The stories of others often inspire us in our own lives.
Here are some real stories that we've found inspiring — be sure to tell us your own!

Stéphanie U. (Stockholm)

Frantastique really helped me before my trip to Belgium. I am still using the service and enjoying it! My French is better now: MERCI FRANTASTIQUE! :)

Daiki Y. (Binghamton)

Hi! My name is Daiki Yoshioka. I am an international student from Japan who moved to...

Simon F. (Montpellier)

I was one of the early Frantastique users. At the time I signed up, I had never lived in a French...

Anna I. (Düsseldorf)

When I first 'met' Victor Hugo during French lessons in school in Germany I didn't pay ...

María Rosa A. (Madrid)

How did Frantastique change my life? French people are well-known for being rude and...

Carlos M. (Barcelona)

I’ve been studying French since I was a boy in the school and then in some official ...

Clément U. (Pékin)

The educational interest soon became clear, and I take a lot of pleasure for a few mi...

Steve U. (New-York)

Having used French on a professional level since October 2012, Frantastique...

Marion L. (Montréal)

Frantastique has made me progress, both in terms of the level of fluidity of my oral ...

Kate B. (Tokyo)

This is the first time that I have not followed a course via the Internet. I have onl...

Bruno U. (Brasília)

Thank you very much for your lessons which I have found very constructive and instruc...

Arthur E. (Québec)

This was very fun and very instructive for me. Your method of teaching is really very...

Tom B. (Berlin)

I followed this training to pass a French exam. Congratulations to those who ...

Peter H. (GELEEN)

I use Frantastique in the early morning, even before my coffee. In my early years I fell in love...

Kate W. (Les Roches de Condrieu)

Although I live in France, Frantastique has really helped me. It's the first French...

Reginald W. (London)

I have been following the Frantastique course for the past 6 months to develop...

Dorothy K. (The Villages)

I look forward to my Frantastique lesson every weekday. I have taken lots of...

Elisangela D. (Montréal)

My name is Elisângela, I'm Brazilian, married, but I live in Montreal, Canada...

Theresa E. (Inman)

I've studied French from high school days, then lived in Paris for two years after...

Justine B. (London)

I work as a private tutor here in London and haven't the time to attend language...

Stephanie C. (Paris)

Started my day every day (when I could) with it and loved it! I loved the story...

Madeleine K. (London)

I started learning French when I was at school in Australia. Now, I live in London and love...

Maura O. (Dakar)

I grew up in Canada and studied French in school. I didn't use it much but...

Puechner U. (Leipyig)

Dear Fantastique Team, Thank you very much for the French lessons and great, fun episodes...

Esra K. (Istanbul)

I've had an on again off again relationship with the French language for over 6 years...

Michelle L. (Devon)

I spend a lot of time in the French Pyrenees and I felt that I was taking too long to get back...

Monika O. (Stuttgart)

To learn French, I went for several years to evening classes for adults, but sometimes...

Eva Kristiina M. (Kirkkonummi)

I have lived abroad since 1986, first in Madrid for 25 years and then in Luxembourg...

Joan Antoni L. (Terrassa)

My name is Joan, from Catalonia, a small nation in Europe on the Mediterranean...

Shivam C. (Indore)

Hello, my name is Shivam Chaturvedi and I'm from India. I'm 15 years old. My dream...

nuala t. (tramore)

Hi, I am really enjoying the lessons. I started to work on my French because...

Jean Mitchell V. (Santo Domingo)

My French is far from perfect, God knows I need to practice A LOT to get good at it...

Johan L. (Munich)

I'm a Swedish citizen. I grew up in Sweden and finished my school and University there...

Peter Heinz P. (Radebeul / Dresden)

First, Thank you for your "my story" pages, which are very interesting...

Jayne M. (Derbyshire)

I learned French in school and liked it immediately. Then I was sent on holiday...

Bobbie X. (San Diego)

I love Frantastique! Especially when my French visitors say, "Wow, your french...

Natasha Kimberly P. (Quezon city)

I used to attend a traditional language class. I felt like I wasn't understanding the lessons...

Randal E. (Shanghai)

I would just like to share a quick note and say that my daily dose of Fantastique is quite...

Ullo V. (Hamburg)

As an avowed autodidact, I find Frantastique simply magnifique...

Lary M. (Hendersonville, North Carolina)

I love Frantastique, especially Fabienne and Bertrand. They keep me laughing...

Jayne M. (Boonah)

Bonjour, my story is very ordinary. I am married to a French man and last year...

Judy M. (San Jose)

I majored in French at college, but after 50 years without practicing, I have...

Tricia W. (Philadelphia)

My Frantastique lesson is the bright spot of every weekday morning for me. The storie...

Sophie F. (Shanghai)

I can't help but come here to share my experiences with Frantastique...

Gene B. (Fryeburg)

I have been assiduously working to become a French speaker over several years...

Han L. (Rotterdam)

Having worked for more than 40 years as a specialist for steel bridges and hydraulic...

Lama A. (Brussels)

I am 61 years old. I am retired. I was a professor at Damascus University in Syria...

Geraldine V. (Brisbane)

Another student at Alliance Française de Brisbane told me she had been doing Frantastique...

Jack v. (Cary, NC)

I learned French from 6th grade in elementary school until high school. Now I want to...

Jun M. (Shanghai)

I discovered Frantastique through an advertisement on the website of Le Monde, and then...

Ekaterina T. (Chislehurst)

Frantastique, Merci! I started the course when my daughter was born...

Thi Minh Trang N. (Villejuif)

Thanks to my friend Roger, I joined Frantastique and discovered a whole new tool...

Raj M. (Pittsburgh)

Frantastique is an excellent tool for learning French. I look forward to the email...

Ria S. (Leuven, Vlaanderen, België)

Dear co-students. My story is a bit different to yours. I live in the Flemish part of Belgium...

Juan Camilo H. (Bogotá D.C.)

The Frantastique experience has been excellent. It is a self-learning program...

Linda T. (Hastings-on-Hudson)

Frantastique is fantastic! Frantastique is an exciting, intuitive, and creative approach...

Susan W. (La Jolla)

My husband and I bought a 13th century chateau in Gascony to change the music in...

Damian Jerome K. (Canberra)

I have used Frantastique to supplement classes I have been taking via the Alliance Française...

Marise T. (Landen)

For me, Frantastique has become a part of my life, it's a bit of an addiction. The lessons are...

adriana M. (rio de janeiro)

I am a lawyer and I work every day focused on the development of the multinational...

Donna H. (Boulder, Colorado)

When I was small, 7 or 8 maybe, I wanted to be French. Whether there was any French ancestry...

Carl C. (Stonington)

We welcomed an exchange student, I wanted to have a few words with the student so I...

Juliane S. (Berlin)

I learned French at school and I took it as the main subject passing the bac...

Maria del Carmen K. (Guatemala)

Almost fifty years ago, I married a Frenchman, not by birth but by family...

Volker M. (Cologne)

I really like your French course. After over 130 sessions, it feels like brushing...

Celia O. (Lima)

Since the moment I started using Frantastique, it has become a very important part...

Mrs. G. (Newport, RI)

My story is quite simple. I have loved France from a very early age. I studied there...

Marie F. (Malvern)

I am British but my great-grandfather was French, and his family lived in Nantes...

Lee Ann S. (Paris today)

I travel weekly all over the world so keeping up or taking a class in one place is impossible...

Jeanine O. (Doetinchem)

This year I booked a holiday for the family through France-voyage.com...

Lee Ann S. (Vancouver’ Dublin Paris Chicago Los Angeles Toronto and soon adding India)

I love the exploits of Victor and the extraterrestrials! Oh and by the way it keeps me...

Claudia M. (Hessia (near Frankfurt))

Merci Frantastique! I started the program one year ago to refresh the French...

Rebecca J. (New York)

I have loved the French language for as long as I can remember. I have a BA in French...

Ирина K. (Москва)

Good day! I studied French at school, but now there is no need. Now I study mostly...

Conrad C. (Doha)

We bought a house in Lot et Garonne and are very keen to move from Francophiles to...

zheng w. (Paris)

Bonjour, je ne parle pas français ! Moving to Paris, what scares me the most is...

yolanda r. (soria)

My name is Yolanda. I was born in Cuba but I have lived in Spain for the last 15 years...

Patricia B. (London)

When I retired from work last October at the age of 74, I needed to keep my brain...

Tatiana R. (Moscow)

Hello Frantastique team! I started your course when I had some spare time from my...

Joelle C. (Shanghai)

I was fortunate enough to discover Frantastique. For me, this is not only a process...

Gina K. (Munich)

I went to an Ayurvedic resort and my neighbour was a French person...

Marcus E. (Chico)

Where to begin really? Frantastique has affected my life in ways unimaginable...

Liz L. (CHINA)

France! A lazy country in my mind since I know their working hours - only few hours in each day...

Catherine F. (Denver)

High school French doesn't exactly give you the vocabulary for travelling as an adult...

wayne r. (london)

Hi, I'm really enjoying Frantastique depending on my work schedule I do about...

Henry P. (Dompierre Les Ormes)

The first 15 minutes of each day is devoted to Frantastique, the exercises...

Jayne A. (Ringwood)

Easy, short bursts of French makes it more enjoyable to study. Hopefully when I go...

Frances B. (Paris)

I'm currently living in Paris and Frantastique makes me laugh every day...

Frances B. (Lunenburg, Nova Scotia)

My dad was from France but because mother was English I never learned to speak...

Lars E. (Tønsberg)

I have followed the Frantastique course for about half a year, and it has given me...

Pamela G. (Neuss)

Dear Frantastique team, I studied French at school many years ago and always tried...

Guy C. (Rochester)

I really enjoy the lessons - the format works perfectly and they make me take time...

Joseph L. (Niceville)

I am a fourth generation franco-american by way of Quebec, Canada...

Ian G. (Dublin)

Overall, I love this app. It has been the only app to date to keep me constantly...

Susan W. (Alexandria, Virginia)

I simply like French, which I studied in high school so long ago. In the 10th grade...

Lucie G. (Lima)

I've always wanted to learn French, but I've never had an opportunity until now...

Marija K. (Philadelphia)

Frantastique has enhanced my daily rituals, and made me more aware of the...

Wayne R. (Allen, TX)

I took one year of French in high school. I probably learned about as much as the typical US...

Elena B. (Canterbury)

After graduating from Yale Law School, I decided that it was time to prepare for my...

Rodela D. (Lake Tahoe.)

I studied French earlier at my school & fell in love with it! I was looking for a way...

Petra S. (Leipzig)

I love Frantastique because it's so easy to improve my French - every day...

Tianyang C. (Shanghai)

I have been using Frantastique for more than 100 days ,and I have improved from Level 3.3

John L. (Rueil Malmaison)

I am a Canadian who was born in Montreal, but I have lived most of my adult life...

Liesbeth d. (Courlac)

I am happy to tell you about my experience. I love Frantastique so much that I miss it...

Barbara R. (Powell)

I had a minor in French in college 20 years ago, and used to be fairly close to fluent...

Kit Chong Y. (Johor Bahru)

Well, it has been almost a year since I left Paris! Every lesson from Frantastique reminds me...

LEI Y. (Chengdu)

I am an elementary-level French speaker. I studied French for 2 years, but it wasn't easy...

Céline Z. (Shanghai)

I began studying French three years ago. As time went on, I began to feel addicted...

Katherine O. (Woodstock)

I have always loved learning languages. My mother wanted to be Jewish, so...

Ji W. (Beijing)

I travel frequently between China and Europe, particularly Paris for work. I find that...

Claire D. (Walnut Creek)

During the week, I really look forward to sitting down with my nice hot cup of café a...

Annette J. (Montreal)

My wonderful team of Frantastique teachers, You will surely be surprised when I...

Paul K. (London)

I was never taught foreign languages at school, and even English grammar was...

Robyn A. (Launceston)

For six months or so now, Frantastique has become part of my daily routine - sometime...

Michelle M. (LEWISTON)

I used to be quite bilingual when I lived in Ottawa and worked for the Canadian government...

Ingrid V. (Vlaams Brabant)

For years I took French lessons but still couldn't translate anything until I came into contact...

Reinaldo L. (Itu)

I became a Frantastique user after applying for a job in Quebec, Canada...

Hollman R. (Bogotá)

I searched for many courses to strengthen my French, but Frantastique is the best.

Fiona K. (Brighton)

As I rouse each morning from my slumber, my waking thoughts concern two cute extraterrestrials...

Christine S. (Avignon)

Hello Frantastique! For children from German-speaking Switzerland, French lessons are compulsory...

David S. (Stonehaven)

I'm retired, Scottish (and European – very important to emphasise that these days!)...

Fiona K. (St Andrews)

I love the stories and the characters used in the Frantastique method. The grammar...

Patricia J. (Melbourne)

My daily French lesson with Frantastique has given me a daily focus. I am an old woman...

Susan M. (Novi)

Frantastique is an engaging, fun, efficient way for me to learn more French!

Denise R. (Dresden)

Frantastique is just terrific for someone like me who picks up romance languages...

mieke p. (brussels)

First and foremost: Frantastique is fun and doesn't take too much time and that makes...

Marco C. (Guatemala)

My daughters, the two that I have, always studied within the French system: the school...

Udani J. (Kandy)

I am a student learning French as a subject. I think that learning a language can be done easily...

Jah M. (Paraty)

By the time my first French guests left my place when visiting Paraty - Brazil...

April T. (Rennes)

I arrived in France to finish my master's degree, I did not speak the language at all...

Päivi K. (Hyvinkää)

Dear Frantastique Team, I was so delighted to find your program. I am an elderly lady...

Frederick B. (San Francisco)

I have employed various techniques in my effort to master la belle langue...

Dr. Stefanie M. (Düsseldorf)

Dear Frantastique team, I am 40 years old, originally an art historian with a doctorate...

Shahrukh S. (Karachi)

When I signed up for Frantastique, I already knew a little bit of French...

Paulina M. (Mexico)

When I was 8 years old, I traveled to France, but I only knew how to speak English...

Maria C. (Roma)

French was the language of my childhood. I haven’t had a chance to speak...

Betsy B. (Jeffersonton)

It's been many, many years since I lived in France and I've forgotten more than I thought...

Janet M. (Knoxville)

As a retired school teacher, I use Frantastique french lessons as a brain booster...

Lourdes P. (Miami, Floirda)

I have an incredible addiction to Frantastique! Each day I look forward to my quirky, fun...

Hao H. (Boston)

I am soooo intrigued by the stories in Frantastique that sometimes I forget that I am learning...

Bill D. (Stockton)

I retired last year. Before starting retirement I spent a lot of time thinking about...

Giuliana P. (Zürich)

I don't have much time to practice a new language, although I would love to do so. Frantastique...

Kathryn H. (Salt Lake City)

Like most Americans, I only speak English. At 48 years old, I decided enough!

Ann P. (Louisiana)

Having studied french in both high school and college, I tired to keep it up on...

christina v. (La Haye)

I want to tell my story ''en français'', but I'm missing some characters, so I'll do it...

Jeremy F. (London)

I have been using Frantastique since the beginning. Whilst I am bi-lingual, my spelling...

Michael H. (London)

Frantastique is a wonderful idea. It's I T used in an imaginative, colourful and...

Mohamed D. (Maryland)

I decided to join Frantastique to sharpen my French skills. I learned French in school...