Free French Lessons

Looking for a great way to learn French for free? These French lessons will teach you the 20% of vocabulary and grammar you need to understand 80% of everyday conversations and speak with confidence.

You will also discover proven proven tips to learn French and learn about French culture and pronunciation.

Oh and most of these lessons come with audio recorded by native French speakers and are ogaznized by level (beginner or intermediate).

10 Things You Might Not Know About Black History and Culture in France

woman smiling in front of the Eiffel Tower

The Black Lives Matter movement has been changing the world, and also reminding us of our history. The history of Black people in France is very different from that of Black people in the US, where the movement started – as well as in other countries. But unfortunately, prejudice and racism exists here, as well. …

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Thank You in French: 20 Phrases You Can Use to Sound like a Français(e)

thank you in French

Imagine that your French friend Marie just picked you up at the airport in Paris and hosted you in her lovely home for 3 days. You are grateful and would like to thank her so you say merci when you leave and give her a box full of delicacies from your hometown. Then you wonder: …

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10 Magnificent French Monuments You Can Visit From Home

Bordeaux at night

France is full of amazing landmarks, monuments, and museums. But unfortunately, due to the current global health crisis, most of them aren’t easy to visit, even if you live nearby. Luckily, the internet has come to rescue. You can find lots of virtual visits, 360° and drone views, documentaries, informative articles, and photos of French …

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What Is a Typical French Breakfast like – and Why?

why is French breakfast so light? Essentially, it comes down to this: lunch is the most important meal of the day for the French.

“French breakfast”: The phrase might conjure up an Instagram-worthy image of a croissant on a pristine white plate, an espresso in an equally pristine mug beside it.  Instagram isn’t reality, but this image actually isn’t too far from the truth.  A typical French breakfast is light, sweet, and fairly simple. Let’s find out why, and …

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Do You Know the Basic French Words and Phrases Needed to Survive in France?

basic French

Every time I go abroad, I always try to learn a few basic words and phrases. My pronunciation is often atrocious and I make lots of mistakes but it always makes my trips much nicer because people appreciate the effort and don’t see me as yet another tourist. If you go to Paris and only …

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From Horror to Laughter: The 14 Tv Shows Every French Learner Should Watch

French tv shows

Do you ever wish you could just sit back, relax and upload the knowledge of French to your brain? I’m sure it’ll be possible one day, but in the meantime why not simply watch a French TV show? You’ll learn a lot about French culture, laugh and maybe cry, but most importantly, you’ll improve your understanding …

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