How to progress faster in English for free ?
To progress in English, we always advise you to take courses in an institute or to follow immersion courses. Unfortunately, not all of us have the opportunity to do so, as it requires a small financial investment. Fortunately, there are ways to progress faster for free.
Find free courses on the Internet
The Internet has allowed many blogs specialized in the learning of English to develop yourself. Some are paying, but others offer free English lessons by publishing grammar and conjugation sheets. These are very practical tools to have when you are a beginner and you want to learn a language consolidate the basics of the English language.
Use your personal training account
Did you know that with the hours you have accumulated on your course, you can learn more? personal training account you can offer yourself courses of’free English on a specialized online platform ? To find out if you are eligible, go to your CPF account and check if the training is eligible and the number of hours you are entitled to. You can also check out these platforms that employ advisors to search for the best financing solutions for your project.
Watch your movies and series in VO
To work on oral comprehension and vocabulary, there is nothing like watching a movie or a series in the original version. Unfortunately, many people tend to stick to the original version with subtitles. However, by dint of reading the text, we tend to detach ourselves from listening and the exercise is no longer effective.
For example, many English teachers recommend the series “Friends” because the conversations are easy to understand and the actors do not have a strong accent.
Read the Harry Potter saga
The other recommendation English teachers, reading is the best way to improve your spelling. The easiest way is to start by reading books for children, because the level is adapted for beginner French readers. Then, you gradually increase the difficulty. The Harry Potter saga is an ideal way to improve your English, because the author has made the language level of her young characters progress as they grow up.
The teachers’ advice is not to systematically look in a dictionary when you come across a word you don’t know. You just have to wait patiently for the word to come up in another context to understand its meaning.
Meet English speakers
Finally, to improve your level of conversation, it is possible to meet English people and propose outings or meetings in particular contexts to learn English expressions. Often, they will offer you to alternate, as they also want to learn French in exchange. For example, you can meet for breakfast, play sports, go for a walk in the woods, take a cooking workshop or go shopping to vary your vocabulary.
This system works very well and allows you to make new acquaintances.
As you can see, learning English for free is not impossible as long as you are motivated and take the time to do it.