Ressources pour apprendre ou améliorer son français.

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References for pronunciation of different verb forms

I'm a beginner in French and I'm learning pronunciation in French with this book. Would anybody come up with any good books/resources which contains the rules of pronunciation of different verb (in ...
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Resources for learning French phrases (e.g. en train de=in the process of)

I'd like to know if there're some online resources for learning French phrases, for example, en train de, en cours de etc. I'm practicing listening and reading, but even though I understand each word ...
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A French dictionary able to find words using wildcards like “ * ” or “ ? ”

Where can I find a french dictionary that will display all the words matching a certain string of letters like "a...eurs" (see the example). Example of text with some letters missing from a word: ...
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Any good list for most commonly used phrases and expressions?

There are a lot of lists of words, which could be imported directly into Anki. For example, memrise has an online course, containing 5000 most frequent words in the French language. Now I nearly ...
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Any suggestions on shows/movies/youtubers to increase French listening skills?

I have been looking for ways to improve my French listening skills and so far I have only found one youtuber that has helped me (Françaisavecpierre) Do any of you have any suggestions? And can you ...
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Where can I find a well-organized free french lessons website?

I'm starting to grasp French, but in my journey of finding good resources I haven't been able to find a good site with a good structure of lessons. What I'm looking for is a French site with lessons ...
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Website, app or book with verbs used in sentences

I am brushing up on what little French I learned when I used to take classes two years ago and I'm looking for a reference where I can look up verbs and find plenty - no, LOTS - of examples where the ...
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Expressions such as “la crème de la crème” and others

I am looking for a list of expressions meaning "the best of" such as "la crème de la crème". I would like some serious and funny ones, anyone has some in mind? or a reference for that (I will be ...
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Beyond memorisation and time, how can you master grammatical gender in French?

How can adult L2 learners learn, master, and remember grammatical gender more efficiently? Memorisation and time do not improve advanced L2 learners. Are there shortcuts or patterns or rules for ...
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Cherche des stations de radio francophones

Je cherche des stations de radio francophones qui diffusent de la musique des années 60 et 70 (oldies) ou du métal (death metal préferé), qui ont des animateurs et des programmes d'information. Je ...
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Where can I find good French audio resources for beginners?

I am a student, and I recently started taking French as a class. My vocabulary is OK, Duolingo teaches you well. But I need a better resource than a textbook, or Duolingo, as neither prepares you to ...
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Dictionary with search by endings

Is there a French dictionary where I can search for words with given ending? It would also be nice to have the results sorted by frequence and the nouns marked with gender. I want to check some ...
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French books/other sources with semi-hard grammar and vocabulary?

I'm looking for some French readings (books, websites, anything goes) that are comprehensible enough so I wouldn't have to check every single word/grammatical construction. I'm fluent in English, and ...
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Est-ce que les films sont un bon moyen d'améliorer les compétences auditives ? [duplicate]

Je cherche les films français pour améliorer mes compétences de compréhension auditive. Il faut que je sache si cela m'aiderait améliorer mes compétences de compréhension (et peut-être également la ...
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Short French podcast used to transcribe?

I need a good resource to train my listening comprehension of French language. I decide to find some podcasts of 2-3 minutes which is appropriate for transcribing. Now I am a beginner and ...
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Où est-ce que je peux regarder la télé en français sur Internet ?

Je veux regarder la télé en français, et ça ne me dérange pas de payer des frais si nécessaire. Est-ce que vous avez des idées ?
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Indicatif de lisibilité d'un texte en français ?

Il existe en anglais (et en ligne) de nombreux analyseurs de textes qui permettent de juger de la lisibilité d'un texte (analyse de la longueur moyenne des mots, de la quantité de vocabulaire ...
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French grammar book similar to English Grammar in Use

I am looking for a book on French grammar similar to English Grammar in Use by Murphy. The qualities I am seeking are explanations in simple French, a lot of exercises and level about A1/A2 maybe B1. ...
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Quels livres ou ressources expliquent les difficultés de la langue française ? [closed]

SVP, veuillez recommander les livres ou ressources, écrits en français ou anglais, qui doivent expliquer ou examiner les raisons et les origines des difficultés (et qui ne pomulguent que les ...
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Why don't French dictionaries show all conjugations?

I checked Dictionnaire de l'académie française, and found they don't show all conjugation when they explain être: Je suis, tu es, il est ; nous sommes, vous êtes, ils sont. J'étais. Je fus. ...
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Is there a resource showing conjugation of French verbs together with a pronunciation of all forms of the verb?

I am looking for some resource (book/website/...) that, for any french verb, would show me not only how to conjugate it, but also how to pronounce individual forms of the verb. For a chosen french ...
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Good and simple book series for beginners like Oxford Bookworms series

As an English learner, I found Oxford "Bookworms series" and "Dominoes" very useful to enhance my reading skill and my English vocabulary. For example, about Bookworms series, each book in the series ...
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French word families

Does anyone know of a website or book on French language word families, something along the line of Howard Keller's German Word Family Dictionary? I'm interested in French word roots and the verbs, ...
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Start learning French through English [closed]

I desire to learn French, but I am very new to it, i.e. I don't know even a single word in French. I googled this, but I could not access a proper site to learn French online. How can I learn ...
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Que puis-je étudier après avoir terminé tous les niveaux de Rosetta Stone? [closed]

J’étudie le français depuis de quelques mois et je viens de terminer tous les niveaux de Rosetta Stone. C'est un bon programme, mais je crois que j'ai beaucoup de mots et de grammaire à étudier, et ...
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Simple audiobooks/books which are not “Learn French” books

I live in Flanders (Belgium) and I've studied French for many years at school, but I wasn't really interested and not trying very hard. So I've lost a lot of potential, but now I really want to start ...
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Are there any french image board sites like the American 4chan?

Since I am from a non French speaking country it's hard to know any underground content. Is there a French equivalent of 4chan?
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How would I check for vulgar meanings of words..?

I just stumbled across the verb 'venir' - to come. I was wondering if it had a similar set of meanings as it would in English (to come to some place, and also to orgasm). Are these translations ...
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Y a-t-il des émissions françaises qui ne sont pas trop difficiles ?

Je prends AP French Language & Culture et je ne peux pas écouter le français sans difficulté. Les émissions d'actualité de tv5monde sont d'un bon niveau pour moi mais je cherche d'autres émissions ...
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French word list with genders

I have been looking for a list of French nouns with corresponding gender for a machine learning experiment. So far I've only found lists of words without gender, or small lists including gender mostly ...
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Are there any alternatives to Google Translate?

I use Google Translate frequently. It has been incredibly helpful for finding the definitions of individual words. However, when it comes to learning about piecing together French phrases, Google ...
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Science or technology related resources to learn French [closed]

So, I want to learn French quicker, and I figured that I don't really listen much... I mean, English is easy to learn, you just read it and listen to it all the time through the Internet, TV shows, ...
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Similar words in English and in French, and counterexamples

Recently, I've been learning French language and I've noticed that many words in English have similar words in French, for example the word “example” in English and the word “exemple” in French. If I ...
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List of French minimal pairs

I'm searching for a comprehensive list of minimal pairs in the French language. At best a list that contains minimal pairs for all possible combination of phonemes. Can you point me to a resource? ...
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Web service or program that shows the use over time for a French word

In English when I want to see the evolution of the use of a term over time, I can use Google as shown below. Is there any similar website or program for French?
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Grammar resources for DELF A1 test

Are there resources for the required "Grammar" for DELF A1 test?
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Où trouver des sources fiables sur les gentilés ?

Il n’est pas rare de se demander comment on appelle les habitants d’une ville, d’une région, d’un pays, … Or, contrairement à d’autres langues, le français connaît peu de règles en la matière. On ...
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Is there any textbook based on the natural method? [closed]

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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Un dictionnaire standard du français (référence)

Je travaille sur un petit projet (logiciel), ce qui sera une référence générale de la langue française. C'est un logiciel qui analyserait du texte français. Malheureusement je trouve que la plus ...
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Are there any sites dedicated to having French subtitles for French films? [closed]

I see a lot of French subs for English shows but finding French subs for French media has been difficult. Does France not provide subs for hard of hearing people? Anyone know of any sites that have ...
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How to find cognates (ie: words with the same etymology) in English and French?

Many French and English words are related, though often not synonyms or "faux amis". Are there some good lists of such cognates or some database/tool/website that makes it easy to track them down, ...
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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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Y a-t-il un équivalent de vocabulary.com en français?

Vocabulary.com est un site incroyable qui personnalise un programme d'apprentissage de vocabulaire pour les anglophones de tous niveaux, de niveau débutant jusqu'à niveau très avancé. Y a-t-il ...
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Where can I find large French texts in .txt format ?

I need to download a long roman/novel in .txt format as a reference so that I can analyze it for some kinda of concordance and finding phrases that I can use as examples. By this way I can improve my ...
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Is there a site like soundcomparisons.com for French?

Soundcomparisons.com is a great site for listening to how a certain word is pronounced in different accents of English from all over the English-speaking world. Is there a site like this for French? ...
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Ressources en français avec transcriptions, excepté films et livres audio

Pour améliorer ma compétence d'écoute, je voudrais écouter (ou regarder) du français et puis lire la transcription. Je ne suis pas à la recherche de films, car il faut leur consacrer trop de temps ...
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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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Où trouver des livres audio (audiobooks) non romanesques et contemporains ?

J'aimerais savoir où je puis acquérir, à titre gracieux, des livres audio non romanesques et modernes écrits en français, ou traduits en français, ceux qui sont forcément publiés pendant les 50 ans ...
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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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A good iOS app to learn Medieval French

Any advice for someone who wants to get started on Medieval French? I would like to hear about some suggestions.