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Is there any textbook based on the natural method?

Question: Is there any textbook for learing French that are based on the natural method? What's the natural method, you say? It is a method of learning the language like a child would, that is the ...
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Quels sont les livres « référence » de la langue française ? [closed]

Je cherche à développer mon français avec une liste ou de simples titres, si vous en connaissez, de quelques ouvrages (en français) qui doivent absolument être lus au moins une fois dans la vie, ou ...
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Learn French from music — resources?

I am looking for resources for learning French from music. (Not just adequate music, but the totality of resources, like written French Lyrics, translation, English version etc.)
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French radio or tv programs about the French language?

I've just started to learn French and as I'm very interested in language in general, in my mother tongue, I listen to radio programs and watch tv series about this language. I'm thinking that I would ...
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Learning the French language online [duplicate]

I am interested in learning French but don't know the first thing about it. I just love how it sounds as well as the complexity of it so I decided that I want to learn it. What would be either the ...
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Looking for an iOS app to learn French

Some advice for someone who wants to start French would be welcome. I have heard about Parler 100, mainly for beginners but customizable, with good quality sound. Also Duolingo seems quite well ...
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Recommend easy French shows for beginners

I'm a native Urdu speaker with native level proficiency in English language. I am learning French these days. I'd like to know if there are some French movies or TV series with easy phrases through ...
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Radio or podcasts for French language learners?

I'm looking for some French radio (preferably available online) which is good for French language learners. Not necessarily for beginners or learners specifically (though don't mind to get ...
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References for self-teaching french language [duplicate]

I want to learn french on my own. I don't know anything about french and i want to start from the beginning. I want some books or references.
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Recommended grammar textbook for self-study

There are French grammar textbooks written in my native language. However, most of them are either too simple (containing not enough information) or too hard (contain many information but less ...
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What is the fastest way to self-learn French? [closed]

I suppose my question applies for any language -- at for least Latin based languages -- but what is the most efficient way to self-study French? First and foremost my goal is to be able speak and ...
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Comedy Skits for learning french

I am looking for small comedy skits in French language. I need this to learn french and also act the skit for my teacher. It would be great if I have some links to some website containing these skits
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Learning a bit of French with not much time

A native English speaker who I follow on twitter, who's speaking (in English) at a programming conference in Paris tweeted What's the best way to learn a tiny bit of French in a week? A week in ...
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How many French words do I need to learn to survive in France? [closed]

Suppose I'm to live in France, working there. How big a vocabulary shall I have, or, how many words shall I know, in order to be able to survive there? I know this question is a bit vague, but please ...
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What is a good native french dictionary and grammar book? [closed]

I would like to buy a French dictionary and grammar book written for native speakers. What are some good ones?
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Is Rosetta Stone effective at teaching French?

I will be learning French for a cycling trip that I will be taking a year from today and am wondering how far into the French language I will be able to get with the Rosetta Stone software. I am ...
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Where can I find good reading materials without the literary tenses?

So here's my strategy for learning French: Took 4 years in high school, so I already know the basics and a lot of vocabulary. Memorize ~2000 new nouns and ~2000 new verbs, thus expanding vocabulary ...
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Comment étudier le français tout seul ?

Mon niveau est presque B1-B2. J'ai un bon vocabulaire (mais il pourrait certainement être meilleur), je me débrouille pas mal dans la compréhension, mais j'ai quelque soucis avec l’orthographe et la ...
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Learning French from English or Spanish

As a native English speaker, I learned Spanish using both classroom study and in-country learning. I am fluent in Spanish, but don't have the same vocabulary as in English, however, I probably have a ...
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French school ebooks to download

Je suis un étudiant de français langue étrangère, et j'utilise une nouvelle méthode pour apprendre cette langue. Avec cette nouvelle méthode, j'apprends à lire en premier, donc écouter, puis écrire, ...
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Comment enseigner le français à ceux qui le connaissent déjà un peu?

Une amie de 25 ans m'a demandé de lui enseigner le français. Je suis prof, mais pas de langues; j'enseigne le dessin d'animation. Cela dit, je dévore tous les ouvrages ayant rapport à la pédagogie, ...
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Are there good tools for learning to speak French?

I'm a newcomer to France, I've have never had a formal education in French at school (being raised in South Africa), and i'm really trying to improve my French by: Taking lessons once a week, ...
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Comment fait-on pour reconnaître et mémoriser le genre des noms?

Il y a un an et demi que j'ai commencé à apprendre le français, mais pour moi c'est difficile de reconnaître et de mémoriser le genre des mots. Par exemple, « chaise » est féminin parce qu'il se ...
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What movies or TV series can I use to improve my French?

Watching movies or TV series are very helpful in learning a language. What such movies or series (french ones, of course) is recommended for a new learner? This is what I experienced in learning ...