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Take Free French Lessons with Mr. Innes

When the pandemic forced the shutdown of Dalmarnock Primary School in Scotland, its French teacher, James Innes, fought back and started a YouTube channel, French with Mr. Innes. The aim was to offer videos that, with humor and engaging graphics, made learning French easy and entertaining for kids. Apparently, Innes’ approach works: He earned 1,100 subscribers in just 11 weeks and now has more than 1,300. Check him out on For kids who want to learn Spanish, check out the wacky Spanish with Mr. Vega on YouTube at