French Language Resources
Rosetta Stone French Level 1 & 2 Set
Our complete set offers Beginner through Advanced instruction with over 8000 real-life images and phrases in 210 lessons. French Levels 1 & 2 provide up to 550 hours of mastery instruction in Listening Comprehension, Reading, Speaking and Writing. Systematic structure teaches vocabulary and grammar naturally, without lists and drills. Previews, exercises and tests accompany every lesson with automated tutorials throughout the program. Some of the covered topics include Greetings and Conversation; People and Talking; Travel, Transportation and Transactions; Directions; Food, Eating and Drinking; Family Relationships; Telling Time; Numbers to One Hundred; Clothing and Dress; Vehicles, Furniture and Instruments; Shopping and Dining Out; Common Social Conventions; Calendar Conventions; A Complete Reference Section of Commonly Used Terms; French Level 1 & 2, Personal Edition set comes complete with illustrated User's Guides and Curriculum Text books.
- Resources - (dead link)
Apprenez le franÁais avec Internet
Includes dictionaries, grammars, and online lessons
"Produced entirely in France by professional broadcasters and journalists, each monthly audiomagazine consists of an hour-long programme in French on audio cassette (or CD) packed with news, features, and interviews reflecting what's going on in France. Previous guests on the French programme include, politicians Francois Mitterand and Jacques Chirac and actors Juliette Binoche and Brigitte Bardot. A booklet containing a word-for-word transcript and an extensive glossary accompanies the audio component. In addition to translations into English of difficult words and phrases, the glossaries contain extensive biographical, historical, political, and cultural notes prepared by experienced editors ñ many of whom also write for some of the world's most prestigious newspapers and magazines. An optional study supplement with listening exercises and grammar drills is also available in each issue."
Dictionnaire de l'AcadÈmie franÁaise
1st (1694) & 5th (1798) editions
ARTFL Project, University of Chicago
A Graduate Journal of French and Francophone Studies
- Department of French Studies, Brown University
First Year French
- University of Texas, Austin
Le Français Fantastique
"By Teachers for Teachers"
Includes: Teaching Aids ; Flash Cards ; Easy Readers and more.
By Marilyn Banack
French Language Course Pages
"...intended to allow you to understand written French...and to write a letter to a French friend or correspondent."
French-English Dictionary Form
ARTFEL Project, University of Chicago
History of French Language
By TennasseeBob Peckham, University of Tennessee-Martin
Old French Language Page
"Edited and maintained by Joseph E. Price, M.A. candidate in the University of South Carolina Linguistics Program
Tex's French Grammar
"...a pedagogical reference grammar thacht combines explanations with surreal dialogues and cartoon images. Originally built for students at the University of Texas at Austin as a user-friendly guide to French grammar, this web site may be profitably used by any learner of French, provided he or she possess a sense of humor.
World Wide Web Virtual Library: French Literature / LittÈrature FranÁaise
"This selection of 683 web sites is maintained by the fabula research group. Most of the sites are written in French, but you could find some in English.
"...provides a comprehensive set of interactive activities for French teachers and learners, featuring more than 400 exercises, over 100 of which have audio samples of native French speakers. It is an easily navigated resource, organised for each year of study and includes reading, writing and listening exercises."
By Catherine Murphy
French Language Schools
Language Loop - (dead link)
English and French language schools in Canada.
Produced entirely in France by professional broadcasters and journalists, each monthly audiomagazine consists of an hour-long programme in French on audio cassette (or CD) packed with news, features, and interviews reflecting what's going on in France.
Maintained by Mike Madin.
Academic Info http://www.academicinfo.net/langfrench.html
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