Great Resources for Learning French in Paris While Enjoying your Expat Life

Resources for Learning French

Study French Online with the Best Resources Available on the Web


Learn French through the audio and/or video interviews of native speakers. Resources are available at all levels, from beginner to advanced, and cover all topics (study, work, nature, celebrations, tourism, cinema, music, literature, etc.). This website is also useful to hear authentic accents.


This comprehensive website has good online resources for learning French. It will enable you to work on the four skills: oral and written comprehension and expression and to prepare for language examinations such as DELF and DALF. You will also find engaging videos, songs, comics, games and poems to perfect your French.

The “Phonetique” website

For French learners who wish to perfect their phonetic skills. You will find useful phonetic exercises to practise the sounds of the alphabet, and will learn how to distinguish the sounds of French. This website also contains games and quizzes to brush up your prononciation skills.

Learn French with TV5monde 

A free and interactive website for learning French from videos, programs and news reports.

French Lessons via Skype

David Issokson is an experienced online French Teacher offering private French lessons via Skype, in one-on-one classes.

CIEP – DELF and DALF Exams

If you are preparing the DELF or DALF examination, you will find past exam papers on this website.

The CCDMD website

Probably one of the best website offering French grammar resources on the web. Well-organised, easy-to-navigate, the section “amélioration du français” offers educational material in pdf to be printed and interactive material such as grammar exercices or games.


Reverso is a portal of linguistic tools offering a translation tool, a dictionary, a spell check engine, a conjugation tool, and a pronunciation tool. You’ll also find resources about grammar notions, syntax, spelling and typography.

My Top 4 Favorite Blogs about The City of Lights

Aussie in France

This blog is written by Rosemary, an Australian-born translator from Townsville, North Queensland, who has been in France since 1975. The author loves sharing her experiences of living and traveling in France.

Love in the City of Lights

Kasia Dietz is a traveler, a Francophile and freelance writer from New York City.

My Beautiful Paris

Your personal guide for an entertaining and stylish Parisian adventure

Prêt à Voyager

The website of an expert consultant. It contains precious tips and insights about travel and expat living in Paris. Anne’s intention is to find fresh, creative new ways to share information about Paris, a City she calls home.

Expat Living in Paris


Everything you need to know about living in Paris. Things to do, expat-friendly businesses, French language courses, how-to guides. Information for Expatriates, Expat Guides

Information for expatriates on overseas moving and relocation: passport, visa, expat jobs, removal, accommodation, international schools, health, services. Guides for expatriates. 

A one-stop online resource for expats relocating, working or living overseas; with guides, lifestyle articles, interviews, and a trusted network of service providers and experts.

Just Landed

Everything you need to live abroad – connecting expats in Paris and worldwide.

Kasia Dietz Handbags

Limited edition and reversible handbags, totes, clutches. Made in Paris.

The Best Luxury Short-Term Rentals in Paris

Perfectly Paris

Self-catering apartments where you can have all of the privacy, room and convenience that you need. Their holiday flats are located in Montmartre where you have your own local butcher, cheese shop, fruit seller, vegetable market, bakery and more. This allows you to have the feeling that you are truly living like a Parisian.

Haven in Paris

A unique kind of Paris vacation. Stay in a luxury Paris apartment rental and experience a wonderful holiday.

Do you know other useful resources for learning French in Paris or enhancing your experience as an expat? Contact Caroline to let her know what worked for you!