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Ressources pour apprendre ou améliorer son français.

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Resources for improving French listening comprehension?

What are the best, most practical methods for improving French listening comprehension? I have been self-teaching French for a few months now and right now my study time is usually structured around ...
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Resources about Grands Magasins

I'm looking for vocabulary resources to describe the different parts and internal operation of a "Grand Magasin". For example, in the image below what should I call the balconies, the glass roof, the ...
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Comment connaitre le registre d'un mot ?

Comment peut-on connaître le registre d'un mot ? Par exemple, comment sait-on si on peut employer un mot comme « éloquent » dans un contexte plus relâché ?
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Dictionnaire français vers français avec IPA

Je cherche un dictionnaire dont les lemmes comportent l'IPA. Par exemple, pour monde, on y trouverait : "monde" mɔ̃d 1 (= planète) le meilleur du monde Pourriez-vous m'en recommander un ?
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French TV sites with English subtitles

I would like to improve my listening abilities post French A-level. I am currently struggling to find any sites where they have French TV/movies but with English subtitles. Occasionally you can find ...
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Bilingual books post A-level

I have about the standard of A-level French and would like to further my reading ability. What are some good/standard bilingual books to read? I am struggling to work how to best improve my reading ...
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Versions du livre : “Code du français courant”

Parmi les références données ici c'est le livre de H. Bonnard, Code du français courant. Cependant je me demande s'il existe des éditions diversifiées car amazon parle d'un livre avec le titre Code ...
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Book of “introduction to logic” with French phrases as example

There is a book over logic in portuguese called "Introduçao à Logica" by the brazillian author Cezar A. Mortari. In this book there are a lot of examples of phases in informal language, and lots of ...
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Does anyone know any SRS-resources for French learning?

Is there any sites or apps that use a spaced repetition technique (SR-system) for learning new words or grammar? There are several examples I am really excited about (WaniKani - for Japenese Kanji, ...
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Source for self-learning the small idiomatic french words like “il-y-a” and “on-y-va”

Background: I have had some 20 hours of crash course french and a hectic but interesting 5 months working in France. So I have a basic understanding of what a conversation is about and I can make ...
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Book like “l’étranger” in French

I read this French book during the summer and I loved it, and at the end of Assimil’s Using French, I’m looking at a place where I can start to dive into French literature. Is there anything like L’...
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French “Collocation in Use” book

I learned French words by the list 5000 Most Common French Words and I found that it has many synonyms that sometimes I've mistaken in using them. In English we have the series English Collocation ...
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French analogs to EngVid.com?

Actually, my question is in the title. EngVid.com with very its cool educational videos is really nice for studying English. Just some themes connected with English, interesting talks which are fun to ...
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Choosing the correct preposition

I often find myself struggling to identify the correct preposition to use in French. For example, it's not clear to me if I should say: Je l'ai cherché pour obtenir sa signature. ou Je l'ai ...
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French Literature Textbook

Is there a French Literature textbook that could be compared to the famous "Wheelock's Latin" textbook? This textbook was used in the 1950's and consisted of 40 chapters, all based on classical ...
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Un site pour les traductions des menus et options windows ?

Question : Y a-t-il un site offrant des traductions des noms des options et services Windows ? J'ai souvent un problème quand j'ai besoin de changer des options Windows et que je trouve des tutos en ...
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Quelques revues françaises comme The Economist ?

Je suis de niveau B1 maintenant. Pour ceux qui ne parlent pas Anglais comme langue maternelle, The Economist est un magazine que lisent beaucoup ceux qui préparent le TOEFL ou IELTS. Y a-t-il un ...
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Descriptive grammar for French

Grande Grammaire du français project: for Italian, the Grande Grammatica italiana di consultazione (Renzi, Salvi, & Cardinaletti, 1989-1991), for Spanish the Gramatica descriptiva de la ...
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How to distinguish “rather” formal register from neutral register?

When speaking French, I can now express roughly 90 percent of what I can in my first language, but here's my current stumbling block. In conversation with my French colleague, she often points out ...
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French grammar textbook suitable for “Exercices de grammaire en contexte”

I have learned French on my own, and used many grammar references from the Internet, and also done all the exercises in the book Exercices de grammaire en contexte, niveau intermédiare. The subjects ...
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Is there some French equivalent of Tae Kim's Japanese grammar guide?

Currently I'm learning Japanese along with French, and if anyone learns Japanese, they almost always use this grammar guide by Tae Kim, which goes over most aspects of the language in great detail. ...
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french learners dictionary, for beginers, with examples

I am looking for a French dictionary for beginners like myself. Ideally, such a dictionary would be: 1. A site or an app (not necessarily free) 2. Contains simple examples of each usage of a word 3. ...
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La synthèse et l'essai argumentatif

Bonjour à tous, J'ai besoin de votre aide/conseil. Maintenant, je me prépare pour passer l'épreuve de DALF C1 et je me suis arrêté sur un problème avec la production écrite. On me demande de rédiger ...
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French resources for daily phrases with video or any visual contents

Stack Exchangers, I hope all in future accomplished. I'm looking for such materials mentioned above, for I'm an elementary French learner and have been adding and adding words, repeatedly on anki ...
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Online Ancien-Français or Moyen-Français dictionary?

Dictionnaires d'autrefois is a good free online resource for 17th through 20th centuries French dictionaries, but are there any free online Old or Middle French dictionaries, such as for the 14th (or ...
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What are some great French voice actors, readers or radio presenters?

I'm looking for good French voice actors that are/were known for being either great film readers, radio presenters, readers of audiobooks, etc. I want to find their work to have something pleasing to ...
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Resources to verify French words, expressions, usage, grammar

I was curious about resources (in particular free internet resources) that other people use on this site to research their answers to French usage/grammar questions. I am primarily interested in ...
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Base de donnée / corpus pour analyse de sentiments

J'espère ne pas être trop hors sujet pour ce stack exchange. Je cherche à faire de l'analyse de sentiments de tweets, et pour ça, je cherche une base de donnée de mots en français, avec : soit un ...
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Online French newspapers, magazines, etc, with English translation

I'm learning French. I'm mostly interested in sciences (social sciences in particular) and humanities. Someone suggested I read newspapers. Though not a big fan of politics, with Trump coming to ...
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French news sites about IT

I'm searching for a french news site about computer science, not the usual consumer electronic/computer sites. My preferred subjects are: coding linux networking general IT news heise.de is a good (...
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Where can I find a list of interesting websites/blogs in French, for like science, philosophy, entertainment, etc?

I'm learning French. I've looked at suggestions and people usually suggest like newspapers, news videos, or funny youtube stuff. I'm tired of looking at newspaper websites and videos, I don't care ...
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Online discussion resources for practicing French

This question may be a bit off topic (please tell me where to migrate it if you think it is), but I'm posting it on this site because I figured that it would be useful as a resource for learning ...
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Tips to learn “le parler Québécois”

So, I just moved to Gatineau, Québec, and to my surprise I don't understand a word they're saying. I learned French in France, but can't speak it fluently anymore. On top of that, le français ...
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As of July 2016, is there any new and improved linguistics research on « à » vs « de » ?

Because later works probably ameliorate and supersede earlier works, I cite only articles published after 2005 that I have encountered through Google. Because the papers below have extensive ...
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Online modern French dictionary for pronunciation

Currently I use online collins dictionary but its phonetics is not according to modern french pronunciation. For example: pronunciation of "pas" in collins is /pɑ/ but in modern french /ɑ/ is replaced ...
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Quel(s) livre(s) me faut-il si j'ai l'intention d'améliorer mon français (afin de me rapprocher d'un registre plus soutenu)?

Je ne sais pas ce qui m'arrive... Lorsque j'écris en français, je sens que je ne sais qu'employer le registre familier. Lorsque je vais sur amazon.fr pour chercher des livres pour améliorer mon ...
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What is the French equivalent of The Chicago Manual of Style?

The Chicago Manual of Style is one of the oldest and most comprehensive English style guides. It's well-respected and widely used in the publishing industry, covering the areas of copy editing, ...
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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) [closed]

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 ...