10 clichés français

10 clichés français
Work on your French listening comprehension with this funny video by a French teen, with lots of expressions and informalities.

   

Alsatian Accent

Alsatian accent
Put your French listening comprehension and sense of humor to the test with this faux news report poking fun at Alsace and the Alsatian accent.

   

   

   

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.

   

Daily Practice Ideas

Daily French practice ideasPractice is the key to improving your French, and just 15 minutes a day on some kind of French activity can make a huge difference. Check out these ideas and draw up your own schedule.

   

DALF C1 Tips

DALF C1 - French proficiency testThe DALF C1 will test you on the four language skills in French: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Here's some info about what to expect as well as tips on how to prepare for the test.

   

   

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.

   

   

E instable

French silent eIn many words the letter e is potentially silent, a characteristic which has three French names: e caduc, e instable, and e muet. Though e muet is the most common term, e instable is the most accurate.

   

   

Frantastique – Read my review

French lessons by FrantastiqueLearn French by following the adventures of Victor Hugo as he explores the Francophone universe. The humorous videos and comics are suitable for post-beginners aged 15 and up, and include a variety of accents as well as slang.

   

Idées pour vivre ensemble

Idées pour vivre ensemble
Ideas collected from kids on how to live well with each other. The grammar and vocab are fairly simple, but the young narrator speaks quickly, so it's great listening practice.

   

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.