New year, new goals.
What if your goal for 2022 was to improve your French? Whether you are currently at a very low or intermediate level, there are many ways to improve the language.
Tip 1: Put your phone and all your social networks in the language you want to improve.
Why should you do this?
Because the phone is clearly the object you use most every day and putting it in the language you want to learn allows you to immerse yourself effortlessly.
Furthermore, putting your phone in French will make you learn new words and allow you to use French throughout the day.
Tip 2:Write in French as soon as you can.
Your shopping list, your to-do list, your dreams, your goals for the week, in short, whenever you have to write, opt for the French language. Then check that it is written correctly with the help of a good translator.
Tip 3: Find a discussion group once or twice a week.
Nowadays it is quite easy to find people to chat in a foreign language.
And it’s also very fashionable.
It’s a great way to immerse yourself in the language once or twice a week.
For example, if you are in Nice, there is the Café des Langues which offers meetings several times a week. Just look at the agenda on the website.
Otherwise, if you are not in Nice, our school alpha.b offers twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5pm to 7pm a French course in very small groups to speak the language and improve in a friendly atmosphere. Click here to find out more.
Tip n°4 : Read aloud whenever you can.
Do you have a good book in French or are you reading the French news or just a blog post?
It’s important to read aloud to practice your speaking and pronunciation.
If you have any doubts about pronunciation, don’t hesitate to watch our special phonetics videos to practice or sign up for our Free French Classroom where you will find lots of videos and exercises to practice.
Tip 5: Immerse yourself in the country for as long as you can.
It can’t be said enough, but the best way to make rapid progress in a language is to live in the country. If you decide to come to Nice, to alpha.b for example, you will have lessons every morning and afternoons if you wish and you will live with a French family. The best way to learn new expressions, new words, grammar points and especially to practice your French.
Do not hesitate to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org for any information.
We hope that these tips will help you to progress in French quickly!
Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)