29 Free French Games to Help You Learn and Improve

French games to test your knowledge

Learning French is a whole lot easier when you engage with the language, which is why you should periodically play some of these free online French games to test what you know. They're lots of fun and will give you a break from more formal free online French courses.

These games are ordered by difficulty, so you can work through them top to bottom to test what you know about French verbs, numbers, phrases, greetings, vocabulary, colors, and more.

See these free language learning apps if you're stuck on some of these concepts. They have full courses you can walk through to learn basically everything you're tested on in these games.

Easier French Games

French color match game on Sporcle

See how skilled you are at these easier French games, which test everything from numbers and words, to colors and phrases.

  • Word Match: This is a basic French words game. See if you can match a handful of English words with their French equivalents in this line matching game.
  • Number Mix and Match: Do you know your French numbers? Drag each English number 1–10 into the correct French-labeled boxes to win the game.
  • List the Numbers: Do you know your French numbers 1–10? What about the higher ones? In this French game, list out dozens of numbers before you run out of time.
  • Number Spelling: Test your spelling of French numbers with this timed, multiple choice game.
  • Number Labeling: Match the numbers with the French words for those numbers. You're tested on 1–9. This is the same game but for 10–18.
  • Vocabulary: Learn dozens of French words and then test your memory with a matching game.
  • Spell 10 Colors: Before the timer runs out, spell the word for each color you're given in this French game.
  • Color Matching: Match up the English and French words for various colors with this game. Several more simple matching games like this can be found here, for things like weeks, months, numbers, weather, medicine, nature, and education words, among others.
  • Beetle and the Bee: Move the beetle around the screen to collect the strawberry in each level, while also avoiding the bee. Once you've collected the fruit, answer the multiple choice question that asks what the picture is in French, and then move through to the next levels.
  • Fruits & Vegetables: For this French learning game, select the food item that matches the text or audio you see or hear on the screen. You can also learn the words before you play the game.
  • Multiple Choice Phrases: Learn a handful of common French phrases, and then test your knowledge of them with a text and audio multiple choice game.
  • English to French Time: Type out the French word for each time term, like day, year, century, in the morning, etc.
  • Random Translations: Check your skills by translating a handful of random English words into French using the multiple choice answers.
  • Four in a Row: Choose a topic for the game's questions, click the pictures you see on the screen, and decide which French word the image is describing. If you get four in a row correct, you'll win the game.

More Difficult French Games

French Jeopardy game

Below are more free French learning games, but these are a bit harder than the previous ones, with spelling, addition, and harder translations. 

  • Body Parts: See how many body parts you can name in French before the time runs out.
  • Crossword Puzzle: Scroll to the bottom of this page to find a French crossword game where you must translate the words from English into French, and then spell out the words to complete the puzzle.
  • Balance the Scale: Balance out the scale by adding numbered weights and listening to the instructions in French to know if you should add more or less.
  • Battleship With Numbers: This Battleship game has a French twist from the classic version. If you successfully locate the opponent's ship, you must choose the correct multiple choice number (1–60) that's the written translation in French before making an actual hit. There are three game modes to play easy, medium, or hard.
  • Adding Numbers: See if you can beat the clock with this French numbers game. You must add the numbers together and then choose the correct answer.
  • Jeopardy: Test your knowledge of basic French with numbers, greetings, months, and colors with this interactive game that resembles Jeopardy. You can choose one or two player.
  • Spelling: Listen to and read these French words, and then see if you can spell them back again by dragging and dropping the letters in their proper places. Games are available for animals, clothes, food, health, the home, people, shapes, and more.
  • Spelling Jeopardy: This French learning game is a mix of the two previous games. You're given English words and phrases that you must spell in French while collecting Jeopardy-like points.
  • Verb Challenge: Another style of the Jeopardy game where you must enter the correct verb in French.
  • Translate 200 Vocabulary Words: Translate these English words into French before the 15-minute timer runs down.
  • Hangman: For this online French game, guess the word or phrase by choosing different letters, but don't get too many wrong or you'll quickly lose the game.
  • Irregular Verbs: Identify and spell out the French irregular verbs before the time runs down.
  • Subjunctive Challenge: Practice conjugating verbs with this free French learning game.
  • Describe the Person: Select the correct French words you see on the screen to explain what type of person you're looking at.
  • Translate French Phrases: Choose which English translation matches the 50 French phrases.