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: Sports

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Sports le vocabulaire français: les sports Sports are a true international interest, in business and in play. Sporting events bring the world together. Study: This is a collection of sports terms that can be used for a variety of situations. Make sure to check out the individual lessons for more details […]

French Vocabulary: Soccer

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Soccer le vocabulaire français : le football Soccer is an international sport, worth billions of dollars. Soccer terms can create connections and facilitate international friendships. Study: If there one thing that most of the world can agree upon, it’s soccer (le football)! If you learn to talk about international soccer, you’ll […]

French Vocabulary: Baseball

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Baseball le vocabulaire français: le base-ball Baseball is an international sport, worth billions of dollars. Baseball terms can create connections and facilitate international friendships. Study: If there’s one thing that most of the world can agree upon, it’s sports! If you learn to talk about sports, you’ll always have an internationally […]

French Vocabulary: Basketball

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Basketball le vocabulaire français: le basket(ball) Basketball is an olympic sport, with a global fanbase. Basketball terms can create connections and facilitate international friendships. Study: If there’s one thing that most of the world can agree upon, it’s sports! If you learn to talk about international sports, you’ll always have a […]

French Grammar: The Conditional Mood

… Identify: French Grammar: The Conditional Mood la grammaire française: le mode conditionnel The Conditional Mood (le mode conditionnel) in French is used in much the same way as the Conditional Mood in English to discuss events that are not certain to occur. Often, these events depend on other conditions (hence, the term “Conditional” mood). […]

French Vocabulary: Holidays and Celebrations

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Holidays and Celebrations le vocabulaire français: les jours fériés et les fêtes Names of common global holidays and celebrations. Celebrate events with people all around the world. Study: le Carême : Lent Le Carême dure quarante jours. Lent lasts forty days. le Chandeleur : Candlemas Le Chandeleur est le 2 février. […]

French Vocabulary: Weddings

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Weddings le vocabulaire français: les mariages Weddings and related vocabulary. Learn how to celebrate weddings around the world. Study: Weddings are celebrated everywhere around the world! Celebrate les mariages in French! une alliance : wedding ring L’alliance est en or. The wedding ring is made of gold. une demoiselle d’honneur : […]

French Vocabulary: Birthdays

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Birthdays le vocabulaire francais: les anniversaires Birthdays and related vocabulary. Learn how to celebrate birthdays around the world. Study: Birthdays are a common celebration around the world! Learn how to celebrate birthdays in French! Birthday terms are also connected to the verb AVOIR with age, to months of the year, and […]

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” […]