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Updated August 2017
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iPhone and iPad apps collated by Kristyn Paul (scroll down for French ones).

iPhone and iPad apps collated by Catherine Ousselin (USA).

Skolinks (Fr) is a non-profit French association you can use to get penfriend and class links for students. They also put teachers together from different countries.

French Teaching Resources wiki NEW 20.8.17

TES Resources (UK) has plenty of resources written by practising teachers happy to share. the first place to go for free and paid-for resources.

Light Bulb Languages(UK) (formerly MFL Sunderland) site has texts, worksheets, sound files, powerpoints and more. It has accurate resources at various levels and is regularly updated. Maintained by Clare Seccombe. Highly recommended.

Languages Resources (UK) is a lovely site maintained by Samantha Broom with a very good range of free Word documents and Powerpoints.

ALL Literature Project (UK). This wiki, hosted by the ALL (Association for Language Learning), has texts and exercises written by contributors and based on a literary theme. It has been produced following the inclusion of literary texts in the latest version of the GCSE exam.

Le FLE par les médias (Fr) is a super blog with a videos at various levels.

FrenchTeacherResources (UK) has a collection of useful easy worksheets.

French for Free is part of the frenchspanishonline site. It contains a mine of useful reference material, including copious vocabulary lists (with audio), Youtube explanations of grammar points and material specifically aimed at GCSE students, including scripted recordings of GCSE style presentations.

Français avec Pierre" (Fr) has very clear podcasts for high intermediate/advanced listening.

Chris Lowe MFL (UK) has useful worksheets, tarsia puzzles and more. Chris teaches in London.

Mon Quotidien has good reading material for intermediate to advanced level. Free sign-up required to access a selection of its resources.

The Guardian Teacher Network (UK) is a new, free version of The Guardian newspaper's former learn.co.uk resources. Teachers may also upload their own resources and tests. Sign-up is required and some of the resources are interactive.

iSLCollective (Fr) is a very good file and worksheet sharing site from France with a good number of resources useful for French teachers in English=speaking countries.

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MFL Online (UK) from Jim Hall has an excellent collection of resources specifically for AS and A2 level in England and Wales. Some contributions are not error-free, but well worth browsing.

Catherine Ousselin's links to digital tools for language teachers. (USA). Lots to explore.

Teachit Languages (UK) is a subscription site with some free resources..

Les Energivores (Fr) is an excellent source of video and reading material on energy use. The level is high intermediate to advanced. There are some interactive mini games.

OCR, AQA, Edexcel, WJEC, SQA, the Irish State Examinations Commission.

Franc Parler(Fr) is aimed at "la communauté mondiale des professeurs de français". It has an absolute wealth of interesting material and ideas for lessons. Some of the material is interactive and includes video extracts and online games. Best for advanced level.

Mflresources 2 and 3, hosted by Andrew Starr at Bourne Community College (UK), are another good source of materials.

Visuals for Foreign language Instruction (USA) from the University of Pittsburgh's digital library has a huge range of simple line-drawn images.

1jour1actu (Fr) is an online magazine for French 7-13 year olds, is a superb source for easy reading material. You could extract texts for specific lessons, or just use it as a source for authentic personal reading.

Some very useful high intermediate and advanced assessment and teaching materials from the CIEP(Fr) (Centre international d'études pédagogiques). The DELF sample examination papers can be copied and listening tests can be streamed or downloaded.

Les Débrouillards is a French-Canadian online magazine with bags of good archived reading material, together with "fiches pédagogiques" for teachers, and links to fascinating Francophone sites. Suitable for intermediate to advanced students with a particular interest in science and nature.

ebay 016Momes.net is an online magazine for young French speakers around the world, with forums, reviews, stories etc. Suitable for intermediate level. Good source of reading material for you to base worksheets on.

Kiosko.net (Sp) is a portal to lots of French newspaper front pages (and other newspapers around the world), then links to particular stories. Good source of advanced level reading.

WatchKnowLearn (USA) has videos on all aspects of language learning.

Taskmagicfrom MDLSoft (Martin Lapworth) is a self-authoring software package used by many teachers in the UK. There are ready-made games for it on the linked page, although this is primarily a commercial site. Excellent!

The Boardworks (UK) people have some free resources on their blog page.

The Cortland(USA) site has a tremendous list of ideas for language games.

The Animagiers has a list of video animations you can access via Youtube. Some are very useful, some are quite esoteric. If your school blocks Youtube, the files can be converted and saved using Zamzar .

Miscositas(USA) has a range of resources for various languages, including some useful French classroom posters and other resources to download.

Froggyspeak (UK/Fr) has scripted recordings of situational dialogues and a story in chapters. Witty writing. Good for individual listening/reading. translations provided in pop-up windows.

French (NZ) has a range of resources, including powerpoints and links to other web sources.

Tomlitoo has animal alphabet posters to print.

The Open University (UK) has links which may take you further in your searches.

French.ie is the portal for French teachers in Ireland. You'll find worksheets and links.

Internet Actuel (Be) has interesting texts and worksheets.

Apprendre (Fr) is by the same teachers who did the clever Polar FLE site. Here, they offer exercises and pictures for download.

The British Council has lesson ideas designed for Foreign Language Assistants, but they could be of general use.

Les Dossiers du Net has a very large range of articles for advanced level and university students.

The BBC's GCSE Bitesize can be highly recommended; includes interactive GCSE tests

There are very good sheets at the French as a Second Language Activities with M. Renaud site in Canada.

Helen Myers from the Ashcombe School and ALL has produced useful materials.

DSC00855 France Bienvenue (Fr) has conversations on video with transcripts which could easily be adapted for classroom use. For example, you could make gap fill tasks using the transcripts. For advanced learners.

Je dis, tu dis, il dit, nous disons... (Fr) is from the same source as France Bienvenue. It offers videos and transcripts, with a greater focus on aspects of vocabulary.

Maud Sullivan's Youtube channel has numerous presentations of grammar, clearly laid out and explained in French.

Magdalen College School(UK) has various exercises and links for learners of above average ability.

Discovery Educational Software have free crosswords, wordsearches etc.

The Zoo de la Palmyre site is interactive, but has all sorts of good textual material on animals.

La Maternelle de Moustache is aimed at French nursery schools, but has some useful materials for us.

Free clipart for language teachers is offered by the Half Baked Software people.

Make Blockbusters quizzes in a jiffy with the Teachers Direct site.

Picto(Ca) has lots of free pictures with an easy to use drop down window menu.

List of web vocab from Cornell College.

An English-French list of computing terms.

Here is a good list of literature vocab from Cornell College.

Here is a list of French Proverbs

Bingo Card generator!

Another Bingo card generator - Bingo baker

Tennessee Bob's Famous French Links - famously comprehensive!

Wildfrench.co.uk - very good links!

2cvFrenchrevision.co.uk

Realfrench from Manchester Metropolitan University.

Puzzlemaker allows you to make wordsearches and other puzzles. Very easy!

Freeway (Project HappyChild)(UK) has many free vocabulary and verbs which could be printed off for tests and revision.

Revision Centre, aimed at students really, has some pages you could copy - for example, model oral presentations.

Languages Online (Aus) has simple pdf resources for beginners and near beginners.

A Green Mouse has video resources and other activities for younger learners (KS3). Could also be used at Key Stage 2.

FrenchEntrée (UK) is aimed at British people moving to France, but contains a wealth of factual information which could be of use for language or civilisation work.

Houghton Mifflin College (Can) has some useful maps and OHTs.

Conso.net (Fr), from the Institut National de la Consommation has a searchable archive of letter types covering all types of situation.

Here you'll find French Tonguetwisters

Here you'll find French Onlinenewspapers.com has a comprehensive list of online French newspapers.

Free classroom posters to download from Instant Display(UK).

PacDV Sound Effects (USA) has free sound effects to download if you wanted to create a lesson based on sounds.

Downloadable game templates can be found at Sandfields School (UK) site.

French Teacher Resources has a selection of printables and presentations.

Votre Générateur de Certificats (Ca) is a certificate generator!

At Chansons Françaises has lots of song words for French-speaking artists.

Best Of Paroles has lots of French lyrics, as well as links which allow you to listen to song extracts as well.