|The Ultimate French Review & Practice|
One of the things I decided to work on during my hiatus from fiction writing is relearning French. I have always loved the language and studied it throughout high school; looking back, I wish I had continued in college and/or spent some time living in France, studying piano and immersing myself in French culture. Instead, I took a year of German, which I also enjoyed; however, instead of becoming fluent in either language, the German confused my French and now, almost thirty-five years later, I have forgotten much of both.
I would also like to learn some Italian, but I have decided that the best place to begin before I go to Europe - and I AM going to Europe, although I don't know when or how - is with a good review of French. Several months ago, I purchased a couple of workbooks from Amazon to help me; today, I finally got started. Using the book pictured above, I reviewed the present tense of regular -er, -ir, and -re verbs, and did the corresponding exercises, checking my work with the answer key in the back. (I missed three out of thirty).