Connectors, Prepositions, and Idioms (all levels)

The little connectors, prepositions, and idioms that connect the language together.

Level AchievementScore Lesson Feedback  
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Bien que/quoique + the subjunctive mood (Le Subjonctif) = although/though in French
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Ainsi que = as well as, just as vs the way that in French
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Malgré/En dépit de = Despite/In spite of in French
C1 : Advanced   Sans que (+ ne explétif) + the subjunctive mood (Le Subjonctif) = Without doing in French
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Pour que + the subjunctive mood (Le Subjonctif) = So that.../In order that... in French
C1 : Advanced   Après avoir fait = After doing in French (auxiliary avoir)
C1 : Advanced   Après que + indicative (L'Indicatif) = After + conjugated verb in French
C1 : Advanced   Expressing cause with "Pour (+être) allé" = For going/having gone in French
C1 : Advanced   Expressing cause with "Pour (+avoir) fait" = For doing/having done in French
C1 : Advanced   Après être allé = After going in French (auxiliary être)
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Avant de + infinitive = Before + -ing in French
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Soit ... soit ... = Either ... or...
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Merci de / pour = Thank you for in French
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Dont = Whose (French Relative Pronouns)
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Depuis que + [conjugated verb] = (Ever) since + [conjugated verb] in French
B1 : Intermediate   Which prepositions to use with name days - like Saint Valentine's Day - in French
B1 : Intermediate   Which prepositions to use with celebration days - like Christmas - in French
B1 : Intermediate   Expressing distance in French with "à ... de ..." = (at) ... km from ... (French Prepositions)
B1 : Intermediate   Quelque chose de + [adjectif] = Something [adjective] in French
A2 : Lower Intermediate   Monter dans, descendre de = To get on, off transportation in French (prepositions)
A2 : Lower Intermediate   En vs Dans with time (French Prepositions of Time)
A2 : Lower Intermediate   Expressing for + [duration] in French with either pendant/durant/depuis/pour (French Prepositions of Time)
A2 : Lower Intermediate   After/before versus in front of/behind (French Prepositions of Time and Place)
A2 : Lower Intermediate   Using the present tense (Le Présent) - and not the compound past (Le Passé Composé) - in sentences with "depuis" (since/for) in French (French Prepositions of Time)
A1 : Beginner   Chez = at someone's place (French Prepositions)
A1 : Beginner   En vs Dans with locations (French Prepositions of Location)
A1 : Beginner   Compound nouns formed with [noun] + à + [infinitive] in French
A1 : Beginner   Compound nouns formed with prepositions à/de/en in French
A1 : Beginner   À + [heure] = At + [time] in French
A1 : Beginner   En/Dans = in/to + regions/states/counties (French Prepositions)
A1 : Beginner   À/en/par + [means of transportation] (French Prepositions)
A1 : Beginner   En/au/aux = In/to with countries and continents (French Prepositions)
A1 : Beginner   Dans/sur/sous/devant/derrière/entre = in/on top of/under/in front of/behind/between (French Prepositions of Location)
A1 : Beginner   Pour + [infinitive] = In order to + [do] in French
A1 : Beginner   À = To/in and De = From/of with cities in French (French Prepositions of Location)
A1 : Beginner   Venir de/d'/du/des = To come/be from with countries/states/regions and continents (French Prepositions)
A1 : Beginner   Differences between French and English usages - Using "dans" with streets and means of transportation (French Prepositions of Location)
A1 : Beginner   À côté de, en face de, à l'extérieur de, à l'intérieur de, près de, loin de, au coin de (French Prepositions)
B2 : Upper Intermediate   À + qui, auquel, à laquelle = to whom, what, which (French Relative Pronouns)
B1 : Intermediate   Quand/pendant que + future tense (Le Futur Simple) - not the present tense = When/while I do something in the future (Sequence of Tenses in French)
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Aimer que/détester que + the subjunctive mood (Le Subjonctif) = to like/hate that in French
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Vouloir que + the subjunctive mood (Le Subjonctif) = To want someone to do something in French
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Il est [adjectif] que + the subjunctive mood (Le Subjonctif) = It is [adjective] for [someone] to ... in French
B2 : Upper Intermediate   Il faut que + the subjunctive mood (Le Subjonctif) in French
C1 : Advanced   Quand/lorsque/après que/une fois que + future perfect (Le Futur Antérieur) = When/after I've done something in the future (Sequence of Tenses in French)
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