Preposition of time in french

As a teacher of French, I am frequently asked about the use of prepositions in French. In particular, students are curious about how to express time using prepositions. This can be a tricky concept for English speakers to master, but with a little practice it becomes easy to use these prepositions correctly in French! How to use pendant, dans, il y a, depuis, en? I will explain everything.

Bonjour Students 🙂
In French, as in English, there are prepositions that indicate time. But, in French, the prepositions are different than in English. So, if you’re a French student and you want to know how to express time in French correctly, you’ve come to the right place! In this blog post, I’ll teach you all about the different prepositions of time in the French language. Stay tuned!

Position of pronouns and negation words in French

Imagine you are a student of French. You know the basics – how to say "hello," order food and ask for directions. But there's one thing that's been puzzling you: where do pronouns and negation words go in a sentence? Do they always come at the beginning, or can they appear anywhere? Fear not, intrepid student! In this blog post, we'll explore the position of pronouns and negation words in French sentences. So put on your thinking cap, and let's get started!

Some people think that French is just a « silly language » because the position of pronouns and negation words can seem a bit strange at first. However, once you understand the rules, French can be just as logical as any other language! In this post, I’ll explain how to place pronouns and negation words in French sentences. So if you’re ready to learn some fun facts about this « silly » language, keep reading!

French Indirect Pronouns (lui, leur…)

Do you know how to use French indirect pronouns? If not, don't worry! Your teacher is here to help. In this post, I'll teach you about the different forms of French indirect pronoun (lui, leur) and how to use them in a sentence. Let's get started!

As a French teacher, I am always looking for new and engaging ways to help my students learn the language. Recently, I stumbled upon a trick for helping students remember French indirect pronouns (lui, leur). It’s so simple, but it works like a charm! Want to know what it is? Keep reading!

How to use « en » and « y » pronoun in French?

How to use "en" and "y" pronoun in French? The pronoun en to replace a quantity. The pronoun en to replace what is after "de...". The pronoun y to replace a place. The pronoun y to replace what is after "à..."

I know that the French pronouns « en » and « y » are not always easy to use in French! Especially since you also need to know the French tonic pronouns and French indirect pronouns if you want to make sure you don’t make any mistakes.

In this post, I explain everything about the pronouns EN and Y. And as always, you’ll find the Little Bonus PDF with the lesson summary and exercises with the correction to practice.

Difference between DONT and DUQUEL in French

What's the difference between DONT and DUQUEL? Most students think there is no difference, but there actually is a big difference! I'm going to explain the difference between these two words, so you can use them correctly in your French conversations! Stay tuned!

So, you’re trying to learn French and you come across the words « dont » and « duquel ». They both look like they mean the same thing, but they don’t – so what’s the difference? Nestled within the complicated world of French grammar is this little gem – a duo of tiny words that can throw even the most seasoned student for a loop. Let’s take a closer look at these tricky little guys, and see if we can’t clear up any confusion.

French verb moods

Howdy, French students! In this post, we're going to learn about verb moods in French. But don't worry – we won't just be learning about them, we'll also be practicing how to use them! ;) So put on your thinking caps and let's get started.

Hey French students! How’s your verb mood game? Verb moods are definitely one of the trickier aspects of the French language, but with a little practice you’ll be able to nail them like a pro! In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the most common verb moods in French and how they’re used. So put on your thinking caps and let’s get started!

The Imperative in French: How to Conjugate Verbs in Imperative? When do You Have to Use the Imperative?

When you're a student of French, there are a lot of things to remember when conjugating verbs. There's the stem, the endings, and when to use the imperative form. But don't worry – I'm here to help! In this post, I'll walk you through everything you need to know about the imperative in French. So sit down, take a deep breath, and let's get started!

You might be asking yourself, « When do I have to use the imperative in French? » Well, wonder no more! In this blog post, we’ll go over the basics of how to conjugate verbs in the imperative form, and when it’s appropriate to use this particular verb tense. So put on your learning cap and let’s get started!

French prepositions: à VS de

How do you say "about" in French? If you're like most students, you probably think the answer is "à". But did you know there's another option? In this blog post, we'll comparing "à" and "de", and we'll help you decide which one to use. Let's get started!

what’s more fun than learning some French? Today we’re going to talk about two of the most common prepositions in the French language: à and de.
Now, these two little words can cause a lot of confusion for students, so let’s clear things up once and for all! Stay tuned…

All the secrets of the French gerund!

Hey, students of French! Do you know what the gerund is? No? Well, don't worry, because I'm about to tell you everything you need to know. The gerund is a very important part of French grammar, and it's not difficult to learn at all. So keep reading for all the details. You'll be able to use the gerund like a pro in no time!

As a French teacher, I have heard all sorts of questions about the French gerund. Some people seem to think it’s a really complicated thing, but it’s actually not that difficult to understand!
In this blog post, I’ll explain everything you need to know about the French gerund. So read on if you want to learn all the secrets of this handy verb form!

The 10 Irregular Verbs in the French Subjunctive Mood

French is a rich and complex language. French grammar has many facets, including the French subjunctive mood, which is often poorly understood by English speakers. In this article we will explore some of the 10 irregular verbs in the French subjunctive mood, as well as their conjugations for various tenses and persons.

One of the best things about being a French teacher is seeing my students get excited about learning the language. And one of the most challenging aspects of learning French is mastering the subjunctive mood. But don’t worry, it’s not as difficult as it seems! There are only 10 irregular verbs in the French subjunctive mood, and I’m going to share them with you today. So read on, and learn how to use these tricky verbs like a pro! 🙂