Listening comprehension is often one of the most difficult skills to develop, and that’s why it’s so important to expose yourself to spoken French as frequently as possible. In this exercise, listening comprehension and grammar skills combine forces! The reading that you will listen to includes many verbs in the imparfait, futur simple, and conditionnel (among other tenses). ThisContinue reading “Level B1 – French Listening Comprehension Exercise”
Stressed pronouns – Use them to add emphasis Use French stressed pronouns to add emphasis to what you want to say. Use these pronouns when you want to change the tone of your voice (as we do in English). You can place them either at the beginning or at the end of a sentence. HaveContinue reading “French Stressed Pronouns – Disjunctive Pronouns”
Are you ready to learn a new way to speak about the future? Have you been using the futur proche all the time? Are you ready to up your game in the way you speak French? You’ll see the futur simple is very useful, and it’s not hard to form. Have a look at myContinue reading “Le Futur Simple – French Future Tense”
“Dictation is the transcription of spoken text: one person who is “dictating” speaks and another who is “taking dictation” writes down the words as they are spoken. Among speakers of several languages, dictation is used as a test of language skill, similar to spelling bees in the English-speaking world.” You can watch the first ofContinue reading “Level A1 – 20 French Dictées”
Have you learned all or most of the French grammar you see on the list below? Do you find it easier to read and write than to speak and understand when being spoken to? Listening comprehension takes a ton of practice. Watch Jennifer’s first lesson on listening comprehension for beginners in the video below. ThisContinue reading “French Listening Comprehension for Beginners”
Watch my video lesson on how to use French reflexive verbs in the present and passé composé tenses. Download your 10 page support guide to this lesson on Patreon. Here’s a list of 32 of the most common reflexive verbs, their past participles, and their translations in English.
Watch my vide lesson on using the verb être as helping verb in the French passé composé. Download your support guide to this lesson on Patreon. Here’s a list of the most common 17 verbs that take être as auxiliary verb. Click here for my full course.
Listen to the dictée while watching the video below. Download your free support guide which indicates all of the grammar topics included as well as the correction and English translation @LLL French Academy. THEME LE VOYAGE LEVEL A1 – BEGINNER LENGTH 40 – 60 WORDS: This is the length of the written part of theContinue reading “French Dictée – Beginner Level – Le Voyage”
Descriptive Adjectives There are two main factors to consider when using adjectives in French, and they are very different to the way we use adjectives in English. Scroll all the way down if you just want a quick list of 40 very easy to use French adjectives. French adjectives must agree in number and inContinue reading “French Descriptive Adjectives”
What is a relative pronoun? Relative pronouns are words that are used to link a dependent clause to a main clause. A dependent clause is a group of words with a subject and a verb. It does not express a complete thought so it isn’t a sentence and can’t stand alone. Master French Relative Pronouns – IncludedContinue reading “French Relative Pronouns QUI – QUE – OÙ – DONT”