Does anyone know of a social website where native French language speakers will correct phrases or texts for free?, i.e. for reputation points and badges etc. like at StackExchange?

For example, as I learn French I collect phrases. For many of these I simply got the translations from Google translate, so I would like to have a native French speaker look at these and respond with corrections to these translations according to what a native speaker would expect and not what Google Translate would generate:

20. You said "_____". What does that mean?
20. Tu as dit "_____". Qu'est-ce que cela signifie?

21. Tell me if I'm pronouncing this phrase correctly:
21. Dit-moi si je suis prononçant cette phrase bien:

22. How do you say "_____" in French?
22. Comment dit-on "_____" en français?

23. What is this? What is this called?
23. Qu'est ce que c'est? Qu'est-ce que ça s'appelle?

24. Could you write down that phrase for me?
24. Pourrais-tu écrire cette phrase pour moi?

25. How do you pronounce this word? (pointing to a word)
25. Comment peut-on prononcer ce mot?

3 Answers 3


There is a site lang-8.com (that's "lang-infinity" apparently, rather than "lang-eight") which might suit you, as well as italki.com.


You can take a look at livemocha.com

You can learn any language and have your exercises corrected by native speakers.

  • yes, I looked at that but it seems you can only post on certain topics (e.g. "describe 6 objects you see" or "describe your country and city") and the text is limited to 1024 characters, or is there something I'm missing about the service? Jul 8, 2010 at 11:42
  • Yes, you have to do certain excercises in a certain order, and native speakers correct them. As far as I'm aware, you can't just upload arbitrary text and have it corrected...
    – jfoucher
    Jul 8, 2010 at 11:47

There was a proposition made on Area51 about making a site for this :


If you participate a lot, it might open one day.

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