Spanish Grammar: Asking Questions – Yes / No

… Identify Spanish Grammar: Asking Questions – Yes / No la gramática española: hacer preguntas – sí / no Communicate simple positive or negative queries. Receive quick answers to basic questions. … Connect LEAF Spanish Grammar: Basic Negation … 60-Second Spanish Grammar Lesson Coming Soon! … Study A “Yes / No” question is a question that can […]

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: Conjugated Verbs + Infinitive Verb

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

French Grammar: Uses of Infinitive Verbs

… Identify: French Grammar: Uses of Infinitive Verbs la grammaire française: l’utilisation des verbes à l’infinitif The infinitive form of a verb conveys the basic meaning of that verb. French infinitive verbs are used in a variety of ways. Study: The infinitive form of a French verb is the form that ends with [-ER], [-IR], or [-RE]. […]

French Grammar: Possessive Pronouns

… Identify: French Grammar: Possessive Pronouns la grammaire française: les pronoms possessifs Indicates possession. Points out whose possessions. Agree in number and gender with the noun they replace. Review: LEAF French Grammar: Possessive Adjectives Study: Like Possessive Adjectives, Possessive Pronouns indicate possession. They let us know what is mine, yours, his, hers, or ours. Possessive Pronouns […]

French Grammar: Nouns – Indefinite Articles

… Identify: French Grammar: Nouns – Indefinite Articles la grammaire française: les substantifs – les articles indéfinis Nouns (les substantifs) are people, places, and things. They have names! In French, indefinite articles (les articles indéfinis) are considered part of the noun. You’ll need to learn to use nouns with their correct articles if you want to talk about […]

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, […]

Spanish Grammar: The Verb Form [HAY]

… Identify Spanish Grammar: The Verb Form [HAY] la gramática española: la forma [hay] The verb [HABER] has many functions. It is an irregular verb. Indicate the existence of people, places, and things. … Connect LEAF Spanish Grammar: Vowels and Vowel Sounds … 60-Second Spanish Grammar Lesson … Study The verb form HAY comes from […]

Spanish Grammar: The Verb [TENER] with Hair and Eyes

… Identify Spanish Grammar: The Verb [TENER] with Hair and Eyes la gramática española: el verbo [tener] con el pelo y los ojos The verb [TENER] means to have. It is an irregular verb. May be used to indicate type and color of hair and eyes. … Connect LEAF Spanish Grammar: The Verb [TENER] – […]

French Grammar: Adverbs of Place

… Identify: French Grammar: Adverbs of Place la grammaire française: les adverbes de lieu Just as an adjective modifies (describes) a noun, an ADVERB modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb.  Adverbs generally answer the question How? How well? How much? How often? or When? They help us provide more details when we’re describing actions. […]