Francophonie and French Facts
What is French? Facts and Figures about the French Language
How many French speakers are there? Where is French spoken? How many French-speaking countries are there? In which international organizations is French an official language? Read this introduction to some facts and figures about the French language.
Learn French basics in 7 days
Learn the basics of French in 7 days.
Fight for Standard French - French-Canadians petition for recognition of their language
Standard French is considered to be Parisian French as spoken by the middle classes - but not for long, if French-Canadians have anything to say about it.
L'Aménagement linguistique dans le monde
Incredible site - a discussion of the particular linguistic situation of nearly 100 countries.
Centre international francophone de documentation et d'information
Collects and distributes information and publications related to francophonie.
Gifts for Francophiles
Wondering what to buy for the French lover on your list? Someone who really loves French probably already has a good dictionary and grammar book, so here are some gifts that will really thrill your favorite Francophile.
Drapeaux de la francophonie
Flags from around the world, plus a chronology and a few quotes.
Information about various conferences.
French Magnetic Poetry
Magnetic poetry is a fun little tool you can use to learn and practice French. 500 magnets with words and parts of words help you to express yourself in a unique and creative way.
The Story of French
The Story of French is a definitive analysis of French as it is spoken around the world. An in-depth, compelling, and above all affectionate look at the language of love, The Story of French is required reading for all Francophiles.
How to Learn French Online
My free, 20-week French learning course is available as an online checklist or a weekly newsletter. Whichever format you choose, you'll be presented with basic French vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar lessons in a logical study order, with each week's lessons building upon previous topics.
Le Monde de la francophonie
Description of the francophone world and a link to a very nice map.
Qu'est-ce que la francophonie ?
If you're not sure what it is, you can find out here. French.
International Day of Francophonie
Organized by the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF), International Day of Francophonie is an annual celebration of French language and francophone cultures. AATF organizations, Alliance française branches, and French departments across the country will join in promoting French and everything that goes along with it with assorted activities and events.
French Search Engines
If you do a lot of internet searches related to French-speaking countries or their products, consider using a French-language search engine such as Google France, as it may yield more relevant results than your default search engine.
Le québécois en 10 leçons
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