Try to resist dancing to this one!
There is nothing to take my confidence and rip it to shreds like learning a new language. Yes, I am able to get my point across, yes, I am able to converse for an hour and a half but just when I feel like I’ve arrived at a new station, the next train has already […]
I read a post earlier today that made me think of my quest to learn French. I’ve been taking classes for two and half years and can now make it confidently through a Disney movie with no subtitles (that I’ve seen before). This is progress. As I read this post by a fellow blogger […]
I did it! 15 hours of French language instruction this week and I am so proud of myself. We played many games in our class, including Alibi, and explained how we cook our favorite recipe (mine was a salmon dish), we talked about riding the Metro in Paris today, and if that doesn’t get you […]
I’m so excited to keep my French going this summer with a chance to do a week of immersion. Bring on the fluency!
I get so excited every time I think about speaking fluently/courament in Francais. So, what a morning to speak with a lovely teacher who is available in August for private lessons. I can hardly wait and must work extra hard for the next month on my regular lessons to be my ultra-French self.
This Saturday wraps up my fall class schedule for French classes and I have to say, it’s been a tough 8 weeks learning all about prepositions and the verbs that take certain prepositions and not others. We have “y” and “en” and direct prepositions like “la,les” and indirect prepositions like “lui and leur.” I’ve been […]
I had quite a proud moment today when I finished the last page of the funny little novel that broke my heart a little. I have never sat down to read a full length novel in French before, just because it seemed like something I’d never be able to complete. I surprised and delighted myself […]