“We lived in the US for 18 years then moved back to France in 2009. I teach French to adults by phone and Skype & have written severalaudio books and audio lessons. My lessons come from my teaching experience. My method matches the needs of adults who learn & want to interact in real, modern French.”
Learning a language is tough. You cannot be perfect right away and it’s likely that you’ll make mistakes. You want the basic ones to be corrected, but it’s a rare skill to be able to know which mistakes are bad and which ones can fly…
If hugging is a common greeting in the United States among friends and family, French people almost never hug. When I arrived for the first time in the US, it was so awkward to me that it actually took me about six years to feel comfortable enough to truly hug my friends.
Many people would say that French women have a ‘je ne sais quoi’ that makes them … irresistible. I am not sure if I measure up to this reputation; but today, I’m going to share with you some tricks that may help you unravel the mysteries of French women’s sex appeal.
Now, most language students do something else. They add two phases. Instead of just hearing and understanding, they hear, transform into words, translate, and then understand. Some of them even visualize a written sentence before translating it.
A lot of people want to enjoy a trip to France, with the idea of having a nice vacation AND practicing their French. Unfortunately, they often come back saying: “As soon as I started to speak, the French would answer me in English”.