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French and Italian Studies: Learn the Language

French and Italian language, literature, politics, history, and more.

French

Check the TIGER catalog for French learning materials such as:

French language -- Sound recordings for English speakers
French language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- English
French language -- Study and teaching

French language -- Self-instruction

 

Sound Recording Ultimate French [CD} : beginner-intermediate
PC2121 .E5 U58 2004  
ask for it at the  Circulation Desk on the 1st floor
Sound Recording Complete French [sound recording] : the basics
PC2121.E5 U584 2005  ask for it at the  Circulation Desk on the 1st floor
Book Colloquial French grammar : a practical guide
by Rodney Ball
Book French, a self-teaching guide
by Suzanne A. Hershfield-Haims
Book French grammar
by Christopher Kendris

There are lots of online sources, here are 2 sites to try:

BBC - Learn French with free online lessons

  • Learn how to speak French with audio, video and games, including the alphabet, phrases, vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, activities and tests.

duoLingo French - Bite-sized French lessons. Fun, effective, and 100% free.

Languages Online

Forvo – a tool for language learners

Language Lab

Keck Lab (Armstrong 308)

The Keck Language Resource Center is located on the third floor of Armstrong Hall on the west end of the building.  There one can find a variety of services for the language departments and people studying languages.

Italian

Check the TIGER catalog for French learning materials such as:

Italian language -- Sound recordings for English speakers
Italian language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers -- English
Italian language -- Study and teaching -- Audio-visual aids

Italian language -- Self-instruction

 

Sound Recording Ultimate Italian [CD] : beginner-intermediate, 
PC1129 .E5 B35 2004  ask for it at the  Circulation Desk on the 1st floor

Sound Recording Italian [CD],
PC1129.E5 B435 2003  ask for it at the  Circulation Desk on the 1st floor
Book A reference grammar of modern Italian
by Martin Maiden, Cecilia Robustelli
Book Italian : a self-teaching guide
by Edoardo A. Lèbano
PC1129 .E5 B35 2004  
e-Book The complete idiot's guide to learning Italian
on your own [electronic resource]

by Gabrielle Euvi
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Italian by Gabrielle Ann Euvino - New - 1615642188, Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated

There are lots of online sources, here are 2 sites to try:

BBC - Learn Italian with free online lessons

  •  Learn how to speak Italian with courses, classes, audio and video,
    including phrases, alphabet, vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and more.

duoLingo Italian - Bite-sized lessons. Fun, effective, and 100% free.

CC Language Houses

Haskell House is the French Language immersion house, and Elbert House is the Italian Language immersion house.  Each serves as a residence for students interested in improving their understanding of both language and culture. Events are organized by the Cultural Program Coordinators in liaison with the French and Italian Departments.

Cultural Program Coordinator of the Italian Language House

Diana Battistella,  d_battistella@coloradocollege.edu
Armstrong Hall Room 323, x6924 

Cultural Program Coordinator of the French Language House

Mathilde Bégu,mbegu@coloradocollege.edu
Office:  Armstrong Hall Room 323, x 6924
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