Intro to Spanish Verb Conjugation | Tips, Charts, & More
A big part of learning to speak Spanish is an understanding of basic grammar rules -- and one of the first things you'll need to know is Spanish verb conjugation. Here, Jason N. breaks down the basics...
Lets start with the most important question: why is it important to learn conjugation? Conjugation enables us to use verbs to describe real live situations and events. Without knowing how to conjugate verbs we would not be able to form coherent sentences. Just like English, conjuga
List of 100+ Common Irregular French Verbs
Not all French verbs follow the regular rules. Brush up on the most common irregular verbs in French with this list of over one hundred verbs you need to know.
Common Irregular French Verbs
aller - to go
Past Participle allé
avoir - to have
Past Participle eu
dire - to say, to tell
Studying French Verbs: Le Futur Antérieur
If you've studied French verbs for a while, you probably know about le présent, le passé composé, l'imparfait, et le futur. You may also know something about reflexive verbs and verbs of motion, and their particularities in the passé composé. You may even be familiar with le passé simple.
What happens, though, when you want to describe an action that hasn't happened yet, but that will be complete before a particular action or time in the future? In English, we use the future perfect tense
Bon Voyage: 50 Useful French Phrases for Travelers
Planning a trip to France? Below, French teacher Jinky B. shares 50 useful French phrases every traveler should learn before boarding the plane...
Traveling to a France is a great adventure, as you get to explore the local culture and taste all of the flavorful foods. Getting around France, however, isn't always so glamorous.
As you prepare for your vacation to France, it's important that you learn a little French. After all, you're going to be put in certain situations where people mi
Build Your French Vocabulary: Family Members and Relationships
Learn how to talk about the most important people in your life in this French vocabulary lesson from tutor Emmanuel N....
French Vocabulary Words to Describe Your Family
Bonjour, mes amis (Hello, my friends)! Lets talk about our familles et amis (families and friends). If a man decides to marry a woman, she is sa femme (his wife), and he is son mari (her husband). Next, they might decide to settle down and start their own family. Most families have une mère et un père (a mother and a fath