12 top tips for efficient learning

Camille Chevalier-Karfis from French Today reveals her fail-safe methods for mastering the language


1. Always study French with audio

Let’s start with one that many people don’t realise but it is key if you want to do more than just read novels or French magazines…Written French and spoken French are almost two different languages – there are many silent letters, glidings, liaisons etc… and they are everywhere, including in French verb conjugations and grammar.

Picking the right audio tool though is essential: a French beginner will be discouraged with a French movie, so picking the right French audiobook is your first challenge, and on your choice may very well depend the success or failure of your French studies.

2. Be in touch with your own learning style

Do you need to write? Or do you need to listen? Or do you need to ...

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