French Verbs

Free French verb resources with video clips to put knowledge into practice and use verbs in context: The verb Avoir, Negatives, likes/dislikes, the future using Aller + infinitive, reflexive verbs, contrast between imperfect and past tenses … Resources for building listening and oral confidence.

French Verb Practice:

The verb AVOIR Introduction to ‘J’ai’ + more practice in context:
a) Avoir Practice: J’ai!

b) Present Tense of the verb AVOIR

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KS3 Modal Verbs in context
Practice via goals scored on a Fifa Game. Je veux, je peux, je dois! 
Modal Verbs – Vouloir, Pouvoir, Devoir

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Present Tense of the Verb ÊTRE in a description using indefinite + definite articles + Adjectives

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Negatives in French for Kids A story with lots of examples to show how negatives wrap around verbs in French: The Bone from Twitter

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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

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On + Verbs in the Present Tense: Carnival at School in France – Que fait-on? Carnival in France

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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?

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The Future with ALLER + Infinitive Practice in the context of a future holiday on a desert island! Aller + Infinitive

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Short Story: Past + Present Introduction in Passé Composé followed by likes and dislikes: Maggie a grandi

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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’.

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Past Participle of AVOIR + How to ask Did you/Have you had a good holiday, Christmas, summer, weekend? AVOIR in the Perfect Tense

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Reflexive Verbs Practice using many reflexive verbs to describe a special birthday: The puppies arrive! +  Worksheet

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A KS3 French story in the Present Tense:
Fire in the Mountains!

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Present, perfect (passé composé), and Future + Aller Questions and answers about:  My Summer Holidays

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The Imperfect Tense See clearly the difference between use of the Imperfect and Perfect Tenses via this friendly description:
A New Puppy

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Monter and Descendre (Perfect Tense) This post is for students who are already familiar with the list of irregular verbs which use être rather than avoir in the passé composé (perfect tense):
Perfect Tense of Monter and Descendre – AVOIR or ÊTRE?

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Click here for video resources that put French Grammar in context:
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.

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