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Level: Intermediate

How it works

Watch entertaining French videos just like you do in your own language!
ILINI helps you learn French faster while staying up to date with francophone life.

Short videos
Most videos last less than 2 minutes. That is usually just enough vocabulary to digest in one learning session, without feeling overwhelmed.

Bilingual Subtitles
Depending on your level, turn on French subtitles, English subtitles or both at the same time. We do literal translations and display full sentences so you can compare.

Integrated Dictionary
Don't know a word? Click on it to see its dictionary translations and hear its pronunciation. Ilini is pretty clever: it recognizes slang and expressions.

We take notes for you! Every word you click gets added to your vocabulary list. Go back to your list later to rehearse, and remember the videos and phrases they appeared in.

Flashcards are a great way to study your vocabulary. Guess a word, flip the card, check your answer. Fun and easy.

Test your understanding of the videos with multiple-choice questions. Ideal to switch your brain into active mode and make sure you're making progress.

Download video transcripts and translations for some reading, highlighting or note taking. Digital is great, but you can still make use of paper and pen.

Download fill-the-gap exercises, phrase scrambles and other listening and vocabulary activities (with answers). Great for individual learners and for classrooms.

Online Classroom
Our platform for teachers: give fun assignments to your class! Ask students to watch a video, take a quiz or complete other tasks, and review their work online.
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Recommended by Learners & Teachers

"Thanks to Ilini I have made really fast progress in French. 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
Australian expat, Paris
"I recommend Ilini as 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, BBC Talking the Talk French, Cambridge French Coursebook, ...
Consultant/Tutor, French Matters
"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. Add in the translation and exercises, and it is the resource I have always dreamed of."
Leigh Thomas
French Teacher
BASIS Tucson North, Arizona, US
"I have found Ilini an excellent resource to enhance the teaching of the new A Level specification. The content is always recent and engaging and the videos an excellent way to practise the audio summary."
Isabelle Jones
Head of Modern Languages
Alderley Edge School for Girls, England

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Credits: Ilini uses dictionary data from Wiktionary via Wikdict and DBnary licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. The following icons from are licensed by CC 3.0 BY: King, Headphones, Geography, Text Entry Box, Winner, Postbox, Info and Rubik icons by Freepik; "File" and "Contract" Icons by Vectors Market; List and Idea icons by Madebyoliver; Cardiogram icon by Pixel perfect; Theater and Gift icons by Pixel Buddha. Hat icon by Dimitry Miroliubov. Award by Vectors Market. Folder by Smashicons.

My vocabulary

All the words you click, in one place

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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.