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Speak more French than just French fries
There is something about hearing French that is both comforting and exciting. It is quite hard to put a finger on it. It feels like the words and the manner of their pronunciation emerges with the careful balance of the mystery associated with a foreign language and a certain softness, creating the subtle mellowness of what makes this language so pleasing to the ears. This could be the reason why world-famous fantasy fiction writer and King of Horror Stephen King once uttered a quote about this tender vocabulary. “French is the language that turns dirt into romance,” as the well-known author put it. Facts.
Widely thought of as the language of love, French is exceptionally considered as a Romance/romance language in both technical and figurative aspects. A descendant of Vulgar Latin, French belongs to the Latin and Neo-Latin languages which are more commonly called Romance or modern languages. In a sense, this came to have a metaphorical meaning as French, invariably spoken in the city of love, has since been universally known as an unparalleled language of romance and affection.
Due to its exotic nature as a language coupled with such distinct sound, French is oftentimes misconstrued as hard to get by and learn. If truth be told, and by all surprising means possible, the French language is in fact an easy language to learn, sometimes even easier than English. Let that sink in.
The reality is that because it is such a different language from your native one, the impression is oftentimes blurred by that fact, hindering you from actually finding out if it’s feasible to learn, in this case, French.
If you are intimidated to learn French, the good news is that you’re not the only one. Another good news is that you shouldn’t be. Given the fact that it’s not that hard as you think, if you really want to learn, you will. You can start by signing up for private French lessons only here at Superprof. If you’re around Toronto, we have an expansive pool of private tutors and teachers for your needs.
Aside from sounding incredibly intelligent and somewhat sultry, speaking French does have its more useful advantages that one shouldn’t take for granted.
An upgrade to your travel experiences. No one in their right mind would deny a chance to visit Paris and see the wonders of this historical city. Being well-versed in this city’s language would help you get around the city without fumbling for the right French. Besides, even if you’re not just visiting Paris, the ability to speak French would prove to be extremely useful in communicating with over 80 million French speakers all over the planet. Traveling anywhere on the planet will prove to be less complicated and more enjoyable once you become proficient in French.
More career possibilities. Being well-versed in the French language opens a lot of doors for you, and that includes job opportunities abroad. A lot of international organizations and companies use French as their official language so fluency in French will make it easier for you to apply in these companies and further establish your career overseas.
Enjoy a new cultural affinity. If you have a profound interest in culture and the arts, learning French can enhance your curiosity in fashion, film and theatre, food, and even architecture. Furthermore, you will be re-introduced to literature classics such as those of Victor Hugo, Marcel Proust, Albert Camus, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Charles Baudelaire, seeing these in a different light as you will be able to read them in their original language.
A chance at an immense level of learning. Becoming fluent in French increases your chances of getting into the finest French schools and universities in Europe. In addition to that, you will have firsthand experience on what daily life is like exposed to a different culture.
Learn more foreign languages. Once you have gotten around your way with the French language, it can lead the way for you to learn other foreign languages that you might be interested too. Learning Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian will soon follow given the chance that you’ve learned your French well enough.
While French is quite easy to learn, do not discount on the amount of learning with a private teacher or tutor can get you.
Through private lessons, you can learn French with utmost precision and at a faster rate than studying on your own. Your teacher or tutor can adjust lessons accordingly depending on your pace of learning, needs, schedule, and expectations. Through private lessons, your time spent learning is maximized and that you have the undivided attention of your teacher making your learning progress faster than with a class or a group. Moreover, you can develop other relevant skills such as self-confidence, all while studying French with a private teacher or tutor. Once you graduate from your lessons, you will be so good, you would want to visit France soon.
Learning French does sound better if you’re learning from the finest teachers or tutors. Through Superprof, you will have access to our collective of over 200 private teachers and tutors to help you and guide you in studying French.
Our private teachers and tutors take pride in an extensive background in the study of French linguistics and are highly experienced in reading and writing French. Through our platform, students can browse through our available teachers and tutors and choose whoever matches their preferences. The first lesson is usually free so you can get a feel of whether the teacher’s lessons suit you.
In Toronto, the average price for French lessons per hour is $29.
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Learning to speak French has a number of benefits. The ability to communicate in another language will open up many doors to you in terms of employment, travel, and culture. Other benefits of learning French include increased mental flexibility and improved writing skills.
On Superprof, we have a number of highly skilled French teachers available to offer private tutoring.
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In Toronto and the suburban areas, there are 273 French tutors available to offer private courses
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In Toronto and the surrounding areas, 273 private French tutors are available to teach private courses.