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any good website to learn French?

Hello!

I am trying to learn some French, I am already doing conversation with a french mother tongue but due to our work, univ etc it's pretty hard to find suitable days to meet..so I was wondering..does any of you know a good website where I can practice (reading, listening, grammar) my hopeless French?
have tried to google something but I didnt come across anything really good!

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Re: any good website to learn French?

Perhaps that ...http://www.livemocha.com/... could help you!?


Good luck!
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Re: any good website to learn French?

may be this could help u
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/
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Re: any good website to learn French?

thanks to both of you for your super quick reply!
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Re: any good website to learn French?

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Perhaps that ...http://www.livemocha.com/... could help you!?


Good luck!
Yeah, what Mack said ... great site, the feedback from native speakers is really valuable, as is the ability to submit spoken 'assignments' and work at your own pace - and revision is open too, not a 'linear' course that allows no deviations!!
I've used it a bit for German, and plan to use it for French ... next language after that ... well ...
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Re: any good website to learn French?

Michel Thomas cds? Not a website, I know, but I think they are excellent for the basics. Load 'em up onto ipod.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/French-Miche.../dp/0340780630
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Re: any good website to learn French?

For reading practice, you might want to check out the Québec newspapers. A friend of mine, teaching French, found that his students had a much easier time reading articles in French from Québec newspaper than from French ones. The language is the same, of course, but Le Figaro and Le Mondre both tend to be rather high brow and to use an elevated style that is elegant but perhaps not to easy to read for someone still learning the language. La Presse, on the other hand, use relatively easy language [HTML]http://www.cyberpresse.ca[/HTML].

For listening to French, I cannot recommend the Québec channels as the French spoken in Québec is rather hard for even French persons to understand. Here, I'd recommend listening to Swiss channels. The Swiss speak a very clear French, and the speak a bit slower than many French persons, so they are generally easier to understand. This may be a good place to start [HTML]http://www.tsr.ch/video/[/HTML]
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Re: any good website to learn French?

try www.ebookee.com
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Re: any good website to learn French?

This is a good site too- http://www.mangolanguages.com/
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Re: any good website to learn French?

france-bienvenue.fr is a website where you can listen to French dialogues.
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This is very helpful for daily speaking !

There is another helpful website which contains some podcasts, I like it http://www.learnfrenchbypodcast.com/

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Re: any good website to learn French?

This site has helped some students in the past:
http://www.laits.utexas.edu/fi/

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Re: any good website to learn French?

Try Rosetta Stone software, its good for reading, listening, writing OR...

try BBC website as someone said before
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Re: any good website to learn French?

u might like to see this

a great (free) website to learn french
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This website is realy good, thank you
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Re: any good website to learn French?

a very useful dictionnary (with forum for tricky expressions) tool:

http://www.wordreference.com/enfr/
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Re: any good website to learn French?

Not a website as such but have you thought of trying Earworms Musical Brain Trainer? You can listen to it whilst doing other things as it works on a subliminal level. I tried the Greek CD and found it to be very effective for learning the basics. Anyway you can buy it from Amazon.
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Re: any good website to learn French?

Babbel.com deserves your attention. My kids are using it at school and after doing some exercises with them I find it very good. They have many languages: german, english, french, italian, spanish, portuguese, swedish.
You can watch a video introduction to the site.
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Re: any good website to learn French?

I believe others have discussed this in other threads (Some varying opinion) but the Migros classes can be a great augment to learning the language...Immersion is a big aspect of picking up the language and working on your own, will give you a very one dimensional aspect
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