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Mastering French Grammar and Vocabulary - Revised

Improve your French grammar and vocabulary and become one step closer to your first perfect French conversation.

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This free online French Grammar and Vocabulary course is designed to teach you some important French vocabulary and grammar in a clear and step-by-step manner. French, the sixth most spoken language in the world, is nicknamed the "Language of Love" and lauded as the language of the universal ideals used by the philosophers of the 18th century. With this course, you can easily learn this beautiful and rich language.





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This course will first teach you French vocabulary related to religion, jobs, nature, landscapes, and shapes. You will learn the French names for tools, games, musical instruments, parts of the car, continents, oceans of the world, and nationalities to name a few. You will then look into grammar topics such as comparative adverbs, superlative adverbs, contractions of prepositions, relative pronouns, and demonstrative pronouns. You will also learn the most used French prepositions and study the adverbial pronouns EN and Y.

You will then be shown how to properly use 'depuis', 'pendant', 'pour', and 'il y a' and learn the difference between QUI and QUE. You will also learn how the relative pronouns LEQUEL and DONT are used and when to use the subjunctive in French. This course will also teach you how to conjugate and practice dialogues and conversations such as talking about your job, shopping for new clothes, or booking a flight.

Learning a foreign language enriches the mind and opens up new horizons, both professionally and personally. With French being spoken on all five continents and the third most widely used language on the internet, this is a useful and beautiful language to dive into.

If you would like to get a little better at this incredible language and communicate more effectively with native French speakers, then this course will give you a big boost on your journey. So why wait? Start learning a little more, today.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Examine the French terminology for common jobs and occupations.

    Demonstrate how to express different emotions in French.

    Identify French words used for driving, road signs and parts of the car.

    Describe aspects of nature and landscapes in French.

    Identify the French terminology for the digestive system and related ailments.

    Demonstrate how to refer to continents, oceans of the world and different nationalities in French.

    Examine the use of comparative adverbs and superlative adverbs.

    Define and identify the different types of prepositions and pronouns.

    Examine how to conjugate regular French verbs into simple and compound tenses, as well as irregular verb conjugations.

    Identify when the past or present subjunctive tense should be used in French.


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