List of French Verbs Followed by the Preposition À + NOUN

French verbs followed by À + NOUN These verbs must be followed by À when they are used before a NOUN whether it be a thing or a person.  There are other verbs that need À, but here are some of the most common ones.  It will not be helpful to translate from English to FrenchContinue reading “List of French Verbs Followed by the Preposition À + NOUN”

List of French Verbs Followed by the Preposition DE + INFINITIVE

French verbs followed by DE + INFINITIVE These verbs must be followed by DE when they are used before verbs in the INFINITIVE form.  There are other verbs that need DE, but here are some of the most common ones.  It will not be helpful to translate from English to French because many times we don’tContinue reading “List of French Verbs Followed by the Preposition DE + INFINITIVE”

List of French Verbs Followed by the Preposition À + INFINITIVE

French  verbs followed by À + INFINITIVE These verbs must be followed by À when they are used before verbs in the INFINITIVE form.  There are other verbs that need À, but here are some of the most common ones.  It will not be helpful to translate from English to French because many times we don’tContinue reading “List of French Verbs Followed by the Preposition À + INFINITIVE”

List of French Verbs Followed Directly by Infinitives

French verbs not followed by prepositions + INFINITIVE The following French verbs can be followed immediately by verbs in the infinitive form.  The prepositions À and DE are not required. This lesson is more advanced and includes more verbs than my A2 level lesson. Check out my full course which includes examples in French andContinue reading “List of French Verbs Followed Directly by Infinitives”

French First Conditional «Si Clauses»

What is a si clause? The word si  means if in English.  Si clauses, also known as conditionals or conditional sentences, are used to express what could happen if some condition is met.  Si clauses indicate possibilities which may or may not actually happen. They refer to the present, past, and future.  Conditional sentences haveContinue reading “French First Conditional «Si Clauses»”

French Dictée – B1 Level – Le Voyage

THEME LE VOYAGE LEVEL B1 – PRE-INTERMEDIATE LENGTH 160 – 180 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 – B1 Level – Le Voyage”

Intermediate French Dictée Exercises

This is a set of upper-intermediate level dictées. 20 dictations are included in this resource by Jennifer @ LLL French Academy. Each exercise is an exchange between two people (both read by Jennifer). These dictées are 2 – 3 sentences in length. Many tenses are used as well as pronouns. Dictation exercises are an excellent way toContinue reading “Intermediate French Dictée Exercises”

Level B1 – French Listening Comprehension Exercise

Listening comprehension is often one of the most difficult skills to develop, and that’s why it’s so important to expose yourself to spoken French as frequently as possible. In this exercise, listening comprehension and grammar skills combine forces! The reading that you will listen to includes many verbs in the imparfait, futur simple, and conditionnel (among other tenses). ThisContinue reading “Level B1 – French Listening Comprehension Exercise”

French Subjunctive Mood

French Subjunctive Lesson The subjunctive is rumored to be the most difficult thing in French, but it’s not true. Watch the video lesson and follow along reading the text below. I will not teach every exception in this lesson.  Let’s keep it simple for now.  Watch my video lesson on the French subjunctive.  Take theContinue reading “French Subjunctive Mood”

French Possessive Pronouns

French possessive pronouns are used to replace nouns so that you can indicate to whom or to what those nouns belong. Watch my video lesson below or click here to see it on YouTube. ‼ Possessive pronouns agree with nouns in number and gender. ‼ Possessive pronouns are always preceded by definite articles:  LE – LAContinue reading “French Possessive Pronouns”

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