A relative pronoun introduces a clause that explains or
describes a previously mentioned noun. In instances where
the relative pronoun is the object of a preposition, relative
pronouns other than qui and que must be used. De is the most
common of these pr
Master French Relative
dont, qui, que, lequel & o
Qui and que are the most used relative pronouns in French and
their mastery would allow you to skillfully create more
complex sentences. Now you may be asking, what are relative
pronouns? Or when
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On les appelle les no-ruraux : des citadins qui en ont marre du " metro-boulot-dodo " ; ils quittent l
Pass Compos versus Imparfait
Now lets be more specific:
In this lesson, I am not going to go over the constructions of PassCompos or Imparfait, but I will concentrate on their uses and differences.
To drill on the verb forms, use my French Verb Audio Dril
Pass compos - French Compound Past Tense
The most common French past tense
The pass compos is the most common French past tense, often used in
conjunction with the imperfect. The pass compos can express any of the
I. An action completed in the
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4. Est-ce que Questions:
Mon professeur me demande: Est-ce-que tu as fait des devoirs?
(My teacher asks: have you done your homework?)
In French direct speech is Discours Direct.
Or tu as fais des
Depuis vs Il y a
French temporal expressions
The French temporal expressions depuis and il y a have distinctly different
meanings and uses, yet they often present difficulties for French students.
Here is a detailed explanation and comparison of depuis an
*Enters the Restaurant*
K: Bonjour mademoiselle ! Table pour deux ?
*Waiter brings them to a table*
S: Deux menus, s'il vous plat !
K: Pendant un moment mademoiselle.
S: Vous dsirez choisi ?
W: Uhmmm . Je voudrais u
During vacation, I stayed at home.
I did not went out that often.
I cleaned the house daily.
I also watched anime.
I took photos of my cats
I play with my cats.
I shopped with my mom for christmas gifts.
My family and I celebrated christmas at home.
The imparfait (continuous past) emphasizes the progression or the regular repetition of an action
in the past.
Quand il tait petit, Lucas aimait beaucoup les gteaux.
Tous les jours, il faisait un gteau avec son amie
If you want to work in an certain company, you must research the company.
Si vous travaillez dans une certaine entreprise, recherchez le enterprise.
If you want to work in a creative company, make your CV creative
Si vous travaillez dans une entreprise cr
DEPUIS, PENDANT, POUR, ET IL Y A
The French prepositions depuis, pendant, and pour all
express the duration of an event. But there is a difference in
how each of them is used.
Depuis (since, for)
It is used with a French verb in the present tense to talk
The pronominal verbs are those conjugated with reflexive or reciprocal
pronouns. In this case, the pronoun (me, te, se, nous, or vous) changes to
reflect the subject of the verb. In the imperative forms the reflexive pronoun is
used in it