https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GabrielLueck

Finished with French

I have finished the French tree here on duolingo yay! Does anyone have any easy reading they might recommend to continue studying French?

March 25, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wildfood
March 25, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hpatyahoodotcom

Thank you. Very cool. Love these books :)

March 25, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cze-aus-fre

Congrats on finishing the tree !!!

BTW Duolingo is such a brilliant resource don't you think?

March 25, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/k8cath

Congrats! I just logged in here at the website and was so surprised at the language notes! I was only practicing in the app and I was having a hard time at the verbs. I didn't know there were notes in here and now I just started reading from the beginning! :s

March 25, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LINHARS

Here are some books I've read.
Le petit Nicolas by Goscinny. It is written they way we speak, no passe simple. It is a book for children, but I find it nice and easy. Albert Camus: L'etranger. This book is always recommended by French teachers. It is not very difficult and a Frec=nch classic. Mary Higgens Clarc: Le renard. Book translated to English is often written in easy French. Le renard is one of her earlier books, and not bad. You will learn a lot if you look up new words in your dictionary. Pierre Gripari: Le gentil petit diable. Small, easy stories for children.

Someone recommended in another discussion to read books translated from English to French that you had already read in English. I do not recommend that. You need to have a new story to push you forward. If you know what is going to happen, you give up.

I have a rule: If I have to look up more than 20 words on a page in average, the book is too difficult for me. I put it aside for later.

Good luck!

March 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Plyze

https://www.memrise.com/ has some good courses for conversational French.

March 25, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hpatyahoodotcom

Congrats. Start to read French :)

March 25, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wj677

Le Petit Prince is a classic and you should be able to get your hands on both French and English translations fairly easily. There is even a recording of a narrator on youtube if you want to follow along as you read. I also read the newspapers online and there is a students version called '1jour1actu' which is quite easy to work with.

All the best

March 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Callmegrishga

Congrats, you give the rest of us hope to finishing as well!

March 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lululover123

Congratulations!!!!!

March 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BastouXII

Have you looked in the immersion section of Duolingo? It can give you a few ideas while you continue to learn and practice (and gain more XP).

March 26, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/APPS22

WOW,u mean,u finished learning french?wow awesome,congrats.:)

March 27, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ofk88

I made an iphone, ipad app with French reading books, maybe it's useful for you.

Here you can check it; https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/french-reading-books-for-beginners/id1013395082?ls=1&mt=8

July 14, 2015
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