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.

   

   

FluentU – French Videos

FluentU French videosFrench videoFrench learners are always looking for new sources of French listening practice, and FluentU is one of the best. This subscription site offers videos for all levels of French, enhanced with quizzes, spaced repetition, and other tools to help you practice what you know and learn at your own pace.

   

Frantastique

Fun French lessonsRead my review of Frantastique, a story-based learning program with exercises, dialogues, stories, historical notes, videos, and comics. Each lesson takes about 15 minutes, making it easy to squeeze daily practice into a busy schedule.
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Free Books: Coronavirus Explained to Kids

Coronavirus explained to kids
Coronavirus, COVID-19, and confinement are bizarre and confusing for adults, so one can only imagine how kids feel. Several authors have tried to do just that and have created three books especially for kids, to help them understand what's going on and how to get through it. They're all available for free as PDFs and/or online books.

French Tutors

French tutorStudying French online has many benefits, as well as some limitations. If you want to get serious about learning French but can't handle a rigid class schedule, private classes are the way to go - learn more.

Gifts for French Lovers

Gifts for French loversWondering what to buy for the Francophile on your list? Check out these ideas ranging from fanciful to practical - at least one is sure to thrill your favorite French lover.

Grammar Checkers

French grammar checkersA grammar checker can correct spelling and some grammar errors. While they can never replace a human, if all you need is a quick, automated check, they can find obvious mistakes and signal potential errors. But just how good - or bad - are they?

Homestay Immersion

Learn French in FranceWant to learn French in France? Immersion is the key, and the Homestay Immersion experience is a great option, with both professional tutoring and informal interactions with your French host family around the dinner table. In addition, you'll be in France and can therefore speak French around town, watch French TV and movies, and explore every aspect of French culture. It's true immersion, for any level.

Ilini French Videos

IliniFrench videosFrench videoLove watching French videos but have trouble understanding them? Ilini is perfect for independent students who need a bit of help when listening to French.

   

Independent Study

French independent studyLearning 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.