you will be learning if you keep going, it's meant to be easy. if you want to maximise your learning then just write down the words you learn on sticky notes. i started russian like 1y ago and gave up after 1 month but still have the sticky notes on my bedroom wall and i remember lol.
The best way to learn a language is to live in a place speaking that language.
So become an illegal immigrant like many of your fellow citizens. We share our biggest border with you, and there is no wall. So it couldn't be much of a trouble for you to come.
Start by "Real Socialism is the best system"
Then add some homosexuality to it
"ril socilism is best sisteem"
Then add some autism into it
"Ze reel soCIALis agh beast sissem"
Then you're pretty much arrived at full French, it wont be perfect but they'll understand everything you say.