French Vocabulary Basics: Prefixes and Suffixes You Need to Know
Have you noticed repeated beginnings or endings in French words? French tutor Tyler S. breaks down the most common French prefixes and suffixes you need to know...
Why Prefixes and Suffixes?
Have you ever wondered why languages have historically developed what grammarians call prefixes and suffixes? Why do almost all languages demonstrate these two types of word alteration when there are other ways to express the same changes of meaning? The answer is simple: prefixes and suffixes save
French Grammar Rules: How to Conjugate Common Irregular Verbs
Last week, French tutor Carol Beth L. treated us to a great lesson on conjugating regular verbs. This week, we look at conjugating common irregular French verbs...
French grammar is full of irregularities and exceptions. They make sense when you understand the phonetic and grammatical in's and out's of the language, but can still be difficult to navigate especially at the beginning. Covering every single irregular French verb out there, therefore, is a difficult task to tackle in just one b
French Grammar Rules: Conjugating Regular Verbs in the Imparfait
The French language uses several different verb forms to talk about events that occurred in the past. French tutor Carol Beth L. shares her guide to one of those forms, the imparfait...
So, perhaps you've learned how to use the passé composé to talk about events in the past tense. The passé composé is a good way to discuss single events that happened once or at a specific point in time.
J'ai passé deux ans en France. I spent two years in France.
Elle a fait ses devoirs hier. She did her h
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Essential French Vocabulary: Greetings, Introductions, and More Social Phrases
Ready to say hello to the French-speaking world? French tutor Carol Beth L. shares the most useful phrases you'll need to start and end conversations...
Heading for France or a French-speaking country? Know someone who's French? Chances are you'd love to get a head start on some useful French greetings and phrases. Here is the most important French vocabulary you'll need for greetings, farewells, and introductory phrases, in addition to a few others just for fun.