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How do we propose going to the cinema, or the theatre? Or choosing between thai or chinese food? For that matter, how do we say "I don't mind - that's up to you." Let's find the answers and learn a few colloquial expressions, too.
Lesson #: 8
In our previous lessons, we've confined ourselves mainly to the present tense. But how do we talk about what we'll be doing next week, or for our summer vacation? We'll find out in this lesson.
Lesson #: 7
In French, there are many ways of discussing the things that interest us. In this lesson, we'll meet a variety of verbs which will allow us to do that. We'll also look at "faire", a key verb in a wide range of activities.
Lesson #: 6
Whether you're opening a new bank account, or sending something by registered mail, chances are that someone is going to ask you to spell your name, your address, or whatever. But, how do you do that in French?! Let's find out.
Lesson #: 5
Martin arrives in Charles de Gaulle airport, Paris. His luggage doesn't, however! Can you follow the directions he receives? Learn about "devoir", the pronoun "y", "le passé composé", and more. It's all in this lesson.
Lesson #: 4
Saying where and for whom you work. Talking about colleagues. interesting french acronyms. Introduction to the adverbs "bien" and "mal". Learn how to used the verb "pouvoir" in a variety of situations. Are the french hard workers? Find out now.
Lesson #: 3
In this lesson, learn how to say you get on well with someone. Speak about things in general and talk about playing musical instruments. Learn about adjectives ending in "-if", as well as the key verb "avoir".
Lesson #: 2
In this first lesson you'll find some very basic expressions, including how to say who you are, where you live and what you do. You'll also be introduced to three verbs. You can take a test, too, by downloading the accompanying pdf guide which contains a complete transcript and lots of extra, useful information.
Lesson #: 1