French Sentence Structure – Imperative with Pronouns

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 also notice some big differences, and those are worth examining more closely. Comparing French and English Sentence Structure Those shoesContinue reading “French Sentence Structure – Imperative with Pronouns”

French Sentence Structure – Relative Pronoun DONT

Go ahead, take them, they are lamps that I no longer use. Vas-y, prends-les, ce sont des lampes dont je ne me sers plus.  When you’re learning French grammar from a textbook, most of what you learn has been carefully dissected so that you can focus on one topic at a time. This is veryContinue reading “French Sentence Structure – Relative Pronoun DONT”

French Plus-Que-Parfait Tense

👇 Scroll down to watch Jennifer’s lesson on the plus-que-parfait 👇 Practice and master forming the plus-que-parfait with this Quizlet study set Use the French PLUS-QUE-PARFAIT tense when you want to say that an action happened at some point in the past and it happened before something else did. In this lesson all of myContinue reading “French Plus-Que-Parfait Tense”

French Conditional Tense Story

La JournĂ©e de Vanessa – French Present Conditional 👇 Scroll down for the English translation of this story 👇 La JournĂ©e de Vanessa Le rĂ©veil de Vanessa sonnerait Ă  six heures.  Elle ne se lĂšverait pas tout de suite.  Elle resterait au lit jusqu’à six heures et demie.  Ensuite, elle prendrait son petit-dĂ©jeuner.  Elle mangeraitContinue reading “French Conditional Tense Story”

Present French Conditional: Could, Should, Would

👉 Watch my video lesson on this French grammar topic at the bottom of this post 👈 Present French Conditional The present French conditional is used to express COULD – SHOULD – WOULD .  Just like in English, using the conditional tense means that something is only going to happen if a certain condition isContinue reading “Present French Conditional: Could, Should, Would”

Irregular French Verb PRENDRE

The irregular French verb PRENDRE is an important one to learn. Many times this verb is idiomatic in nature which means you wouldn’t necessarily think of using it in many ways that you should if you come from an English speaking background. In this lesson we will look at eight different ways to use theContinue reading “Irregular French Verb PRENDRE”

French DictĂ©e – B1 Level – Le Voyage

THEME LE VOYAGE LEVEL B1 – PRE-INTERMEDIATE LENGTH 160 – 180 WORDS INSTRUCTIONS Write exactly what you hear in the dictĂ©e.  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 DictĂ©e – B1 Level – Le Voyage”

Intermediate French Dictée Exercises

This is a set of upper-intermediate level dictĂ©es. 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 dictĂ©es are 2 – 3 sentences in length. Many tenses are used as well as pronouns. Dictation exercises are an excellent way toContinue reading “Intermediate French DictĂ©e Exercises”