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The Beauty Of French Poetry

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How to best memorize another language

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What a Foreign Language Can do for Your Career

As a language student, I heard it a million times: “What are you going to do with those...
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6 Tips for Learning a Foreign Language

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  • Improving Your French With Self-Study

    Waveney Languages Tuition French (general) Tutor (Ipswich) Picture When learning a new language, nothing really beats one to one interaction.  A tutor, whether that is online or in person, is essential if you want to reach a level of proficiency in your chosen language.  However, how do you get that extra practice during the time in between lessons? How do...
  • Fun expressions with vegetables or fruit in

    Isabelle Stevenson French (general) Tutor (Tonbridge) Picture Histoire de légumes! There was a fun question in a game / un jeu, yesterday on the French radio ; the contestants/ les participants had to recall three idiomatic expressions/ idiomes with the name of a vegetable or a fruit/ un légume ou un fruit. They easily won of course, the French language...
  • Corporate Capital through Languages Editor's Pick

    Natasha Saed French (general) Tutor (Kingston upon Thames) Picture In a post-Brexit and Trump world, where borders and walls appear to be rising more than being knocked down, languages are more important than ever. Their necessity and power to create and foster not only social, but economic and business relationships is now at the fore of the many benefits they...

 

  • Teaching grammar - PGCE assignment

    Alice C French (general) Tutor (Dudley) Picture Teaching Grammar The last half a century has seen a plethora of theories and research studies into second language learning and acquisition as experts and practitioners alike try to gain an understanding of how a foreign language (FL) is learnt in order to best inform teaching and learning...
  • Passe compose ou imparfait?

    Isabelle Stevenson French (general) Tutor (Tonbridge) Picture This is every student’s nightmare….. How do we know when to use which? Especially as a direct translation is not always helpful! It is best to think in terms of each tense’s specificity (description, repetitive action, or one-off action?) , and the emphasis you give it in the sentence...
  • Why Learn A Foreign Language? Editor's Pick

    Mary Williams French (general) Tutor (Croydon) Picture No matter one's age, learning another language is bound to benefit one mentally, psychologically and culturally. It can also be an advantage when competing in the job market, whether national or international. I would say it opens your mind, eyes and heart. You gain another perspective in life...