Basic French Greetings

BASIC FRENCH GREETINGS Quizlet:  Practice Basic French Greetings The basic French greeting is bonjour, which can mean hello, good morning, or good afternoon.  When greeting someone in the evening (beginning around 6pm), say bonsoir. To greet someone informally at any time of day, you can say salut, meaning hi. Bonjour Hello, good morning, good afternoonContinue reading “Basic French Greetings”

Placement of French Adjectives – BAGS Adjectives

Most of the time, French adjectives go after the nouns the describe: une voiture rouge a red car un repas délicieux a delicious meal un livre intéressant an interesting book Other times, certain adjectives come before the nouns they describe.  Though it isn’t foolproof, you can use the acronym BAGS to refer to these adjectivesContinue reading “Placement of French Adjectives – BAGS Adjectives”

French Faire Expressions

FAIRE is often used with sports and housework, but also with many other idiomatic expressions.  Notice how the English translation doesn’t always translate to DO or MAKE. CONJUGATE THE VERB FAIRE IN 11 TENSES  faire du volley to play volleyball faire du foot to play soccer faire du golf to golf faire du vélo toContinue reading “French Faire Expressions”

Beginner French Review Activity

This is a review of beginner French grammar. This activity is very thorough, and it will help you assess your beginner level skills. Use this activity to practice putting together all of the grammar you’ve spent time learning. Even as a beginner, you can start making complete sentences and really speaking French! Listen closely and read along asContinue reading “Beginner French Review Activity”

Common French Irregular Verbs – Present Tense

PRENDRE – TO TAKE je prends nous prenons tu prends vous prenez il prend ils prennent Je prends un café tous les  matins.I have (a cup of) coffee every morning.  APPRENDRE – TO LEARN j’apprends nous apprenons tu apprends vous apprenez il apprend ils apprennent Ils apprennent à jouer de la guitare.They are learning toContinue reading “Common French Irregular Verbs – Present Tense”

ALLER – ÊTRE – AVOIR – FAIRE: Scrambled Sentences

This exercise involves scrambled sentences using the 4 most common verbs in the French language: ALLER, ÊTRE, AVOIR, FAIRE. Put all of the words in the right order to form grammatically sound sentences. Scroll down for the answer key. ALLER 1 mon / Je / aller / chien / vais / parc / avec /Continue reading “ALLER – ÊTRE – AVOIR – FAIRE: Scrambled Sentences”

French Avoir Expressions

30 Idiomatic Avoir Expressions 👇 Scroll down to watch Jennifer’s lesson on avoir expressions 👇 FRENCH FAIRE EXPRESSIONS 1 avoir ___ ans to be ___ years old 2 avoir besoin de to need 3 avoir chaud to be hot 4 avoir froid to be cold 5 avoir confiance en quelqu’un to trust someone 6 avoirContinue reading “French Avoir Expressions”

French Present Tense Story

La Journée de Vanessa – French Present Tense 👇 Scroll down for the English translation of this story 👇 La Journée de Vanessa Le réveil de Vanessa sonne à six heures.  Elle ne se lève pas tout de suite.  Elle reste au lit jusqu’à six heures et demie.  Ensuite, elle prend son petit-déjeuner.  Elle mangeContinue reading “French Present Tense Story”

French ER Verbs with Negation – Present Tense and Passé Composé

👉 Watch my video lesson on this French grammar topic at the bottom of this post 👈 👉 Click here for a list of regular French verbs ending in -ER 👈 PRESENT TENSE CONJUGATION CHART:  REGULAR -ER VERBS JE PARLE NOUS PARLONS TU PARLES VOUS PARLEZ IL – ELLE – ON PARLE ILS PARLENT PASSÉContinue reading “French ER Verbs with Negation – Present Tense and Passé Composé”