Ways to learn French for free

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Named iPhone app of the year in 2013, Duolingo ap­plies com­puter sci­ence to the teach­ing of more than 20 lan­guages in­clud­ing French, English, Por­tuguese and Viet­namese by de­vel­op­ing a ‘tree’ of skills in which the user moves from one chal­lenge to the next.

FOL­LOW FRENCH-THEMED TWIT­TER AC­COUNTS

Ac­counts such as @frenchTo­day send out daily tweets with in­ter­est­ing French vo­cab­u­lary and ex­am­ples of its use in ev­ery­day lan­guage. The web­site also has down­load­able lan­guage­learn­ing au­dio books as well as de­tails of lessons via Skype.

LEARN ON­LINE

The BBC Lan­guages French web­site bbc.co.uk/lan­guages/ french has ev­ery­thing you need to learn French, from hol­i­day phrases to au­dio­vi­sual cour­ses.

A lan­guage ex­change with a French lan­guage pen pal is an ex­cel­lent way to learn more about the cul­ture and im­prove your lan­guage skills. The web­site my­lan­guage­ex­change.com al­lows you to build an on­line profile and join on­line con­ver­sa­tions to meet your per­fect French pen pal.

YouTube of­fers plenty of French lan­guage-learn­ing video con­tent, with record­ings from French speak­ers based across the globe.

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