Whatever your dreams related to French may be, setting specific goals – and measuring your progress against them – is one of the most effective tools in your learning arsenal. Choosing the right goals isn’t rocket science, but there’s a little more to it than just throwing together a list.
Need a refresher on grammar basics like parts of speech and the various verb elements? Check out this French grammar glossary for short explanations of all the essential French grammar terms, from adjectives to verb voice.
Is French still an important language? A linguist and a journalist say no, but I (and the facts) say yes!
Learning French on your own? Lawless French is packed with lessons and tips which you can supplement with other resources to study independently as efficiently as possible.
Studying for an hour a week will only get you so (not) far. Intensity in terms of getting as close to immersion as possible as well as regular practice are vital.
The International Phonetic Alphabet, or IPA, is a set of characters used to standardize pronunciation explanations across languages. It uses a unique symbol for each sound, which makes discussions of different languages much easier.
There are two myths that lead to a majority of students abandoning their language-learning aspirations: the idea that learning a language is hard and the division of people into good at language and not good at language.
Questions about French? The Lawless French forum is where all of you Lawless Frenchers can ask questions and practice with native and non-native French speakers from all over the world. Anyone can read messages, but you'll need to register in order to post to the forum.
Categorized index to all Lawless French lessons.
Is it possible to learn French online? Sure, at least to a certain extent. Here are some tips and tools to help you learn French on your own.
The French lessons and comprehension exercises on this site are ranked according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), which describes six levels of language proficiency.
Happy New Year! Take advantage of this annual fresh start to make a New Year's resolution regarding your French learning.
Progress with Lawless French is an adaptive, test-driven French learning system that will help you learn more efficiently with personalized kwizzes, writing challenges, and dictées.