French comprehension and conversation – Talking about a favorite activity (Levels B1 and +)

Listen to the following audio A) For each person answer the following: Quel est son loisir préféré? Comment cette personne a découvert ce loisir? Combien de temps elle pratique ce loisir? Pourquoi elle aime pratiquer ce loisir? B) Quel est votre loisir préféré? Pourquoi? Expliquez comment vous avez découvert ce loisir et ce qu’il vous … Read more French comprehension and conversation – Talking about a favorite activity (Levels B1 and +)

French listening comprehension – La ville ou la campagne? (Levels B and +)

Practice French listening comprehension for French test preparation DELF and  TCF Listen to the audio   Fill up the missing words in the transcript Vivre _____  ville ou _____ la campagne? Difficile ____ concilier les deux. Si vous _____ en ville, vous avez __  _____  toutes les infrastructures ____  vous avez ____  : des centres ____, des … Read more French listening comprehension – La ville ou la campagne? (Levels B and +)

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

Reading Comprehension in French – “Bonheur au travail” (Levels B – C)

French reading comprehension to progress and develop advanced communication skills French Vocabulary – Find synonyms for words and expressions in green below Les chercheurs se cassent la tête depuis des années à propos du bonheur au travail. Trois théories récentes émergent et divergent; qui a raison ? Résumé  adapté d’un article de Lilian Polderman du journal MT … Read more Reading Comprehension in French – “Bonheur au travail” (Levels B – C)

Information – News regarding DELF and DALF exams

Here is the latest information regarding DELF and DALF exams. Changes will start taking place in 2020. No more open-ended answers More multiple choice questions Change in number of activities Evolution in the duration of the exams No more specialty exams for the DALF All the details on this page (in French) If you are … Read more Information – News regarding DELF and DALF exams

Grammar review – “Formes passive and active” (Levels B1+)

French grammar – active or passive form in French – French exercises A)  Voix active et voix passive La voix active présente le sujet comme agent de l’action . Ex: Nos amis construisent une maison. La voix passive présente le sujet comme agent subissant l’action. Ex: La maison est construite par nos amis.   B) Transformation … Read more Grammar review – “Formes passive and active” (Levels B1+)

French practice — “Solving problems after a purchase” – French conversation (Levels B1 and +)

French practice for simulating situations after purchase and requesting support   Situation 1 Situation 2 Practice 1: Complete the following table based on the 2 situations above. Make full sentences in French to present the problems. Practice 2 – Describe possible problems after the purchase of the following: a) A pair of jeans for your … Read more French practice — “Solving problems after a purchase” – French conversation (Levels B1 and +)

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