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Learning French is difficult, especially if you feel you're all alone. These community links will help you find other French students and teachers with whom you can practice French, ask questions, trade study tips, or just get reinspired.
  1. French Communities for Kids
  2. Blogs (49)
  3. Journals (10)
  4. Organizations (6)
  5. Pen pals (10)
  6. Readers' Responses (45)

French Club Tips and Ideas
Are you thinking about creating your own French club or looking to spice up one you already attend? This isn't as daunting as it sounds - all you need to do is find a meeting place and some members, decide on meeting frequency, and plan a few interesting activities. This article can help you find the way.

À la française forum
This bilingual forum is the original and the most popular of my five forums. It is aimed mainly at intermediate French students, but everyone is welcome. Discussions are in both French and English - you can respond in either, or both.

French forums
Wondering which of the five forums on this site is most appropriate for your language ability and interests? Learn all you need to know right here.

Learners' Lore
Having a hard time with French? You're not the only one - read my collection of essays by those who have gone before you and lived to tell about it.

Texting - Les Textos français
Learning French is one thing, but French on the internet - in chatrooms, forums, and email - or via text messaging can seem like a different language. Here are some common French abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols to help you communicate via text.

French Polls
Take this series of polls with questions about your French learning and your use of this site to see how you compare to other visitors to this site.

French and France
A place for Francophiles, on Facebook. Lovers of French language, culture, food, and travel unite!

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