Canadians are known for a couple of things. We love our Tim Hortons. We love our hockey. We have winter all year round according to other countries. We may even ride the occasional polar bear to school. We’re also known for speaking French. French has been part of Canada ever since we’ve become a country. […]
23 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes reading time
Now more than ever with an increasingly global perspective, it's more and more appealing to learn a second language. Whether you wish to enjoy and learn about new cultures while traveling or envisage an international career, the opportunities are endless when you can speak another language. French in particular is a language that can open […]
21 December 2019 ∙ 7 minutes reading time
"Boy, those French. They have a different word for everything." - Steve Martin French is the fifth most-spoken language in the world and the second most-learnt foreign language and a lot of people are looking to study French as a foreign language. So if you studied French at university, how do you become a French teacher? […]
30 May 2019 ∙ 6 minutes reading time
Some people think that learning a foreign language, in this day and age, is a needless waste of resources – time, money and brain power. With electronic translators that fit right in your pocket and pretty much everyone the world over speaking English anyway, what is the point of learning any foreign language, let alone […]
12 June 2018 ∙ 12 minutes reading time
France has played a major part in the history of many countries throughout the world – but what about the history of France itself? As a relatively large territory in Western Europe, France has endured a lot over the centuries. From the Roman conquest of Gaul in ancient times to the World Wars during the […]
21 May 2018 ∙ 12 minutes reading time
Always wanted to learn a new language? Signed up for French language course, read every grammar book and pamphlet on how to speak French? And yet you still have trouble finding the motivation to learn vocabulary and do your grammar exercises for your next French lesson? Here are some suggestions on how to make learning […]
26 April 2018 ∙ 11 minutes reading time
What do you think about when you think about France? French food? Its art and architecture? The Eiffel Tower, perhaps, and the Arc de Triomphe, the palace of the Louvre or other famous monuments? Or the impact of French artists on European art, the Romantic Delacroix, the impressionists such as Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir and […]
17 April 2018 ∙ 12 minutes reading time
Pencils ready; phrasebook in hand / eager French student; there you stand / however, beware as you go, of any pitfall / that may cause you to want to chuck it all! Starting an exposé of potential pitfalls when learning French with bad poetry is especially apt, seeing as bad poetry should be avoided at […]
5 April 2018 ∙ 12 minutes reading time
Who doesn't like watching a good film: curled up on the sofa on a rainy afternoon, or perhaps one might still recall what an occasion going to a theater was, in the days gone by? Even today, with the smell of popcorn wafting through the lobby and enticing posters hung about, the lure of escape […]
31 March 2018 ∙ 12 minutes reading time
Today, people put more value into amassing experiences than possessions. Thus if follows that more and more minds, eager for extraordinary encounters, see language learning as a pathway to broaden their intellectual and cultural horizons, and select French as their language of choice. And for good reason! France is spoken on five of the world's […]
29 March 2018 ∙ 12 minutes reading time
We have to thank our King Henry V for instituting the passport system as we know it. He meant for such documents to permit his subjects identity and safe passage as they traveled through foreign lands and, more importantly, guarantee re entry into England after their sojourn abroad. Passports were not required to gain access to foreign […]
27 March 2018 ∙ 12 minutes reading time
When you learn a language, you start with grammar, vocabulary, the French tenses, basic French phrases… It’s all very well for beginner French lessons online, but if you want to speak French fluently you will need to go further. To become truly bilingual, you need to get a feel for the language, become immersed in […]
21 March 2018 ∙ 12 minutes reading time
Language is shaped by history, and French history is full of fascinating facts. Here at Superprof, we want to make sure you know as much as possible about French culture. Fun Facts About the French Language Are you eager to learn French? Have you already booked French classes at the Alliance Francaise or a Superprof […]
21 March 2018 ∙ 8 minutes reading time
Learning a new language can be exciting, fun, and sometimes also frustrating. Grammar rules are completely different, pronunciation is wacky, and you can never remember exactly where the adjective goes. And when going to your French course becomes frustrating, it’s easy to simply give up. Never fear! Here at Superprof we have a little primer […]
21 March 2018 ∙ 12 minutes reading time
It is unlikely that anyone would decide to learn French in a fit of pique, or as an act of exoneration. Studying French as a conciliatory gesture, on the other hand, is not entirely out of the question. Any irrational reasons for learning the language of Molière aside, most people make a conscious decision to […]
21 March 2018 ∙ 13 minutes reading time
French Lessons at Every Level
Anyone can learn French. Whether you want to learn to speak French or just improve your level, you can. It can be useful for your career as well as when you travel.
Do you speak French or have you thought about teaching French as a private tutor?
Are you looking for French teachers or tutors to help you improve your foreign language skills?
Are you dyslexic and have always struggled with learning foreign languages? On Superprof, you can find plenty of French native speakers to help you improve your French.
French Lessons With Superprof
Our French tutors are experienced, qualified, and there are plenty of native speakers from France or other French-speaking countries.
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You can focus on improving your speaking, writing, or reading, learn to hold a conversation, study verb conjugations or grammar points, or spend your time reading French literature.
You could also do an intensive course! It’s probably a good idea to do a level test before moving on to studying French culture and literature.
Who Are French Classes For?
French lessons can be useful if you’re looking for work. Around 3/4 of Brits don’t speak a foreign language.
If you learn to speak French with a private tutor, you’ll have something extra to put on your CV.
Speaking a foreign language can also create opportunities to travel.
Once you’ve mastered the language, you could become a tutor and start teaching the language to other students.
A private tutor can also help you prepare for the Diplôme d’études en Langue Française or DELF as well as the Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française or DALF qualifications.
Why Take French Classes
Thinking about spending time in France? Plenty of those who learn French can improve their language skills by spending time in France (or any other French-speaking country) and speaking to French native speakers.
French can sometimes be a tricky language to learn. While there are plenty of people who study it at school, a private tutor can focus on you as a student, unlike your teachers at school who probably had a whole class of students with completely different levels.
You can learn the fundamentals of French – grammar, pronunciation, spelling, the alphabet, and the vocabulary – everything you need in order to speak French.
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