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Advice for learning French
Comme une française is one of the web sites that I recommend. I have followed Géraldine for a number of years and her weekly videos are both instructive and interesting. In this video she explains that learning French isn't just about the language. In fact she attributes only 20% to language. She goes on to suggest that interpersonal communication is 30% of what learning French is all about.

And the other 50%?

Speaking in French, Géraldine explains that the most important aspect of learning 'French', the remaining 50%, is an appreciation of French culture, something she concentrates on in her weekly videos. She points out that without an appreciation of their culture, communication with French people is likely to be more difficult and in some cases could lead you into embarrassing situations.

In this extended video (27 minutes) Géraldine presents these ideas to a class at the Accent Français school in Montpellier.
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