Search for French Tutors in the UK

Here are articles on French. Scroll down to meet the French Tutors who wrote them.

French (general)

Editor's Pick

Confessions of a French Grammatician

Language learning contains four main elements: speaking, listening, reading and writing, and...
GCSE French

Editor's Pick

Do girls do better than boys at French?

Statistically speaking, it is true that girls do better than boys in French when the GCSE...
A-level French

Editor's Pick

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...
French (general)

Editor's Pick

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...

Our French Tutors

Register for French Tutor jobs

View all French Tutors

French Articles

  • Working with Languages

    French (general) Tutor (Southend on Sea) Picture It is almost the start of a brand new school year, and at this point every year I pose the question to my lower school students about the benefits of learning a language. 9 times out of 10 the response to my question is that languages will never be useful to them, so why bother learning one! It...
  • Tips to prepare for tests and exams

    Marianne Ellalasingham A-level French Tutor (Cambridge) Picture Tips to prepare for tests and exams Imagine this is September and you have just learnt about the conditional in French in today’s lesson.  At home, write on a piece of paper a few questions about the conditional. Give your page a title and the word “QUESTIONS”. Then you write questions...
  • Get the most value out of your language lessons

    Chris Heaven French (general) Tutor (Exeter) Picture  Although I was extremely well taught at school, when I went to France for the first time on the French exchange to Orleans and stayed with my “host” family I could barely say anything intelligible in French at all. ( I could probably have written most of it down in grammatically accurate...

 

  • What a Foreign Language Can do for Your Career Editor's Pick

    Joleen Carter French (general) Tutor (Rochester) Picture As a language student, I heard it a million times: “What are you going to do with those languages? Teach?” It seemed it was my only option… but I’ve always been stubborn and I quickly decided to prove the naysayers wrong. After living all over the world and working almost exclusively with...
  • French? Why bother?..

    GCSE French Tutor (South East London) Picture “Why bother?”, “That’s just stupid”, “But Sir, why?” These are some of the things my students say about French and learning the French language. They don’t understand why the language has to be so different, from English, and then considering that it is why anyone would take the time to learn...
  • Linking words in French

    Annie Marrec French (general) Tutor (Bath) Picture La liaison= linking words together in spoken French: how does it work ? what is la liaison and what is its purpose ? Première partie La liaison refers to the action of linking words together when you speak French, as if they sound like a single word. You link the end of a word finishing with...