Culture and Conversations:
The musical sound of the French language tends to conjure certain images for English-speakers. Leisurely mornings of coffee and pastries in a café. The Bohemian life of an artist on the Left Bank of the Seine. The romance of
Je t’aime, the understatement of Ça va, the inspiration of Liberté, Égalité, and Fraternité: French is a beautiful language, and one of the most rewarding you can study. Yet as with learning any new language, it can be a frustrating experience, requiring patience and understanding. But with the right approach, it should also be a fun and incredibly rewarding endeavor.
Learning French: A Rendezvous with French-Speaking Cultures includes what most platforms omit: explanation. In these 30 immersive, step-by-step lectures, Professor Ann Williams gives you the core building blocks of the language and engaging audio exercises while also offering crucial insight into the relationship between French and French-speaking cultures. Filled with conversations and insider tips to give you insights about the nuances of the culture, this course makes learning—and, most important, using—French easier than you ever imagined.