Resources for learning French

In the article below I provide several interesting resources for learning Molière’s language.

You can click on each items, it will redirect you directly to the site!

1. General learning (online courses, websites, blogs…)

On this Blog I give all my French lessons at the rate of one per week. You have at your disposal the lesson, the exercises and the corrections.

Many publications in French (and plenty of other languages too): conjugation, vocabulary, tips and tricks…

To practice writing in French, there is no better way: this group is an extension of my French lessons given on the Blog. You are asked to write and do exercises related to this week’s lesson… and your work will be corrected!

Every day a new exercise and every week a new lesson.

Elsa, a teacher of French as a foreign language, shares her lessons and very instructive videos.

Lessons classified by level

Audio documents, related exercises

A little slang, verlan of the French language

Self-corrective exercises A1 to B1

Listening exercises with trailers

A free online magazine that contains exercises, tests, games, even a karaoke, and many lessons / explanations to learn French. Lots of interesting information!

TV5 Monde is a French TV channel. Their site has a special section for non-French speakers with many resources to learn French. You will find interactive exercises, videos, games, dictionaries… and many other tools to learn Molière’s language! You can even make a test to define your level.


Site launched by RFI, which provides a wide audience with resources and many tools to understand the world in French. You will find audio and video tools, educational exercises, magazine articles, dossiers… All this for free, and in French of course.

Sprachcaffe? It is an organization that offers language courses throughout the world, with more than 30 years of experience. You can learn French as well as English, Spanish, Italian, German, Chinese and Arabic in 30 different countries.


2. Speaking and pronouncing

With Forvo, you can learn to pronounce lots and lots of words recorded on the platform by anonymous people. You just have to type the word you want to hear in the search bar to access all the recordings, sometimes with different accents. It’s up to you to choose the one you prefer!

Italki, Speaky, Hello Talk, Conversation Exchange… A selection of the best language exchange sites so that you can find the best partner in French and improve your pronunciation.


3. Audio – Vidéo

Podcasts

A French woman has recorded multiple topics on her blog. Audio topics on everyday life. The podcasts come with a short text that summarizes the main ideas of the audio.

Podcasts recorded by Pierre, a Frenchman, who gives you quick lessons, advice, and other anecdotes about the French language or culture. You will also find podcasts with conjugation courses, grammar, etc..

Vidéos

In this viral video, an adorable little French girl tells a very creative story with hippos, crocodiles and other creatures. You will probably have to remove all the ads on the video so as not to be disturbed… Even if she is still very young, she pronounces each of the words quite clearly, which helps to understand them better. The video is subtitled in English to help English speakers.

Learning with stories. You can read and hear the story at the same time.

Documentaries

Great videos, short and very explicit that help you to understand the rules of grammar or pronunciation of French.

Beautiful videos, very clear, very useful on pronunciation, grammar, French vocabulary.

Films et séries

Here is a selection of the best French series to learn French, of course. This will help you improve your listening and reading comprehension (if you watch them with subtitles).

Music

A Canadian singer, with strong lyrics and a particularly good pronunciation. Look for the songs with the lyrics to help you understand better.

A monument of French song, perfect articulation to help you understand and texts that are both deep and entertaining.

A must for French chanson!

TV channels

24 hours of non-stop information in French, ideal for those who wish to learn the language. The advantage is that they speak clearly, use a wide vocabulary, and cover a wide range of topics.

Also worth seeing: TV5 Monde and RFI, two channels mentioned above.


4. Reading and writing

Books

Free audio books in all languages!

There is a collection of books Hachette FLE, French as a Foreign Language, adapted for non-French speakers who are learning French. It includes classics of the French language, accessible to all levels. You will also find books to help you learn the language about grammar, spelling, etc.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s book, a great French classic accessible to children and adults, beginners and more advanced levels.

Dictionaries

A dictionary, an encyclopedia, a translation dictionary… Larousse is the great French classic.

The TV channel mentioned above also offers its French dictionary. Rich and complete.

Magazines and newspapers

One of the most famous French newspapers covering topics in France and abroad

A French newspaper dedicated to sports.

A journal dedicated to students.

Methods

Personally I like the ASSIMIL method very much. I find it very suitable to learn on your own.


5. Applications


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