French Grammar: Conjugated Verbs + [À] + Infinitive Verb

… Identify: French Grammar: Conjugated Verbs + [À] + Infinitive Verb la grammaire française: les verbes conjugués + [À] + un verbe à l’infinitif The infinitive form of a verb conveys the basic meaning of that verb. Many conjugated French verbs require [À]  before an infinitive verb. Study: The infinitive form of a French verb is the […]

French Grammar: The Expression [IL Y A] – Basics

… Identify: French Grammar: The Expression [IL Y A] – Basics la grammaire française: l’expression [il y a] – une introduction The expression IL Y A is comprised of the words IL (“it”) + Y (“there”) + A (“has” – from AVOIR). IL Y A has many functions. Most commonly, it identifies the existence of people, […]

French Grammar: The Expression [IL Y A] + Time

… Identify: French Grammar: The Expression [IL Y A] + Time la grammaire française: [il y a] et le temps The expression IL Y A means there is / there are.  But IL Y A  can also be used to tell how long “ago” something happened! Review: LEAF French Grammar: The Expression “IL Y A” […]

Spanish Grammar: The Verb [IR+A] with Places

… Identify Spanish Grammar: The Verb [IR+A] with Places la gramática española: el verbo [ir+a] con los lugares The verb [IR] means to go. It is an irregular verb. May be used to indicate where people are going. … Connect LEAF Spanish Vocabulary: Verb Conjugation – Basics … 60-Second Spanish Grammar Lesson Coming Soon! … Study […]

French Grammar: Possession with the Verb ÊTRE (ÊTRE + À)

Identify: French Grammar: Possession with the Verb ÊTRE (ÊTRE + À) la grammaire française: la possession avec le verbe ÊTRE (ÊTRE + À) The verb ÊTRE means “to be” (I am, you are, he/she is, etc. …). ÊTRE is one of the first French verbs you’ll need to know. ÊTRE will help you indicate possession […]

French Grammar: The Preposition [À]

… Identify: French Grammar: The Preposition [À] la grammaire française: la préposition [à] The preposition [À] means “at”, “in”, or “to”  in French! Study: The preposition [À] means “at”, “in”, or “to” in French! The preposition [À] frequently indicates a moment in time or a location: Je déjeune à midi. I eat lunch at noon. Il habite […]

Spanish Grammar: The Verb IR – Verb Conjugation Chart

Spanish Grammar: The Verb IR – Verb Conjugation Chart gramática española: el verbo ir – gráfico de conjugaciones IR = TO GO This is NOT the future tense, Spanish has a different way of expressing the future tense. That’s coming later on. The IR+A construction is used when you are “going to” do something or […]

Spanish Grammar: The Verb [IR+A] with the Periphrastic Future

… Identify Spanish Grammar: The Verb [IR+A] with the Periphrastic Future la gramática española: el verbo [ir+a] con el futuro perifrástico. The verb [IR] means to go. It is an irregular verb. May be used to indicate intended actions in the near future. … Connect LEAF Spanish Grammar: Verb Conjugation – Basics … 60-Second Spanish Grammar Lesson […]