French Subjunctive or Indicative Expressions List

Sometimes you need to use the French subjunctive, and sometimes you do not. Learn the following list of common expressions. Those on the left are followed by the subjunctive, and the ones on the right are followed by the indicative. This is not a definitive list. I’ve only included some of the most common expressions.Continue reading “French Subjunctive or Indicative Expressions List”

French Past Tense Story – Le Passé Composé

La Journée de Vanessa – French Passé Composé 👇 Scroll down for the English translation of this story 👇 La Journée de Vanessa Ce matin, le réveil de Vanessa a sonné à six heures.  Elle ne s’est pas levée tout de suite.  Elle est restée au lit jusqu’à six heures et demie.  Ensuite, elle aContinue reading “French Past Tense Story – Le Passé Composé”

French B2 Level Pronouns and Tenses Translation Exercises

This is a translation exercise which focuses on using different tenses or verbal constructions and pronouns at the B2 level. Look for the answer key at the bottom of this page. Don’t worry if your translations aren’t exactly like mine. Look for essential grammar mistakes rather than choice of vocabulary. Click here to see a translationContinue reading “French B2 Level Pronouns and Tenses Translation Exercises”

French B1 Level Pronouns and Tenses Translation Exercises

This is a translation exercise which focuses on using different tenses or verbal constructions and pronouns at the B1 level. Look for the answer key at the bottom of this page. Don’t worry if your translations aren’t exactly like mine. Look for essential grammar mistakes rather than choice of vocabulary. Click here to see a B2Continue reading “French B1 Level Pronouns and Tenses Translation Exercises”

A1 Level Circling Activity – Practice and master regular French verbs in 3 tenses

Practice regular French verbs using this proven method Circling is the instructional practice of asking a series of prescribed questions in the target language about a statement in the target language. Circling is used to provide students with contextualized repetitions of target structures. Research shows that language learners need between 70-150 repetitions of a structureContinue reading “A1 Level Circling Activity – Practice and master regular French verbs in 3 tenses”

Regular French Verbs Ending in -DRE

Regular French Verbs Ending in -DRE  A high percentage of verbs in French end in -DRE. These are for the most part regular verbs, and their conjugation in the present tense follows a set pattern; you just need to drop the -RE ending of the infinitive form of the verb (in English, the infinitive formContinue reading “Regular French Verbs Ending in -DRE”

Regular French Verbs Ending in -IR

Regular French Verbs Ending in -IR  A high percentage of verbs in French end in -IR. These are for the most part regular verbs, and their conjugation in the present tense follows a set pattern; you just need to drop the -IR ending of the infinitive form of the verb (in English, the infinitive formContinue reading “Regular French Verbs Ending in -IR”

List of Regular French Verbs Ending in -ER

Regular French Verbs Ending in -ER  A very high percentage of verbs in French end in -ER. These are for the most part regular verbs, and their conjugation in the present tense follows a set pattern; you just need to drop the -ER ending of the infinitive form of the verb (in English, the infinitiveContinue reading “List of Regular French Verbs Ending in -ER”