How to speak french within months.

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How to speak french within months.

Post by Danielsmith12 » Wed 28 Dec 2016 05:38

Hi friends,
I think this the best place for asking my question.Currently, I am in a trouble.I am a freelance writer and got a new job in France.The problem is that the manager of my office compelled me to learn the french language because most of their customers are local french people.they don't know English.So I have to learn french,but i don't know french very well,i can only understand some words.How can I study french within month.Is there is any solution?

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Post by Kate » Wed 28 Dec 2016 10:08

You don't - unless you're a very, very clever chap! Pretty impressive though to be given a new job where you have to write and converse in French when you dont speak it - that is a very tolerant job hander outer!!! :lol: :lol:

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Post by martyn94 » Wed 28 Dec 2016 12:32

Kate wrote:You don't - unless you're a very, very clever chap! Pretty impressive though to be given a new job where you have to write and converse in French when you dont speak it - that is a very tolerant job hander outer!!! :lol: :lol:
It's often said that the best means of learning quickly is pillow talk. I'm not sure that I believe it any more than Kate seems to. But failure might have its compensations.

The OP's new employer is all the more indulgent because he doesn't seem to be totally fluent - for a freelance writer - even in American.

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Post by Florence » Wed 28 Dec 2016 16:26

You can try Duolingo or spend a month en famille in France taking an intense course.

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Post by Pearsonb » Fri 30 Dec 2016 21:43

This is just spam promoting the link in the signature.

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Post by Kate » Sat 31 Dec 2016 15:31

Yes, I think so too Pearson....but I like the idea of somebody being given the job of a writer in France, with only a couple of words of French and the target of being fluent in a month. It appeals to my sense of humour!! :lol:

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How to speak French within months

Post by SteveB » Sun 01 Jan 2017 01:01

Isn't the whole idea of writing other people's essays for them pretty dubious anyway, in any language?

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Post by martyn94 » Sun 01 Jan 2017 14:40

Pearsonb wrote:This is just spam promoting the link in the signature.
D'oh, as Homer would say. It was obviously a scam, but I never bother to read sigs.

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Post by martyn94 » Sun 01 Jan 2017 14:43

SteveB wrote:Isn't the whole idea of writing other people's essays for them pretty dubious anyway, in any language?
Maybe, a bit, looked at in the round. I could give you a thousand more words at the right price.

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Post by annette » Fri 06 Jan 2017 10:45

Bonjour, why not trying French classes - maybe throught scape?
les leçons d'Anne 00 33 632836313
French for foreigners

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Post by russell » Fri 06 Jan 2017 11:24

I don't see the link or the OP's signature. I suppose it has been removed but in any case I wouldn't want him to write an essay for me given the poor standard of English in his post!

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Post by martyn94 » Sat 07 Jan 2017 14:26

annette wrote:Bonjour, why not trying French classes - maybe throught scape?
les leçons d'Anne 00 33 632836313
I guess that "throught scape" is possibly a version of "through Skype". As with the OP, it doesn't inspire total confidence. But there's no reason why a teacher of the target language should be fluent in yours. Or know it at all.

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