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Why do they speak
so fast?!

You’ve been learning French for years.

Now you are able to understand the innerFrench podcast and videos without too much trouble.

But whenever you watch a French movie or hear a conversation between French people, you feel like a beginner again.

It almost seems like they speak a completely different language from the one you’re trying to learn.

They merge random words together, they use idioms you’ve never heard, and they invente new slang everyday.

But the biggest obstacle, of course, is that they speak way too fast!

Did you spend all this time learning French for nothing?

How can you have a pleasant conversation if you’re constantly afraid of not understanding what French people are saying?

The real problem

Trust me: it has nothing to do with French.

Anyone who’s ever learned a foreign language has been through this.

I’ve experienced all these mental blocks myself hundreds of times in English, Spanish and Polish! 

I know how frustrating and demotivating they can be.

Luckily for us, the solution is quite simple: you just need (a lot) more practice!

But here comes the real problem: there is very little content that can provide you with this type of training.

Most French courses are either a long list of grammar lessons, or awkward scripted dialogues that you would never hear in France. 

And even if your French-speaking friends are very patient, you probably don’t want to stop them every 10 seconds to ask them to explain a phrase you didn’t get.

In this course, you can!

How this course will help you

1

Get Exposed to Real-Life Conversations in a Stress-Free Atmosphere

2

Learn Informal French and Useful Daily Phrases in Context

3

Master Past Tenses, Conditional and Hypothesis

Your teachers

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Hugo

I started teaching French in 2015 at the French Institute in Warsaw, Poland, and then online through the innerFrench Podcast and YouTube channel.

To help learners overcome the intermediate plateau, I then created the ‘Build a Strong Core‘ and ‘Raconte ton histoire‘ courses.

By working with thousands of students from all over the world, I have discovered which methods work best. I am constantly improving my courses to provide the best lessons possible!

Ingrid

Ingrid

After my studies, I started my career as a journalist in Paris. But in 2017, I got bitten by the travel bug so I decided to move to South America.

I settled in Peru, where I became a teacher of French as a foreign language while still writing articles for French medias.

At the end of 2020, I joined the innerFrench team to create content for the podcast and YouTube channel while also helping students from the ‘Raconte ton histoire‘ course!

😄 Real-life conversations with a smile

In ‘Raconte ton histoire‘, I’ll introduce you to four of my best friends. They agreed to share some personal experiences and important moments from their lives.

You’ll learn to understand them thanks to a step-by-step method:

  1. Watch the conversation a first time to get discover the topic
  2. Watch it again while answering a comprehension quiz to understand the tricky parts
  3.  Watch it another time while doing a vocabulary quiz to learn new words in context
  4. Watch a behind-the-scenes video where I dissect the conversation to show the differences between formal and informal French, and explain cultural references.

By following this method, you’ll get an amazing training for your ear without getting bored!

FAQ

Most frequent questions & answers

Our courses go a lot more in depth than our free content. They are designed to get one big step closer to the advanced level so the lessons are organized with a clear progression, targeted grammar sections and lots of exercises to practice.

The program is designed for upper-intermediate students (between upper B1 and B2 on the CEFR scale). As a rule of thumb, if the innerFrench Videos are at the right level for you or if you’ve already finished the ‘Build a Strong Core‘ course, then this program will be the right level, too.

It’s not mandatory but I highly recommend it, especially if you still find the innerFrench Podcast challenging.

You’ll get access to your first lesson as soon as you sign up. Then you can go through the lessons at your own pace and take as long as you need to complete the program.

Enrollment typically re-opens every 4 months.

The program is entirely in French, just like my podcast and videos. Translations are provided in the transcription for tricky words and expressions, but the lessons and the grammar explanations are in French. I break things down into digestible pieces to make sure you get everything.

As a teacher, my goal is to see my students make actual progress. So if you don’t get results after joining the program, I offer a 30-day money back guarantee.

You can access the course on your laptop, smartphone or tablet, as long as you have an internet connection.

No, the lessons are recorded and we don’t offer conversation classes. But you can ask us questions under each lesson and quiz of the course or by email.

Do you have a different question?*

*Hugo doesn’t give private classes  😉

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