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Whether it is knitting, wood carving, or learning a language, learning a new skill takes motivation and effort. A critical aspect of learning something new is that it should be an enjoyable experience. So the best way to start learning French is to set yourself an achievable target but most of all realistic.Read more
Do you dream of moving to Canada? Communicating in its two official languages (French and English) will give you a competitive edge over somebody who only speaks one language. Canada currently has amazing opportunities for skilled immigrants. Many are flocking there from India, Nigeria, and other parts of the world. Mastering French is often the key to securing the coveted Canadian permanent residency.Read more
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. This year’s celebrations will look very different for many of us around the world. In the United Kingdom, Valentine’s Day 2021 will be spent at home. All restaurants are closed; unless you’re getting takeaway, you are fresh out of luck. This means, you must come up with something to do in-house for your chéri (e).
Bonjour, comment ça va? So you've fallen in love with the French language. Its beauty, the way every word sounds poetic, almost like you are singing a love song, but are still struggling with masculin and feminin? Fret not, the Learn French with Alexa team has three tips to help you with memorization, pronunciation and more.Read more
I grew up in a francophone household. All the movies we watched were translated into French. The translated titles were very interesting even then, before I knew they were not the originals. I was eleven years old when I discovered that Maman j'ai raté l'avion (Mum, I missed the plane) and Maman je m'occupe des méchants (Mum, I'm taking care of the bad guys) were actually the same movies as Home alone one, two and three to all my anglophone school friends.Read more
Learn French with Alexa (LFWA) is a well-oiled machine filled with different elements. The elements are a robust online course on our website, a YouTube channel with free and paid content, social media platforms and a podcast. Many of you are often confused about the different bits that make up the LFWA universe, so we thought to write this blog post to explain it all to you.Read more
Last month, we received many French questions for Alexa via social media. Our community members on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube were very curious. We did our best to answer as many questions as possible during the month.Read more
When most people think of French, they usually only think of France. Other popular suspects include Belgium, Switzerland and Canada. Did you know that French is the official language of twenty-nine countries and territories?Read more
Summer has officially begun! The sun is shining brighter; the temperature is soaring, and the temptation of lazy summer afternoons has become even more palatable. It's hard enough to stay focused when the weather is gorgeous while chained to our office desks.Read more
One of the most popular questions we receive at Learn French with Alexa is "how soon after starting your subscription course, can I jump from CEFR level A0 to C2?" It seems you all want to learn French as fast as lightning. Whether for a holiday, career prospects or a move, everyone is in a hurry. Unfortunately, French is a language that takes time to learn effectively.Read more