How can you learn French online?


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FIAF.org, Babbel.com and LiveMocha.com each offer online French classes. Each combines audio, visual and interactive sources, including live instruction and community discussion with native speakers. To enroll for classes on either website, create an account and select the class you'd like to take.

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How can you learn French online?
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Babbel.com is self-guided instruction with no feedback from an instructor. You select your level of proficiency, and Babbel.com then allows you to progress at your own pace through a series of classes that combine images with words and sounds to build your vocabulary and everyday French speaking skills. Corequisite French courses on Babbel.com include grammar, writing, pronunciation, traditions and idioms.

FIAF.orf stands for the French Institute Alliance Francaise, the online home of a brick-and-mortar non-profit institution in New York City. The online French instruction options include an eclassroom, one-on-one e-tutoring and daily customized French lessons in association with Fantastique. There is also Speedlingua, a course that can supplement any eclassroom experience or stand on its own as a speedy, Web-based formula for improving pronunciation. Sign up at FIAF.org, under French Classes. There is a free trail version of daily online French lessons through Fantastique, as of 2015.

LiveMocha.com is a free online language learning product of Rosetta Stone, the renowned digital language software program. LiveMocha.com facilitates deep learning of French with a mixture of demonstration, deconstruction, practice and activity sets that represent the former three principals in relation to an entire concept or task. When you learn a language on LiveMocha.com, you're primarily on your own, except that you have access to an international community, including native French speakers who are LiveMocha.com members.

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