French Language Resources

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Language Lessons

Machine Translation

Note: Nothing mechanical is even close to the innate facility of a human translator. These algorithms will definitely not generate accurate translations. Be especially wary of idiosyncratic errors with all English-French language-conversion tools. If you can, try to utilize multiple algorithms, dictionaries, bi-lingual friends or forums, etc.

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  1. audio files
    – Pimsleur French, available in limewire/torrent
    – michel thomas, available in limewire/torrent
    – linguaphone, available in limewire/torrent
    – living language, available in limewire (sometimes)
    – french in action’s complimentary audio lessons http://www.vatoweb.com/french
    – FSI french, http://www.fsi-language-courses.com

    e-books:
    http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/French (download the PDF version)
    – Liberté – http://www.lightandmatter.com/french/
    – French slang – http://www.alternative-dictionaries.net/dictionary/French/French.pdf
    – Quebecois slang – http://www.alternative-dictionaries.net/dictionary/Quebecois/Quebecois.pdf

    http://www.esnips.com has the following e-books: (just use the search part)
    McGraw Hill – Countdown to French – Learn to Communicate in 24 hours
    McGraw-Hill – Beginning French for the Utterly Confused – A. Sebastian Mercado
    The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Learning French on Your Own
    French Grammar and Usage Second Edition
    Better Reading French – A Reader and Guide to Improving Your Understanding of Written French
    French Verb Drills Third Edition

    sites:

    http://french.about.com

    http://www.laits.utexas.edu/fi/

    http://www.france-pub.com/french/

    http://www.ielanguages.com/french.html

    podcasts:

    http://www.frenchpodclass.com

    http://www.frenchecole.libsyn.com

    http://www.learnfrenchbypodcast.com

    http://www.dailyfrenchpod.com/

    http://www.espacefrancophone.org/

    http://fancyfrench.mypodcast.com

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