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Is it possible to learn french in 3 months?

Is it possible to learn french in 3 months?

You’ve probably seen this claim advertised somewhere before: Be fluent in French in just 3 months! Whether it was the title of a YouTube video, blog post, or a targeted ad you’ve probably wondered … Is it really possible? Or is this just clickbait? When I do my Instagram lives I’m sometimes asked by eager attendees (usually in English) how they can learn French in a few months. I also often see in the comments followers who have a burning need to progress their French studies and acquire a B2...

Latest Podcast Episodes

Épisode 67: La bise

LE FRANÇAIS AVEC YASMINE: Épisode 67 : La bise Apple Podcasts Spotify DeezerLa bise! Si tu es en contact avec des Français ou des francophones, tu...

Épisode 66: [Persi] ou [Persil]

LE FRANÇAIS AVEC YASMINE: Épisode 66 : [Persi] ou [Persil] Apple Podcasts Spotify DeezerDans cet épisode, on va faire un peu de prononciation. La...

Épisode 65: Les verbes impersonnels

LE FRANÇAIS AVEC YASMINE: Épisode 65 : Les verbes impersonnels Apple Podcasts Spotify DeezerEn Français, on adore les bizarreries, tu le sais.  Dans...

The Surprising Reasons Why Private French Classes Are NOT For You

The Surprising Reasons Why Private French Classes Are NOT For You

Take in these figures for a moment. According to the very serious Organisation internationale de la Francophonie, about 300 million people speak French in the world. And about 50 million people are currently studying French as a second language That’s a lot of people....

How To Overcome Brain Blocking When You Learn French

How To Overcome Brain Blocking When You Learn French

How many times has this happened to you? You finally muster up the courage to speak French — whether it’s ordering food, calling the bank, or a conversation with relatives. Feeling ready and rehearsed you start to speak ... and then all of a sudden… frozen, you go...

9 tips to overcome your brain blocks when you speak French

9 tips to overcome your brain blocks when you speak French

How many times has this happened to you? You finally muster up the courage to speak French — whether it’s ordering food, calling the bank, or a conversation with relatives. Feeling ready and rehearsed you start to speak ... and then all of a sudden… frozen, you go...

Why Learning French is Like A Diet

Why Learning French is Like A Diet

The best way to conceptualize your French-learning journey is to think of it like following a diet or getting in shape. While speaking French is way cooler than rocking a six pack (maybe I’m a tiny bit biased) … they both speak to a similar principle. Let me explain. ...

The Ultimate Guide to Learning French (when you hate it!)

The Ultimate Guide to Learning French (when you hate it!)

The Ultimate Guide to Learning French (when you hate it)      “I will never be able to speak French in my whole life, this language is just a nightmare.” Has this thought ever crossed your mind? If yes, how many times in the last couple of weeks? If the...

Le guide complet pour pratiquer ton français gratuitement et en ligne

Le guide complet pour pratiquer ton français gratuitement et en ligne

Il est impossible de pratiquer et d’améliorer ton français seul, sans professeur. Est-ce que ces idées t’ont déjà traversé.e l’esprit? Si tu lis cet article en français, tu te demandes peut-être comment ne pas tout perdre après tous les efforts que tu as fait? Soyons...

Why listening to podcasts is an amazing way to improve your French

Why listening to podcasts is an amazing way to improve your French

  Do you think that Francophones swallow their words and speak too fast? Are you convinced that you’ll never be comfortable speaking and listening French? Wrong! Totally and absolutely wrong. With 300 million francophones in the world and 50 million learning...

No, you don’t need a PhD to write in French

No, you don’t need a PhD to write in French

You won’t need to study French for 3 years to be able to write an email in French. French learners make far less grammar and spelling mistakes than native speakers.* Like many people who learn French as a second language, you don’t think your written French will ever...

How to learn French when you are extremely busy

How to learn French when you are extremely busy

I don’t have time to learn and study French and I’ll never be able to speak it. That’s probably what you think about your French skills right now. I guess with work, kids, travels and personal projects, finding time for yourself and learning French is just a no-no....