French Verb Practice with Videos:
French Video Clips with downloadable exercises which focus on verb practice:
Avoir, Être, Negatives, likes/dislikes, Aller + infinitive verbs (the near future tense), reflexive verbs, contrast between imperfect and past tenses …
The verb AVOIR Introduction to ‘J’ai’:
a) Avoir Practice: J’ai!
KS3 Modal Verbs in context
Practice via goals scored on a Fifa Game. Je veux, je peux, je dois!
Modal Verbs – Vouloir, Pouvoir, Devoir
Present Tense of the Verb ÊTRE in a description using indefinite + definite articles + Adjectives
Negatives in French for Kids A story full of examples of how negatives wrap around verbs in French: The Bone from Twitter
il y a + il faut: Introduction to and practice in a friendly story using the French impersonal verbs il y a + il faut.
“Il y a du nutella – Il faut profiter ..!”
Il y a + il faut
On + Verbs in the Present Tense: Carnival at School in France – Que fait-on? Carnival in France
On + verbs in the Present Tense Why do we go to School – Qu’est-ce qu’on fait à l’école? Pourquoi on va à l’école?
The Future with ALLER + Infinitive Practice in the context of a future holiday on a desert island! Aller + Infinitive
Short Story: Past + Present Introduction in Passé Composé followed by likes and dislikes: Maggie a grandi
Ma Voiture Dog Story – Present + Perfect Tenses Useful practice starting a story in the present tense and moving into the perfect tense to solve ‘the problem’.
Past Participle of AVOIR + How to ask Did you/Have you had a good holiday, Christmas, summer, weekend? AVOIR in the Perfect Tense
A KS3 French story in the Present Tense:
Fire in the Mountains!
Present, perfect (passé composé), and Future + Aller Questions and answers about: My Summer Holidays
The Imperfect Tense See clearly the difference between use of the Imperfect and Perfect Tenses via this friendly description:
A New Puppy
Monter and Descendre (Perfect Tense)
Monter + Descendre belong to the list of irregular verbs which use être rather than avoir in the passé composé (perfect tense) BUT they change back to using Avoir when they have a Direct Object:
Perfect Tense of Monter and Descendre – AVOIR or ÊTRE?
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French Grammar Practice
Verbs need practice. Learn to conjugate them, and learn them by heart: Recommendation:
Le Nouveau Bescherelle is a small, excellent reference book which conjugates 12,000 French verbs.