Beginning- and intermediate-level French readers to help you improve your French reading comprehension.
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.
Practice French listening comprehension, writing, and spelling at the same time with dictées
from Progress with Lawless French.
If you have trouble with French pronunciation and/or listening comprehension, The 38 Elemental Sounds of French
is just what you need: a webinar series by Idahosa Ness.
Learning and practicing French is easier, more effective, and more fun with the right tools. Here are some of my favorites.
French 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.
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.
This Android app includes a variety of language tools to help you understand, pronounce, and practice French or English vocabulary, phrases, and verbs.
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?
Want 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.
Love watching French videos but have trouble understanding them? Ilini is perfect for independent students who need a bit of help when listening to French.
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.