Why French immersion is effective

Why French immersion is effective

You need to make progress in French to get a higher education, to improve your CV, to make yourself understood better when you come to France, but which French course will you choose? Courses in a language school in France, online courses, immersion in France?

To give you the best advice, we will come back to the peculiarities of French immersion, a tried and tested method already chosen by more than 130,000 people who have taken a French course at ACCORD Paris since 1988.

French immersion is very effective because it is a total relationship with the French language.

If you take a French course in your country, you will quickly realize that a few hours a week are not enough to trigger fluency and automatism. You can make rapid progress by listening to French over and over again. French immersion forces you to stop systematically switching to your native language to look up a word and therefore allows you to break certain bad habits, such as translating what you want to say before you speak.

Learning French also happens through discovering French cultural characteristics. Tasting culinary specialties, listening to French songs, reading a French newspaper or magazine, visiting historical monuments and museums, going to the theater all contribute undeniably to mastering the French language. By speaking to French persons, you will understand and use everyday vocabulary and fashionable expressions. Listening and then speaking without trying to translate from your own language becomes a natural learning reflex for you that is very effective.

French immersion is very effective.

Oral expression is often the main difficulty for students who want to learn French and then progress, and that is why French immersion is particularly suitable and recommended for them. Also for this reason, the pedagogy of the ACCORD school is based on oral communication, as you can read on the page of our website dedicated to the ACCORD pedagogy.

Our main goal is to recreate real life situations where you can use your knowledge of French and to develop your learning strategies to use in French the communication skills you have already acquired in your mother tongue.

Our ultimate goal is to help you reach a level that will enable you to communicate efficiently and effectively in French. In order to do that, you need to be very proficient in the French language and have an in-depth understanding of French culture.

French immersion makes the need to speak French compulsory. In this way, the student progresses quickly and dedicates himself fully to learning the language.

Select your Best French Course in Paris: The ACCORD French language school offers a choice of 8 French intensive courses (from 20 to 29h/week), 2 French super-intensive courses (32h and 35h/week), 5 exam preparation courses (DELF, DALF, A/AS level, ILC , Abitur), 8 French intensive PLUS courses (intensive course with 5 to 20 individual lessons), Business French and French and Law lessons in mini groups, as well as 7 afternoon lessons and French private and individual lessons.

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