Common Expressions with Avoir and Etre

Verbe Avoir — Listen to the Audio  Present tense of avoir /avwaʀ/ – to have I have j’ai /ʒe/ We have nous avons /nu zavɔ̃/ You have tu as /ty ɑ/ You have vous avez /vu zave/ He has She has One has il a elle a on a /il ɑ/ /ɛl ɑ/ /ɔ̃ nɑ/ They have They have ils ont elles ont /il … Read more

French Exercise – Asking a question in French (All levels)

French exercise – Asking a question in French Review of question forms   Practice For each statement below, write the following: 1) Question for which answer is Yes/No 2) Questions with Que/Qu’est-ce que ; Où ; Comment ; Combien ; Quand ; Pourquoi ; Qui Exemple: Affirmation – (Oui), je mange du gâteau au restaurant … Read more

Present Tense – summary and practices (Level A and +)

Review of verbs in the present tense For more verbs and use online verb conjugator   Exercise 1   Exercise 2   Exercise 3 Make one sentence using the following verbs: DEVOIR (Must) – POUVOIR (can) – VENIR (to come) –  PRENDRE (to take) – VOIR ( to see) – DESCENDRE (to go down) // … Read more

Adjectifs Possessifs (Level A)

Singular Plural English Masculine Feminine Before vowel my mon ma mon mes your (tu form) ton ta ton tes his, her, its son sa son ses our notre notre notre nos your (vous form) votre votre votre vos their leur leur leur leurs Listen to the Audio Exemples: Mon chien est noir Sa chemise est blanche Leur … Read more

French Beginner 1 – French Sounds

PRACTICE 1 – LISTEN AND MEMORIZE THE FOLLOWING SOUNDS Alphabet French uses the 26 letters of the alphabet plus a few “add-ons”: accents on vowels (è, é, etc…) or cedilla (ç). When spelling your name -during a call for example- you will have to know how letters are said in French: A B C D … Read more

Beginning in French – Basic grammar rules in French

 1) Gender of a noun Every noun in French is ‘gendered’ , it is either a masculin or feminin. Some general rules can help you determine if a noun is feminin or masculine; ex: nouns ending with ‘e’ and ‘tion’ are general  feminin , but beware of multiple exceptions! (see in further lesson) .   … Read more

First verbs to know in French: ETRE, AVOIR, ALLER

Learn the first verbs you need to know in French TO BE — ETRE I am — Je suis You are — Tu es (informal singulier) He/She is — Il/Elle est We are — Nous sommes You are — Vous êtes (formal or  plural) They are – Ils/Elles sont  ============================================================ TO HAVE — AVOIR I have … Read more

Les pronoms d’objet (All levels)

Les pronoms d’objet direct: le, la, les It is used to replace an element used as a direct object  in a sentence. It is agreed in gender and number with the noun Exemple: J’aime le cinema — > Est-ce que tu aime le cinema? Oui je l’aime Complétez les phrases en utilisant le, la, les, … Read more

French text comprehension and talking about a city (Levels A and +)

French text comprehension and presentation of your hometown or describe a city. Exercise 1: Complete the following sentences New York _____ la plus grande ville ____ Etats-Unis avec plus de 8 millions d’habitants. New-York est situé  ___ nord-est des Etats-Unis. C’est ___  centre économique et culturel —  pays. La ville ___  aussi la ____ Pomme. … Read more

French Grammar – Prépositions & Contractions (All Levels)

 Listen to Audio   at / to / in à /a/ during pendant /pɑ̃dɑ̃/ from / of / about de /də/ since / for depuis /dəpɥi/ at the house of chez /ʃe/ among parmi /paʀmi/ in dans / en /dɑ̃/ /ɑ̃/ between entre /ɑ̃tʀ/ for pour /puʀ/ around autour de /otuʀdə/ by / through par /paʀ/ … Read more

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