Links for French as Foreign language / Français Langue Étrangère (FLE)

Learn French online

Français en ligne Interactive exercises on grammar, verbs, vocabulary, writing, spelling. A1-B2

OrthoLud Exercises and games on vocabulary and grammar. A1-B2

Exercices en ligne Exercises on grammar, spelling, vocabulary, listening and reading comprehension for beginners, intermediate, advanced, texts about culture and civilisation, songs, games. A1-C1

Reverso Grammar, conjugation, dictionary, translation. A1-C2

Link collections FLE

Our Moodle Platform for the self-guided learning of French with helpful suggestions and support (internal Uni Fribourg) 

Le Point du FLE Link collection for free exercises and French courses. A1-C2

FLE sitographie Link list for FLE

Espace pédagogique Link list for FLE

Online Radio and TV-stations

TV5Monde  Learn with the news; grammar exercises, vocabulary and listening comprehension. A1-B2

RFI Savoirs Radio France Internationale: the news in easy French, exercises, vocabulary etc. A1-B2

RTS Radio and television channel of French speaking Switzerland

Arte European Culture TV (also in German, English, Spanish, Polish)

Liens Média Link list of the main television, radio and press media in French language

Online newspapers

La Liberté Fribourg local daily newspaper

Le Temps Swiss French daily newspaper

Le Monde French daily newspaper

Le Monde diplomatique French monthly newspaper L'information alternative: regard critique sur l'actualité, chroniques, analyses, décryptages. Déconstruction alternative de la politique française et internationale

Cultural informations

keskispass What's up in Fribourg (also in English, German, Polish)

ça joue! Lausanne in 10 situations of every day and academic life: videos, activities to learn French (expressions, pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary) and useful information on living in the French speaking part of Switzerland (also in English).

swissinfo Swiss information platform (also in English, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese)

Liens utiles Links to websites in French; search by theme

Publishers of FLE manuals

Hachette - FLE

CLE International - FLE

Didier - FLE



Level tests online

Testpodium: You may test your competence in reading, listening, reaction in communicative situations, vocabulary and grammar on two different test levels. The result will be related to the levels of international language exams and of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). Free, with registration. Takes 15' - max. 35‘. Site languages: English and German.

ESL: Online-Tests with 30-50 multiple-choice questions. Takes about 20'. Results according to CEFR-levels. For English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Chinese. Free, without registration. Site language: German.

Cornelsen: Placement tests on the CEFR-levels A1-B1 to estimate quickly your language level in English, German, French and Spanish. Duration 20-60' (according to your chosen language level). Free, with registration. Site languages: English, German, Turkish, Russian.

Dialang: Extensive test to download (is also preinstalled on our PCs in the Self-Access Centre). 30 questions for each competence: reading, listening, writing, vocabulary and grammar. Test results for each competence in levels of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). Starts with a pre-test with verbs; contains instructions, feedback, learning advices. Takes 1.5 to 3 hours. Tests in and for Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Irish, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish. Free, with download. Site language: English.

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