Language Preparation

No matter what, making an effort to engage in speaking and learning some French language will greatly improve your relations and enrich your experiences with people in France and Switzerland. There are many helpful sites and apps you should make use of:

  1. The most popular of mobile language apps – Duolingo – is a great way to familiarize yourself with the sound and basics of language learning (available for iOSAndroid, and Windows devices)
  2. Mango Languages is a much more robust app and is available through Avila’s Library
  3. The BBC has Talk French and The French Experience lessons
  4. IElanguages is a great site for learning at your own pace