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Marie & Jeremy - Des erreurs de la langue française View Series

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France

While Jeremy tries to tell a joke, Marie schools him on adjective agreement and other spelling and grammar pitfalls. Even native French speakers make mistakes!

Marie & Jeremy - Lettre d'amour - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Marie needs help writing a love letter. Like many French learners and even native speakers, she has trouble with plural endings. You might be surprised to find out who the lucky recipient of this love letter is...

Marie & Jeremy - Lettre d'amour - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Marie is writing a love letter and she's having trouble with plural endings. Luckily, Jeremy is there to help.

Sophie et Patrice - Chiffres et nombres - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Sophie and Patrice introduce the basics of counting in French. They make it up to one sextillion (un trilliard), but if you're new to French, you can just focus on learning zéro to neuf.

Le saviez-vous? - Le E muet - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Knowing when to pronounce and when not to pronounce the letter E is key to speaking French like a native. Among other places, E usually isn't pronounced when it's between two consonants (and doesn't have an accent mark).

Le saviez-vous? - Le E muet - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

E is a tricky vowel in French: sometimes it's pronounced, sometimes it's not. As Patricia explains, it's usually silent at the end of a word, and often silent in the middle of a word.

Le saviez-vous? - La prononciation des voyelles et groupes de voyelles - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Patricia concludes her series on vowels and vowel groups with a discussion of the vowels O and U. She also mentions a French word that contains all five vowels, but none of them are individually pronounced. Can you guess what it is?

Le saviez-vous? - La prononciation des voyelles et groupes de voyelles - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

In this video, you will learn how to pronounce some vowel combinations with the letter E (ei, eu, eau) as well as the differences between é, è, and ê.

Le saviez-vous? - La prononciation des voyelles et groupes de voyelles - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

In this lesson, Patricia will show you how to pronounce the six French vowels and the vowel combinations ai, an, au, ain, and aim.

Le saviez-vous? - La liaison - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

In part two of her lesson, Patricia will explain in-depth which words require a liaison. Some liaisons are compulsory while some are optional or omitted.

Le saviez-vous? - La liaison - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Patricia will teach you how to form liaisons (not the dangerous kind!) in French. These occur when you connect the final consonant of one word with the beginning vowel or silent H of the next word and pronounce them as one. Listen closely to Patricia, who will demonstrate a range of examples.

Le saviez-vous? - L'élision - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Patricia will show you how to create an "elision" in French, which is when you omit certain vowels and replace them with an apostrophe (similar to saying "it's" instead of "it is" in English).

Le saviez-vous? - La négation - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

In the last episode of this series on negation in a sentence, you will learn how to use the adverb of negation ne pas (not) when it's followed by an infinitive and by an indefinite article.

Le saviez-vous? - La négation - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Patricia continues her lesson on negation. In part three, you will learn where to place ne pas (not) in a sentence with a conjugated verb and a verb in the infinitive.

Le saviez-vous? - La négation - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Patricia demonstrates negation with compound tenses. Negation in French involves two words, ne and pas, which have to be placed in just the right order. Find out how it's done in this video!

Le saviez-vous? - La négation - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Patricia will teach you how to say "no" in French. It's not just a matter of saying non! Find out how to use ne pas (do not) in the right way.

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

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? - 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? - 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 View Series

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 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? - 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 adjectifs et les pronoms possessifs en exemple View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Patricia demonstrates how to use possessive adjectives and pronouns... using bananas!

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.

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