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 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 watch myContinue 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”

French Reflexive Verbs

🎥 Scroll down to watch my video lesson on French reflexive verbs 🎥 French Reflexive Verbs The subject and object are the same with reflexive verbs. They are called this, because the action reflects back on the subject. The subject is actually doing the action to itself. These are unlike direct and indirect object pronouns, which areContinue reading “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”

French Verb Falloir – Il faut

FALLOIR – IL FAUT –  PRESENT TENSE LESSON 👉 Watch my video lesson on the French verb FALLOIR.  👉 Take the quiz  at the end of the lesson to see how you can avoid using the subjunctive. The verb falloir is an impersonal verb.  You can only use it in the il form.  In thisContinue reading “French Verb Falloir – Il faut”

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