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Best Websites to Learn French

Best Websites to Learn French and Discover French Culture

Looking for more information about French language and culture? We have compiled a list of resources for you to check out: useful apps and language tools to aid you on your learning, twitter accounts to give you your daily dose of French culture, and all kinds of fantastic sites and blogs to feed your appetite for French culture.

 

 

 

ARTS & MEDIA

FACE Council – French American Culture Exchange website.

 

France Daily Photo – Experience life in France by photos.

 

Francofile – Keeping an eye on France’s media, culture and politics.

 

French Art Colony – regional multi-arts center, dedicated to supporting arts education and cultural enrichment in our communities.

 

French Art Network – a website that features French arts.

 

H-France – possible fictional materials to assign in a French history course.

 

Kadist – Kadist’s collections and productions reflect the global scope of contemporary art, and its programs develop collaborations between Kadist’s local contexts (Paris, San Francisco) and artists, curators and art institutions worldwide.

@Kadist_AF official twitter account.

 

Time Out – Your critical guide to the arts, culture and going out in Paris.

 

Web in France Magazine – French online magazine.

 

@LaFrenchTV –  cultural web TV channel for French-American audience.

 

@parisART – Site internet (cultures contemporaines): ART, PHOTO, DESIGN, DANSE, LIVRES

 

 

 

@fubiz – a daily dose of inspiration anything French.

CULTURE

America Center France – the hub for American-Franco exchange.

 

CULTURAL SERVICES OF THE FRENCH EMBASSY  – division of the French Embassy in the United States.

 

Everything You Need to Know to be a Real French – A blog that gives you an insight into French culture.

 

France in San Diego – San Diego French-American Chamber of Commerce .

 

France Today –  a magazine written for a truly international audience of educated Francophiles interested in French travel, culture, gastronomy, shopping & entertainment, art & design, society & politics, real estate for sale and vacation rentals.

 

Francophilia – a fresh take on French and francophone cultures.

 

French About.Com – a section in About.com for everyone who wants know about France and its language, culture, etc.

 

French Connections – helping people to find great holiday accommodation in France since 1996.

 

French Cultural Center – a  non-profit organization whose mission is to provide an authentic French cultural and social experience for the purpose of personal enrichment and greater understanding of the diverse peoples of the French-speaking world.

 

French Culture for Visitors – an insight about France before you travel.

 

French Culture Nights – French Culture/Events in New York

 

French-Word-A-Day – A blog about life in France.

 

The Good Life France –  Everything you want know about France and more.

Paul on French –  Paul shares his experiences learning the language of Molière. A blog about learning French.

 

The bab.la Weekly – a curate  of Language and Culture Stories.

 

@AllianceChicago – French art, culture, fashion, cinema… news and info.

@CultureFrance – French art, culture, fashion, cinema… news and info.

 

@franceinnyc – The Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

 

@FranceLocalSD – official twitter account of French culture in San Diego, California.

 

@francelovers – twitter account of French Connections.

 

@FranceToday – France Today, The Magazine of French Travel and Culture, offers expert reporting & insightful info on French travel, culture, fashion, restaurants & much more!

 

@FrenchNightsNYC – official twitter account of French Culture Nights .

 

@ifru_london – official French government centre of language and culture in London,.

 

 

 

@WeKnowFrance – food, wine, culture, travel and life.

FILMS

AF French Film Festival – independent, local, not-for-profit organization, dedicated to promoting the spread of French language and culture around the world.

 

UniFrance – French films website.

 

French Film club of Palo Alto – French films website.

 

French Flicks –  first website to list all the French movies released and shown in the US.

 

Film France – first stop for foreign production companies and individuals preparing to film in France. @FrenchFlicksUSA official twitter account.

 

Focus on French Cinema – is a FILM FESTIVAL dedicated to the international cultural identity of French and Francophone cinema honoring the achievement of French language film.

 

My French Film Festival – website dedicated for French films in festivals.

 

Rendezvous with French Cinema – a website about French films and industry.

 

 

 

@colcoa – A week of French film premieres in Hollywood.

FOODS

Chocolate and Zucchini – Chocolate & Zucchini is a blog written by Clotilde Dusoulier, a French food writer based in Paris who shares her passion for all things food-related. @clotildenet

 

Cuisinequotidienne – a personal blog on cooking.

 

French Cooking for Dummies – French cuisine for everybody who wants to try. @French_Cooking

 

French Revolution – a personal blog about  recipes, and memories, of the kind of French-American fusion

The French Wench – a blog about food of an French-Australian expat . @thefrenchwench

 

La Tartine Gourmande – is a fantastic source for delicious recipes as well as a feast for the eyes.  @tartinegourmand

 

La Fourchette S’est Emballée – is brought to us by Leslie Ray from the lavender fields of Provence, South of France. Fork in hand, Leslie guides us through her world of fabulous recipes, classical music and images from her quaint surroundings.

 

Simon Saysa French food and lifestyle blog run by French food critic Francois Simon

 

Mslimalicious – A healthy lifestyle inspired by French culture. @MSlimalicious

My French Cuisine – French cuisines cooked up in California. @myfrenchcuisine

 

@FranceDiner – We love good cuisine and good wine: French, Chinese, Indian, Italian, American, Oriental. Give them a try in casual to chic restaurants in France.

 

@haute_cuisine – The best of La Haute Cuisine, with a French twist

 

@frenchfoodie – French food & wine news from around the web.

 

@FrenchFlavour official twitter of  frenchflavour.co.uk

 

@Choco_Paris – Official Twitter page for ChocoParis | The Chocolate Shops and Pâtisseries of Paris, with listings by district, shop maps, chocolate walk itineraries and more! chocoparis.com

 

 

 

@FrenchRev – French Food for the au courant American kitchen

LANGUAGE / VOCABULARIES/ Apps & Services

Association for French Language Studies – Promoting French language teaching and research into French linguistics in Higher Education.

 

Azur Lingua – language school in France.

 

Babbel.com – Learn French online with downloadable mobile app.

 

Baby Bilingual – Profiles of bilingual and multilingual familles, resource recommendations, storytime suggestions, book reviews, discussions, descriptions of games and language learning activities, and–of course–stories about our petits bouts de choux!

 

BBC – French Language – BBC’s French language section with free online lessons.

 

Bonjour.com –  premium services for French language course.

 

Bonjour de France –  a ” cyber-magazine “free education with exercises, tests and games to learn French as well as worksheets to the attention of teachers of French as a foreign language (FLE).

 

Busuu –  Free online French language lessons.

 

Click on French – premium services of French language lessons with real teachers online.

 

Cours de France – French online lessons.

 

Daily FrenchPod – premium French training service from Paris with free 7-day trial.

 

eTools for For Language teachers – a blogsite of core French for 8 – 11 year old students in Canada.

 

French Assistant – free online French language courses.

 

Francais Facile – Free French courses and exercises.

 

French by French – a free website to learn French.

 

French Crazy – a blog with free French lessons.

 

French Education in the Bay Area –  French for children K -12.

 

French Learner –  free individual audio lessons to help you learn French fast!

 

French-Spanish Online – online French lessons.

 

French-Spanish LS Online – Learn French online for free.

 

ie Languages – Free language tutorials including French.

 

La Guinguette – French language online courses.

 

LanguageGuide – online French lessons with simple graphics.

 

Lexique FLE – Courses to learn French with downloadable courses.

 

Lexophiles –  a free website where you can learn different languages including French.

 

Listen to French – provides listening practice in French at an advanced level for English speakers.

 

Loquella – French lessons with mobile application with subscription option.

 

Love to Know French – online media company that owns and operates a family of websites dedicated to providing high quality, useful information to Internet users.

 

Open Culture – a directory of French language lessons, podcasts, etc.

 

Oui C’est Ca –  a blogsite of a French teacher for adults.

 

Pimsleur – language lessons with free and premium services.

 

The Center for Open Educational Resources & Language Learning – produces and disseminates Open Educational Resources (OERs) for the Internet public.

 

The French Experiment – French lessons, stories, reviews, and cats.

 

The French Tutorial – s a web-based step by step lesson covering basics, pronunciation, but also grammar, vocabulary and everyday French.

 

Tres Bien – Dynamic lessons for learning French.

 

TV5 –  French language section of TV5 Monde with free lessons and exercises.

 

YouTube Videos – learn French language with videos.

 

@FranceDC – A French language and cultural center.

 

@French_LKL – Free lessons on every aspect of French grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation, plus quizzes, sound files, study tips, and so much more.

 

@French_forkids – RESOURCES FOR TEACHING CHILDREN THE FRENCH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE.

 

@LL_French – Learn French with words of the day and more!

 

 

@frenchlanguage – official twitter account for Transparent Language French.

 

 

 

LIFESTYLE

AngloInfo – Everything you need for life on the Côte d’Azur – local information you can trust.

 

Complete France – a French lifestyle magazine.

 

French Crazy – a personal blog of an American college student who is absolutely crazy about French.

 

French Entree – the complete online solution to buying French property, living in France and planning your holidays in France. @FrenchEntree

 

French Essence – an Australian writer who lives between London and Saint Rémy de Provence in southern France. The author adores everything to do with life in France and especially the olive farm she calls home.

 

French Moments – a website about lifestyle, culture, and experiences in France.

 

Le Best of Paris – Your guide to Paris’ best restaurants, gourmet shops, boutiques, events, exhibitions, activities for kids, bars, cafes, museums, and more…

 

Le Taste of France  – Taste of France in Bryant Park (New York)!  Events website. @MYTASTEOFFRANCE

 

My French Country Home – a reflection of the way we live in France

 

Oh Sacre Blue – a personal blog about France, the French language, travel and anything else that inspires the author.

 

The French District – Everything French in New York.

 

The French Life –  From sampling wine and French cuisine to sneaking onto the yachts in Monaco.

 

This French Life – THIS French Life provides many interesting nuggets of information and is of service to people who are keen to move to France, or those already living there.

 

@shoesupmag – French Magazine about street culture & sneakers

 

@French_Moments – French Moments is a Sydney-based organization with an international focus which promotes the French language and culture to English-speakers worldwide. frenchmoments.com

 

@AI_ParisFR – . AngloINFO is here at every stage of #expat life. Comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date info on everyday life in #France

 

@Becausefrench – An insider look on how we live, some cooking, health or beauty tips, and lot of fun!

 

@frenchinamerica – Official French in America Twitter Profile http://frenchinamerica.wordpress.com/

 

@Frenchicshabby – French style and inspiration for the home.Topic Host for FrenchEntree online.

 

@AskaFrenchman – official twitter account davidplusworld.com

 

@expatfrance – Your complete guide to France with information about buying French property, living in France, travel guides and holidays in France fromhttp://Lost-in-France.com

 

@LivingFrance – The UK magazine about French culture, property and lifestyle

 

@LeBestofParis – Your guide to Paris’ best restaurants, gourmet shops, boutiques, events, exhibitions, activities for kids, bars, cafes, museums, and more…

 

@MessageParis – A full parenting resource for English-speaking families in Ile de France. Where you belong.

 

@HowardinFrance – Happy Chap that loves France; especially Paris, Cote d’Azur & the Alps. I love French food & competitions. Trying to network Francophiles around the world.

 

@bcinfrance – EFL teaching, travel, Aveyron, France, food, wine, music, media, my family, and so forth…

 

French Essence – Writer, blogger and author of MY FRENCH LIFE and FRENCH ESSENCE… For a daily French fix…

 

 

 

MUSIC

Great French Songs – a hub portal of French songs and music.

 

Famous French Music – a website about French music , its culture, and its success all over the world for more than fifty years.

Francophone Diffusion – The French music platform.  Official twitter account – @francodiff

 

French Music Blog – spotlights the best in modern French music.

 

French Touch Music – the first blog that covers only French House and Electronic Music news.

 

French Music Org – French music portal.

 

@LaMusicRadio – Keeping Cajun French Music and Culture Alive on the Web!

 

@FmsFrenchMusic -popular French songs and French artists of past, present and future.

 

 

 

NEWS

 

1jour1actu– A great website for beginner and intermediate level if you want to improve your reading.

Page introuvable 1jour1actu L actu pour tous les enfants

Expatica – Living in France for Expats  @Expatica

Expatica Expatica on TwitterLiving in France for expats by expats Expatica France

France 24 – 24/7 international news channel

 International breaking news and headlines France 24

French Football Weekly – Football weekly news

 French Football Weekly — Your English source for French football

Get Football News – Your home of French Football and 1st for French Football Transfer News: Get Football News France. All the latest news, scores and analysis.

 Get French Football News

Le Monde diplomatique – English Edition

 Le Monde diplomatique English edition

Ligue1 – Official English-language Twitter page of France’s Professional Football League  @Ligue1

 

Rude Baguette – France’s Start Up Blog

 Rude Baguette • France s Startup Blog

The Connexion – France’s English Language Newspaper

 The Connexion The Newspaper for English Speakers in France

The Local – French News in English @TheLocalFrance

The Local France s News in EnglishThe Local France TheLocalFrance on Twitter

@BloombergParis  official twitter of bloomberg.com

@BloombergParis  official twitter of bloomberg.com

Bloomberg Paris BloombergParis on TwitterBloomberg Business Financial Economic News Stock Quotes

@FrenchNews247 France News and info

 French News 247 FrenchNews247 on Twitter

@FranceJournal – French news headlines, in English.

 France Journal FranceJournal on Twitter

@FranceExpat – News, info, gossip… for expats in France (and francophiles everywhere!)

 FranceExpat FranceExpat on Twitter

@France24_en – French international news channel

 FRANCE 24 English France24_en on Twitter

@BreakingF24 – Get in real time the latest Breaking News

 FRANCE 24 Breaking BreakingF24 on Twitter

@LMDiplo – English edition

 LeMondeDiplomatique LMDiplo on Twitter

@FrenchFtWeekly We are an English language French football website

 FFW FrenchFtWeekly on Twitter

@FFW_LIVE Live game updates

 FFWeekly FFW_LIVE on Twitter

@GFN_France – Your home of French Football and 1st for French Football Transfer News: Get Football News France. All the latest news, scores and analysis.

 Get French Football GFN_France on Twitter

 

 

 

SOCIAL

French Meet Up – a social networking site.

 French Language Meetup Groups Meetup

 

Skyrock – Top French Social networking.

Skyrock.com

 

 

 

TRAVELS

 Best French Camp Sites – Campsites in France.
@FrenchCampsites

BestFrenchCampsites FrenchCampsites on TwitterBest French Campsites French Campsites

Bonjour La France – a travel portal to France.

 tgv reservation timetable maps and tgv tickets reservation on bonjourlafrance.net

Bonjour Paris – Travels / Guide to Paris and France from the top insiders in Paris. @Bonjour_Paris

Bonjour Paris Guide to Paris France Paris Hotels Paris Restaurants Food Wine and CultureBonjourParis.com Bonjour_Paris on Twitter

France This Way – Guide to travel France and all things French.

 Visit France the France Travel Guide with places to visit and reviews from France This Way

France Guide – Official Website of French Tourism Office

 USA Official website of the France Tourism Development Agency beta 2

French at a Touch – Free Travel Tools + Resources – Worldwide Travel at your Fingertips!

 French at a Touch travel services for France Europe River Cruising the great rivers of Europe and the world Paris Travel Free Travel Articles Brochures Free Travel Tools

France Voyage – travel guide to France.

 France Voyage Tourism Guide and Holiday Information

France Revisited – magazine for savvy readers and experienced travelers.

 France Revisited – Life in Paris Travel in France

France TourismFrench Tourist Authority for France Travel & Tourism

 French Tourist Office for France tourism travel tours Paris Provence Normandy Riviera Dordogne Champagne Bordeaux Accommodations

Secrets of Paris – An alternative insider’s guide to the French capital.

 Secrets of Paris Travel Planning and Private Tours

Understand France – get an insider’s view of the Franco – American scene : working in Paris, tips about food, what’s new, etc..

 The Franco American WebSite intercultural tips for americans about France and Paris France and the French French culture understanding France and the French

Weekend in Paris – Paris advice that is practical and fun. @WeekendInParis

Travel Advice that is practical and fun Priscilla WeekendInParis on Twitter

Your French Holidays – French Holidays has been developed by French and British nationals, with the aim of helping you plan and make the most of your holidays in France.

 French Holidays Luxury Villas France Self Catering Accommodation France Holiday Gites in France Skiing Chalet France Your French Holidays

@FranceExplorer – France-related travel news and tips.

 FranceExplorer FranceExplorer on Twitter

@UK_Franceguide – The official website of tourism in France.

 Visit France UK_Franceguide on Twitter

 

 

@french_ally – Travel advice, travel experience guide, freelance writer. Denis Denholm french_ally on Twitter

@FranceSouth – Bringing you sunshine everyday! Discover the South of France – Your guide with travel, photos, videos, info, art, wine & more.

 

@BookParisHotel – Founded in 1996, Paris Hotels .com aims to offer travelers a select list of hotels in the city of lights.

 Paris Hotels BookParisHotel on Twitter

@france_images – Editor of a taste of http://France.com . Regular visitor to France,love the food and life style Travel – Photo – French property.

 france_images france_images on Twitter