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Dive into French!

Watch French news and entertainment and learn the language in a few clicks.

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How it works

1. Watch a video and test your understanding with a short quiz.
2. Turn on subtitles and click on the words you don't know to learn them.
3. Bookmark vocabulary and use flashcards to memorize your words.


Ilini for Teachers
The best real-world videos for your classroom

Every week, our team selects topical videos that foster discussion among students. We help you bring French life into your classroom!
Save hours of class preparation time thanks to our ready-made resources, including transcripts, quizzes, gapfills and other listening activities.
Ask students to watch videos, take quizzes and submit written assignments from any device. Review their work easily from your dashboard.

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Recommended by the world's leading educators

A recommended resource for teachers and parents home-schooling during Covid-19 (...) across age ranges

University of Oxford
Department of Education
I have tried other platforms to learn vocabulary and improve my oral comprehension of spoken French, but it is by far the very best in class!
Robert Ford
🇺🇸 United States
I had always wanted to watch French news or music clips, but there was no easy way to pause, look up words or take notes. Ilini does this and even much more. It's a game changer!
Jonathan Ho
🇦🇺 Australia
Really good! I learned 17 new words in just 1 video! (...) Really nice variety of videos with a range of topics that interest me (...) Wonderful resource!

Forum comments
A brilliant way to bring authentic up-to-date cultural material into the classroom. Ilini can genuinely broaden students’ horizons and increase motivation, while saving preparation time for the teacher.
Danièle Bourdais
🇬🇧 Author, United Kingdom
BBC / Cambridge textbooks
This resource is SO rich! This is the resource of my dreams. I have always had to type up the scripts of videos myself, or had news reports but no video. This is the best of both worlds!
Leigh Thomas
🇺🇸 French teacher, United States
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Online Classroom

The Online Classroom allows you to give and review student assignments.

Ask your students to:
- Watch a video
- Answer the video's comprehension quiz
- Submit a written assignment
- Download, print out and complete PDF worksheets.

You can create as many classes as needed and invite an unlimited number of students. Students only need a free account to join the classroom and to complete the assignments.