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Welcome to the French lessons and resources page! Here, you will find a variety of resources to help you learn and improve your French skills. Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate learner, this page offers a range of materials to help you achieve your language learning goals.

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Facts about French[edit | edit source]

  • French descended from Vulgar Latin, like all other Romance languages.
  • French evolved from Gallo-Romance, the Latin spoken in Gaul. Its closest relatives are the other "langues d'oïl".
  • French was also influenced by the native Celtic languages of Northern Roman Gaul.
  • Today, owing to France's past overseas expansion, there are numerous French-based creole languages, most notably Haitian Creole.
  • A French-speaking person or nation may be referred to as Francophone.
  • In modern terms, it is still significantly used as a diplomatic language, being an official language of the United Nations, the Olympic Games, and the European Union.
  • It is the official language of 29 countries and is spoken in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Luxemburg, Tunisia, Morocco, Senegal, Haiti, the Ivory Coast, Madagascar, the Congo, Algeria, Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, Gabon, Seychelles, Burundi, Chad, Rwanda, Djibouti, Cameroon, Mauritius, and Canada (mostly in the province of Québec, where it is the primary language, but it is also used in other parts of the country - notably New Brunswick, which is the only bilingual province).

  • Language code (ISO 639-3): fra
  • Autonyms (how to write "French" in French): Français
  • "French" in other languages: Francès, Français, Frans, Französisch, Francese, Francés, Barang, Frantsay
  • The French language is spoken in: France

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French Dictionaries[edit | edit source]

Trésor de la langue française: the most important dictionary of the French language, meaning & etymology

Le Robert: French dictionary, meanings, synonyms [[new.htm|[[File:../images/newlink.gif|class=img-0|what's new?]]]]

Petit dictionnaire des suffixes du français, by Danièle Morvan

Liste des noms communs et des adjectifs correspondant aux noms propres de personnes et de lieux

Les conjugaisons (conjugation)

Larousse: French dictionary, meanings, quotations

Encyclopédie Larousse: French encyclopaedia

Usito: francophone dictionary, Université de Sherbrooke (Québec)

Dictionnaire visuel: visual dictionary, by topics

Dictionnaire de l'Académie française: French dictionary (1935 & older editions)

Reverso: French-English dictionary & words in context & French dictionary (meanings, synonyms)

Collins: French-English dictionary

WordReference: French-English dictionary

Linguee: French-English translation of a phrase

Le Grand dictionnaire terminologique: French-English terminological dictionary & meaning in French (Québec)

Iate: multilingual terminological dictionary (European Union)

Crisco: synonyms dictionary & antonyms

Atlas sémantiques: French & English synonyms

Dictionnaire des synonymes: synonyms dictionary, Larousse (1977)

Dictionnaire analogique: analogical dictionary, Larousse (1980)

Expressio: meaning of the French expressions

Loecsen: French-English common phrases (+ audio)

Goethe-Verlag: French-English common phrases & illustrated vocabulary (+ audio)

Learn French: useful & familiar expressions (+ audio) (BBC)

Shtooka: French words, with translation (audio)

Tatoeba: sentences in French, with translation (audio)

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Free French Lessons[edit | edit source]

Language Exchange[edit | edit source]

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Marketplace[edit | edit source]

Last Lessons[edit | edit source]

ArtInformation questionsImperativesOther tenses indicating the time at which events occur relative to other eventsThe futureThe pastThe presentWallis and Futuna TimelineTogo TimelineSt Pierre and Miquelon TimelineFrench Society and LifestyleMajor Events in French HistoryFrench Cinema and LiteratureFrench Cuisine and GastronomyTransportation and AccommodationRegions and Cities in FranceMusic and EntertainmentSports and Fitness ActivitiesBeverages and Drinking HabitsFood and Eating HabitsRomantic RelationshipsFamily MembersTime and DatesCardinal and Ordinal NumbersInterrogationFormation and Use of AdverbsComparative and Superlative AdjectivesAgreement of AdjectivesFutur ProchePassé Composé


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