The 6 Best French Software

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This wiki has been updated 20 times since it was first published in July of 2015. Whether you're planning a trip to Paris or you just want to give your brain a workout, one of these French software packages can help. They come with various types of exercises and take different teaching approaches to keep you engaged. This is an efficient and effective way to learn how to read, write, understand, and speak the language at your own pace, and in the comfort of your own home. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. If you'd like to contribute your own research to the Wiki, please get started by reviewing this introductory video.

1. Learn French: Rosetta Stone Bonus Pack

2. Ouino French Complete

3. Fluenz French Version 3

Editor's Notes

March 22, 2019:

Throw away those outdated books and learn French in method better suited to today's modern world — software. We've rounded up the best options to suit a variety of learning styles. Many of the programs we have chosen include online and offline learning methods, so you'll be able to practice practically anywhere. If you are looking for a truly immersive course that can take you from beginner to practically fluent, you should definitely check out the Learn French: Rosetta Stone Bonus Pack, Fluenz French Version 3, and Rocket French Level Bundle. All three of these are extremely comprehensive programs that utilize a combination of audio and visual methods. The Learn French: Rosetta Stone Bonus Pack and Fluenz French Version 3 even give you access to a native speaker tutor. OptiLingo Phraseology Express French Survival is the complete opposite of those programs and instead focuses on giving you the basics as quickly as possible. It is a good choice if you have an upcoming trip to France and want to be able to ask for directions, order some food, and find out where the restroom is. Ouino French Complete is nice because it lets you customize your practice, and it comes at a rather affordable price.

4. Rocket French Level Bundle

5. OptiLingo Phraseology Express French Survival

6. Instant Immersion French Family Edition

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Last updated on March 25, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

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