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French Grammar Lesson: The Imperfect Tense

French Imperfect

  In case you’re racking your brain trying to recall your lessons in imperfect tense in English, chances are, you won’t remember it. Why? Because the imperfect tense is only common in the romance languages such as Latin, French, Italian, Romanian, Spanish, and Portuguese. In English, we use the past progressive to denote continuous action while the […]

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French Comparatives and Superlatives

   Comparing people, objects or actions is not only useful in conversations, it could be fun too! Like, how will you say this without the help of comparatives and superlatives? ”I am more good-looking than my co-workers. In fact, I’m the most good-looking person in our workplace!” That’s right. You can’t! In grammar, we use comparatives to compare […]

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A Short Guide to French Passive Voice

PASSIVE VOICE

   Learning how to speak in another language is not easy. But if you already have a working knowledge about English grammar, it will tend to be so much easier, believe me. Take for example our topic on this article: the passive voice. Are you still familiar with how it works? If not, then here is a […]

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French Conditional Mood (Le Conditionnel): How does it work?

French Conditional

 Let’s talk about le conditionnel.What is it and how does it work?  Whether you are particularly aware of it or not, we often use the conditionals in our daily speech. The conditionals are both used the same way in English, as well as in French. But first, what exactly is it?  In English we simply use the modal […]

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French Possessive Adjectives Made Easy

possessive adjectives in french

A Complete Lesson on French Possessive Adjectives  When you need to express that a noun belongs to a person or thing, you use possessive adjectives. The possessive determiners basically tell you to whom or to what a certain object belongs to. Because it identifies or gives us a detail about the noun it refers to, it  therefore […]

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French Future Tense – Le Futur: Everything You Need to Know

french future tense Le Futur

 French Future Tense: The Clever Guide  Conjugating verbs can be one of the most difficult topics to learn. But before you start to shudder or crawl under your bed in fear of what’s going to happen next, let me assure you that this topic is written as simply as possible for the convenience of newbie […]

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