Language Resources

French Language Apps

Drops – Play with your words, learning new French vocabulary in just 5 minutes a day.

Duolingo – Learn the basics of French grammar and vocabulary for free with Duolingo.

Clozemaster – Study new words through context with Clozemaster.

French Listening Resources

Glossika – An audio resource that uses spaced repetition to help you learn simple phrases in French. The first 1,000 repetitions are free.

TuneIn – TuneIn is free online radio that streams both talk and music stations in French.

Pimsleur – Pimsleur is a popular audio course with more than thirty lessons available for French learners. It uses call-and-response to help you start speaking French.

French Course Books

Assimil – Learn French and build a solid foundation in the language with useful dialogues and listening exercises.

Teach Yourself – Complete French from Teach Yourself has 24 thematic lessons that help you build confidence in reading, speaking and writing in French.

Colloquial – Colloquial French is a more grammar-based approach to French, but it’s still done so in an accessible way.

French Reading

LingQ – This site has a series of short, easy readings with audio for French learners available. But if you upgrade to a premium account, you can import your own texts and get help reading even novels in French!

Short Stories – Olly Richards of I Will Teach You a Language published a series of short stories for French learners in this collection.

General Language Learning

Fluent in 3 Months Challenge – This is a 90-day course that helps you build confidence and accountability in French. It also prepares you for a 15-minute conversation in French at the end of the challenge.

italki – Take lessons with skilled, affordable language tutors on italki. You can also connect with language exchange partners for free.

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