French Reading Selections: Rabelais – Gargantua: Comment Gargantua paya sa bienvenue es Parisiens …

… Take the time to review the following LEAF French Grammar lessons before reading the literary selection for this Module, in order to help you better understand the selection: LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Regular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Irregular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Past Anterior … Rabelais Gargantua: Comment Gargantua […]

French Reading Selections: Voltaire – Candide, ou l’Optimisme (Chapitre 1)

… Take the time to review the following LEAF French Grammar lessons before reading the literary selection for this Module, in order to help you better understand the selection: LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Regular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Irregular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Past Anterior … Voltaire Candide, ou l’Optimisme […]

French Reading Selections: Mme de Sévigné – 25. Lettre à sa fille Mme de Grignan

… Take the time to review the following LEAF French Grammar lessons before reading the literary selection for this Module, in order to help you better understand the selection: LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Regular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Irregular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Past Anterior … Mme de Sévigné 25. […]

French Reading Tasks: Marie de France – Le Lai de Laüstic

… Take the time to review the following LEAF French Grammar lessons before reading the literary selection for this Module, in order to help you better understand the selection: LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Regular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Passé Simple (Historic Past Tense) – Irregular Verbs LEAF French Grammar: The Past Anterior … Marie de France Le […]

French Vocabulary: Restaurant Staff

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Restaurant Staff le vocabulaire français: le personnel de restaurant Terms and expressions used while dining out. Discover great food around the world and how to eat it. Study: French-speaking cultures tend to dine out as much, if not more, than other cultures around the world. It’s a great way to get […]

French Vocabulary: Body Parts – Lower Body

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Body Parts – Lower Body le vocabulaire français: les parties du corps – les membres inférieurs Body parts identify the different parts of the human anatomy. Identify and name body parts in medical, professional, and daily life. Study: No matter the culture, we all have hands, feet, arms, and legs! Being […]

French Vocabulary: Body Parts – Upper Body

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Body Parts – Upper Body le vocabulaire français: les parties du corps – le haut du corps Body parts identify the different parts of the human anatomy. Identify and name body parts in medical, professional, and daily life. Study: No matter the culture, we all have hands, feet, arms, and legs! […]

French Vocabulary: Having an Informal Conversation

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Having an Informal Conversation le vocabulaire français: tenir une conversation familière Conversations are a basic element of communication! Make a good first (and last) impression with people you know well! Study: Bonjour : Hello / Good morning / Good afternoon / Good day Bonjour, tout le monde! Hello, everybody! Salut : […]

French Vocabulary: Parts of a Car

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Parts of a Car le vocabulaire français: les pièces de voiture Learning the parts of a car (les pièces de voiture) in French will help you when you travel by car in a French-speaking country or region. This vocabulary is especially helpful when the car needs maintenance! Study: un accélérateur : accelerator […]

French Vocabulary: Literary Terms

… Identify: French Vocabulary: Literary Terms le vocabulaire français: la terminologie littéraire Learning literary terms (la terminologie littéraire) in French will help you discuss works of literature and other types of writing. This vocabulary is especially helpful when analyzing literary works! Study: l’action (fem.) : setting un(e) antagoniste : antagonist une comédie : comedy une critique : […]