It’s never too late to learn a language and, if you’re interested in learning how to speak French, you should! There’s no better way to learn French than by heading to France to immerse yourself in the language and culture. In this article you can read about some reasons to learn French and how best to go about it.
Immerse yourself in the culture
When you visit a different country on holiday you get to experience some of the culture. If you truly want to immerse yourself in the culture, you can’t do it any better than by living there. Learn how to speak French, and the food, art and general way of life will take on a whole new meaning to you. It really is the best way to learn all about the culture. You can then get involved in as much ‘French life’ as you wish!
Live in a new city
There are plenty of great cities in France where you can study and experience local life. Paris is obviously the most famous. You’re
sure to love the atmosphere and enjoy visiting attractions like the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame. Nice is great if you fancy heading for the coast and Lyon is fabulous for culture and food. Wherever you go in France, your experience will be enhanced if you can speak the language.
Have unique experiences
If you can speak the language you’ll feel more confident in France and this will lead you to new experiences. For example, you won’t worry as much about exploring as you’ll be confident about asking for directions and reading signs if you do get lost. You’ll also be able to strike up conversations with people, ones you wouldn’t normally be able to have and which could lead anywhere!
Meet new friends
Speaking French opens you up to a whole new country of potential friends. You can make connections with locals, get to know their ways and become part of the community. They’ll respect you for trying to speak in their native tongue and you’ll get the chance to develop new relationships.
Study in a language school
The best way to learn is to sign up to a language school in France. You can find out about plenty of different course options at www.esl-schools.org and read all about what to expect. If you’re looking to study quality French courses in Lyon, Paris, Nice or one of the other major cities, you have plenty of choice. You can also read about courses at ESL schools on Facebook, so if you fancy taking the plunge, do it now!