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France 24 - Découvrez le parcours du médicament : Du laboratoire à la pharmacie View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

In this video you will learn about the process of developing and marketing new medications in France. After numerous trials on animals, then humans, a drug is finally put on the market once the price is set by the European Medicines Agency.

France 24 - Quels sont les pouvoirs du président de la République ? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this educational video, you will learn about the powers of the French president, which were redefined at the behest of Charles de Gaulle in 1958.

Le saviez-vous? - La conjugaison au présent, au passé et au futur View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

This video will give you an introduction to one of the most important aspects of French grammar: conjugating verbs in the present, past, and future tenses. It's full of fun and practical examples that will help you master conjugation!

Le saviez-vous? - Les homonymes View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this lesson, you will learn the difference between homonyms, homophones, and homographs illustrated with amusing examples. Challenge yourself by repeating the words that sound the same and see if you can spell them correctly. Good luck!

Le saviez-vous? - Les expressions à ne pas prendre au pied de la lettre - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Some expressions are not be taken literally, as they would not make a lot of sense. For example, vider son sac—literally, "to empty one's bag"—actually means something entirely different. Find out the real meaning of vider son sac and its origin in this video!

Le saviez-vous? - Les expressions à ne pas prendre au pied de la lettre - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In the second installment on French expressions not to be taken literally, Patricia discusses the phrase se faire l'avocat du diable (to play devil's advocate).

Le saviez-vous? - Les adjectifs possessifs - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

In her introduction to possessive adjectives, Patricia will teach you how to say "my," "your," and "his/her" in French using some simple props.

Le saviez-vous? - Les adjectifs possessifs - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

In the second part of Patricia's video on possessive adjectives, you will learn the plural adjectives and what to do when a noun starts with a vowel.

Le saviez-vous? - Les pronoms possessifs - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

In this video, Patricia introduces possessive pronouns (mine, yours, his/hers, etc.). Be sure to check out her previous videos on possessive adjectives to gain a better understanding.

Le saviez-vous? - Les pronoms possessifs - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Make this final lesson on possessive pronouns yours! Listen and watch carefully to master all the nuances in sounds and spelling.

Le saviez-vous? - La couleur blanche et ses expressions - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Patricia tells us a fun story peppered with expressions involving the word blanc/blanche (white). You might recognize some of them from English, such as hisser le drapeau blanc (to raise the white flag), but others are a bit more difficult to decipher.

Le saviez-vous? - La couleur blanche et ses expressions - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Patricia takes us on a "white journey in the French language" by explaining some common French expressions using the word blanc/blanche (white).

Le saviez-vous? - La couleur noire et ses expressions View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Patricia is in a dark mood.... Learn some expressions using the word noir (dark, black) and express your dark feelings in French!

Le saviez-vous? - Les verbes du 1er groupe View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

What are first-group verbs? In this video, Patricia will introduce you to the nearly 3000 verbs belonging to this category. Don't be daunted by that number—these verbs are the simplest to use!

Le saviez-vous? - Les verbes du 1er groupe les plus utilisés - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Patricia goes over some of the most commonly used verbs of the first group (ending in -er). Once you learn them, try creating a story out of them!

Le saviez-vous? - Les verbes du 1er groupe les plus utilisés - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Patricia introduces some more first-group verbs, which all end in -er, by creating little stories featuring them. Try creating some of your own!

Le saviez-vous? - Conjugaison des verbes du 1er groupe au présent View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Learn how to recognize first-group verbs (ending in "er") and learn their ending patterns so you can conjugate them.

Le saviez-vous? - Le mode indicatif, c'est quoi? View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia introduces the indicative mood, which includes the most common tenses: past, present, and future.

Le saviez-vous? - Les 8 temps du mode de l'indicatif - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In this video, Patricia introduces the eight tenses of the indicative mood. She compares the four simple tenses of the indicative, which require only one verb, with the four compound tenses, which are made up of two verbs.

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