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The closest you can come to learning French in Paris.
(Café au lait not included ...)
You can do it, and it’s so much better than asking for the tourist menu in English.
I'm Kyle, and I lived in France for 13 years. I know what it’s like to learn a foreign language from scratch. I can help you learn step by step, one small building block at a time.
Learn like an insider and from an insider instead of learning from a corporation.
I’ve been in your shoes. I can help you learn Travel French.
It’s not as hard as you think to learn how to order in restaurants, request things, ask for directions, and have a simple conversation with local people.
Set aside your phrasebook. Why not learn REAL French for your trip to France?
Even if you’re a total beginner, you can understand the core concepts and pronunciation of basic French, which will enrich your trip.
And an online course fits into your schedule, unlike a traditional class. Repeat the lessons as often as you like.
QuickStart phrases will give you practical speech right away.
Exercises will keep you on the right track.
Listening practice will help you understand what you hear.
You’re investing a lot in your trip. Invest in learning Travel French. You’ll be glad you did!
Speaking travel French is easier than you think! I lived in France for 13 years and have been teaching French to adults and teens ever since.
I can teach you to be operational in France for your next trip, whether for vacation or for business.
My website, Oliver's France, is full of ideas, as are my books, Magical Paris: Over 100 Things to Do Across Paris and A French Garden: The Loire Valley.
"Real French for Travelers” online training is excellent! This training provides the right topics at the right pace for me to learn French. The videos are like having a class but with the advantage that I can review as much as I want. Kyle explains the topics very clearly. Besides her natural teaching talent, the student benefits from her many years of teaching and, of course, her personal experience living in France. The training combines videos with grammar and practical exercises. The QuickStart phrases are fantastic for travel as they cover everyday topics that travelers for sure will need. I also enjoy the listening exercises to get familiar with French! My experience studying “Real French for Travelers” could not be better! Cristina L.
"Real French for Travelers online course is such a great guide in helping me feel comfortable with learning a new language and gaining skills to confidently travel to France! I've tried a few other resources, but this one was the most comprehensive and easy to follow for a beginner. It's well laid out, the workbook and exercises are helpful, the pronunciation is clear and easy to repeat, love the vocabulary cheat sheets and travel tips." Shanna B.
"The format is easy to navigate (user friendly) and the curriculum is easy to follow. Also, I love the workbook. It makes it so “hands-on” rather than just listening. The course can also be an excellent refresher for those who have not studied French for some time. This course will make your visit to France much more enjoyable without the angst of not having years of French study. Bon voyage!!! Julie W.
"Real French for Travelers is the ideal course for learning practical French that can be used on a vacation, a business trip, or to fulfill a personal goal. Each lesson zeroes in on a particular topic and is just the right length - short enough to keep the student's focus but long enough to ensure mastery of the concept. I highly recommend this course for anyone looking for an easy, cost-effective way to master practical conversational French. Quentin S
Preview1:1 Polite Words, Greetings, and Phrases (14:25)
Start1:2 How to Say It (Pronunciation Part 1) (18:07)
Start1:3 Genders and Articles (5:50)
Start1:4 Plurals (4:51)
Start1:5 How to Say It (Pronunciation Part 2) (7:32)
Start1:6 The Verb être (9:08)
Start1:7 Numbers 1-31 (4:05)
Start1:8 Months, Dates, and Seasons (4:51)
StartQuickStart Phrases 1 (2:31)
Start2:1 Action words: Regular Verbs/ ER Endings (9:54)
Start2:2 The Verb To Go (Aller) (14:07)
Start2:3 The Verb To Have (Avoir) (7:41)
Start2:4 Negatives (7:21)
Start2:5 Connectors (Conjunctions) and Verbs of Frequency (0:59)
Start2:6 Verbs with IR Endings (5:35)
StartQuickStart Phrases 2 (2:51)