Episode 9 – 3 tips to boost your listening skills – Guest episode with Italki

Salut à tous,

Welcome to the ninth episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. Today we tackle the biggest challenge French learners face, that is understanding when people talk. Pronunciation in all our study books doesn’t come close to what we hear in the streets. There are a few reasons for that and today we will study 3 tips to boost your listening skills. This episode has been released first on the Italki website as a written article. You can find it here. Stay tuned!

In this Episode

  • Tips to sound more natural
  • 3 listening skills boosters
  • The reason why you struggle to understand French people
  • A challenge for you to shine

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Episode 4 – Risqué pronunciation – The mistakes you must avoid

Welcome to the fourth episode of the French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. In today’s episode, I will share with you a shameful moment of my English journey and you will discover some words that you should pronounce correctly if you don’t want to get offended looks, or if you don’t want to put yourself in an awkward situation.

In this Episode

  • Why I was so embarrassed on that fateful night
  • The words you really shouldn’t mispronounce
  • Expressions that are definitely not transparent

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Episode 2 – Sound like a native – The R sound

Welcome to the second episode of French Blabla podcast where we will cover tips to increase your fluency while boosting your way of learning. In today’s episode, we will talk about the most difficult sound of the French language, that is to say our R sound. Feared by many of you, after this episode, you will know all there is to know about it and you will have the tools to face this sound!

In this Episode

  • Reasons you can’t pronounce R in every word
  • A step by step guide to pronounce the R sound
  • How to create your personalized drills

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