French Pronouns Top Ten Questions

Simplifying French Pronouns 1.Question:  How can you tell the difference between a DIRECT OBJECT and an INDIRECT OBJECT? Answer:  DIRECT OBJECTS answer the questions WHO? WHAT? QUI? QUOI?Answer:  INDIRECT OBJECTS answer the questions TO WHOM? FOR WHOM? À QUI / POUR QUI? 2.Question:  What are some common verbs that are followed by À and thatContinue reading “French Pronouns Top Ten Questions”

How to use the pronoun EN in French

The French pronoun EN replaces a QUANTITY EN refers to a noun that is introduced by: De / de la / du / des / d’ / un, une or any other numberExpressions of quantity like:  un verre de / un kilo de / une bouteille de..Adverbs of quantity like:  beaucoup de / peu deContinue reading “How to use the pronoun EN in French”

How to use the pronoun Y in French

The French pronoun Y replaces a PLACE  Here are two examples to get started.  You’ve probably seen these and wondered why the Y is there. On y va  – Let’s go (there) Il y a – There is / There are CLICK HERE FOR A LESSON ON THE PRONOUN “EN” 👉 Scroll down to watchContinue reading “How to use the pronoun Y in French”

French Dictée – A2 Level – Le Voyage

THEME LE VOYAGE LEVEL A2 – ELEMENTARY LENGTH 60 – 80 WORDS INSTRUCTIONS Write exactly what you hear in the dictée.  I will read each sentence twice. Pause the video if you need more time to write.   Useful vocabulary:point = period; full stopvirgule = commapoint d’exclamation = exclamation markpoint d’interrogation = question mark GRAMMAR Grammar coveredContinue reading “French Dictée – A2 Level – Le Voyage”

French Prepositions Before Infinitives

Certain French verbs must be followed by DE, À, or NOTHING when an infinitive comes next.  This lesson includes common verbs that you will likely use on a regular basis.  You can follow any of these verbs with regular or irregular infinitives. TRÈS IMPORTANT:  Keep in mind that this is a lesson about verbs when followedContinue reading “French Prepositions Before Infinitives”

French Stressed Pronouns – Disjunctive Pronouns

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”

Le Futur Simple – French Future Tense

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”

French Listening Comprehension for Beginners

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”

Common French Reflexive Verbs

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. Click here for a list of FrenchContinue reading “Common French Reflexive Verbs”

French Passé Composé with Être – List of Verbs

The Passé Composé with Être The passé composé of certain French verbs uses the present tense form of être as helping verb. You need to add the past participle of the verb you want to use in the past tense. Do not confuse verbs that use être with action verbs. Many action verbs use avoir as helping verb.Continue reading “French Passé Composé with Être – List of Verbs”

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