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French: Language Resources

Writing in French

french.typeit.org/ allows you to type French accents and other French characters without a French keyboard. You can edit your text in the box and then copy it to your document, email, etc.

Mixxer - find a person to Skype so you can learn to speak or blog in another language

Visual dictionaries

The Firefly five language visual dictionary - Central Library Main P 361 .CS58

The Oxford-Duden pictorial French-English dictionary - Central Library Main PC 2680 .OZ5

DK first French picture dictionary - Robertson Library Teaching Support Collection 443.21 DKF

First Readers

Maigret et la grande perche - Central Library Main PC 2115 .SK5575

Les trois mousquetaires / Alexandre Dumas - Central Library Main PC 2115 .DV99 2003

Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours - Central Library Main PC 2115 .VH25 2003

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Vocabulary and Grammar

Language Perfect: practise your vocabulary skills; get your login from your lecturer

 

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

Learn French by video - master new vocabulary in 3 minutes - great range of topics from fruit to fairy tales to dating

French pronunciation guide

iLoveLanguages has a comprehensive catalogue of language-related Internet resources for French. 

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