How to promote the learning of French
The French language is hardly an easy language to learn. Indeed, given its grammatical facets, it can actually give people a bit of a hard time trying to learn it. Despite everything, it is still possible to learn it and here are some tips that will help you do so.
1. Take a French course
Many courses are given to learn French. There are private lessons, but also lessons given by organizations or school boards. The school boards, on the other hand, will focus more on learning French spelling and grammar.
2. Watch TV in French
If you listen to programs or soap operas that hook you and that they are in French, this will greatly help you to learn or improve your French. You will better understand the meaning of the sentences by linking it to the images you see.
3. Listen to songs in French
Do you like a particular French song? Well listen to it and listen to others as well to help you practice your ear and your French speech. Listening and singing in French will help you learn French well.
4. Chat with people who speak French
It is by mingling with others who speak French that you will become familiar with the language on a daily basis. Do not be afraid and discuss with them in order to practice your French well.
5. Watch subtitles
Whether it’s movies (on DVD) or songs (on Youtube), you can link your hearing to your eyes in order to learn French well. If you are listening to a movie, you can put the language you want and put the subtitles in French to understand the translation. And if you listen to songs and read the lyrics at the same time, it will also be a good practice.
6. Always carry a French pocket dictionary with you
A word escapes you and you want to quickly understand the meaning of certain sentences? By having a small pocket dictionary in hand you can always find the meaning.
7. Take diction lessons
French is a language that requires good articulation. To pronounce it well, you can therefore practice your diction with a course or practical exercises. This will greatly help you practice your accent as well.
8. Read books in French
By reading books in French, you will not only be able to familiarize yourself with its spelling, but in addition, you will be able to practice your language by reading aloud. The more you read, the more French you will learn.
9. Go on a language trip
If you have the means to do so, a short language trip to France or Quebec will of course help you practice the French language.
10. Write texts in French
This will allow you to practice the language well. When writing, you will seek to orient your sentences well and find the right words to express what you want. Also, you can always look it up in the dictionary.