Benny’s Top Resources for Learning French


Here are my favourite French courses and resources:

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Benny's #1 French Course

FrenchPod101

FrenchPod101 is my favourite French course, especially for developing my listening skills. It’s also a top pick among the Fluent in 3 Months team.

101, you start by selecting your level, and the audio course adjusts to you, getting gradually more complex as you progress. It goes right from absolute beginner to intermediate and advanced levels.

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Benny’s Top 3 French Resources

FrenchPod101

FrenchPod101 is my favourite French course – and it covers all levels from absolute beginner to intermediate and advanced French.  

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French Uncovered

French Uncovered is a story learning course created by my good friend, Olly Richards. It uses the power of story to teach you French in an engaging way, where you absorb new French as you follow the story. I wholeheartedly recommend it for beginner and upper beginner French learners.

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Why French is Easy

Why French is Easy is my in-depth language hacker’s guide to French. It’s not a course, rather it will give tips and hacks so you can learn French faster and smarter.

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Start Speaking French – My Courses for French Learners

Conversation Countdown

Have your first conversation in French in just seven days. This is one of our most popular courses, and with good reason, because you’ll get results fast.

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Language Hacking French

Language Hacking French is my French course for beginners published with Teach Yourself, that will get you sp

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Fluent in 3 Months Challenge

The Fluent in 3 Months Challenge is a big hit with French learners. At the end of the 90 day challenge, you’ll be ready to have a 15 minute conversation in French with a native speaker.

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Confident French Pronunciation

Forvo

Forvo lets you find out how any French word is pronounced. Just type the word you’re looking for into the Forvo search bar in French, and you’ll hear it spoken by a native speaker.

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Get a French Tutor – Have Real Conversations in French

italki

itaki: The best way to learn a language is to speak from day one. That’s why I love italki  — because it means you can find an affordable French tutor for on-to-one lessons, and start speaking right away.

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French Vocabulary and Grammar

Glossika

Glossika uses audio repetition training with Artificial Intelligence (AI) to make sure you're learning French at the pace that feels right for you. I especially like Glossika's focus on listening and speaking. You get to watch your fluency progress live with each audio “rep”.

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MOSALingua

MOSALingua uses audio flashcards to teach you French, from absolute beginner to advanced level. The MOSA Learning® method is based on principles of cognitive science, so you can learn French faster and smarter.

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Wordreference

A dictionary with a difference, as all words include a discussion thread about their subtle meanings.

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Resources for Intermediate and Advanced French Learners

LingQ

LingQ immerses you in a world of compelling French content – with 1000s of hours of French podcasts, audiobooks, interviews, courses and more. Then anytime you come across a word you don't know, you can save it for review using LingQ's SRS learning tools.

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Clozemaster Pro

Clozemaster Pro answers the question: what's the next step after Duolingo? Clozemaster helps you rapidly expand your vocabulary by learning French in context. You’ll use the Cloze method to fill in the missing word for thousands of sentences in French. The sentences you’ll learn are much more relevant to the real world than those you’ll learn on Duolingo.

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