What reasons can you think of to learn French?

Why Learn French? The Reasons and Benefits of Language Learning

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 a rich and varied history

A Guide to the History of France

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

Learn French fast.

Tips and Tricks for Fun French Learning

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

Do you want to learn French?

Our French teachers share all their tips for learning to speak the language of love. Whether you are a total beginner, looking to improve or are preparing for an exam you will find the help you need. Superprof is the best source for reliable French teachers. Check their profiles if you want to learn French and take French lessons.

There are numerous benefits to learning French as a second language

Taking French Lessons at School

Everybody can appreciate the importance of being able to speak a second language. Whether you enjoy spending your holidays in France, or you want to make your career international, learning a language as widely-spoken as French can only be a good thing! For British children who don’t grow up in a bilingual household, the first […]

24 April 2018 ∙ 12 minutes reading time

Learn French and live French culture.

French Culture 101

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

Learn French grammar and spelling rule exceptions so you can excel at learning French?

Don’t Make These Mistakes in Your French Lessons!

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

The Cannes international film festival attendees hope for this coveted award

The Enduring Appeal of French Cinema

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

How can you learn French online?

Learn French Online with Web-based Applications

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

Discovering Paris is only exploring a tiny portion of France.

On Living in France and Learning French

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

Learn to speak the French language in France.

Learn To Speak French French Fluently

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, 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 it. […]

21 March 2018 ∙ 12 minutes reading time

Do you want to learn French before your next Paris holiday?

Interesting Facts About France

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

French lessons in grammar

How To Navigate French Grammar

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

Let your French learning take off with this guide to French lessons

Your Guide to Starting French Lessons

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 ∙ 12 minutes reading time