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FRENCH CULTURE AND LANGUAGE

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Drapeau de Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (PACA) Region


Famous French People
This site lists 100 famous people and historical figures with French roots, with a link for each person.

Current French Terminology
A website full of translations according to subject for English words that have emerged with the rise of technology, aimed at protecting the French language.

TV5 Monde:  Merci Professeur!
Professor Bernard Cerquiglini offers short video explanations in French on a wide range of topics:  French grammar, expressions and other curiosities.

 

ONLINE LEARNING

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Babbel
Learn languages easily:  Try it out for free or subscribe monthly.

Duolingo
A method that asks learners for help in translating.  Start with basic topics or take a placement test.

Espaces, 3rd Edition French Program, Vista Higher Learning

Textbook and Material used at MPC for French 1A, 1B, 2A.

Fluenz
An alternative to Rosetta Stone with explanations in English.  Take a sample language lesson.

French audio Dictionary
Hear and practice French pronunciation.

google.fr
Look up anything and everything in French.

italki
Work one on one via Skype with a native speaker of the language of your choice.  Also find free language partners.

London Speaks French
Site includes online lessons in general French and business French, as well as a French tutor.

Memrise
Similar to Duolingo and also free.

Pronouncing French
Receive a free Word of the Week and a mini-video lesson from teacher Geri Matz.