Best Beginner Resources for learning French

Learning French can be hard, but finding the right resources shouldn't be! So here's our top online resources to help you learn French.

Learning a new language like French can be hard, but finding the right resources shouldn’t be! And whether you're a beginner or if your French is near-fluent, these online resources can always help you improve and they're expertly designed to help you in any way.  So here’s a beginner guide to the best resources for learning French.


Babbel is a great app that teaches you French from a complete beginner. Start your free week trial now and you won’t be able to stop! 


Busuu has personalised lessons for you as well as speech recognition to help you improve your speaking skills. Work on your vocab, grammar and fluency and your French will be fluent in no time.


Obviously we have to mention Lexody... it's the easiest way to practice speaking with a native French speaker! Find native French speakers in your city, who are also learning English. Meet in person, and spend 30 minutes speaking only in French. Then 30 minutes speaking only in English - allowing both of you to totally immerse!


Lingoda offers live online classes with native French speakers, who can directly teach you and help you improve your French. Furthermore, as your French improves, you can get an internationally recognised Lingoda certificate for your French level!

Rocket Languages

Rocket Languages is brilliant for working on your speaking and listening skills, with hundreds of online interactive audio tasks. What’s more, it is completely free! Work on your French and you’ll be fluent in weeks! 

And if digital resources aren’t your speed, check out these textbooks designed for beginners!

Living Language French

Easy French Step-by-Step  

All-in-one French for Dummies

French Grammar for Beginners

We hope this list of the best beginner resources was helpful for you, wherever you are in your French learning! Let us know in the comments below. Or better still, schedule a Lex and show off your French skills. Finally, check out our Best French Books to read to improve your reading skills!

Best Beginner Resources for learning French



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