French Vocabulary: Idiomatic Expressions with [AVOIR]

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Idiomatic Expressions with [AVOIR] le vocabulaire français: des expressions idiomatiques avec [avoir] Idioms are fixed expressions with a figurative meaning. Learn to use idioms with AVOIR to sound more like a native speaker of French. Review: LEAF French Grammar: The Verb AVOIR – Basics Study: avoir bonne / mauvaise mine to […]

French Grammar: Necessity and Obligation with [AVOIR BESOIN DE]

… Identify: French Grammar: Necessity and Obligation with [AVOIR BESOIN DE] la grammaire française: la nécessité et l’obligation avec [avoir besoin de] There are many words and phrases in French that express necessity and obligation.  One of the most common ways to express this is by using the phrase AVOIR BESOIN DE. Study: There are […]

French Vocabulary: The Verb [AVOIR] with Hair and Eyes

… Identify: French Vocabulary: The Verb [AVOIR] with Hair and Eyes le vocabulaire français: le verbe [avoir] avec des cheveux et des yeux Adjectives are words that describe people, places, and things. Use these terms to describe yourself and other people around the world. Study: Often, a conjugated form of the verb AVOIR is used to […]

French Grammar: The Verb [AVOIR] – Verb Conjugation Chart

… [AVOIR] : TO HAVE Infinitive AVOIR Conjugation IRREGULAR Present Participle AYANT Past Participle EU … Simple Tenses, Indicative Mood:   Présent Imparfait Passé Simple Futur je  (j’)ai  (j’)avais  (j’)eus (j’)aurai tu  as  avais  eus auras il / elle / on  a  avait  eut aura nous  avons  avions  eûmes aurons vous  avez  aviez  eûtes aurez […]

French Vocabulary: The Verb [AVOIR] with Emotions or States

… Identify: French Vocabulary: The Verb [AVOIR] with Emotions or States le vocabulaire français: le verbe [avoir] avec les emotions et les états d’esprit Terms for a wide variety of feelings or states of being. Use AVOIR expressions to convey feelings and mental states. Study: Just because someone is from a different country, or speaks […]

French Grammar: Passé Composé with [AVOIR] – Irregular Verbs

… Identify: French Grammar: Passé Composé with [AVOIR] – Irregular Verbs la grammaire française: le passé compose avec [avoir] – les verbes irréguliers When speaking about the past in English, you choose which past tense to use depending on the context and the meaning you wish to convey. In French sentences, you choose which past tense you use depending […]

French Grammar: Passé Composé with [AVOIR] – Regular Verbs

… Identify: French Grammar: Passé Composé with [AVOIR] – Regular Verbs la grammaire française: le passé compose avec [avoir] – les verbes réguliers When speaking about the past in English, you choose which past tense to use depending on the context and the meaning you wish to convey. In French sentences, you choose which past tense you use depending […]

French Grammar: The Verb [AVOIR] with Possession

… Identify: French Grammar: The Verb [AVOIR] with Possession la grammaire française : le verbe [avoir] avec la possession The verb AVOIR means “to have”. It shows possession! Study: French Grammar: The Verb AVOIR – Verb Conjugation Chart The verb AVOIR means “to have”.  It shows possession. J’ai un livre de français. I have a […]

French Grammar: The Verb [AVOIR] with Age

… Identify: French Grammar: The Verb [AVOIR] with Age la grammaire française: le verbe [avoir] avec l’âge The verb AVOIR means “to have”. It shows possession! There are also a number of other expressions that use AVOIR to communicate different types of physical and emotional states. In French, the verb AVOIR is also used to […]

French Grammar: The Verb [AVOIR] – Basics

… Identify: French Grammar: The Verb [AVOIR] – Basics la grammaire française : le verbe [avoir] – les rudiments The verb AVOIR means “to have”. It shows possession! The verb AVOIR also is used for many different kinds of expressions in French. Study: The verb AVOIR means “to have” (I have, you have, he/she has …). […]

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