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Jacques Demy in the New Wave

James Monaco’s New Wave, one of the earliest critical texts on the French New Wave in English,...
A-level French

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Tips For Becoming Fluent In French

Become the foreign person you want to be:I believe that a major part of becoming fluent is based...
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The Beauty Of French Poetry

This article is all about poetry and the extraordinary world of French poems. As French poetry...
A-level French

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Crossing the bridge from GCSE to A-Level French

To become a successful linguist at Advanced level you will need to be prepared to develop these...

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  • Changes To The New GCSE French Curriculum

    Willorna Brock GCSE French Tutor (Sutton) Picture I am really pleased that the new GCSE curriculum has gone back to basics, with a strong focus on grammar. Grammar is the foundation of language – understanding grammatical rules and structure will enable students to gain a better grasp of their own language as they learn the rudiments of the...
  • Jacques Demy in the New Wave Editor's Pick

    Georgia C Mulligan University French Tutor (South East London) Picture James Monaco’s New Wave, one of the earliest critical texts on the French New Wave in English, opens with a description of an imagined film about the early years of the movement. Monaco describes the filmmakers and Cahiers du cinéma critics Jean-Luc Godard, François Truffaut, Jacques...
  • Why Have a French Tutor?

    K Whelan French (general) Tutor (Enfield) Picture You find some aspects of French really difficult and just need someone by your side to show you how to overcome these problems; sometimes there is a simple short cut we can use. You have a French exam next year/term/week and just need an experienced teacher and examiner to show you how to...

 

  • How Tutoring Helps With The New French GCSE

    Wahiba Mani-Saada GCSE French Tutor (Watford) Picture The French GCSE with its rehearsed coursework and prepared speaking exam is no longer with us. Here comes the new GCSE, all exam based, with 'writing and speaking on the spot'. Students needn't worry as teachers are determined to facilitate the change as smoothly as possible, but with some year...
  • Preparing For GCSE French

    Dr Michele Baret GCSE French Tutor (South West London) Picture To prepare students for the GCSE French examination the approach to learning the language is based on the study of the topics that are exploited for their linguistic and cultural content. As part of the learning process, students will be presented with the key vocabulary and grammar to ensure...
  • Learn French and Enjoy Your Holiday More

    Paul Grace French (general) Tutor (Manchester) Picture Have you ever wished that you could speak French more fluently when you go on holiday? Do you want to be able to ask for directions, understand the menu in a restaurant more fully and order a wider variety of food? Do you want to be able to say exactly what colour clothes you want to buy and to...