French for beginners
If you know little (or nothing) of the French language, you might like to start learning with the very simple quizzes on this page. Each one has an audio pronunciation guide you can listen to as you go along.
Don’t worry about getting some of the answers wrong, because if you go over the quizzes several times you'll soon know all the answers.
Quiz 1 - 15 simple yet useful French words
Quiz 2 - 15 simple yet useful French phrases
Quiz 3 - Learn the numbers from 1 to 15
Quiz 4 - 15 useful words about food and drink
You can learn very quickly using our quizzes - once you’ve mastered the quizzes here, see how you get on with the quizzes in the other sections. There are beginners quizzes there too.
If you know nothing about France, you might want to read some of the information in the Articles section; they’re easy to understand s they're in English as well as French.
Under each of the quizzes you'll find links to other useful things on the Free French Quiz website, including:
- Other quizzes that will help you expand your knowledge of a particular subject.
Assisted reading (with mp3 audio):
- Our assisted reading section will help you develop your ability to read in French; you'll intuitively learn where to place emphasis, where to pause (for a breath!), and how to pronouce full sentences of flowing text. All you have to do is follow the text while listening to the mp3 sound file.
Our French-English dictionary:
- Our dictionary provides a English translation of all the French words we use on this web site.