French Grammar

French Grammar for Children

Free French Grammar Practice with subtitled video clips and PDF Worksheets.  Resources for building oral confidence:
Adjectives, Adverbs, Prepositions, Negatives, Partitive Articles, Comparisons and more.
For French Verb Practice go to:  French Verb Resources

1. Indefinite and Definite Articles + Adjectives
need to fit with the nouns they describe:
Être + Gender in French

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

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Animals in French – Use Colours + Definite/Indefinite Articles to describe animals in French:
Animals in French + Colours

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

1. Describe Animals in French using Adjectives that go BEFORE the noun and colours:
Animals in French + Position of Adjectives


2. Practice using Petit, Grand, long, vieux, bon, joli, Beau to describe trees:
Trees in French + Position of Adjectives

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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

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

2.  Practice using ON + Verb in 3rd Person to describe what happens on Carnival Day in France:
Carnival in France

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

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C’EST versus IL EST:
In general it is C’est + nouns, il est + Adjectives …  Find out more and work with the video clip + exercise:
C’est versus il est

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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

At the hairdresser’s in French

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Maggie and the Squirrel

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image for short story in French
Index to all resources:
French Resources
Spanish Resources

French and Spanish for children