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Tips to learn French

Tips to learn French

Are you looking for some tips to learn French ? 


Nowadays learning of a foreign language is a need and why not learning French? French is one of the main languages of international communication and if English is a popular language, French is the privilege of an elite, the language of fashion, of culture and of kitchen.

Especially for those who start or continue to learn French, the blog of the Centre International d’Antibes publishes the practical tips which will help to better understand all the intricacies of the language of Victor Hugo and to be aware of all new changes in language.

If you're looking for a total immersion in France, you can come to our French language school to learn French in France

How to learn French at home?

Centre International d'Antibes - 04/10/2021
Tips to learn French

The market for online classes is currently experiencing unprecedented growth. It’s no secret that mastering several languages is a huge advantage, but how do you go about learning French at home?

How long does it take to learn French

How long does it take to learn French?

Jean-Luc PICHON - 12/07/2021
Tips to learn French

French is one of the most widely taught languages in the world, and is also one of the most frequently used, with more than 300 million speakers spread over every continent. This makes it the fifth most commonly spoken language in the world, behind Mandarin, English, Spanish and Arabic. As both an official and cultural language, it is important in the worlds of business and diplomacy.

5 Best Cities to learn French in France

The best five cities in which to learn French in France

Jean-Luc PICHON - 01/07/2021
Tips to learn French

Learning a foreign language often means, at some point, travelling abroad to study in the relevant country or enjoy its culture.

10 Tips on How to Study for a French Exam

Jean-Luc PICHON - 18/05/2021
Tips to learn French

If you study a foreign language, it’s likely that one day, whether for school or employment reasons, you’ll take an exam. When it comes to French, the best-known qualification is the DELF, but there are others, too (DFP, TCF, etc.).

best books to learn french

The ten best books for learning French

Jean-Luc PICHON - 26/04/2021
Tips to learn French

Learning French usually involves attending classes in person or remotely, practising pronunciation, doing grammar exercises, listening to audio programmes on the radio, watching films, etc.

St. Valentine’s Day: the lovers’ holiday

Jean-Luc PICHON - 12/02/2021
Tips to learn French

Traditions, origins and sweet nothings.

Top 10 Netflix series for learning French

Top 10 Netflix series for learning French

Jean-Luc PICHON - 06/11/2020
Tips to learn French

How can you learn French trough Netflix series ?

Learn French

Why learn French in France?

Jean-Luc PICHON - 03/09/2020
Tips to learn French

Every year, thousands of people decide to learn French in France. Why?

Mother’s Day around the world

Mother’s Day around the world

Jean-Luc PICHON - 03/06/2020
Tips to learn French

How is Mother’s Day celebrated around the world?

Essential French vocabulary for tourists on holiday

Essential French vocabulary for tourists on holiday

Jean-Luc PICHON - 06/05/2020
Tips to learn French

What are the essential words and phrases you should know for your holidays in France?

French exclamations

Essential French phrases

Ledvina - 19/09/2019
Tips to learn French

Anyone learning French knows that this language has many special phrases and expressions that are essential. Which ones are essential to know?

Love phrases

Talking about love and life in French

Ledvina - 07/08/2019
Tips to learn French

Who doesn't think of romanticism when we talk about France? With such a worldwide reputation, the French use expressions about love on a daily basis. Discover them!

Verbs conjugation

Learning to conjugate French verbs

Ledvina - 10/07/2019
Tips to learn French

The practice of French conjugation is not so simple. Can it be made easier to learn? And what are the differences compared to other European languages?

French Europeans

Which are the easiest languages to learn?

Ledvina - 05/06/2019
Tips to learn French

Did you know that about seven thousand languages are spoken in the world? Do you think there are some languages that are easier to learn than others? Find out here!

The French and money

French attitudes to money

Alexandra - 19/10/2018
Tips to learn French

Is it easy to talk about money with the French? What are the famous French expressions related to money? Discover the relationship between money and the French.


Good pronunciation matters!

Alexandra - 28/09/2018
Tips to learn French

A good grasp of grammar and vocabulary is important, but pronunciation is essential if you want to communicate effectively in French. Check out our tips to help you improve your pronunciation


Foreign words in French

Alexandra - 19/09/2018
Tips to learn French

Some foreign words are used in French just as some French words are used in other languages. Where does this phenomenon come from? Let’s find out.

Reading a book

Summer’s here, and it’s time to get stuck in to some French books!

meriek - 27/08/2018
Tips to learn French

Summer breaks lend themselves to a variety of activities. Reading a good book is the perfect holiday pastime, but it’s also a great way to improve your French.


Learn French through comics

meriek - 03/08/2018
Tips to learn French

French-speaking countries have given birth to great names in comics. The latter also helps to learn French, we'll find out why!


Films for learning French

meriek - 07/06/2018
Tips to learn French

Films can be a good way to learn French and improve, particularly helping you get used to the language.

University in France

Why you should study for the DELF in France

Alexandra - 20/04/2018
Tips to learn French

The DELF diploma is an official diploma prepared by more than 400,000 candidates each year. and without any time limit. Why is it so important?

Children's learning

Teaching French to children

Alexandra - 16/03/2018
Tips to learn French

Many studies show that learning French must be done from a very early age. The CIA and "Français et Vous" provide a fun way for young people to learn French.

Learning Books

Speaking French - Some common mistakes to avoid

Alexandra - 08/03/2018
Tips to learn French

French is a fascinating language, but a tricky one! There are a few common mistakes that you can easily avoid with a little care.

New Year

Good resolutions to help you learn French

Ledvina - 12/01/2018
Tips to learn French

The new year has arrived. It's a good time to make resolutions to learn French. Discover five commandments to improve your level of French.

Idiomatic expressions

French Idioms

Ledvina - 04/01/2018
Tips to learn French

Some expressions are difficult to translate into your own language: these are idioms. Learn French in France and gain a better understanding of these phrases.


Learning French with books

Ledvina - 14/12/2017
Tips to learn French

Improving French through books is an excellent way to combine business with pleasure. Follow in the footsteps of your favourite heroes between Nice and Antibes!


Let’s listen to songs in French!

Ledvina - 23/11/2017
Tips to learn French

Learning French isn't easy. But there is a way for you to progress easily and improve your pronunciation! It is the songs, of course!


Literature and learning French

Ledvina - 09/11/2017
Tips to learn French

Reading is essential for learning French. It improves comprehension and encourages the search for the meaning of unknown words.


Savoir-vivre à la française: speaking French around a glass of wine !

Gloria - 28/09/2017
Tips to learn French

Wine is a must in French gastronomy. On the Côte d'Azur, the king of wines is of course rosé! Here are some French expressions related to wine.


French Immersion Stay in Provence

Gloria - 24/08/2017
Tips to learn French

Provence is a region in the south-east of France where the sun shines, the cicadas sing and the fields of lavender stretch as far as the eye can see.

Don't miss it

Learn French with 5 unmissable French movies

Gloria - 01/06/2017
Tips to learn French

Five must-see movies which will allow you to understand better the French cinematic culture and improve your French level or learn French in the same time

University in France

Doing a Bachelor's or Master's in France

Gloria - 04/05/2017
Tips to learn French

France offers high quality courses and the diplomas it awards are recognized throughout the world.

French on the beach

How can you learn French and have a holiday by the sea?

Ledvina - 06/04/2017
Tips to learn French

It’s easy to combine learning French with taking a break!


10 curiosities about the French language

anna - 16/01/2017
Tips to learn French

Here are ten examples of difficulties or curiosities you will encounter in the French language.

Learning French

How to learn French for free

Ledvina - 23/12/2016
Tips to learn French

To learn your favorite language, you can follow French courses in a school ... But there are also many other ways that are just as effective and completely free.

Practice French

How to keep up and practise your French once you’re back home

eric - 28/09/2016
Tips to learn French

Check out some simple advice to help you practise your favourite language until your next visit to Antibes! :)


10 tips to learn French fast

alexia - 12/08/2016
Tips to learn French

Here are some suggestions to master the French language rapidly

Visit France

Advice for beginners learning French

anna - 12/07/2016
Tips to learn French

Learn how to introduce yourself in a simple way because you will often need to do so during your stay: give your surname, first name, nationality, place of residence, profession.

Free time

Your Language Study Holiday in France from A to Z

anna - 26/04/2016
Tips to learn French

A language study holiday at CIA is THE perfect mix of relaxing and learning in the place to be: the French Riviera!

DELF Examination

Why pass the DELF examination?

eric - 21/04/2016
Tips to learn French

One of the most important reasons for taking this exam is your pleasure and pride when you pass it!

The jazz

Why take an interest in French films and songs when learning French?

alexandre - 14/04/2016
Tips to learn French

Coming to Antibes to learn French in France means that you want to immerse yourself in listening to the rhythms of French.

Learning French

Why learn French?

alexandre - 08/04/2016
Tips to learn French

Do you live in France, or are you planning to visit the country soon to study, do business or enjoy a holiday? If you’d like to learn French or improve your skills in the language during your stay, you’ve come to the right place.


Catch the French wave !

alexia - 25/03/2016
Tips to learn French

Learn French with other teens this summer : learn to speak French while enjoying one of the most exciting destination in the world.