Babelfish

Posted by on Dec 23, 2008 in Websites | 0 comments

Babelfish is an online text translator (including English-French and French-English)   Babelfish:  The ever convenient language translator, and generator of hilarity.  While coaxing a coherent sentence out of Babelfish was previously something of a unique skill, there have been some fairly significant translation improvements over the years. The result is a reasonably accurate (albeit basic) language translator that can be a big help to...

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BonPatron.com

Posted by on Dec 21, 2008 in Websites | 0 comments

BonPatron.com – French grammar corrector.   Possibly one of the best French learning resources online, BonPatron is a French grammar corrector.  Gone are the days of fretting about which French grammar rules you have forgotten, and in are the days of having BonPatron quickly  proofread your sentences and catch your simple and common grammatical errors.      The site is entirely in French, and requires the ability to input relatively...

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Bescherelle: L’Art de Conjuguer

Posted by on Dec 19, 2008 in Books | 0 comments

Bescherelle: L’Art de conjuguer      An absolute must have for intermediate to advanced French learners.     Smaller and more durable than the 501 French Verbs, your Bescherelle will become your most prized French reference book as you develop your French language skills.  With reference examples of over 12000 verb conjugations, you will find you are learning more and more each time you open it. The...

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501 French Verbs

Posted by on Dec 1, 2008 in Books | 0 comments

501 French Verbs by Christopher and Theodore Kendris is an excellent supplementary text, particularly for beginner French learners. Ideally, this book will be used to help familiarize oneself with some of the common and important verbs while learning and recognizing the appropriate conjugation rules. By the intermediate French learning stage the learner might find this book a little too bulky to be used as a quick reference and find it contains...

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