Teaching French - Courses

French StepsFrench Steps

Beginners' French in 24 steps with slideshows. Online only.

Talk FrenchTalk French

Beginners' French in 10 parts with video and audio clips.

Stéphane CornicardMa France

Post-beginners' French in 24 interactive videos.

  • Languages Ladder - Preliminary Level; Common European Framework: Level A2/B1. Follows on from French Steps.

  • Useful links: tutors' section (with activity printouts); syllabus; video podcast


French ExperienceThe French Experience

Beginners' French continuing to post-beginners' based on the 20-part TV series, split into part 1 and part 2.

  • Languages Ladder - Breakthrough / Preliminary Level: Builds on the absolute basics of Talk French.

  • Useful links: TV transcripts


French TV

On Learning Zone Broadband

Telling Tales (French)

A collection of animated children's tales in both French and English

On the iPlayer

From Our Own Correspondent

Includes a report on what it means to be French

From the radio archive

In Our Time: Jean-Paul Sartre

Melvyn Bragg discusses the French novelist, playwright & philosopher


Your Say

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Worms for dinner?

A wriggly word left one of you lost for words

Don't try this abroad!

Don't try this abroad!

Ever felt flustered in France? Watch this and other funny tales

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