How well do you know the French Present, Past, Future Tenses ?
One of the efficient ways to assimilate grammar is to use it in a meaningful context.
Read the story of a person who lives in France. Choose the appropriate form of the verb. The present, past and the future tenses are used. This exercise is useful not only to check your knowledge of the different forms of different important French verbs, it is also an example of how to speak about you: where you are from, what your nationality is, what your work is, what you did in the past and what you would like to do in the future.
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Here is a simple lesson on French personal pronouns.
There are more personal pronouns in French than there are in English. Their use is quite interesting. Read about their use and do the interactive exercises below.
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The French adjectives can also have a plural form which can also be masculine or feminine. Here are the rules that you need to apply:
Adding ” -s” to the adjective
They agree in number and gender, as usual. Normally, all you need to do is to add ” s” to the adjective in the singular.
||un étudiant américain
||des étudiants américains
||une étudiante américaine
||des étudiantes américaines
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It’s really important to master well the French adjectives as they are a lot different from the English ones for example. The French adjectives reflect the gender and the number of the noun(s) they describe. The French adjective can be either masculine, feminine, singular or plural. It seems like a lot but it is not that hard. Besides there are some simple rules that apply and the truth is that even the French sometimes confuse the correct forms of their adjectives. Here are the rules:
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In French there are four ways of expressing the past: le passé composé, l’imparfait, le plus-que-parfait et le passé simple. The first two you will use quite often, the third one from time to time, and the last one you won’t use at all. That’s the beauty of the French language.
Let’s start with the most famous and frequent French tense of the past:
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