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Old Jan 29, 2012, 09:23 PM   #26
super.chafouin
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French Exercises

You can try "French Exercises" here : http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/frenc...495637988?mt=8
It includes a french-english dictionary and vocabulary learning games with lots of pictures and sounds.
And it's FREE !
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Old Apr 9, 2012, 02:18 PM   #27
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Best way to learn french or any language on ipad so far.

I have tried a few French and Japanese apps. I have found nothing reasonable for serious study but am now at at least intermediate level French after just a few weeks. Heres what I did.

The core is French with Michel Thomas, the audio course. I put that on itunes.

Then I use Noteshelf to take notes if I need to. Michel says not to but when you get to the advanced class it goes too fast for me so I had to take notes.

I use the google translate app for testing out my own combinations and checking for spelling. It is not perfect but it will get you where you want to go.

I just added the flashcard app and basically use that for challenging myself with complex sentences.

I have the "word up" french app which also lets you create french flashcards from the dictionary. this is good for making quick vocab lists, hearing good pronounciation etc.

And I use the french verb conjugation app. (french conj.) to check up on those tough ones. it is a difficult one to use because of the elitest grammatical language it uses lol.

The last two apps I use are Livestation, there you can watch France 24 in French and I highly suggest it after Michel Thomas' foundation class. You will be testing yourself on recognizing words in the flow of the language. the other is Safari. from about.com i have found great vocab lists and resources that i just pasted right into my noteshelf french book. i even created my own workbook pages for that in photoshop but i am into that. the pages that come with noteshelf are good enough. that particular app i have found invaluable.
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Old May 7, 2012, 04:42 PM   #28
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Has anyone tried a few of the French language apps and found any to be useful? I did french school and want to pick up from where i left off. I'm really looking for something that will take me from beginner of good. I don't mind paying either but free would be better.
Any recommendations?
I was looking for tutorials where I can hear and see words at the same time. There are some pretty good free online tutorials eg in youtube:

Learn French language for beginners
Learn French language, more advanced
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Old Jul 12, 2012, 02:33 AM   #29
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I like this French Grammar app

This is a very nice app especially for beginners:

www.frammar.com

Most important advantage of this app is that it has audio pronunciations, great looking UI on retina display, simple to use and plus it is available on iPhone, iPod touch as well as the iPad
This app has been on the app store since 2009 and is favorite among students. Finally, the app is kept updated from time to time with new content that is provided without any additional costs unlike many other apps on the app store.
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Old Jul 12, 2012, 05:31 AM   #30
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none of these language apps will help if you have no one to talk to. Practice makes perfect. So you could invest in a socializing app that allows you to talk to French Canadians or actual French people
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Old Sep 2, 2012, 06:21 AM   #31
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Got Europe ?

I liked "Got Europe ?" iPhone app here, from Rolling Train to listen and learn French. It has got a lot of content that enables to you learn phrases in several convenient categories, and track your progress daily. You can play a French game over bluetooth with a buddy as well.
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Old Sep 2, 2012, 07:28 AM   #32
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There's a free app called "Babbel", it's only for learning french words though.
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Old Sep 24, 2012, 03:55 PM   #33
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http://french.hdsi.pl/language-learning-tips.html
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Old Oct 20, 2012, 06:23 PM   #34
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iPhone App To Help You Learn French Faster By Using Flashcards With Pictures

"French Flashcards with Pictures" is an iPhone app that will help you learn French faster by using flashcards with pictures (learn over 300 most commonly used words in the English / French language from A to Z), thanks.
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Old Oct 23, 2012, 12:50 AM   #35
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App to learn French Vocab

I tried to improve my vocabulary with a game called BetterLetter.

https://itunes.apple.com/sg/app/bett...426913117?mt=8.

I learned some French words while playing with Edenbot.
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 09:28 PM   #36
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French English Translation Dictionary

We have released version 5.3.12 of French English Dictionary + for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. New features include;
  • Improved usage examples for dictionary keywords.
  • Online lookup for words not found in app dictionary (paid version).
  • Added support for iPhone 5 and iOS 6.
See What's New Page for complete list. Free and Paid versions are available in the App Store.

As always, we welcome your comments and questions.

Best,
Marc Bolh
CEO Ascendo

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Old Dec 18, 2012, 09:10 AM   #37
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French Trip

try this app:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fren...514793109?mt=8

This app is a tool for toddlers and older children to learn vocabulary in French
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Old Jan 6, 2013, 09:41 PM   #38
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French in TileLand - Learn French Spelling on your iPhone

Learn French in a fun word game.
Master spelling of French words now.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fren...4999?ls=1&mt=8

This is a fun and exciting app to learn french words
quickly and easily!

* Practice spelling of hundreds of French words of all levels

* Relaxing background music and ability to control timer speed and limits

* Full integration with Game Center is included!

* Leaderboards - Challenge your friends to beat your Top Score and see where you are on the Leaderboards

* Achievements - Earn your achievements and tell your friends via Facebook, Twitter and Email using Game Center
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Old Jun 26, 2013, 08:18 AM   #39
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Bonjour French Course

I've never tried Pimsleur, but if you're looking for something else than an app I've heard great things about it.

You could also try our Bonjour French Course for both iPhone and iPad.

Just a word of warning: if you already have studied French before then these first 5 lessons might be too basic for you and I should advice you to hold off until we release the continuation course.

Here's a youtube-presentation if you're interested:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=j-4N6RfQkbA

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Old Sep 17, 2013, 09:52 AM   #40
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Apps to learn french from

Although learning from applications is a very lazy way to learn french from but for the sake of this thread I'll post some applications available on itunes:
1)2Lingua Kids
2)SpeakEasy French Lite ~ Free Travel Phrases with Voice and Phonetics

However , I would strongly recommend learning step by step in detail.
If you're looking for an online place to learn french from I would advise you to go through this website once. I can personally vouch for the authenticity of this website as I have learnt English here.
Spoken French Course
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Old Sep 18, 2013, 02:51 AM   #41
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I've never tried Pimsleur, but if you're looking for something else than an app I've heard great things about it.

You could also try our Bonjour French Course for both iPhone and iPad.

Just a word of warning: if you already have studied French before then these first 5 lessons might be too basic for you and I should advice you to hold off until we release the continuation course.

Here's a youtube-presentation if you're interested:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=j-4N6RfQkbA

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Well, I don't want to be that guy, but as a native french speaker, the sound bites in your App sound very bad. It's clearly a cheap artificial speech generator that sound like a robot and most importantly, sound like a robot with a bad english accent who try to speak french.

I mean, using the french speech in OS X would be way better to learn basic pronunciation than what I heard in the app preview. It isn't perfect but at least words alone sound as they should.

I don't see how can someone can learn normal pronunciations when the samples hardly sound french.
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Old Dec 29, 2013, 03:49 AM   #42
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Hi guys, Le Bon Mot helped me a lot. It's a pretty new app with lots of vocabulary, good pronunciation and tricky tests. Check it out: https://itunes.apple.com/app/appName/id684835616
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Old Dec 30, 2013, 05:54 AM   #43
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Learn the French Language at Your Own Comfort

Learn to speak French language from the alliance Franchise and get French Embassy Certification . This is best and affordable course to learn french DELF level a1 for beginners also.

Improve your pronunciation, by using thousands of audio files recorded by native french speakers.

Make if fun, so that learning French is more of a game and less of a challenge.
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Old Mar 5, 2014, 06:01 AM   #44
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an app for French datingsite?
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Old Oct 9, 2014, 09:53 AM   #45
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conversational french in chamonix

Indeed, there are many sites that allow you to learn online the french easily and free as bonjourdefrance.com. If you do a search on the net, there's site where you can register to receive lessons and exercises. You can consult this website conversational french in chamonix
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Old Oct 9, 2014, 09:57 AM   #46
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If you want to learn french, there is nothing better than sleeping with a french woman...j/k

Rosetta Stone is probably your best choice but also the most expensive.
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