Asking Questions in French The number one objective of everyone learning at The French Room is to be able to have a conversation in French. Questions are the oil that starts a conversation and keeps it going. The second thing that nearly everyone who learns me tells me […]
Here’s the story behind why I started The French Study and how it can accelerate the learning and fun you get from the French language.
French vocabulary learning can be tricky. How do you go about learning a new word and then how do you remember it?
I’m Ellie Louis the owner of The French Room. I started this language school in 2015 and teach all the classes at The French Room. I recently launched The French Study which is an online distance course for those who want support studying at home.
Impossible n’est pas français! So said Napoléon! In a phrase that is still in use today. It conveys a feeling that all obstacles can be overcome and the battle can be won against all the odds. Impossible n’est pas français was even the slogan for Eric Zemmour […]
How to pronounce IN/EN sounds in French? They are different sounds with a different mouth position. These sounds are known as nasal vowels because you push air through your nose when you pronounce them!
How do I get people to speak to me in French? It’s not about your language skills I think we’ve all been there: ordering something in a café in France, in your best French, and getting an answer in English. You know how it goes. You’ve been practicing French for […]
You can improve your French speaking by paying attention to the rhythm in the French language. It will also help your understanding and French speakers won’t seem so quick!
Podcast conversations with people learning with the French Room.
Why do we love France? Why are we learning the language? What’s the story behind the French Connection?
How long should I study French a day? Picture this, you are sitting outside a café in a beautiful part of France, the buzz of the chatter has a different musical tone to it and even from a distance the conversations sound distinctly French. You tune in to an exchange […]