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Internet Resources

  • At Carleton
    • French Department
    • Accents on the Foreign Language Technology pages
    • We offer a variety of comprehensive self instruction language programs available by appointment at the Center.
  • Off Campus
    • Online French Dictionaries
    • French Language Learning Resources
      • http://pax.apana.org.au/fverbs.html (French verb conjugating website, covers most tenses)
      • http://www.francaisfacile.com/
      • Quia:  a website for practicing grammar, vocabulary, and a host of other useful things. You can find practice quizzes and online practice exercises for a host of languages including French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, German, Russian, Greek, Hebrew, and even Danish, Dutch, Indonesian, Italian, Portuguese, and Turkish to name a few. To access this website go to www.quia.com and click on "Quia Web." Don't be fazed by the username and password requirement - you don't need either! By simply clicking on shared activities near the bottom right of the page you will have access to these great resources for free! Simply do a search for whatever it is you are looking for or feel like practicing.
      • Conjuguemos: A nice website for practicing verbs, grammar and vocabulary in French, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. The demo mode of this website is free, and will allow you to take quizzes or do short online games to help you practice your foreign language. To access this websitego to www.conjuguemos.com and click on the language of your choice in the left-hand column. The website is very straightforward and easy to use, even letting you choose a selection of verbs to practice with and setting your own levels of difficulty. 
    • French Newspapers and Magazines
      • Links to multiple newspapers and magazines
      • Le Monde is a French daily evening newspaper with a circulation as of 2007 of 320,583. It is considered the French newspaper of record, and is generally well respected, often the only French newspaper easily obtainable in non-Francophone countries. (Wikipedia) It is more left-wing than Le Figaro

      • Le Figaro is a French daily newspaper founded in 1826 and published in Paris. It is the oldest and second-largest national newspaper in France after Aujourd'hui en France and before le Monde. Its editorial line is right wing and has generally been supportive of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP). Its circulation was 320,003 in 2008. (Wikipedia)

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French Resources at the Language Center

  • Reference
    • Champs-Elysees Mars 1991
    • Contes et Nouvelles (textbook)
    • Harper-Collins Robert French Dictionary
  • Fairy Tales
    • Casse-Noisette
    • L'Homme de Pain d'Epice
    • Le Joueur de Flûte de Hamelin
    • Le Loup et les sept Biquets
    • Le petit Soldat de Plomb
    • Le Rat de ville Le Rat des champs
    • Le Troll et les Trois Boucs
    • Poule-Poulette

French Staff/Office Hours: Spring 2014

Staff Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sunday

Alexie Baldovi

(Language Associate)

LDC 201

7:30-9:30PM   7:30PM-9:30PM 7:00PM-8:00PM

Khadija Tall

(French Language Assistant and Native speaker Language Center Assistant)

LDC 220

11:10-12:20PM 8:30-10:30PM 3:10-5:30PM

Sean McGiveren

(all levels)

6:00-10:00PM 1:10-4:00PM 7:00PM-9:00PM

Tawa Alabi

(all levels) 

Julia Holewinski

(200 levels)

9:50-11:00AM

12:30-2:40PM

10:00AM-12:00PM

 9:50-11:00AM

10:00AM-12:00PM

 8:30-10:30PM

 

9:40-10:40AM

Nora Liu

(Levels 101-204)

 

4:00-7:30PM

Sophia Davis

(100 and 200 levels)

 

5:30-7:30PM

 

11:10-1:10PM

 

12:00-1:00PM

Sam McHugh

(all levels)

 

 

10:10-11:55AM

 

10:10-11:55AM 

French Television Programming

  • TV 5
  • For more information about Carleton Language Center Satellite TV, see here.