Colette

Colette
Si vous n'avez jamais lu une ligne écrite par Colette, un voyage au « pays de Colette » vous enchantera, surtout si vous affectionnez les villages français dont les rues sont en pentes douces ....

   

   

   

Conversational French

Conversational FrenchThe French you learn in school is not at all the same language as what you encounter when speaking to people in real life - there are all kinds of shortcuts, informalities, and other differences that you need to be familiar with in order to carry on a conversation. Check out some resources that focus on how French is actually spoken.

   

   

   

   

   

   

Dictées

Dictées
Dictées are a classic way to practice French, even for native speakers. For them, dictées are a test of grammar (particularly agreement) and spelling - sort of like super-charged spelling bees. For French students, dictées are an excellent form of combined listening and writing practice.

   

   

   

   

Édith Piaf

Édith Piaf
Édith Piaf was a French cabaret singer and international star. In this short interview, she talks about why she sings so many love songs.