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Student Resources

Learning French at FIAF goes beyond the classroom! Here are resources for students who want to immerse themselves even more in the French language and culture.


Online Exercises

We have collected a selection of online exercises to correspond to each unit of the textbooks for the General French 101 to 506 level classes.

View exercises here


Resources at FIAF

The Library

Be sure to visit the John and Francine Haskell Library on the 2nd floor (FIAF Manhattan) for an extensive collection of books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and the digital platform Culturethèque! You can also find FIAFLibrary on Spotify to enjoy our collection of French music.

Cultural Events

Immerse yourself in French culture at FIAF! Our cultural offerings include performances, art exhibitions, and Art de Vivre talks. FIAF also hosts New York’s only year-round French cinema series: CinéSalon. Join us every Tuesday for an evening of film in French with English subtitles, followed by wine and conversation. Students get in for free with their complimentary FIAF membership!


Mobile Apps

Studying French on the go is easy with this selection of apps for your mobile phone.

DuoLingo: Extensive written lessons and dictation, and a vocabulary section where learned words can be practiced.
Anki: Download sets of flashcards and build your vocabulary.
Memrise: Makes learning fun with mems - little snippets of imagination and humor that aid memorization.
WordPower: Learn vocabulary with pictures and audio files. Store difficult words in a word bank or enable push notifications to receive a “word of the day.”
Learn French with RFI: Improve your French through a virtual adventure as you step into the shoes of a journalist to investigate a suspicious case.


Online Resources

Whether you want to look up verb conjugations, take a grammar quiz, or catch the latest news, there is an exciting variety of websites to help you master the French language. We have five sections to get you started. Bon courage!


Start off by diving into this selection of dictionaries, grammar lessons, verb conjugators, and recorded and illustrated vocabulary.

Larousse FR-EN Dictionary:
EN-FR Food Dictionary:
Slang Dictionary:
Verb Conjugator:
Vocabulaire audio et illustré :
French Grammar Explained:

Practice and Play

Challenge yourself! Test your level and improve knowledge of grammar, vocabulary and phonetics with interactive exercises and games.

Test your level of French:
Interactive exercises:
Interactive exercises:
Word games for beginners:
Test your conjugation with games:
Vocabulary tests:
Grammar tests:
Phonetic exercises:
Practice French with TV5 Monde:


Strengthen your comprehension skills through interviews and recordings from TV commercials, all accompanied with quizzes tailored for different levels.

TV5 Monde quizzes:
Sharpen your skills with this interactive magazine:
Listen to interviews with native speakers:
Videos from French TV and Internet:

Culture and Media

Gain an insight into French culture and current affairs through its major national dailies, Web TV and radio.

About France:
French music:
Le Monde:
Le Parisien:
Le Figaro:
Radio France Internationale:
TV5 Monde:
France 24:
Courrier International:
Le Gorafi (news satire, like The Onion):
French Morning:

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