I have tried countless "learn a language" apps. Like most people, I started with Duolingo, but I soon found it to be absolutely useless. I tried several other apps, but all of them ending in me losing interest and not really learning much in the end. But alas, finally I have found something that works … Continue reading The Best App For Learning a Language!
As I create my custom french class, as outlined by the Fluent Forever method (have I mentioned this enough times yet?), I had to decide what vocabulary I would need to succeed living in France. While still in Ireland, I made a list of words and phrases related to my serving job for french. This … Continue reading French Vocabulary: Babysitter Language!
So it’s been roughly 3 months of studying French and as with studies and everything, there have been ups and down. Thankfully I can more confidently say that I am getting better and more confident in my French and slowly becoming less shy in speaking. I think a lot of it has to do with … Continue reading French Progress Report: 3 months
It's been about a month and a half since I started seriously learning and studying french. In Ireland I had checked out a grammar book on french and signed up for the apps that the Dublin library offers for language learning. I started using Quizlet to make flashcards and learn the most common words in … Continue reading French Language Learning: Progress Report, 1.5 Months
Learning a language is tough and it's a daunting task. Unless you take classes, it can be hard to know where to start. Most people might start with Duo-lingo or a similar language app or online program. But what is really the best way? I recently read the Fluent Forever book by Gabriel Wyner and … Continue reading Using the Fluent Forever Method to Learn French
I need to learn french. Well at least I *should* learn french. Why? Well I'm dating a french boy and if I want to become part of his culture, well I need to learn his language. He already speaks good english, but as I've learned more about him and gotten closer to him I realize … Continue reading Crossing into the French Language
My first language exchange! July 3 - I have been in France for 3 weeks now and have been actively learning and studying the french language. Let me tell you, it’s not easy! For an English speaker, who has studied a bit of both Spanish and Italian, reading the language isn’t too hard, especially since … Continue reading My First Language Exchange