Resources › For Students and Parents Free Online French Classes Share Flipboard Email Print For Students and Parents Distance Learning Free Courses Online College Online High School Online Public Schools Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Admissions College Life Graduate School Business School Law School View More By Jamie Littlefield Education Expert M.A., Education, Claremont Graduate University B.A., English, Brigham Young University Jamie Littlefield is a writer, instructional designer, and teacher of high school and college distance education courses. Her work has appeared in Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and more. our editorial process Jamie Littlefield Updated March 30, 2017 Free online French classes can help anyone learn the basics of the language. Whether you're planning an overseas trip or want to brush up on your language skills from college, this list of free online French classes can get you started speaking like a pro. About.com French Hero Images/Hero Images/Getty Images The About.com French guide offers over a hundred online French lessons, as well as study tips and sound files. Enroll in the 7-day Learn French email course or get a quick start with the French for Travelers newsletter. The French Tutorial This free online French class offers thirteen lesson chapters and over 200 audio files to help beginning speakers. Study language basics, vocabulary, and conjugation. (Choose the Standard Edition to learn without paying). The French Course This simple online French class provides 9 lessons on the basics of written French. After completing the course, you should be able to understand the essentials of the language as well and write a letter in elementary French. French Assistant Study beginning, intermediate, or advanced French in these chatty lessons. The free classes include visuals, but the audio pronunciations are only available to paying members. WordPROF French This site can help you learn hundreds of French vocabulary words. Or, study the language with their interactive "scenes" - drawings that help you master the language visually. Bonjour French Use this simple site to learn basic French phrases needed for greeting new people, seeking transportation, requesting assistance, and expressing affection. The phrase appears on the screen as a sound file is played. BBC French Classes The free online language classes from the BBC are top notch. Check out their French section to learn the language interactively, with audio and slideshow components. They also offer an introductory video, a beginners class, and an intermediate class.