Did you study a foreign language in school like I did? It was so much fun at the time and I was hooked. Then *blink* and too many years go by without much of an opportunity to use your new found language and you can’t remember enough to have a conversation in another country.
So I’ve spent years trying to brush up on my French, especially right before heading to France on a trip. There have been many times when I was caught talking out loud in the car while listening to French audiotapes. That wouldn’t be so unusual today but this was before iPhones and bluetooth…so I looked a little funny to the driver next to me when I was clearly in the car alone just yacking away.
In my constant search to find content that was a good fit for me, I discovered French Today by Camille Chevalier. Her French audiobooks and lessons start with the basics and cover lots of situations to make what you’re learning be very useful in real life. I need to hear as well as see the words and phrases in learning a language, and I really like how you can listen any time to the audio but you can also read along on whichever device you’re using.
For a limited time you can download a FREE audio French Phrasebook
at the French Today website.
It contains over 13 hours and covers the basics like how to say hello, goodbye and thank you, but also key words and phrases to introduce yourself, have a conversation, order food, go shopping and get around when traveling. I listen to the lessons through the French Today app which makes it super easy and you can always pick back up where you left off. Plus (and for me this is incredibly helpful), you can modify the audiobook speed so if you want it to go more slowly it’s a simple tap.
Use this link to get your FREE audio phrasebook:
So if you’d like to learn some French or just brush up on your ability to say bonjour, try it out and have some fun.
Bonne chance avec ta leçon! (Good luck with your lesson!)