French for Beginners
New to French? Want to review long-ago learned French lessons? This page has links, lessons, and other resources for beginning French students.
Tips and tools to help you learn French.
Learn French e-course
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Learn French Fast
There is no magic formula for learning how to speak French - it requires time, energy, and patience. There are, however, some techniques which will make your language study more efficient and thus help you to learn French more quickly.
Independent Study French
Learning French on your own? The Learn French at About site has all kinds of tools and resources for independent learners.
Learn French - Tips for Adults Learning French
Learning French as an adult is not the same thing as learning it as a child. Adults tend to learn by comparing it to their native language and often want to know why something is said a certain way in the language. However, adults have an advantage in that they choose to learn a language for some reason and being interested in learning something...
If you're having a hard time learning French, you're not the only one - read my collection of essays by learners who have gone before you and lived to talk about it.
What Is the Best Way to Learn French?
Students always ask, "what's the best way to learn French?" Unfortunately, the best way to learn French may not be the affordable way to learn French or the practical way to learn French. Read this article to learn about the best way to learn French as well as the runners-up.
Travel French Newsletter
Taking a trip to France or another francophone country? My six-week Travel French newsletter is just what you need - learn survival travel French, from making reservations and eating at restaurants to getting around and dealing with emergencies.