Regular French Verbs Ending in -DRE

Regular French Verbs Ending in -DRE  A high percentage of verbs in French end in -DRE. These are for the most part regular verbs, and their conjugation in the present tense follows a set pattern; you just need to drop the -RE ending of the infinitive form of the verb (in English, the infinitive formContinue reading “Regular French Verbs Ending in -DRE”

Regular French Verbs Ending in -IR

Regular French Verbs Ending in -IR  A high percentage of verbs in French end in -IR. These are for the most part regular verbs, and their conjugation in the present tense follows a set pattern; you just need to drop the -IR ending of the infinitive form of the verb (in English, the infinitive formContinue reading “Regular French Verbs Ending in -IR”

List of Regular French Verbs Ending in -ER

Regular French Verbs Ending in -ER  A very high percentage of verbs in French end in -ER. These are for the most part regular verbs, and their conjugation in the present tense follows a set pattern; you just need to drop the -ER ending of the infinitive form of the verb (in English, the infinitiveContinue reading “List of Regular French Verbs Ending in -ER”

French Prepositions of Place

The following are sixteen of the most common French prepositions of location. Practice and master these prepositions to say where people and things are located in relation to other people and things.  Note that many of these prepositions are followed by de. This means you may need to form a contraction depending on the numberContinue reading “French Prepositions of Place”

French Possessive Adjectives

Use French possessive adjectives to say who something belongs to.  Possessive adjectives replace articles. In English we would say:  MY, YOUR, HIS, HER, OUR and THEIR. Watch my video lesson on possessive adjectives below. There are more possessive adjectives in French than in English.  It all goes back to gender and number, which are alwaysContinue reading “French Possessive Adjectives”

Level A1 – 20 French Dictées

“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”

French Dictée – A1 Level – Le Voyage

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 – A1 Level – Le Voyage”

French Descriptive Adjectives

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”