French Vocabulary: Geography and Nature

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Geography and Nature le vocabulaire français: la géographie et la nature Geographical terms refer to land formations and bodies of water. Learn to describe natural settings around the world. Study: Geography and nature (la géographie et la nature) are all around us!  Learn how to describe your surroundings in French! une baie […]

French Grammar: Necessity and Obligation with [DEVOIR]

… Identify: French Grammar: Necessity and Obligation with [DEVOIR] la grammaire française: la nécessité et l’obligation avec [devoir] 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 verb DEVOIR. Study: There are many words and phrases in French […]

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 Grammar: Necessity and Obligation with [IL FAUT]

… Identify: French Grammar: Necessity and Obligation with [IL FAUT] la grammaire française: la nécessité et l’obligation avec [il faut] 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 IL FAUT. Study: There are many words and […]

French Grammar: The Verbs [JOUER] vs. [FAIRE]

… Identify: French Grammar: The Verbs [JOUER] vs. [FAIRE] la grammaire française: les verbes [jouer] vs. [faire] The verbs JOUER and FAIRE are both used to describe hobbies, including playing or doing sports.  JOUER literally means to play.  FAIRE means to do / to make. There are some general rules that govern whether to use JOUER […]

French Grammar: Disjunctive Pronouns

… Identify: French Grammar: Disjunctive Pronouns la grammaire française: les pronoms disjoints Disjunctive pronouns (les pronoms disjoints) – also known as stressed pronouns or emphatic pronouns – are used to refer to people whose names have already been mentioned or whose identity is obvious from context. They are used in several different types of situations, most […]

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 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 […]