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Oui, Je peux !
Yes, you can learn French at the Library! The Library offers a series of orientation guides for students in levels A1, A2, and B1. These pamphlets will help beginning students discover the materials in the Library that will help them on their path to fluency in French.
Pick one up in the Library or read the pdf version below:
Level A1 (pdf)
Beginner A2 (pdf)
Level B1 (pdf)
Our study guides will help you find
appropriate materials in the Library according to your
level of French:
& Advanced Beginner A2
To consult the language-learning materials available at your level, log on to the library's online catalog and enter your level (A1, A2, B1 or B2) in the search window and choose “subject” in the pull-down index window.
The Library recommends the following online dictionaries:
TV5Monde Dictionnaire: dictionnaire.tv5.org
A variety of dictionaries are also available at the Haskell Library for you to consult.
FIAF Library Collection: List
of French Dictionaries (doc)
DVDs with French Subtitles
FIAF Students! Improve your French listening and reading
comprehension skills while enjoying a movie. Borrow one of
our DVDs with French subtitles, and see how French cinema
can further enhance your language learning experience at
list of DVDs with French subtitles.
Sheet for Learning Level Color Coding (pdf)
of Library terms and expressions en francais (pdf)
Language Learning Resources on the Web (doc)
Basic Tools (doc)
Learning French with Cinéma (pdf)
Livres audio gratuits, accessibles sur internet (pdf)
Where can I practice speaking French at FIAF?
Many members are interested in coming to FIAF in order to practice speaking French.
Please find below a list of activities where you can enjoy putting your hard-earned
language skills to work in an enjoyable format.
- List of FIAF Events for Practicing French (doc)
Children’s Learning Materials
The Haskell Library offers a wide variety of language learning
materials for children of all ages. Our selection of kids’ French
learning materials including DVDs, CDs, CD-ROMS, books
and more can be found with a green sticker in our Espace
Are you a French teacher? Resources for FFL Teachers
A collection of titles for teachers of French is available in the Alexandre
and Jacques Centre d’Autoapprentissage. These
titles provide theoretical material for professional development
and hands-on information to help in the preparing of classes.
Subjects range from linguistics, history of the French
language, francophony, intercultural issues, the European
Framework, teaching to children, and more!
You may search
catalog to view the collection. In “quick search” type “ressources
pour enseignants fle”. You can refine your search
by searching by one of the “mots-clefs” terms