Beyond Lawless French

Lawless FrenchSome sites offer extraordinary features far beyond what I am capable of creating myself. I have partnered with two of them to create co-branded versions in order to bring their special features to my readers.

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.
Special offer: One month free trial

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 Workbook for Dummies

If you want to learn French by reading lessons and then taking lots of quizzes, this is the French book for you. Topics range from greetings and holiday wishes to parts of speech and verb conjugations, and there are tons of practice exercises throughout.

   

Friday French Fix

Friday French fixLessons and quizzes are great for improving your French, but it's always helpful and fun to add some variety. If you're ready to try something different, check out the PwLF Weekend Workout. This weekly feature consists of a set themed exercises - one for each level, so there's always something for everyone. Many subscribers say that this is their very favorite PwLF feature.

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.