French Language & Culture

This guide will provide basic and intermediate-level students of French with resources that will help them to improve their French speaking, writing, and comprehension skills.
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Books in the TNCC Library

French grammar, pronunciation, and conversation guides

Suggested call number ranges: PC 2001-3761

Links to the TNCC library catalog:
French language
French language grammar
French language verbs

 French dictionaries

Suggested call number ranges: PC2640-PC2669

Links to the TNCC library catalog: French Dictionaries

Want an online French translation dictionary instead? See the "websites" section to the right on this page.

 Fiction and non-fiction in French written at a basic level

Suggested call number ranges: PC2117 (basic-intermediate readers)

Links to the TNCC library catalog:
Peanuts - French translations of Peanuts cartoon books.
All books tagged with the subject "French language readers"


Transparent Language

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