This lesson is A1 CEFR lesson to describe the weather in French in a simple way.
To speak about weather in French, there are three simple ways to do this. You can use either “Il fait + adjective”, which literally means “It makes cold / hot / bad / etc.”, or you can use “Il y a ….” (There is ….).
There are 12 sentences in this lesson followed by a quiz and exercises section.
Knowing the names of countries in French is essential for a beginner. Not only will it allow you to speak about yourself properly, but also it will let you understand your speaker when they introduce themselves.
In France, especially in big cities like Paris, Mareseille or Nice you will come across people of different origins and nationalities. It will be easier for you to understand them if you know the names of the countries they are coming from.
What you need to know about the names of countries in French is that they normally come with a definite article (masculine or feminine). However, they are often dropped, depending on the context and the sentences in which they are used.
It this lesson you will learn or consolidate, if you have gone through the 1st and 2nd part of my French Lessons for Beginners, the conjugation and use of the two most important verbs in the French language: Etre and Avoir.
1. Etre / Avoir
Interesting facts and advantages of learning well from the start of etre (to be) and avoir (to have):
Two the most important verbs in almost any language
Because of that, you will be able to express all the basic things concerning yourself
Etre and avoir are essential in constructing the other tenses and structures in the French language (past, future, conditional, perfect)
Two irregular verbs, which means theyconjugate differently from other verbs
In both verbs, the second ( tu ) and the third( il/elle ) person singular are pronounced in the same way (although they are written a bit differently)