The process of learning French doesn’t look the same from start to stop. It involves all sorts of French lessons of many types and lengths that focus on all sorts of elements of French you need to speak in real-life French conversations.
French lessons typically begin by introducing a new concept to build on something you’ve learned before, whether it’s strengthening your French vocabulary, dealing with verbs or nouns in French grammar or perfecting your French pronunciation, to name a few. You can take French lessons with a teacher in a classroom setting, with a private tutor or even by yourself with the right tools and technology — there’s no right way to learn French!
Using Babbel is a great way to learn French with lessons you can take in your pocket and complete on your own time and at your own pace. Keep reading to learn more about French lessons with Babbel.
French Lessons With Babbel — What Will I Learn?
If you want the ultimate French lessons that get you well on your way to talking with (and just like) native speakers, Babbel has you covered. Babbel French lessons are designed to get you conversational, and fast. Babbel is designed by a team of language experts, educators, and designers who know all about what it takes to get the most out of learning a new language — so you are guaranteed a top-quality French learning journey that’s effective, engaging, and yes, even fun.
Learning with Babbel is easy and intuitive, and with French lessons that only take 10 to 15 minutes to complete, you can learn at your own pace and choose the courses that are relevant to you. Whether you’re too busy for a language class, a complete beginner, needing to brush up before a vacation or business trip or wanting to relearn everything you forgot in high school, Babbel can be customized to fit your needs.
Babbel’s French courses are affordable, accessible online and on mobile devices, and proven to strengthen your writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills.
We’re committed to making sure you get the most out of learning French. We offer a free first lesson in every language so you can get a feel for if Babbel works for you. And if you don’t like it, we have a 20-day money-back guarantee — no questions asked.
Here’s what you’ll learn with a typical Babbel French lesson.
How To Have Real Conversations
Unlike many other language apps, Babbel works so well as a language learning tool by immersing you in the types of dialogues you’d have in real life, right from the very first lesson. Whether it’s ordering at a restaurant in Montreal, booking a hotel room in Marseille or making a new friend in Madagascar, Babbel will help you practice having the types of actual conversations you’d have with native speakers in the French-speaking world.
The core of Babbel’s method is real-life conversation. Our goal is for learners to have a French conversation right from the start, so our French lessons are built around realistic dialogues. Each Babbel French lesson has a learning objective, something that you’re able to do after finishing the lesson — to “talk about last weekend,” for example. The French grammar and vocabulary you need to fulfill the learning goal are taught in context. This means that to be able to talk about last weekend, you need to learn how to form the past tense as well as pick up vocabulary for hobbies and activities.
Vocabulary And Grammar Lessons
The French vocabulary and the French grammar you’re practicing are repeated in intervals so that you can learn them and lock them in. And they appear in varying ways throughout the lesson, always in a real-life context. You’ll practice speaking (with our speech recognition software), listening and reading comprehension, and translating. The Review feature brings back information you’ve been learning when you’re most at risk of forgetting it, ensuring that it gets committed to your long-term memory.
Culture And Practical Information
Babbel also teaches you relevant information about culture and practical French language use. When do you use the formal address with someone you’re speaking to? Is a particular word considered slang, or can you use it with the taxi driver? Should you tip the waitstaff in a certain French-speaking country? What are the most common mistakes American learners make in French? The creators of Babbel French lessons know that learning a language is a holistic process that isn’t just about words and terms; it’s about how the language works in cultural contexts.
For The Best French Lessons, Try Babbel
Ready to start learning French? Try a French lesson with Babbel and see for yourself how quickly you’ll be on your way to speaking French with confidence — like you’ve always wanted to!