French as a Second Language
French Rhyming Dictionary - Dictionnaire rimant français
Learn French with Pictures — This dictionary is a collection of pictures of 300 useful English words and their French translation.
Picture Match - French target language phrases for student use in class.
French Road Signs in Quebec: A French-English glossary.
French: Can you say J-E-L-L-O? - Some French Canadian expressions added to the recent edition of the Petit Robert | Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie.
Les couleurs - Youtube songs about colors in French.
French Phrases and Sayings that are used in English - Here's a list of French phrases and sayings that are used in English often enough to have become part of the language. Many of these relate to those French preoccupations, fashion and food.
Common Dog Commands in Several Languages – Audio files for each command are provided.
Faux Amis – Anglicismes – a list of the most common of the many words shared by the two tongues which are not, however, synonyms. They are called "false friends" or faux amis.
Alberta Education: New French Spelling – This page offers a number of links to documentation on the changes to the spelling of approximately 2000 words in the French language that have been implemented in the last several years.
Pictorial Vocabulary Guide – Français: This (mostly) visual dictionary is organised by themes (les expressions; le corps; la nourriture; les animaux; la nature; la maison; la transportation; l’art.) Students can read the words or expression and hear them pronounced as they place their mouse over the illustrations.
La boîte à outils – This new Web site created by Rainbow District School Board includes sections on everyday language; punctuation and time; transition words and prepositions; expressions; French pronunciation; Internet and computer terms; capitalization; words that are similar in French and English; dictionaries and word banks; fossilized.
Bingo French House Vocabulary – Beginner level A1 and adaptable to other levels as well.
Talking Dictionary | FrenchTasticPeople.com – This is a thematic visual dictionary with audio files. Themes available so far: animals; fruits and vegetables; drinks and beverages. This Web site also features a section on French proverbs listed alphabetically. The listing is incomplete and only A-J are available so far, but the list is quite extensive and provides the English equivalent and the literal translation.
My Free Flashcards – These flashcards to learn vocabulary are available in three languages – English, Spanish & French.
Learn Canadian French – A blog by a French Canadian for those who wish to “learn the French language of Quebec and French Canada through music, listening exercises and vocabulary lessons.”
French/English Cognates - There are many words common to both English and French. The 1000+ words here are spelled (although not pronounced) identically in French and English and are true or semi-true cognates.
Prepositions of place in English and French –propositions are illustrated to convey their meanings.
Easy Learning Dictionary Resources - On its Web site, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd offers a series of downloadable colourful vocabulary building worksheets with answer keys on the following themes: clothes, computers, head and hands, house, prepositions, restaurant.
French words in English - This is a list of words that retain their French spelling in English. Some of them may also feature written French accents, or be written in italics, or have a strange or little-known pronunciation in English, in any combination.
InfoVisual Dictionary, where words are defined as pictures, for learning the exact names of objects. The dictionary is available in English and French and one can toggle from one to the other easily. — Dictionnaire Visuel français-anglais, où l’image sert de définition au mot, pour apprendre les noms des objets.
English-French glossary of Language teaching and school vocabulary - This is a simple glossary providing a listing of terms used in a school setting and the equivalent French words or expressions.
Colle Française - The 'glue' that holds French sentences together. An alphabetical list of over 200 words essential for writing.
Literacy Center Education Network - Play & Learn French - Students can explore basic vocabulary and can 'read' along as the computer pronounces the words.
"Here are the French names of some common hobbies, sports, and games. You can use these nouns with verbs like aimer and détester, or if you want to say that you do or play that item, use it with the verb in the third column. The fourth column has verbs that can be used alone to talk about doing that item, e.g., cuisiner - to cook."
French Crosswords — a number of crosswords which can be used for revision, homework or classwork. The crosswords are provided free of charge for any non profit making educational users -schools, colleges etc. provided that the original source is acknowledged.
Vocabulary | Comox Valley Core French: A collection of YouTube videos or links to YouTube videos on the vocabulary related to each of the following themes: L'Alphabet; Les Couleurs; Les Jours de la semaine; Les Nombres; Les mois; Quel temps fait-il?; Les Saisons; Quelle heure est-il?; Les Fruits et les legumes; À l’école; Le Corps; Les Animaux; La Famille; Les Sports.
French Vocabulary - About.com - Part of an extensive maintained by Laura K. Lawless, these web pages offer a large section on French vocabulary. The lessons are divided into categories by levels of difficulty:
Beginning Vocabulary - with sound files
Le Français Cool - A guide to French slang. - Part of the BBC pages for learning French.
Vocabulary Trainer - Interactive vocabulary training exercises In English, German, French and Spanish.
French Flashcards on eduFire - French vocabulary and phrases by playing flashcard games. Students score higher the faster they are able to select the correct answer.