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Learn to speak fluent French

Are you struggling with French pronunciations? Try our pronunciation unit with four detailed French lessons on pronunciation and conversations to help you speak French faster and become fluent in no time.

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Track your progress and see your fluency score improve over time. Don’t worry if you miss a day, we’ll keep you on track and motivated with a series of fun French exercises.

Why should you learn French

Did you know that French is the official language in 29 countries across 5 different continents? Other than France, you can also find a lot of French native speakers in Canada, Belgium, Switzerland and many countries in Africa. Having some knowledge of the French language can give you a huge boost in your career progression and broaden your job oppotunities. French isn't the easiest language to learn for a native English speaker, especially when it comes to pronunciation. However, it shares many similarity with the Spanish, Portuguese and Italian language, especially when it comes to grammar. So learning the French language can open up your world and help you succeed in learning other languages in the Romance language tree!

Remember that learning a language is a challenge and a long term goal. We’re here to help you reach that dream faster and easier. It doesn’t happen overnight, but once you know a language, you know it for life!

What you will achieve with our course

Whether you’re travelling to the beautiful city of Paris, building up your career, or simply learning French to impress someone, we’ve got you covered! Our lessons range from beginner to upper intermediate levels; you can start from any lesson or level and even get certified by McGraw-Hill Education when you progress to the next level. Learn how to introduce yourself in French, order croissants with a perfect French accent, tell a local about your career and hobbies, and share your opinions on a variety of topics.

Example topics in our course

  • Beginner A1: Greeting people, getting around, hobbies, food & drinks and basic grammar
  • Elementary A2: Conversations, work, school, shopping and meeting friends
  • Intermediate B1: Job interviews, holidays, culture, news and travel
  • Upper Intermediate B2: Entertainment, world news, media and sharing opinions

French for Travel course

If you're planning to travel to France soon and don't have time to complete the full course, we also offer a French for Travel course that will teach you some survival phrases to help you get around. Learn how to ask for directions, buy tickets and get recommendations from locals.

French pronunciation course

If you can't tell the differences between é, è, ê and ë, then the pronunciation course will help. There are 4 different accents in the French language and we'll teach you about each one, so you can truly sound like a French local speaker. Silent letters, nasal vowels and differences between "u" and "ou" are just some of the topics we cover. You can also test yourself and see if you're pronuncing sentences correctly with our speech recognition exercises.

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