editor's Pick

    Gill Baker A-level French Tutor (Reading) Picture Achieving a good grade at GCSE French does not necessarily guarantee an easy transition to AS/A level French. At GCSE level, grammar is often taught in bite size chunks without any apparent cohesion. This is complicated by the lack of knowledge of English grammar so that very often the student...
  • Be ready for your French A Level!

    Anne Viguié A-level French Tutor (Canterbury) Picture There is no denying that some schools are better than others but the purse doesen't always follow the outcome. Not so long ago, I was asked to help a boy "brush up" on his French. I was to see him during the Easter brake after which he would return to his boarding school in South Africa to take...
  • Learning a language by listening to audiobooks Editor's Pick

    Anthony Diaz French (general) Tutor (West London) Picture Different resources for different learning styles The web is full of resources for learning French. Having such a wide variety of resources available online can be disconcerting at first, but it is actually something great. Why is that so? Because it is a fact that we all have different...

 

  • Get to know French cinema

    French (general) Tutor (South West London) Picture Learning a language also means learning about a country, its people and its culture. As a French film lover, I always encourage my clients to watch French movies. French cinema is fantastic and it represents the flagship of our famous "Exception Culturelle". Independent films and small...
  • Learn Some French For Summer

    Paul Grace French (general) Tutor (Manchester) Picture Well, Spring is nearly here and so you may be thinking about going on holiday, perhaps to France. Whether it's for a few days or a few weeks you will enjoy it more if you can more than you already know. You choose the level and I teach you what you will use while on holiday. Enjoy practising the...
  • Have you ever wanted to learn online?

    Paul Grace A-level French Tutor (Manchester) Picture Learning online is fun because it means that you can have your classes either in the comfort of your own home or anywhere else that suits you. Being limited to home tuition can be rather tiresome for some students who may find themselves in different locations and maybe have a schedule in which...