French Sentence Structure – Le Plus-Que-Parfait

Elle s’était déjà couchée. She had already gone to bed. 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 also notice some bigContinue reading “French Sentence Structure – Le Plus-Que-Parfait”

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”

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”

Plus-Que-Parfait Tense – Mini French Lesson

Put the verb in parentheses in the plus-que-parfait tense: The infinitive is the verb voir, and I’d like you to use ne … jamais as negation: 👉 Nous (ne jamais voir) la mer. Use the plus-que-parfait along with negation. 👉 Nous n’avions jamais vu la mer. 👉 Translation: We had never seen the sea. BeContinue reading “Plus-Que-Parfait Tense – Mini French Lesson”

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”

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