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  • <p>Ever since I achieved my DELF B1 certificate more than a year ago, I’ve¬†allowed my French to slip. I just haven’t used it. I’m trying to correct this sorry state of affairs. Here’s how.</p>
<p>First, as always for me, is listening practice. If you can’t understand what’s being said, there’s not much point. Living languages are all about conversing, gossipping and chatting. Only dead languages, such as Latin and Anglo-Saxon (which I also understand) centre on reading. I used to listen to a wide range of podcasts but I find, this time around, that I’ve limited myself to the  […]</p>

    Recovering My French

    Ever since I achieved my DELF B1 certificate more than a year ago, I’ve¬†allowed my French to slip. I just haven’t used it. I’m trying to correct this sorry state of affairs. Here’s how.

    First, as always for me, is listening practice. If you can’t understand what’s being said, there’s not much point. Living languages are all about conversing, gossipping and chatting. Only dead languages, such as Latin and Anglo-Saxon (which I also understand) centre on reading. I used to listen to a wide range of podcasts but I find, this time around, that I’ve limited myself to the […]