French

Library Databases

L’Encyclopedie Canadienne (Canadian Encyclopedia)

This French-language version of the Canadian Encyclopedia provides comprehensive, objective and accurate information for students, readers and scholars on Canadian people, places and events.

L’Encyclopedie Decouverte

A French-language version of World Book Encyclopedia. Excellent selection of encyclopedia articles, pictures, maps, charts and audio and video clips on a wide variety of topics. Perfect for students of all ages, especially French immersion students.

Universalis Junior

A version of Encyclopedie Universalis especially for kids. Perfect for younger students (K-7), especially those in French immersion.

On the Shelf

On the Web

BBC Primary Languages – French

Visit this well-organized website to play French games, watch French videos, expand your French vocabulary using free flashcards and more!

Bescherelle

Take free online quizzes on spelling, vocabulary and conjugation, and print flashcards and rule sheets on verb conjugation in a variety of tenses.

Disney Jeux

Play fun French games based on your favourite Disney movies!

Duolingo

A fun website designed to help you read and write in multiple languages. 

WordReference

A free online language dictionary that defines common words and modern slang in both French and English.

Multimedia

ICI Jeunesse (CBC Kids)

Practice your comprehension skills by watching some of your favourite cartoons on CBC in French! 

Oh Canada

Want to sing Oh Canada in French? This video can help teach you how!

Pizza, Anyone?

Check out this lyric video to Charlotte Diamond’s hit song, Je suis une pizza.