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Ressources pour apprendre ou améliorer son français.

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Why are there over 100,000+ words for coloring materials in French?

From the article Combien de mots existe-t-il dans la langue française ? selon les Immortels, le jargon des chimistes compterait plus de 100.000 mots rien que pour les matières colorantes. Google ...
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Website that aggregates definitions from multiple French dictionaries in one place

I am looking for a website that gives definitions of French words but coming from different notorious dictionaries. As an example, being able to search available definition for a term that could be ...
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Where can I look up whether an adjective goes before or after a noun?

The accepted answer to "When do adjectives go before or after a noun?" highlights that it is somewhat arbitrary and hard to generalize. For a given adjective, where can I look up whether it ...
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Is there a coding library that exists to determine prepositions of place for a given word?

I'm writing a program that will do some language processing in French, spitting out sentences composed from various data points. For example, "Jean t'a appelé hier à 15h12", because in the ...
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Foundation text in French

What could be considered a "foundation/fundamental" text in French? By this I mean a text that would play a role equivalent to Tanakh for Hebrew, the works of Homer for Greek, or the Aeneid ...
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Best resources for improving French comprehension and speaking at B1 - B2 level fast

Sorry, if this is completely off topic: I'm looking to the resources to improve my French at B1 - B2 level. Would prefer to concentrate on comprehension and speaking as I need to communicate with ...
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Liste de mots français avec accents?

Sur ce site, il y a des listes de mots français d'une longueur donnée. C'est très bien. Mais, pour moi, il y a un problème majeur - il n'y a pas d'accents sur les mots. C'est carrément une abomination!...
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Learning to read French for fluent speakers

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 ...
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Is there a way to be notified if there is an irregular pronunciation?

For example crier in the future simple form is crierai and it is conjugated just like parler-parlerai BUT! as it was pointed out in this video to me https://youtu.be/IEbpqZSBUFY?t=285. the ...
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What is the best phrase book for French learning?

I just found a way for me to learn French - Practice phrases. I found a book called French Visual Phrases. But it only teach me a lot of fruits and goods names. I'm looking for a phrase book where I ...
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Is there any table for French grammar - question words and more?

I'm looking for a grammar table in French that explains Question words Common phrases Basic verb rules Basic way to say "it, some, any..." etc. Is there any a table or large picture for ...
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Learning French to read the philosophical texts

I'm a beginner in French and I want to learn it only in order to read the contemporary philosophical articles and books in French. As far as possible, I'm not interested in getting acquaintance with ...
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Can you suggest any good word, phrase, quote of the day resources?

Can you suggest any blogs, email subscriptions, twitter feeds etc. of French words, phrases, or quotes of the day? I'm looking for something that will present me daily with a single random word/...
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Anciens manuels scolaires

Existe-t-il un site duquel on peut télécharger (gratuitement et légalement) des manuels (français, mathématiques, sciences, grec, latin, etc), des grammaires, etc (pour école primaire, collège, lycée) ...
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Prononciation de l'ancien français

Je cherche des ressources qui donneraient la prononciation des mots d'ancien français, par exemple, sous forme d'IPA. Je sais que l'ancien français a une prononciation relativement phonétique, mais ...
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Recommended Bible versions for study

I am interested in using some bible reading for study, since I know many of the passages already in English. Since the primary goal is language study, it is not a priority to have the most ...
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Ressources pour les comptes rendus de lecture ?

J’ai commencé à lire des classiques français comme Candide, Les Lettres persanes etc. Comme ça m’est difficile et qu’il faut que je relise une page plusieurs fois pour en comprendre le sens, je me ...
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Sources de phonétique française

Les anglophones ont des grammaires anglaises pour ceux qui apprennent une langue étrangère. Moi je cherche des sources de phonétique française pour la même raison. J'ai vu par exemple des livres s'...
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Something similar to Nicos Weg but for french

My friend showed me Nico's Weg produced by Deutsche Welle and it is a very well defined and structured lesson program. (https://learngerman.dw.com/en/overview). I was wondering if there is a similar ...
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How to improve conversational French when I live in an area without French speakers?

I minored in French in college, and am a fairly proficient reader of French. For practice, I recently finished reading through the Harry Potter series in French, and got myself to the point where I ...
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French movies/videos with French subtitles

I would appreciate it if you would introduce me to some sources of free downloadable videos/films in the French language accompanied by French subtitles (either treating of mathematics or of any ...
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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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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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As of 2018, has any descriptive French grammar been published?

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 and References - 2023

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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