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Best French Classes Brisbane

If you find yourself doing a Google search for ”best French classes Brisbane”, you’ll see quite an array of French schools and organisations offering various options. We consider ourselves experts in teaching French, so here are a few thing to consider during your search:

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Small class sizes

While there are huge benefits to learning French in a group, these are diminished when class sizes become too big. Make sure your class has less than, say, ten people in it to really maximise your learning.

Step-by-step approach

If you think of learning French a bit like learning to play an instrument, you will probably agree that a step-by-step approach where you acquire skills in a methodical, coherent way is the path to steady improvement and eventual mastery. Too many approaches try to overload you with information when you’re simply not ready. Look for a clear and logical path. 

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A relaxed and fun environment

If you’re choosing to learn a new skill as an adult, you probably don’t want it to feel like a chore. In fact, quite the opposite: it should enhance and improve your everyday life and you should look forward to coming along each week. There are moments to take learning really seriously, but there is always something to be gained when you’re learning in a relaxed and fun environment. Happy brains learn best. 

Cultural activities

While your aim may be to learn the French language, a side-benefit (and, by the way, one of the best ways to accelerate your learning) comes with being exposed to the French culture. Think cheese, art, film, wine, fashion and music. Delving into these aspects of French life will not only enhance your language learning, but will open doors to new avenues of enjoyment and appreciation.

A sense of community

No matter how enthusiastic you are at the start of your French learning, there will come a time when it gets tough, and you may start to lose your mojo. This is when it’s really important to have a group of like-minded people around you to spur you along and make sure you stay the course. The key to language acquisition is not having an innate talent for it (although this never hurts). Those who really achieve are the ones who just don’t give up. But don’t take it from us, watch the video below to hear Karen Pollock’s student interview.



The best French classes in Brisbane that include all of our recommendations aren’t as hard to find as you think, we would love to help you find what’s right for you. We are experts in our field and can help you on your way. 

If you think we might be the right place to learn French for you, we would love to have a chat. Give us a call to get started!