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WINGARDIUM

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French Resources
« on: August 11, 2012, 02:03:12 pm »
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AN French Resources List

Thought I'd share my list, these are the sites that I frequently use. Please feel free to share any other websites/resources that you find useful. I've tried to organise them into categories.

Listening
http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/french/ - GREAT for listening, comprehension and vocab
http://www.france24.com/fr/emissions - Good
http://www.tv5.org/TV5Site/enseigner-apprendre-francais/accueil_apprendre.php - suited for more advanced students (an actual french TV station)
http://www.languageguide.org/french/readings/
http://www.mindzeit.com/learnspeakfrenchlanguageonline.php - Archive of different websites, some better than others
http://platea.pntic.mec.es/~cvera/hotpot/chansons/index.htm - Songs, dictations
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/mafrance/flash/# - activities/videos
http://www.rfi.fr/lffr/statiques/accueil_apprendre.asp#4H - REALLY GOOD
http://www.ecoutezbien.com/ - Need cash-money to access $$$, but aimed directly at VCE students
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/news/topic_focus/ - GOOD, comes with transcripts
http://www.audiocite.net/livres-audio-gratuits-poesies/ - French poetry, with transcripts

Writing {Other sites listed also have a dictation section}
http://www.fondationpgl.ca/accueil/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=25&Itemid=51 - Dictation
http://globegate.utm.edu/french/globegate_mirror/gramm.html - Grammar
http://www.laits.utexas.edu/tex/index.html - Grammar

Reading
http://www.momes.net/contes/boucledor/index.html#suite1 – Focused for younger readers
http://www.bonjourdefrance.com/index/indexapp.htm - GREAT website, lots of activities
http://www.worldpress.org/newspapers/EUROPE/France.cfm - Archive of French newspaper sites
http://www.ciel.fr/learn-french/comprehension-exercises.htm
http://www.fondation-nicolas-hulot.org/ - Quite good, environmental vocab, well structured
http://feeclochette.chez.com/grimm.htm - Grimms’s fairytales, a bit of fun :D

Speaking
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/cool/ - Street credible French [informal]
http://www.languageguide.org/french/grammar/pronunciation/ - Great for pronunciation!
http://www.lepointdufle.net/phonetique.htm - Lots of exercises, hard to navigate for beginners
http://www.fonetiks.org/sou2fr.html  - Basic phonetics
http://www.lepointdufle.net/vocabulaire1.htm - REALLY GOOD

Extras/Dictionaries
http://www.dailymotion.com/au - Look up french stuff, more videos here than on youtube
http://www.french-linguistics.co.uk/dictionary/
http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english-french
http://dictionary.reverso.net/french-english/
http://www.languageperfect.co.nz/info/index.html - Vocab/Listening/Writing, need account but WORTHWHILE
http://www.cnrtl.fr/ - Thesaurus under 'Portail lexical', and dictionaries aussi, found it a bit hard to navigate at first
http://www.wordreference.com
http://la-conjugaison.nouvelobs.com/ - conjugator, dictionary, thesaurus all in one... YAY!
« Last Edit: November 21, 2012, 03:24:03 pm by Wingardium »
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Re: French Resources
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2012, 07:20:33 pm »
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Wingardium, vous faites 4 de mes 5 matières. J'ai l'anglais au lieu de la littérature. Nous devrions être amis.

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Re: French Resources
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2012, 10:37:21 pm »
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JE T'ADORE!

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Re: French Resources
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2012, 11:00:29 am »
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Edit: Added more links, thanks goes to 'binder'!
« Last Edit: August 12, 2012, 12:23:32 pm by Wingardium »
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Re: French Resources
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2012, 11:10:37 am »
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Wingardium, vous faites 4 de mes 5 matières. J'ai l'anglais au lieu de la littérature. Nous devrions être amis.

Ouah! Bien sur, je pense que nous avons beaucoup en commun. :)
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Re: French Resources
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2012, 03:00:02 pm »
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http://www.wordreference.com
Not the BEST dictionary out there, but there are associated forums where native speakers tend to give some much better translations of common phrases.

http://www.france24.com/fr/emissions
pour la comprehension orale
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Re: French Resources
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2012, 10:18:57 pm »
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Merci Merci beaucoup!! This is what I have been looking for! :) bonne chance for your exams! :D
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« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2015, 06:11:07 pm »
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MERCI MERCI MERCI!

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« Reply #8 on: August 05, 2018, 08:57:19 pm »
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Merci beaucoup!

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Re: French Resources
« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2019, 05:21:05 pm »
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This is literally the most helpful thing i've ever seen