Intermediate #73 French d’après or après

Learn how to use “d’après” and “après” in French my friend. après = after Après le dîner, il regardera un film. After dinner, he will watch a movie Cette statue a été réalisée d’après le personnage de Marion Cotillard This statue was made after the character of Marion Cotillard Cette statue a été réalisée aprèsContinue reading “Intermediate #73 French d’après or après”

Intermediate #72 French grammar direct/indirect complement of the verb

Learn how to differentiate between pronouns replacing a direct and an indirect complement of the French verb my friend. RULE: if the complement is direct (no preposition), use LE (masc. sing.), LA (fem. sing) and LES (plural) to replace the complement, while if the complement is indirect (with a preposition), use LUI (masc. sing.), LUIContinue reading “Intermediate #72 French grammar direct/indirect complement of the verb”

Intermediate #71 How to find your way in French?

Learn how to find your way in French my friend. S’il vous plaît, je cherche la Poste ! Please, I’m looking for the Post Office! Excusez-moi, pourriez-vous me dire où est la gare ? Excusez-moi, pourriez-vous me dire où se trouve la gare ? Excuse me, could you tell me where the station is? JeContinue reading “Intermediate #71 How to find your way in French?”

Intermediate #70 French verb arrêter or s’arrêter?

Learn how to use pronominal French verbs, especially the tricky ones Arrêter and S’arrêter my friend. J’arrête quelque chose. I stop something. Tu arrêtes le moteur de ta voiture. You stop your car’s engine. J’arrête quelqu’un. I stop/arrest somebody. La police arrête les cambrioleurs. The police are arresting burglars. ** Je m’arrête de faire quelqueContinue reading “Intermediate #70 French verb arrêter or s’arrêter?”

Intermediate #69 French verbs visiter and rendre visite

Learn how to use the verb to visit in French my friend. Aujourd’hui, je visite le musée d’art moderne en très bonne compagnie, j’ai de la chance ! Today, I visit the museum of modern art in very good company, I am lucky! Demain, je visiterai le centre-ville de Rome, même s’il est bondé deContinue reading “Intermediate #69 French verbs visiter and rendre visite”

Intermediate #68 French verbs with DE

Learn how to use the verbs that have to be used with the preposition “de” my friend. You can memorize a list with verbs using the preposition De (like this one: https://www.podcastfrancaisfacile.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/liste-de-verbes-suivis-de-la-preposition-de.pdf) but you can also train your memory by working with whole sentences my friend. avoir besoin de J’ai besoin d’utiliser des crayons deContinue reading “Intermediate #68 French verbs with DE”

Intermediate #67 Verb To need in French

Learn how to express need and duty in French my friend.

Intermediate #66 French verbs followed by the preposition à and an infinitive

Some French verbs can be followed by an infinitive, but do not forget the preposition “à” my friend.

Intermediate #65 Reflexive verbs with body parts

Learn how to use reflexive verbs with body parts my friend.

Intermediate #64 4 French tenses on 1 timeline

Learn how to differentiate betwwen two tenses in the past and two tenses in the future in French my friend.