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GRIFF: a French grammar teaching site

GRIFF: a French grammar teaching site

GRIFF includes interactive exercises in French grammar, vocabulary, reading and composition based on a corpus of literary texts by French Canadian authors from the western part of the country. A version with grammar and exercises only is also available. Originally conceived as supporting material for an existing basic course at university level for students with a French immersion background, this website may be adapted for intermediate or advanced FSL learners. Adjustment needed for FSL may be more or less significant, depending on course goals and the students's exposure to literature.


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Laura Franklin
Laura Franklin (Faculty)
21 years ago
Previous user comments seem to have been lower due to 404 errors. The site is
now working and although the author continues to develop it, GRIFF is clearly
well-conceived and already a useful tool for students of grammar and

Technical Remarks:

The author makes the following comments about GRIFF's optimal use on the home

"Ce site fonctionne bien avec Internet Explorer. Les versions recentes (version
4+) de Netscape ne permettent pas d'utiliser toutes les fonctions."

He also has a discussion board and an e-mail address provided for the report of
technical difficulties.
Helen Gant Guillory
22 years ago
I couldn't find any exercises, just the introduction to the text. One link took
me to the university of Alberta page. The icons are not labeled; so any
visitor has no idea what is offered or how. I spent 15 minutes trying to find
the learning activities.

Technical Remarks:

Label your links. Take off the logos and distractions to the learning module.
Deb Cady
Deb Cady (Staff)
24 years ago
GRIFF Several pages give the HTTP 4.04(page not found) error. Either this site is still in process or not being maintained. Nov 10, 1998