Is there a present perfect tense in French?

The verb tense called the present perfect in English doesn’t exist in French. How is this be possible? We use the present perfect tense all the time in English. How do the French get along without it? Examples of the present perfect in English: She has lived here for three years. We have (already) beenContinue reading “Is there a present perfect tense in French?”

Ways to say “have, has, had” in French

Here’s a list of ways to say have, has, had in French: She has a big apartment. She had a big apartment. AVOIRElle a un grand appartement. Elle avait un grand appartement. I have to finish my homework. I had to finish my homework. DEVOIR / FALLOIRJe dois finir mes devoirs.J’ai dû finir mes devoirs.Continue reading “Ways to say “have, has, had” in French”

French Sentence Structure – Pronouns Y and EN

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 big differences, and those are worth examining more closely. 🎥 ScrollContinue reading “French Sentence Structure – Pronouns Y and EN”

French Parts of Speech – Les Parties du Discours

French Parts of Speech Learning French can seem really difficult when you don’t really understand the basics of English grammar. Have a look at the charts below if you find yourself shutting down as soon as your teacher or others in your study group start talking about pronouns, verbs, conjunctions, and other parts of speech.Continue reading “French Parts of Speech – Les Parties du Discours”

French Pronouns Top Ten Questions and Answers

French Pronouns Top Ten Questions and Answers 🎥 Scroll down to watch a video lesson about these French pronouns 🎥 How can you tell the difference between a direct object and indirect object? Direct objects answer the questions: WHO? WHAT? QUI? QUOI? Indirect objects answer the questions: TO WHOM? FOR WHOM? À QUIPOUR QUI? What are some common verbs that are followedContinue reading “French Pronouns Top Ten Questions and Answers”

French Sentence Structure – Direct Object Pronouns

I’m looking for my shoe. Je cherche ma chaussure. I’m looking for it. Je la cherche. I looked for my shoe. J’ai cherché ma chaussure. I looked for it. Je l’ai cherchée. I am going to look for my shoe. Je vais chercher ma chaussure. I am going to look for it. Je vais laContinue reading “French Sentence Structure – Direct Object Pronouns”

French Sentence Structure Activity

Comparing French and English Sentence Structure This mini-course includes four videos in which I lead you progressively through texts that begin at the A1 beginner level and move up to the B2 upper-intermediate level by the end.  👇 🎥 Watch the video below to hear all of the sentences being read aloud 🎥 👇  AllContinue reading “French Sentence Structure Activity”

French Imperfect Tense Endings Chart

French Imperfect Tense 👉 Lesson: How and when to use the imperfect tense 👈 MORE VERB ENDINGS CHARTS Regular verbs ending in ER, IR, and DRE French imperfect tense Le futur simple Le conditionnel Le subjonctif RELATED POSTS