7 Must Haves For Your Teen Studying Leaving Cert French (or Junior Cert French)

Caroline Kelly

January 5, 2017

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Do you have a teen studying French for Junior or Leaving Cert? We asked Alliance Française Dublin to recommend some useful French language resources. Here are 7 Must Haves for Your Teen Studying Leaving Cert French (or Junior Cert French):

#1. Culturethèque (online platform)

Culturethèque has over 150,000+ online resources and documents including French books, newspapers, magazines, graphic novels, music recordings, audiobooks, films, documentaries, games, learning modules and much more. There are dedicated sections for children and teenagers now available too.

#2. France 24 en Direct (streaming)

France 24 now has a 24/7 live stream available for free to anyone with an internet connection. Available with subtitles and also in English

#3. Parlons Ensemble by TV5 (website)

Let yourself be guided by the webdocs and discover life in France through the eyes of four characters on Parlons Ensemble. As you go, workshops and games will help you to understand, learn and practise French.

#4. Duolingo (app)

You just need 5 minutes a day exercising with game-like lessons on the Duolingo app, available for iOS and Android.

#5. Radio France International’s Journal en Français facile (podcast)

You’ll find real news on this radio cast in “easy” French from Radio France International available on both website and app, listening regularly can help with your Leaving Cert French Oral.

#6. Ohlala I Speak French (vlog)

Ohlala I Speak French offers French lessons through videos and web series.

#7. Bonjour de France (blog)

Bonjour de France is an online magazine that provides exercises, tests and games in French for all levels.

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The award-winning Alliance Française Dublin has over 50 years’ experience in teaching French and belongs to a world-wide network, the biggest in the world, established since 1883 to promote French language and culture in 133 countries.

The Alliance Française Dublin is a Registered Irish Charity, ideally located in the heart of the city centre in a famous listed building overlooking Trinity College and welcomes over 3600 different students, 9000 attendees and general public yearly.

At the Alliance Française Dublin, you’ll find plenty for teenagers learning French, with French courses designed to complement classes attended at secondary school, one-off workshops, holiday camps, summer activities, debating competitions in French and, of course, specialised preparation for students in Junior & Leaving Certificates. In contrast to most institutes in Dublin, they take no more than 16 students per group to ensure the best learning experience for all.

Contact Alliance Française Dublin at (+353) 1 676 1732 / info@alliance-francaise.ie / www.alliance-francaise.ie, follow them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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