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French Learning Resources

These French learning resources will help you learn French with lessons, courses, audio, video and games, including alphabets, phrases, vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, activities and tests.

French is the official language of 29 countries across Europe, Africa and the Americas, so it's likely you'll bump into someone else learning French on your travels. Learning French through apps and websites are the most convenient choice. You choose your own time and place to study. And you set the pace. It’s a level of convenience which is perfect if you need to fit your learning around busy work or family life.

Learn French with our best French learning apps whether you're a beginner starting with the basics or looking to practice reading, writing, and speaking. Our selection of English to French resources will help you translate English words to French words and vice versa. French dictionary will teach you new vocabulary words and other French resources will provide you useful insights into French cultures around the world.

    Peg and Pog are two children who want your child to join them as they play.  The app provides a place where you and your child can play, experiment, talk and learn together.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Little Chatterbox for Kids is an interactive, language-learning app that enables young learners to practise and understand and selection of nouns, in a variety of different contexts, from a choice of eight foreign languages.  No prior knowledge is needed as the engaging audio and video complement the clear graphics to produce a compelling language-learning tool, which makes use of a compelling range of activities. It is an interactive and fun piece of software that promises language progression wrapped in entertainment.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    Busuu is an interactive, language-learning app gradually guides the user through the study of a new language. Busuu is available via its browser-based platform at busuu.com and via apps for iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Both the website and busuu app are user-friendly and simple to use. The languages you can learn at Busuu is quite impressive, ranging from Spanish, French, Italian, German, English, Chinese, to 6 other languages. Busuu languages is geared at regular interval learning, whereby little and often’ will reap the greatest rewards, as part of a daily schedule in the app’s ‘Study Plan’. In the website, Busuu already boasts an impressive 90 million users. Busuu app download is available for iOS (iPad and iPhone) and for Android devices

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Early Lingo French Language Learning for Kids blends vocabulary instruction, videos, digital worksheets and interactive games and activities together in a wonderfully-designed and aesthetically-pleasing app that welcomes your child in their early steps of French-language acquisition.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    In another travel instalment Gus, the owl, visits France and with him brings animations and games all the while introducing your son and/or daughter to some of the vocabulary basics of the French language. As you progress further in the game, you unlock a variety of new vocabulary games which help to reinforce what you have just learnt in a fun and engaging way.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Duolingo is a free language learning app designed to help you learn languages easily. It's extremely well designed for on-the-go learning, thanks to short lessons and a simple user interface. Duolingo is designed for English speakers to learn more than 30 languages, including German, Spanish, English, Italian, French, Chinese and more. This free language app works well on both desktop and mobile devices. This app is available on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and Google Play for Android.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Babbel French is a powerful language tool developed by one of the biggest language platforms worldwide. With 3000 vocabulary words with images, speech recognition and a review manager, Babbel French is the new way to learn a foreign language. Using interactive education methods it will improve your vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation in a very short time. We never felt we were working too hard to learn French and practising our pronunciation was really fun. Overall it receives a 5 star EAS Certification and the EAS Recommended status.

    Devices: Android


    If you’re studying or teaching GCSE French, this is a great supplement to your existing study tools. The landing page of the app asks whether your studying foundation or higher level French and then the homepage has 2 tabs; ‘Questions’ and ‘Past Papers’. The Questions are split into the 6 main subject areas for the AQA, Edexcel and OCR syllabuses.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    GCSE French Prep Flashcards is a helpful revision aid that can be used anywhere. Great for quick sessions on the bus, or just before going to bed, this app will help you form quick associations between a key term and its meaning. More progress tracking options would be a great plus, but this app has received an EAS Certification of 5 Stars.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    Mosalingua French is a very comprehensive French language app that teaches the language from the very basic level right up to intermediate level. The aim of the app is to teach via learning drills and to learn the vocabulary off via memory in a consistent manner. The app reinforces the fact that revision of vocabulary and very conjugations is paramount to a successful communication level in a language. MosaLingua comes in a variety of languages for learning and practising with.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    BitKnights makes quality apps for people who love or use languages.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    The French Verbs Pro is a free app that can help you learn French at your own pace. It is not based around lessons, so you can just pick it up whenever you have some time to spare. Their system presents new words and phrases progressively and reviews them every so often so that you can commit them to long-term memory. 

    Devices: Android


    The Learn French by MindSnacks app uses games to teach French vocabulary, grammar, and phrases. Although users won't gain full knowledge of reading or speaking French from this app, Learn French would be great as an introduction or as supplement to an in-person language course.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    Students will appreciate the great variety of content, all of it useful to those interested in learning and practicing conversational French.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Lingua.ly app is immersive learning experience for any level of learning, grabbing news material online and turning it into bite-sized language lessons, while also acting as a translation service with a personalized dictionary built-in.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    With Innovative Language 101, you get 3-15 minute audio/video lessons that teach you languages the fast, fun and easy way.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    cRaMiT French GCSE Vocab for AQA contains over 1100 French>English words based on the vocabulary lists provided by the exam board to ensure the best preparation for your French GCSE listening and reading exams.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    Start improving your French today with this easy to use application.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    A dictionary is a great way to learn a specific word that you lack, but unfortunately it can’t really be used as a way to retain new vocab. That’s where Brainscape’s adaptive flashcard app comes in. Using its custom adaptive learning technology, Brainscape will drill you on thousands of French vocab words such that you spend more time on words you don’t get and less on those you have already mastered. According to extensive scientific research, the key to retention is effective repetition, and Brainscape is the only app on the market that uses the custom algorithm shown to be the best-designed to foster this type of learning.   Not only does Brainscape French have verb conjugations and thousands of vocab cards with audio, it also has a Sentence Builder component that will build up your mastery of grammar concepts through the constant translation of increasingly advanced sentences. Brainscape has also recently added flashcard decks for listening comprehension, as well as others tackling French history and pop culture. If you want to build a robust vocabulary, Brainscape’s methodology is the proven best way to get started.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    Learn French + is one of the best ways to become conversation in French. Learn French+ minimizes the boring stuff and immerses users in real-life conversations that you can use immediately in the classroom or on a trip.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    AccelaStudy is the award-winning language education software for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad that helps you understand and pronounce words in the shortest possible time.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    This intuitive and colorful app for preschoolers is easy to understand through the combination of image and sound of English and French.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    If you're looking for a no-fuss way to start learning and perfecting your French language skills then the Learn French app could be the one for you. Through this app you'll be able to learn and then master the basics of French, enjoy audio dialogues, grammar lessons, vocabulary lessons, and interactive tests. To help keep you motivated and on track you can set personal goals in the app. The app covers 150 different topics, there are practice exercises, quizzes, and you can customize how the app works for you. The user interface is dynamic and engaging which adds to the learning experience in a big way.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad