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What sound does a French duck make? How does French in Belgium, Canada, and Switzerland differ from Standard French? Discover our additional resources and learn more about French language and culture. 

Palabra del día exemplum
Pronunciación: ɪɡˈzɛmpləm
noun
an example or model...

Effective French: French writing conventions

This guide aims to provide basic guidelines for writing good French.

Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary app

Our unabridged French dictionary is available as an app for iOS and Android. Find out more about this and other Oxford dictionary apps.

Useful Phrases in French

Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting France.

Cita de la semana

“Give me the right word and the right accent and I will move the world.”

Joseph Conrad

(1857–1924)

Polish-born English novelist

French resources for schools

Free classroom resources and activities to help students get to grips with grammar and learn to love vocabulary.

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