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the site: "The following French course is intended to allow you to
understand written French (newspapers, articles, magazines, signs on the
road during your next trip in France, etc.) and to write a letter to a
French friend or correspondent." Lessons include: Pronunciation Guidelines
(improved version with sounds), Articles and Genders, Pronouns and Verbs,
Adjectives and Plurals, Sentences Structure [including exercises], The
Family, Where do you come from?, Comparing, Time, Additional Vocabulary,
French Expressions and Idioms.
French Resources --
the site: "This page contains links to various on-line resources available
for students of First Year French at UT Austin, including RealAudio recordings
of En Direct, the alphabet, cardinal numbers, and the names of francophone
countries. Also included are homework exercises, an ftp archive, web links
for French, and various learning resources related to grammar and vocabulary. From
the site: "HELIO Education is proud to release The French Tutorial. This
step by step course will help you in understanding the French language
and the famous French way of life. And the best of all... IT IS ABSOLUTELY
French -- From
BBC Education, a series of "Bitesize" exercises in French Grammar,
Verbs, Reading, Speaking & Writing.
French Language Articles -- A
great series of articles from About.com on several topics of interest
on the French Language … topics include Grammar, Pronouns, Reviews of
Internet Resources, General Articles, and Verbs.
for Beginners -- A
comprehensive series of lessons and activities for French Language "beginners"!
Grammar Help On-Line -- From
the site: "French Grammar Help Online is organized in an index of subjects
… To find help in a particular area, find it in the index and click on
the most pertinent link." Lessons and help topics include gender, articles,
pronouns, verbs, and human body vocabulary.
French Grammar -- From
the University of Texas, a comprehensive guide to French Grammar! This
site is very well organized and easy to navigate!
Grammaire -- A
full text of a French grammar guide … entirely in French.
en Ligne -- For
intermediate French students, nine grammar lessons arranged in handy table
Grammar and Vocabulary -- Lessons
in grammar and vocabulary (particularly verbs), and links to other resources
on basic French Language study.
Grammar - Prepositions -- From
the site: "Prepositions are words which link two related parts of a sentence.
There are many French prepositions and it is important to recognize and
know when and when not to use them."
"Say it in French" Game -- A
fun way to learn introductory French! You have six hours to complete a
mission … and all the clues are in French! The game asks for your name
and email address … ask a teacher before supplying any personal information!
- French Language -- Encarta
- Norman-French Language -- Encyclopedia
entry on the "French dialect that developed in Normandy (Normandie)
after Viking (or Norse) invaders settled the region around 911, and
the literature written in it."
- Occitan Language -- Encyclopedia
entry on this "Romance language spoken in the southern third of France,
used by about one-fourth of the French population."
French Page -- From
the site: "This page is designed to provide you with information about
the Old French language and its literature. The "Old French" era covers
the period from the year 842 (date of the "Serments de Strasbourg",
the earliest known document written in the emerging vernacular) until
about the year 1400.
Francaise -- This
site reviews several aspects of French culture. There are dozens of
interactive activities on Religion, History, Recreation, Arts, and several
other topics! The entire site is in French, so make sure you have a
basic understanding of French before visiting!
from Francophone TV & Radio -- Links
to nearly 100 French Language media outlets! From the site: "The purpose
of this site is to make available in one place for learners of French,
the principal interactive audio and video sites for francophone television
and radio stations … a learning resource center for listening and viewing