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The Best Ways to Learn French in London

Going to French Classes in London

Learning a language is never easy: You need to learn vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, etc. However, since French shares a lot of its vocabulary with English (over 50% of the English lexicon is of French or Latin origin), it鈥檚 easier to learn than a lot of other languages. If you already know another Romance language like Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, or Romanian, it鈥檒l be even easier. Here鈥檚 how to learn French in London.

French Around the World and in London

Bonjour, London! If you want to learn French and speak it fluently like a native speaker, improve your grades at school, or chat with some French speakers, you鈥檒l have to attend French classes. The French language is spoken in France, Andorra, Seychelles, Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and a number of African countries. There are 37 French-speaking countries in the world and 274 million speakers of the language. French culture is also one of the most famous in the world.

French is the official language of the UN, the International Olympic Committee, NATO, the World Trade Organisation, the African Union, the European Union, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, as well as the Council of Europe. Learning languages comes with a lot of benefits: you can speak with millions of new people, improve your job prospects, or become an English teacher in a French-speaking country.

In London, there鈥檚 a lot of people of French origin so it鈥檒l be easy to find someone who can speak French. Additionally, there are multiple ways to learn how to speak French in the capital: language classes, universities, colleges, private tutorials with Superprof.

The Advantages of Speaking French

There are a lot of advantages to speaking French fluently. In addition to visiting cities in France such as Lyon, Limoges, Bordeaux, Bastia, Marseille, Reims, Strasbourg, Grenoble, etc. as well as plenty of other French-speaking countries. Just like in the UK, there are different accents around France and the French-speaking world. Improving your French language skills will allow you to communicate with many people from all over the world. London is a huge cosmopolitan city in which you can sometimes feel isolated due to a language barrier. However, imagine if you could speak to French tourists around the city.

The second advantage is that knowing the French language can improve your career prospects. In an increasingly globalised world, more and more businesses are looking for employees with language skills. What better way to get a job than to speak the language of our closest neighbours? Ideally, most businesses look for a B2 or C1 Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level. So why should you learn French?

The language is useful when communicating with French-speaking customers, for example. Additionally, you'll also be able to read, write, and speak the language at work.

Finding a French Teacher in London

There are a lot of jobs you can do with French: French teacher, French-English translator, working in tourism (in bars, restaurants, travel agencies, etc.), journalist, etc. French is much easier to learn than some other languages for English speakers. It鈥檚 also a great way to learn more about French history and culture.

A lot of English words are of French or Latin origin. This means that you'll recognise a lot of words. You'll soon be able to form sentences and basic phrases. Remember that France is just a short flight, train ride, or drive away, too. However, to achieve an advanced level of French, you'll probably need to study for a long time or take intensive classes. As the saying goes, Rome wasn't built in a day.

How and Where Can You Learn French in London?

There are plenty of places in the British capital where you can learn to speak French. For one, there are universities where you can study a French degree or take French classes. There鈥檚 also the Alliance Fran莽aise (AF), an international organisation that aims to promote the French language and culture around the world. The AF in London offers French language classes. There鈥檚 also the Institut Fran莽ais that offers French classes for a variety of different ages and levels.

There are also language schools and centres offering classes for groups and individuals where you can learn the basics of the language and more about the vocabulary, grammar, conjugations, etc. A lot of these centres run classes on a similar timetable to the academic year with courses starting in autumn and finishing in the summer. If you don鈥檛 have the time to attend a class because you鈥檙e trapped in the hustle and bustle of London, you can always opt for private tutorials.

Our tutors are ready to start teaching you, regardless of your level. Thanks to French classes, you can get tailored lessons and learn the basics such as:

  • Articles: le, la, les, un, une.
  • Verbs: 锚tre and avoir
  • Irregular verbs
  • Diphthongs
  • Phonetics
  • General greetings and expressions. 
  • French idioms
  • Specific French vocabulary
  • French history and culture
  • French Tutorials in London with Superprof

    French private tutorials are an effective way to learn a new language. You can learn with the help of a native French speaker without having to travel to France. There are tonnes of French tutors in London and they鈥檙e able to teach all levels. The tutors can also come to your house though some have a classroom set up at their place, too.

    The average cost of French tutorials in London is 拢23 per hour. There are plenty of different types of tutors: students looking to earn some extra cash, native French speakers living in London, qualified teachers, etc. After immersion, private tutorials are the best way to learn a language. You鈥檒l soon learn that French isn鈥檛 spoken in the same way in Quebec or Senegal, for example. Between classes, you should consider watching French films, too!

    FAQ's

    馃捀 How much does a French teacher charge by the hour in London for private lessons?

    In London, the average rate of French courses is 拢22.

     

    Tutoring rates for French lessons will differ depending on:

    • the teaching experience and qualifications of your French tutor
    • where your lessons will take place (via webcam or the student's place)
    • the frequency of your lessons and the duration of each class
    • the goal of your classes (are you learning French for fun, or perhaps you are studying to get a French language qualification)

    97% of Superprof instructors give the first hour of French classes for free. Check out the prices of our French instructors in your city.

    馃摃Why not begin a French course in London?

    Learning to speak French fluently has a number of benefits. The ability to communicate in another language will open up many doors to you in terms of employment, travel, and culture. Other benefits of learning French include increased employability and improved listening skills.

     

    On Superprof, we have a number of highly qualified French tutors available to offer private tuition.

     

    A French tutor can help you with many things:

    • GCSE or A level exam prep and past papers
    • Mastering the rules of French grammar
    • Practicing speaking and the correct pronounciation
    • Writing and conjugation
    • Offering strategies to help you with your course work
    • Reading and comprehension
    • Help with homework
    • Helping you to grow confidence in your French skills.

    You can decide with your tutor what you hope to accomplish from your private French lessons.

    All French private courses with a certified tutor offer you the possibility to learn the French language more efficiently.

     

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    馃捇 Is it possible to take private French classes online?

    Connect with native French speakers on Superprof to master the language faster and to perfect your pronounciation.

     

    Many of our French teachers also offer private online tuition. In fact, about 80% of the private teachers across our platform offer French classes online.

     

    To find the available online lessons, just enter your subject criteria into the search engine and select the webcam filter to see the available teachers who are currently offering online courses in your desired subject.

     

    Online courses via webcam offer you more advantages. You can plan your classes to fit around your schedule and online lessons are often less expensive as the teacher does not need to travel.

     

    Find an online French tutor

     

    馃弲 How many teachers are available to teach private French lessons in London?

    There are currently 1767 private French teachers are available to teach French lessons in London and the surrounding areas.

     

    To find your private tutor, check out their cv to find out more information about their course offering.

     

    Choose your French course from our range of more than 1767 tutors.

    馃懇鈥嶐煄 How can I find a French teacher in my area?

    On Superprof, you can browse our range of tutor profiles to find the best solution for your French tuition.

     

    Simply enter your requirements in the search bar to see the list of available teachers near you.

     

    You can refer to a tutor's individual adverts and pick the French tutor that suits to your needs.

     

    Once you have found a tutor you can get in touch with them via the messaging service on our platform to discuss the details of your lessons.

     

    There are currently 1767 tutors are available to teach French lessons in London and the suburban areas.

     

    Choose your French course in London from our range of more than 1767 tutors available.