French linguistic and cultural fluency, for life.
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Links for Students

Grammar and Translation Aids
Dictionnaire de l’Académie française ~ Official dictionary of the French language online. ~ Online French language dictionary. ~ French language section of online vocabulary and grammar guide.
About French ~ French language section at
Google Translate ~ For basic automated translation of French texts.

CEFR/CECR French Examinations
Common European Framework of Reference for Language ~ CEFR overview (English).
Cadre européen commun de référence pour les langues ~ CECR informations (français). 
Council of Europe ~ CEFR/CECR governing body.
Centre international d'études pédagogiques ~ Test de connaissance du français (TCF). 
Centre de langue française ~ Test d’Évaluation de Français (TEF).
Educational Testing Service Global ~ Test de Français International (TFI).
French Consulate New York ~ Information on language test requirments for naturalization.

Newspapers, Magazines, and News Websites
Le Monde ~ French newspaper of record.
Libération ~ French daily newspaper founded by Sartre.
Le Figaro ~ French daily newspaper founded in 1826, oldest newspaper in France.
Le Canard enchaîné ~ Satirical French newspaper founded in 1915.
L’Express ~ French weekly news magazine founded during Indochina War in 1953.
Le Point ~ French weekly news magazine.
Le Nouvel Observateur ~ French cultural and political weekly magazine.
Marianne ~ Paris-based weekly news magazine.
Rue89 ~ News website created by former journalists from Libération.
Bakchich ~ Satiric French news website.
Evene ~ French cultural website.

Television and Radio
TV5MONDE ~ French global television network.
France 2 ~ French public national television channel.
France 3 ~  Network of regional French public television services. 
France 4 ~ French public television (arts and music).
France 5 ~ French public television (documentaries and educational programming).
France Ô ~ Public television from overseas departments and collectivities.
TF1 ~ Main private French television channel (aka Télé-poubelle).
RFO ~ French radio and television network in overseas departments and territories.
RFI ~ Multilingual international radio (operates under the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs). 
France Inter ~ French public radio (talk, music, and news bulletins).
France Info ~ French public radio station (24-hour news).
France Culture ~ French public radio (arts, history, science, philosophy, and in-depth news).
France Musique ~ French public radio (classical music and jazz).
France Bleu ~ Network of regional French public radio stations.
FIP ~ French public radio (classical music, hip hop, jazz, chanson, rock, blues, world music).
Le Mouv’ ~ French public radio (specializing in pop music).

Friends of Savoir Plus

Meredith M. Tennent ~ Artist.
William McElhiney ~ Artist.
Jane Carroll McElhiney ~ Photographer.
Summer Lee ~ Artist.
Michel Bertran ~ French art gallery specializing in Normandie Impressionnistes.
Luciene’s Embroidery Shop ~ Artisan shop on Etsy.
European Book Company ~ French bookstore in Oakland.
AR digital media ~ Website design company in San Francisco.
The Flood Building ~ Our building.
The SPIRAL Foundation ~ Humanitarian organization doing work in Nepal and Vietnam.
Astrobarry ~ Astrologue in San Francisco.
The Sacred Well ~ Boutique métaphysique in Oakland.
San Francisco Pilates ~ Pilates Studio in the Flood Building.
American Composers Forum ~ Supporting composers’ artistic and professional growth.
Mike Sweetland ~ Musician.
Troy Hyatt ~ Pilates Instructor.
Maggie Parkinson ~ Allande USA representative.
Lori Fagerholm ~ Illustration & Graphic Design.
Dash Limousine ~ Woman-owned and operated Bay Area limo service.
Clarity Pronunciation ~ ESL Pronunciation & Accent Reduction Coach.
Kaoru Shimada ~ Neal's Yard Remedies organic health & beauty products.
Roland Jadryev, CRS ~ Realtor.