- At Carleton
- Off Campus
- Online French Dictionaries
- http://www.wordreference.com/ (very good French/English dictionary)
- Le petit larousse. http://www.larousse.fr/
- Le dictionnaire de l’Académie Française. http://www.academie-francaise.fr/le-dictionnaire/la-9e-edition . The links are on the right of the page. The ninth edition represents work in progress.
- http://www.lexilogos.com/provencal_dictionnaire.htm . Dictionary of the Provençal language.
Not all dictionaries provide clearly the prepositions associated with French verbs. This page might help.
The oxford dictionaries. http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us
- French Language Learning Resources
- http://pax.apana.org.au/fverbs.html (French verb conjugating website, covers most tenses)
- 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.
- http://www.languageguide.org/french/ . Vocabulary, grammar, readings. Contains a good amount of audio associated with the material.
- http://french.about.com/ . A general website for learning French. Includes comparative material between the French used in Canada and that used in France. Strongly inclined towards native English speakers.
- http://apprendre.tv5monde.com/ . The website of TV5 monde for learning French.
- http://www.etudes-litteraires.com/ancien-francais.php . For the study of old French.
- http://www.laits.utexas.edu/tex/ . Tex’s French grammar. For the study of French grammar.
- http://dictionnaire.tv5.org/dictionnaire . Mainly a dictionary, but includes miscellany.
- French Newspapers and Magazines
- Links to multiple newspapers and magazines
Le Monde is a French daily evening newspaper with a circulation as of 2007[update] 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)
- Le Nouvel Observateur: http://tempsreel.nouvelobs.com/ . Sometimes shortened to Le Nouvel Obs. Central-left wing.
- Le Canard Enchaîné. http://lecanardenchaine.fr/ . Popular satirical magazine, published weekly on Wednesdays. The site offers limited access to the paper.
- La Croix. http://www.la-croix.com/ . Published daily. This is a newspaper that takes the stance of the Roman Catholic Church.
- L’Humanité. http://www.humanite.fr/ . Published daily. Left-wing.
- L’Express. http://www.lexpress.fr/ . Weekly. Right-wing.
- Charlie Hebdo. https://charliehebdo.fr/ . Satirical magazine, published weekly. Its articles have made it the target of a number of political debates as well as certain well-known terrorist attacks
- Links to multiple newspapers and magazines
- Online Books and Resources
- http://athena.unige.ch/athena/ . Around 500 works. Also contains a minerology subpage.
- http://abu.cnam.fr/ . 288 texts, 101 authors.
- http://fr.feedbooks.com/publicdomain?locale=fr . Classics of literature. Searchable by genre.
- http://www.litteratureaudio.com/ . Audiobooks.
- http://www.erudit.org/revue/ . Research in various areas. The most recent articles, published during the past 2-3 years, require a subscription, but the older ones do not.
- http://www.magazine-litteraire.com/ . A French literary magazine.
- http://wessweb.info/index.php/Medieval_and_Renaissance_Studies . Provides links for the medieval and Renaissance studies.
- http://poesie.webnet.fr/home/index.html . French poetry.
- http://www.e-corpus.org/index.php . For researchers and amateurs. Contains various resources and documents.
- http://international.loc.gov/intldl/fiahtml/ . A collaboration between France’s national library and the Library of Congress.
- http://artfl-project.uchicago.edu/ . Digitized French resources. A collaboration between the French government and the University of Chicago.
- http://clicnet.swarthmore.edu/litterature/litterature.html . A compendium of works. This website tends to provide links - the works themselves are generally located elsewhere on the web.
- Cultural Resources
- Le monde francophone africain
- http://www.seneweb.com/ (This site focuses on Senegal.)
- http://www.jeuneafrique.com/ (YouTube animations from La Côte d'Ivoire)
- http://www.culture.fr/ . A website of the French ministry of culture and communication.
- http://www.entrevues.org/ . Cultural reviews. Note that from here, you can follow links to corresponding websites.
- http://maghrebs.ipower.com/newmaghrebistudies.nitle.org/index.php/maghrebi.html . Dedicated to Meghreb.
- http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/deanhum/langlit/french/index.html . List of resources.
- http://www.cinematheque.fr/ . For aficionados of cinema.
- http://www.utm.edu/staff/bobp/french/french.html . List of resources.
- http://www.19thc-artworldwide.org/ . A journal of 19th century art. In English, but includes material about French art.
- http://www.louvre.fr/en . Website of the Musée du Louvre. For those interested in art.
- http://www.comedie-francaise.fr/ . Website of the Comédie Française. For those interested in theatre.
- http://vins-france.com/ . A website dedicated to French wines.
- Online French Dictionaries
(Contributed by Khardiata Tall)
French Resources at the Language Center
- Champs-Elysees Mars 1991
- Contes et Nouvelles (textbook)
- Harper-Collins Robert French Dictionary
- Fairy Tales
- 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
French Staff/Office Hours: Spring 2016
Alexandre Saku Bafuanga
(French Language Associate)
(French Skill Center)
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