Saturday, February 06, 2010
A few articles in French (such as here and here) mention a new online French course for beginners called première classe put out by TV5Monde. You can see the course itself here. The course itself looks good enough for an introductory online course, but also note that it can be used to learn Spanish or German at the same time if you are interested in learning two languages at once. It's nothing compared to Deutsche Welle's online courses, though, where one can learn German along with such languages as Persian, Turkish, Swahili, Bulgarian, Romanian, and many many more.
Nevertheless, keep this in mind if you want to work on some basic French or French along with German/Spanish. The transcription for the dialogues in the course will look like this when you use it to learn two languages at once: