French Sentence Structure – Faire Causative Construction

You are trying to make yourself understood. Vous essayez de vous faire comprendre.  Comparing French and English Sentence Structure It can be interesting to look at French sentences and their English translations while comparing the two. Once you have identified corresponding words, you will realize how many similarities there are French and English. You’ll alsoContinue reading “French Sentence Structure – Faire Causative Construction”

French Sentence Structure Activity

Comparing French and English Sentence Structure This mini-course includes four videos in which I lead you progressively through texts that begin at the A1 beginner level and move up to the B2 upper-intermediate level by the end.  👇 🎥 Watch the video below to hear all of the sentences being read aloud 🎥 👇  AllContinue reading “French Sentence Structure Activity”

French Sentence Structure – Jusqu’Ă  ce que

They laughed until their mom told them to go to bed. Ils ont rigolĂ© jusqu’à ce que leur maman leur dise de se coucher. Comparing French and English Sentence Structure It can be interesting to look at French sentences and their English translations while comparing the two. Once you have identified corresponding words, you willContinue reading “French Sentence Structure – Jusqu’Ă  ce que”

Dès que – Depuis que – Jusqu’Ă  ce que

Use this to express an action that started at some point in the past and continues in the present.  Use it to express since a point in time followed by a conjugated verb. The subjunctive is not required after depuis que. 👉 Il n’a plus beaucoup de temps libre depuis qu’il a commencĂ© son nouveauContinue reading “Dès que – Depuis que – Jusqu’Ă  ce que”

French Sentence Structure – 3rd Conditional Si Clauses

I would have put the car in the garage if it had rained. J’aurais mis la voiture dans le garage s’il avait plu.  Comparing French and English Sentence Structure It can be interesting to look at French sentences and their English translations while comparing the two. Once you have identified corresponding words, you will realizeContinue reading “French Sentence Structure – 3rd Conditional Si Clauses”

French Third Conditional Si Clauses – Plus-que-Parfait + Past Conditional Tenses

French Third 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,Continue reading “French Third Conditional Si Clauses – Plus-que-Parfait + Past Conditional Tenses”

French Sentence Structure – Le Futur Simple et le Futur AntĂ©rieur

When Caroline finishes her studies, she will go to the United States. Lorsque Caroline aura terminĂ© ses Ă©tudes, elle ira aux États-Unis. Comparing French and English Sentence Structure It can be interesting to look at French sentences and their English translations while comparing the two. Once you have identified corresponding words, you will realize howContinue reading “French Sentence Structure – Le Futur Simple et le Futur AntĂ©rieur”

French Sentence Structure – Faire Causative Construction

Cette petite fille s’est fait gronder Ă  cause de sa voisine qui bavardait. This little girl was scolded because of her neighbor who was chatting. Comparing French and English Sentence Structure It can be interesting to look at French sentences and their English translations while comparing the two. Once you have identified corresponding words, youContinue reading “French Sentence Structure – Faire Causative Construction”

Name That French Tense Activity – Practice Using French Tenses

Comparing French and English Tenses Name That Tense is an activity for advanced learners of French to practice verb tenses. This set of 200 practice cards provides a challenging review. STEP 1 – Begin by using the cards written in French, and simply identify and name the tenses you read without translating. STEP 2 – CHALLENGE: Use the cardsContinue reading “Name That French Tense Activity – Practice Using French Tenses”

French Sentence Structure – Le Futur Simple

You will never travel abroad if you don’t have a passport. Vous ne voyagerez jamais Ă  l’étranger si vous n’avez pas de passeport. Comparing French and English Sentence Structure It can be interesting to look at French sentences and their English translations while comparing the two. Once you have identified corresponding words, you will realizeContinue reading “French Sentence Structure – Le Futur Simple”

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