French Grammar

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Yes, We Have Gift Vouchers …

It’s Christmas soon and you don’t really know what you get your loved ones for Christmas? Well, We Have a Great Idea for You….  Why not helping someone you really love learn French ? It’s very easy, you only have  3 little things to do …   Choose the gift that you want to offer…

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Different Ways of Saying “To” in French

In this article, you are going to learn different ways of translating “To” in French. I know that these little words (also called prepositions) can be a real pain for learners of French. “To” with places, direction “À” for cities Ex: Je vais à Paris I’m going to Paris  Ex: J’habite à Marseille I live…

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S’asseoir- To sit down

I have decided to write about this “special” verb “s’asseoir” (to sit (oneself) down) because I have noticed that many people don’t know how use it properly. Indeed, “ s’asseoir ” is not one of the easiest verbs to learn, as it is irregular and reflexive too… And on top of that, It also has two…

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Best or Better ? That is the question…

Meilleur & Mieux both mean better or best when translated to English, but in French they have different meanings and which one you use depends on what you are trying to say. Deciding whether you need meilleur or mieux is essentially a question of deciding between bon and bien (See the lesson on Bon & Bien)  , but in a comparative or superlative…

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Bon & Bien

In this lesson we are going to talk about “bon” and “bien” which are very often mixed up by Anglophones. It is because they can both mean “good” in English. The difference being that most of the time, “bon” means “good”  &  “bien” means “well”. Bon As an adjective (describing word), “Bon” modifies a noun and means “good, efficient,…

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My, your, his, her etc…

In this lesson, we are going to talk about the words used in place of articles to indicate to whom or to what something belongs. They are called “possessive adjectives” and they agree with the  noun that follows.  So, if the noun is masculine, the possessive adjective will be masculine, if the noun is feminine the possessive…

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Singular & Regular Plural Forms in French

In this lesson, we are looking at singular and plural forms of nouns. In English as well as in French, the word “singular” is used to denote a quantity of one whereas the word “plural” is used to refer to “more than one” of something. In English, nouns are usually marked as being plural by…