French adjectives agree with the noun they describe, that's to say they reflect
it's gender and number.
The first female was created from the rib of a man. Feminine adjectives, on the other
hand, are normally created by
masculine and feminine plural
*When a feminine noun begins with a vowel or silent h, a masculine poss
People nouns are generally easy. If a person is a male then the noun is masculine and a
masculine article is used, if the person is female then the noun is feminine and a feminine article
The pass compos is usually formed by following the present tense of avoir with
a past participle.
tu as aim
il/elle a aim
nous avons aim
vous avez aim
ils/elles ont aim They loved
Le Jour dArmistice
le onze novembre
national holiday honoring soldiers that died in World
Maginot Line (1930-1939)
Minister of War: Andr Maginot
advocated building a series of fortifications
between France and Germany
German invasion of France: May
To form the imperfect (see the past tense)
1. take the first person present tense plural (ie. parlons, buvons)
2. drop the -ons ending
3. add -ais, -ais, -ait, -ions, -iez, and -aient endings.
Er Ending Verbs
commencer * to begin
donner * to give
couter * t
In French, nouns are usually preceded by articles.
The indefinite article, un/une, is used exactly like the English indefinite article- a/an.
It is used when r
The pass compos (see pass compos conjugations) is used to report activities as
they are completed.
Elle a donn un coup de pied dans le ballon. Le camion a heurt l'arbre. Il a mang une
She kicked the ball. The truck hit the tree. He ate