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5 things I did to practice my French before I came to France

Written by Douglas on 11 June 2009

If you’re taking French lessons outside of France, one of the most difficult things to do is to put it into practice. While absolutely essential to learn the basics, most French courses are focused on learning vocabulary and constructing sentences. You’ll be able to get by with this, but like me you’ll probably find that you’re still thinking in English - and trying to translate on the fly into French.

In order to become completely fluent, you need to start thinking in French and using common expressions that the French use every day. So what did I do?

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