Learning other languages has been a lifelong passion. French is my primary second language; additionally, I’ve formally studied Spanish, Italian, German, Mandarin Chinese, Irish Gaelic, and Latin. I’ve continued my language studies using online learning resources and apps—dabbling in Welsh, Portuguese, and several other languages.
Here’s a sampling of my blog posts about language learning.
Say It Differently: 12 French Synonyms for Aussi
5 Fundamental Skills for Acing Your French Oral Exam
Wondering “Why I Can’t Learn French”? Your Questions Answered!
Power Tools for Practicing French Commands
Grammar, Metaphors & More: Learn French with 7 Sublime Songs
9 French Slang Dictionaries to Learn Everyday Lingo
Start Your Keyboards: 5 Resources for French Typing Practice
70 French Spring Words to Make Your Vocabulary Blossom
Six Fabulous French Word Search Games for Improving Vocabulary
Five for the Road: The Best Apps to Learn French for Travel
Spring into Action with These Interactive French Exercises for Beginners
Rocking the French Language Lab to Sound More Like a Native
A Diverse Dozen: 12 Bilingual French-English Books to Try Now
Three YouTube Channels to Learn French Language and Culture
5 Sneaky Ways to Improve Your French
Say It Differently: 12 French Synonyms for AussiDon’t settle for same old, same old. Spice up your speaking and writing with this dazzling dozen variety pack of synonyms for aussi.
5 Fundamental Skills for Acing Your French Oral ExamArmed with these five fundamentals for acing your French oral exam, you can ditch your nervousness and confidently prepare for your upcoming test.
Wondering “Why I Can’t Learn French”? Your Questions Answered!If you follow this sage advice, learning French may not be as difficult as you once thought.
Power Tools for Practicing French CommandsThe French imperative can really make things happen. Use these power tools to practice French commands, and soon you'll be ordering people around like a boss!
Grammar, Metaphors & More: Learn French with 7 Sublime SongsTune into learning French through songs and you’ll be getting down with grammar, cranking up your vocabulary volume and hearing the harmonies of French words.
9 French Slang Dictionaries to Learn Everyday LingoKeep it casual with these slang dictionaries that will take your French to a more familiar level.
Start Your Keyboards: 5 Resources for French Typing PracticeTouch typing is an important skill, one that can greatly facilitate language learning. These resources will help you improve your touch typing in French.
70 French Spring Words to Make Your Vocabulary BlossomVibrant spring words will add new life to your French vocabulary. Learn to describe the splendor of the awakening world around you.
Six Fabulous French Word Search Games for Improving VocabularyThese French word search games will give you the vocabulary boost you've been seeking.
Five for the Road: The Best Apps to Learn French for TravelWith these apps as your traveling companion, you’ll get around your French-speaking destination with confidence and aplomb.
Spring into Action with These Interactive French Exercises for BeginnersGrow your French knowledge interactively with these engaging exercises and games.
Rocking the French Language Lab to Sound More Like a NativeFind a French language lab near you to help perfect your pronunciation.
A Diverse Dozen: 12 Bilingual French-English Books to Try NowBilingual French-English books offer something for learners at every level.
Three YouTube Channels to Learn French Language and CultureThese three YouTube channels will not only teach you French culture, but vocabulary and grammar as well.
5 Sneaky Ways to Improve Your FrenchSave time and unleash unconscious learning by stealthily improving your French.