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”

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 Possessive Adjectives

Use French possessive adjectives to say who something belongs to.  Possessive adjectives replace articles. In English we would say:  MY, YOUR, HIS, HER, OUR and THEIR. Watch my video lesson on possessive adjectives below. There are more possessive adjectives in French than in English.  It all goes back to gender and number, which are alwaysContinue reading “French Possessive Adjectives”

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”

Level A1 – 20 French Dictées

“Dictation is the transcription of spoken text: one person who is “dictating” speaks and another who is “taking dictation” writes down the words as they are spoken. Among speakers of several languages, dictation is used as a test of language skill, similar to spelling bees in the English-speaking world.” You can watch the first ofContinue reading “Level A1 – 20 French Dictées”

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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