I’ve been studying French since I was a boy in school, and then in some official schools. Sometimes it was boring to move go the institute and have a class with ten, twelve or twenty people and a teacher. You can’t spend all your time speaking French and you have a lot of people who share the attention of the teacher. Then, if you’re not in a French-speaking country, you don’t really have the possibility to speak, which is without any doubt, the best way to learn a language. But also it´s true that you need a basis, you try to find method by yourself, sometimes boring, sometimes without any schedule, so you don’t find the moment to sit down, to make yourself responsible of your learning. But since I found Frantastique, I found a good way to keep on learning the different languages. It’s true that you don’t have the main tool to learn: the direct use of the language in your daily life. Unfortunately, this is something that no method is going to offer to you. It’s something that you have to do by yourself, trying to find a native in the place you stay to share the languages. The main advantage with Frantastique is that you have a daily review of your skills, and, of course, a daily advance in your learning. You have the mail with your lessons every day, and, even if you have a busy working day or you are a little bit lazy, you know that you only need five or ten minutes to continue learning the language. Another pro is that you don’t get a lesson, a grammar lesson, and once you finish it you never see it content again. The method takes special care in repeat what you have learn the last week or the last month, so I think it´s a good way to etch it in your memory. The same happens with the vocabulary and, other of the best thing, your can personalize your lessons. It´s means that if you have special interest in some of the parts of the lessons, the method gives you the possibility to tell that you want to learn more about it. And, if something breaks down, you just have to write the tutors and you will have a quickly feedback. Last advantage is that you don’t find it boring. You will face your lessons knowing that the scriptwriters triy to make a funny story for you, with different characters, sometimes not politically correct, which I think is something good because you feel it close, not like the standards of the classic methods. Finally, you see your advances, the things that your learned, and ask for two, three, seven or five lessons per week. I recommend last option, cause you don’t need to expend a lot of time and it’s better to have a little bit each day than get a lot of information on one day and the forget everything. My experience is really rewarding.— Carlos M. (Barcelona, SPAIN)
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