Ressources pour apprendre ou améliorer son français.

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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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Short stories for beginners [closed]

I have just started to learn French with a private tutor. I have a little previous knowledge and I am looking for resources of short stories (in beginner level) so I can practice in my free time. Can ...
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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?

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?

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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Related French and English words — how to find them ?

Many French and English words are related, though often not synonyms or "faux amis". Are there some good lists of such words 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.
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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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Ressources pour décortiquer et éplucher des tournures idiomatiques

Je me hasarde à dépister une ressource ou un dictionnaire français, soit sur Internet soit téléchargeable, qui discourt de et expose le dessein, la genèse, la structure, voire l'intuition, des ...
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Advanced french for business and customer service

I did French till high school and I can speak relatively well but with an accent and a lack of fluidity with words. I will starting a new customer-facing role dealing with IT projects and I ...
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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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Website for French antonyms [closed]

When trying to understand a word it helps me to see the word in relation to it's antonyms. Is there a website that gives me a list of the antonyms for every French word?
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Learning materials for French from novice to professional [closed]

As a young boy I studied some French and spent some time in France but I have forgotten much of the language. However, recently. I have felt the need to relearn it and hopefully, learn it better this ...
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Quelle est l'origine des phrases qui sont écrites sous forme abrégée dans les SMS ?

Je me suis rendu compte qu'il y a quelques phrases (sous forme abrégée) qui sont utilisées dans les SMS. Quelle est l'origine de ces phrases ? Est-ce qu'il y a une entreprise ou un groupe qui les ...
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French grammar resources without technical grammar terminology

I'm a beginning learner and I'm looking for recommendations on a book or site with super-simple to understand French grammar rules. The thing is a lot of sources say stuff like "like an infinitive in ...
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French to English dictionary with native audio (preferably for Android)?

I'm learning French and I'm not sure who the accurate French dictionary publishers are... In English there are dictionaries that always have too many errors such as Collins. So, what publisher ...
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Liste des meilleures ventes de livres en français

Pour améliorer mon français, je ne voudrais lire que les livres en français pour lesquels des traductions en anglais existent. Maintes fois, si je n'avais pas fait appel aux traductions anglaises, je ...
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Is there any video or audio with accurate subtitles or transcripts?

I'm looking for audio or video in French that is accurately transcribed. Preferably, a series or podcast with multiple chapters. Right now I go to youtube, type in a word in French and filter by ...
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Améliorer mon français pour obtenir une maîtrise en droit

Je voudrais trouver des vidéos pour améliorer mon français (obtenir un niveau universitaire). J'ai besoin d'améliorer mon écriture en particulier. Je compte faire une maîtrise en droit et j'ai peur de ...
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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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Les nouvelles en français avec les transcriptions

Pour améliorer ma compétence d'écoute, je voudrais suivre les nouvelles en français. Ainsi, je cherche une chaîne qui fournit la transcription pour l'audio et la vidéo. Jusqu'à présent, je n'ai pu ...
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Existe-t-il un dictionnaire anglais-français de termes techniques?

Je dois parfois traduire de l'anglais au français des offres d'emplois qui sont techniques (dans le domaine logiciel), et j'aimerais pouvoir utiliser un ouvrage de référence pour confirmer certains ...
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Online French dictionary for mathematics

I am reading a book and several papers in mathematics which are in French. Sometimes I have problems in translating (understanding) some words or phrases. I am looking for some online (or ...
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Dans quel ordre enseigner le français ?

Mon petit-ami irlandais essaie de réapprendre le français et je me suis fait une mission de l'aider. Je suis italienne mais je suis née et j'ai vécu au Luxembourg, donc je le parle assez couramment ...
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Books for intermediate French-learners, similar to “Le petit prince” [closed]

I've been learning French for a while. Le Petit Prince is at just the right reading difficulty, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Are there other books similar to this? I'm looking for a novel: ...
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Comment trouver la signification d'un mot que j'ai entendu ?

Parfois, il m'arrive d'entendre un mot que je ne connais pas. Naturellement je ne sais pas comment il est écrit. Comment je peux faire pour trouver ce mot, juste en connaissant à peu près sa sonorité ...
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French language videos for an absolute beginner (free)?

I am trying to learn French. Can anyone suggest videos where you can learn French for free? A brief search throws up videos from Americans who have studied French for only a couple years. I am trying ...
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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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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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What are the best on-line tools for learning french [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free online resources for beginner course I've been studying French for about 9 months and I've found the following on-line tools helpful. News in slow French ...
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Learning French to follow some mathematics texts

It is slowly being felt by me that learning French will give me access to the rich mathematical literature of France. I will be obliged if someone would please refer me to a source or book where I can ...
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Where could I find “simple French novels”? [closed]

When I was learning English, there were some “simple English novels”, for example, “Désirée's diary”, or “treasure island”, that is, some classic novels, was modified to a simpler version, with ...
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Some “step-by-step French reading” resource recommendations? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Oxford 3000 For French When I was in Alliance Française, there were some “step-by-step” book to build French vocabulary. For example, one can choose some “500 words” ...
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Existe-t-il un site où l'on peut recevoir critiques et corrections pour ses écrits ?

Connaissez-vous un site où l'on pourrait publier ses écrits et puis avoir des critiques et des corrigés par la communauté ?
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Downloadable French dictionary

I've been searching for a while for finding a French-to-French dictionary and I found nothing. Is there any good such dictionary? Note: I want to use it on my laptop like longman, I do not need any ...