People can learn to speak French through traditional classes, video and audio recordings or online through sites such as Rosetta Stone, Babel and JeFrench. These sites provide lessons for beginners and advanced French speakers.
French classes are a more traditional way to learn the language. Many community colleges and adult education centers offer these at reasonable prices. The most important aspect of either learning method is to study and practice.
About.com suggests complete immersion in the language by listening to French music, watching French movies, reading French books and magazines and speaking as much French as possible while learning the language.