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What are some good resources to learn how to read French for those who already have a solid command on speaking it?

This is somewhat the converse of my question: "Drilling tools for active mastery?"

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  • I thought you said you were not a fluent speaker. The obvious answer is to read newspapers, magazines and books. – Lambie Jun 9 at 21:31
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I have never been in that situation, but here's what I would try:

  • Watch french speaking (or dubbed) videos/films/series with french subtitles activated. This way, when you hear a sentence, you'll get used to seeing it written.

  • Read books using a writing style close to spoken french, allowing you to make easy connection with the oral. (Litterature would be somewhat challenging coming from a spoken-only french background). News or magazine articles with a casual writing style could do the job too (avoid Le monde or other "serious" papers)

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  • +1 for your 2nd suggestion. – Geremia Jun 10 at 21:46

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