Read 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.
Decorate your classroom or office with posters related to France
Studying 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.
Wondering 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.
A 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?
If you live overseas and would like to meet more people, consider joining Internations, the world’s largest online and offline expatriate network.
Teachers, find hundreds of French lesson plans, worksheets, and activities
on a variety of topics, from vocabulary to culture.
Learn and practice French vocabulary and listening at any level with LingQ
, an online learning system and language community.
Magnetic poetry is a fun little tool you can use to learn and practice French. 500 magnets with words and parts of words help you to express yourself in a unique and creative way.
An interesting word to start a new month.
One Third Stories is a monthly box subscription with a language-learning twist. Each month features a story that starts out in English, then gradually adds French words until by the end, the entire story is in French.
Online translators can be helpful as long as you're aware of their limitations.
Que vous soyez français ou bien étudiant avec un niveau de français supérieur, vous pouvez améliorer votre orthographe et expression écrite en explorant l'univers de la Francophonie pendant 10 minutes chaque jour.
Progress with Lawless French is an adaptive, test-driven French learning system made possible through a partnership with Kwiziq.
There's no replacement for studying French pronunciation with a native speaker, but that's not always in the cards (or budget). For students who are limited to studying on their own, there's an online course and a couple of good book-and-CD programs that can help you improve your French pronunciation.