Culture Resources

Live with and teach English to a family in FranceImmerse yourself in the French language and culture while teaching English in France. This volunteer programme is a great opportunity to experience French lifestyle and improve your linguistic skills at a low cost. 

Telescope Film : A database of over 450,000 films and a collaboration with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States that offers a weekly curated selection of French cinema (

Coucou Minneapolis : Classes, events, opportunities to practice the language and more!

Alliance Française : Promoting French language and French-speaking cultures through language classes, social and cultural events and information resources in Minnesota

Cultural Services : A division of the French Embassy in the United States with the mission of providing Americans (individuals and organizations) with access and resources to engage with French culture and promote it in their own communities.

Poetry : A combination of classical and recent poetry in French

Poetry Bog : Forum of original poetry

Children's Poetry : Simple poetry for children - sorted by subject

Paroles : French lyrics to French songs

French Cinema : French films, awards, etc.

Internet Movie Database : IMDB in French - summaries of and info. about movies

A French Touch : Intro to French Gastronomy

Recipes : A variety of French recibes for any occasion : Format for letters

Bibliotheque numerique : A collection of French-language books available online