French Coordinating Conjunctions List

French Coordinating Conjunctions List There are seven coordinating conjunctions in both French and English.  It is important to remember them, as these are the words that are used to join other words or clauses. A mnemonic is a tool that helps us remember certain information. I can remember as a child learning the mnemonic FANBOYSContinue reading “French Coordinating Conjunctions List”

Être, Aller, Avoir, Faire – Mini French Lesson

Fill in the blanks with the correct form of être, aller, avoir, or faire. (click the link for conjugation charts with pronunciation) 👉 J(e) __________ mal à la tête. 👉 My head hurts. 👉 J’ai mal à la tête. (avoir) 👉 Je __________ souvent du vélo. 👉 I often ride bikes. 👉 Je fais souventContinue reading “Être, Aller, Avoir, Faire – Mini French Lesson”

Être – Avoir – Aller – Faire: Conjugation Charts and Pronunciation

Present Tense: Être – Aller – Avoir – Faire French Teachers: Download this free resource @ TpT Passé Composé: Être – Aller – Avoir – Faire French Teachers: Download this free resource @ TpT Imperfect Tense: Être – Aller – Avoir – Faire French Teachers: Download this free resource @ TpT Futur Simple Tense: ÊtreContinue reading “Être – Avoir – Aller – Faire: Conjugation Charts and Pronunciation”

French Feelings and Emotions Vocabulary List

FRENCH FEELINGS AND EMOTIONS VOCABULARY LIST Quizlet:  Practice French Feelings and Emotions Vocabulary The easiest way to talk about feelings in French is to use the verb être followed by one of the adjectives on the list below. Remember to make the adjectives agree in number and gender with the person being described.   I amContinue reading “French Feelings and Emotions Vocabulary List”

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

Common irregular verbs in the passé composé 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 àContinue reading “Common French Irregular Verbs – Present Tense”

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