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French Grammar

French Grammar for Children:

Free French video clips and online support to put knowledge into practice and use grammar in engaging visual contexts.
Resources for building oral confidence.
Adjectives, Adverbs, Prepositions, Negatives, Partitive Articles, Comparisons and more.
Resources with particular focus on verbs have their own page:  French Verb Practice

COLOURS:
Learn about colours in French and which ones need to agree with the nouns they describe.  They are adjectives:
Colours are Adjectives

 

ON – Impersonal Subject Pronoun:
Practice using ON + verb in 3rd person to talk about what happens at school
On – Qu’est-ce qu’on fait?

 

CHARACTER ADJECTIVES:
Interesting variety of character adjectives in French used in the context of a story and description of British birds:
Adjectives to describe character

 

POSITION OF ADJECTIVES:
Adjectives in French go after the noun EXCEPT for some common ones which describe age, size, beauty and ‘goodness’:
Position of Adjectives

 

COMPARISONS:
Introduction to comparisons in French via a friendly story about age and speed with focus on ‘plus que …’  (more than)
Comparisons:  Plus … que

 

CES, C’EST, SES – FRENCH HOMOPHONES:
Story practice to point out and distinguish between the following very common French homophones: CES (these), C’EST (it is) and SES (their):
CES, C’EST, SES – French homophones

 

NEGATIVES:
Learn how to form the negative in French and enjoy this simple story full of negative emotions described in short sentences:
Negatives: Grammar in a Story

 

PREPOSITIONS: 
a)
Prepositions for destination + transport:
Au, à la, à l’, aux + en, à … 
Prepositions:  Au, à la, à l’, aux + Transport

b)
Prepositions in a friendly variety of contexts:
Preposition Practice for Children

c)
Friendly story using prepositions in French and English in context:  Billy and the Stick Insects in French!

 

DU, DE LA, DES  –  PARTITIVE ARTICLES:
Practice using Partitive Articles ‘du, de la, des’ + de in the context of buying food in a French market:
Du, de la, de l’, des

 

DIRECT OBJECT PRONOUNS:
Introduction, grammar and practice in a friendly context using French Direct Object Pronouns LE, LA, L’ and LES:
French Direct Object Pronouns

 

ADVERBS:
Here are two stories which include practice using adverbs in context:

At the hairdresser’s in French
Maggie and the Squirrel

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Index to all resources:

French for Children
Spanish for Children

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