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    Default Teaching myself French. Anyone else?

    I sit at home all the time with not much to do. I need a hobby. So i figured i would pick a language to learn. I chose french as its such a sexy language

    Is anyone else self teaching? Anyone here speak french?

    Im using Apps on my phone, and Ive ordered a teaching book with activities to test myself.

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    I have been thinking about doing this too. Maybe in the new year. Keep us updated

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    So far ive got a few basic phrases down. Whats your name, My name is (though when i write it my name translates as its french ). How are you eg.

    They were running over in my head while i was walking this afternoon so i hope they stick. The hardest part so far is the future/present/past verbs.

    I have an app that makes me say the word into the microphone and rates it if i dont say it right i cant move to the next level.

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    Mmmmmm French. Even the word French sounds sexy.

    I want to learn it, but think I'll go to classes for the social side/people to practice with but would definitely get the iPad apps to practice at home etc...

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    Default Teaching myself French. Anyone else?

    what's the app? I'd be interested to learn Spanish and Italian

    Bonne chance, le français est une langue assez difficile à apprendre. Même les français ont du mal à le maîtriser

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    Ok out of that sentence i see Bonne-good, chance- im assuming luck. Francais-french, language, difficult to understand.


    Id love to go to classes but there isnt anything like that here.
    I have a few apps, the best so far is Busuu.com and babbel, also langlearn, french in a month and learn french deluxe.

    It was french or German and i did a bit of German in school and didnt like it.

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    Default Teaching myself French. Anyone else?

    I'm studying French at uni. Not much help with the self taught side, but it's a great language!

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    My DS1 has taken an interest in it too. He pronounces the words better than he does english words. So far after one morning he knows Man, Woman, Boy and Girl.

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    I would love to speak French .. My girl is learning a little bit if French in kindergarten (3 yrs) at the moment .. Amazing how easily it's picked up by kids .. We are thinking of teaching her mandarin when she is 4.5 ( her cousin started then and is doing very well )

    Spanish is my all time fav though!!

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    When I went to Europe I was quite good at ordering in French, so much so that they would then proceed to ask me more questions and I couldn't keep up.

    I am quite good at menu-French. I can tell my fromage from my pain and my vin blanc from my kir royale.

    Thanks for that app, am downloading it now.


 

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