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”

French Futur Antérieur Tense

👇 Scroll down to watch Jennifer’s lesson on the futur antérieur tense 👇 Le Futur Antérieur – French Future Perfect Tense This is a tense that you can use to talk about something that will have happened at some point in the future.  The action will have had a beginning and  an ending.  This tenseContinue reading “French Futur Antérieur Tense”

French Future Tense Story – Le Futur Antérieur

La Journée de Vanessa – Le Futur Antérieur 👇 Scroll down for the English translation of this story 👇 La Journée de Vanessa Ce matin-là, le réveil de Vanessa aura sonné à six heures.  Elle ne se sera pas levée tout de suite.  Elle sera restée au lit jusqu’à six heures et demie.  Ensuite, elleContinue reading “French Future Tense Story – Le Futur Antérieur”

French Listening Comprehension and Pronoun Practice

Listen to a six minute story, read by François, and complete an exercise filling in 100 blanks with all kinds of different pronouns! This story uses advanced level grammar and vocabulary. Follow the steps below for a complete learning experience including reading, writing, listening, and speaking. 👇Scroll down to complete the first part of this exercise👇Continue reading “French Listening Comprehension and Pronoun Practice”

Advanced French Dictée Exercises

This is a set of 20 advanced level dictées. These dictations are short dialogues between two people, read by François, a native Parisian. The dialogues are read slowly first and then even more slowly to give you time to write them down. Punctuation and links (liaisons) between words are pronounced. English translations are included. 👇Scroll downContinue reading “Advanced French Dictée Exercises”

French Daily Practice Routine

Practice every day to improve your French Are you looking for ideas to improve your French tous les jours de la semaine? Here is a list of ways you can work on your French every day of the week. Use these ideas to create daily plans that you can get excited about. Going to aContinue reading “French Daily Practice Routine”

Being Consistent with French Tenses

La Concordance des Temps This lesson will show intermediate to advanced learners of French how to reply to the following situations and retell a dialogue.   Observe the following chart, and when you want to relay or retell information that has been said, pay close attention to the verb tense that is  used in the directContinue reading “Being Consistent with French Tenses”

French Relative Pronoun Lesson – CE QUI – CE QUE – CE DONT

CE QUI – CE QUE – CE DONT 👉 Scroll to the bottom of this post to watch my video tutorial and take a quiz 👈 More lessons on French relative pronouns: QUE, QUI, OÙ, DONT & LEQUEL, AUQUEL, DUQUEL CE QUI, CE QUE and CE DONT are like the relative pronouns QUI, QUE, andContinue reading “French Relative Pronoun Lesson – CE QUI – CE QUE – CE DONT”

French Relative Pronouns Lesson: QUI – QUE – OÙ – DONT

QUI – QUE – OÙ – DONT 👉 Scroll to the bottom of this post to watch my video tutorial and take a quiz 👈 What is a relative pronoun? More lessons on French relative pronouns: CE QUE, CE QUI, CE DONT & LEQUEL, AUQUEL, DUQUEL These words are used to link a dependent clauseContinue reading “French Relative Pronouns Lesson: QUI – QUE – OÙ – DONT”

French Relative Composed Pronouns Lesson – LEQUEL – AUQUEL – DUQUEL

LEQUEL, AUQUEL and DUQUEL are much like the relative pronouns QUI, QUE and DONT and CE QUE, CE QUI, CE DONT meaning they introduce dependent clauses. A dependent clause is one that has a subject and a verb, but it needs to be connected to a main clause to form a complete sentence. Relative pronouns are the words thatContinue reading “French Relative Composed Pronouns Lesson – LEQUEL – AUQUEL – DUQUEL”