Arguably one of the most enjoyable ways to enrich your learning of a language is through music. And regardless of your taste, there's
something for everyone.
Forget flashcards - music provides a fast and easy way to memorise vocabulary, master French grammar and learn authentic phrases. Singing along helps strengthen your facial muscles, while playing songs on repeat can help fine-tune your ear to overcome the difficulty of understanding spoken French.
Using tools such as Lyrics Training, learners of all levels can practice with recall activities that are pitched at just the right level.
So whether you're learning French in class, at home, online or on your own, here's a selection of top hits from France over this past year.
Add Nous to the list of favourites from Julien Doré, which includes Le Lac, Paris-Seychelles and La Fièvre.
From the artist who brought us Alors on dance, Papaoutai and Tous les Memes, Santé is an ode to the working class during Covid.
Montecalvario is the perfect soundtrack for a long, lazy day in the summer heat, while À ciel ouvert provides
another perfect easy listening tune.
The album "Palais d'argile" offers many great hits including Libre, Avant qu'il n'ait le monde, and Chrystaux liquides - and is sure to challenge your French.
A long way from The Voice France and her César-winning performance in "La Famille Belier", in 2021 Louane presents Aimer à mort and even a collaboration with Grand Corps Malade in Derrière le brouillard.
Between her tear-jerkring ballad N'insiste pas or her powerful collab with Grand Corps Malade Mais je t'aime, Camille Lellouche has more than a few songs to favourite.
Dadju is making waves in France with new release Mon soleil and a number of recent collaborations, including Dans mes bras
with Kendji Girac, Si on disait with M. Pokora, Belle with Gims and Slimane, and Meleğim with Soolking.
In addition to his popular collab with Dadju, Kendji Girac has released the flamenco Bebeto with Soolking, and the pop hit Evidemment.
Relatively new on the music scene, Tayc is forging his place with singles such as Le Temps, Comme Toi and last year's N'y Pense Plus.
Citing Jacques Brel, Serge Gainsbourg, The Cranberries and Nivarna among her influences, Hoshi is gaining recognition her her 2021 single Et même après je t'aimerai.
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