30 minutes obligatoire MINIMUM par semaine (30 minutes minimum per week).
At least one site must be a news site. Use a variety of categories.
Fill out the Lecture Libre form and turn it in each Monday.
(Milles mercis to Madame Toni Theisen for sharing her form, etc.!)



Spending a little time everyday reading short articles and/or listening to French-language Francophone songs,podcasts, playing games in French, watching French-language Francophone television shows ,cartoons, etc. online, or watching part of a French-language Francophone movie on a regular basis will help improve your language skills dramatically. It will help you be able to think in French better each day. Language learning is a skill that must be developed frequently and over a long period of time.Choose activities from among these links that interest you, and enjoy ! You may also "Like" the French Class Facebook and choose items from there. If ,during your explorations, you find other links that you want to add to this page, send them to me and indicate the category I should put them under.

Remember that sites listed in the menu of this wiki are possibilities to explore also. Favorite Music Clips has links to several pages of popular music clips within the wiki, a number of which have accompanying listening activities good for practice. There are also some film trailers , etc.




Listening/Viewing Practice (Les Infos-news)
Le Journal de 13h - Retrouvez votre journal télévisé de 13h sur TF1.fr. Infos, vidéos, reportages, zoom sur les régions.
  1. RFI infos du jour
  2. les clés de l'actualité
  3. 1 jour 1 actu
  4. les infos - many sites listed along with their levels
  5. RFI general-les infos et la musique
  6. TV5 Monde Actualités du Jour
  7. Les 7 jours sur la planète-les dossiers
  8. Radio France
  9. Québec infos
  10. Cyberpresse Canada
  11. BBC Afrique
  12. CultureBox-Fr3-info culturelle en vidéo
  13. Les infos-20 minutes.fr
  14. TV5Monde
  15. France 24 YouTube channel
  16. BBC Languages-French
  17. Coup de Pouce sur la planète
  18. Authentic French Listening Resources
  19. TV5Monde Afrique
  20. Continent Noir
  21. Podibus est un site internet qui a pour vocation de diffuser des contenus culturels nomades. Exemples: Podcasts et guides de châteaux. Good site for AP format with listening and reading-synthesize
  22. Newsmap of world events about France in French


Listening/Viewing Practice

  1. Courts dialogues avec transcription
  2. BrainPOP Learning Videos
  3. Funny videos - "Je m'appelle Cyprien IOV, j'ai 22 ans et je suis animateur sur NRJ12.Blogue avec mes vidéos, mes illustrations, et plus généralement mes humeurs."
  4. Lyrics Training-listen to music video in French and fill in lyrics
  5. Curiosphere TV5
  6. La France Bis authentic listening activities
  7. Radio France Facile
  8. Radio Belge-podcasts
  9. French Today listening and text
  10. Montreal:short clips on a variety of topic
  11. Publicités, etc.
  12. Espace Apprendre-
  13. French Listening Comprehension: About.com-excellent for levels 1-4
  14. Les 7 jours sur la planète-les dossiers

Listening Practice (La musique, les films, les exposés etc)
  1. La France Bis: current topics-exposés and listening exercises
  2. Vidéoclips de musique populaire francophone
  3. Stars Parades-Musique en Afrique et aux Antilles
  4. Listening Practice-daily life
  5. MSN video française
  6. French in Action:series of soap opera French instruction videos about the adventures of Robert et Mireille
  7. Universal Musique France
  8. La Chanson Française et Francophone
Le Hall de la chanson - excellent site with all types of music
  1. Cherie FM Online Radio
Un peu de musique pour la détente
  1. Podibus est un site internet qui a pour vocation de diffuser des contenus culturels nomades. Exemples: Podcasts et guides de châteaux. Good site for AP format with listening and reading-synthesize
  2. Frenchified-blog with excellent activities
  3. Le Cahier du FLE excellent resource for listening and reading
  4. Rechercher un film, une séries, ou un manga


Reading Practice (Lire)
  1. Les journaux (newspapers in France)
  2. INSEE-les statisques de la vie française, etc
  3. Les Ados-stories about and teenagers
  4. Culture Blog Français
  5. Lire: Harry Potter, les animaux, les BD
  6. Euronews
  7. European Space Agency for Kids
  8. lafrancebis: exercises, lire en ligne (modern topics)
  9. Conte-moi la francophonie: Ce centre de ressources du patrimoine oral francophone propose des contes collectés dans différents pays, enregistrés en français et en langue locale, accompagnés d'une fiche pédagogique.
  10. Gastronomie
  11. Cavilum-Vichy-series of advanced level themes and activities
  12. Frenglish News: read and listen


Grammar Practice (Grammaire)
  1. Walk, talk and learn-grammar by walks through Paris-super cool! (scroll down page)
  2. Les verbes
  3. Les verbes
  4. Grammaire et conjugasion
  5. French 3, 4, 5 grammar
  6. French 3 grammar
  7. French Placement test-advanced level
  8. Français InteractifStudents explore French language and culture by following the lives of real UT students who have participated in the UT Summer Program in Lyon, France. Online curriculum includes over 320 videos, vocabulary and phonetics audio, online grammar reference with self-correcting exercises and audio dialogues, verb conjugation and practice tools, diagnostic grammar quizzes (testez-vous), a workbook of classroom activities and homework assignments, online polls, and Internet writing activities.
  9. The Languages Resources Website: French resources-check A level for more advanced thematic topics
Sandra Howard's excellent Advanced French practice page - grammar practice games and much more


Vocabulary Practice (Vocabulaire)
  1. Series of voicethreads made by many with different topics in French.
  2. BBC French situations in French
  3. Les jeux de vocabulaire-jouez bien
  4. French slang-l'argot-great practice
  5. Word Reference


Cultural Knowledge (Culture)
  1. La Culture:The four levels of cultural awareness: Lisez avec les détails et après il faut que vous preniez l'interrro.
  2. Maintenant continez à Ethnocentrism to ethnorelativitism
  3. Lots of French cultural links
  4. Afrique TV5 Monde
  5. CultureBox-Fr3-info culturelle en vidéo
  6. Les infos-20 minutes.fr
  7. The people-in-france Daily
  8. Understand France-Intercultural perspectives
  9. Cajun culture
  10. A set of short daily life videos of Maroc
  11. Les 25 chansons les plus grandes en ce moment
  12. Civilisation Française - Marie Ponterio's excellent site


Literature



Les Jeux


Online practice tests