French Writing Practice

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  • A1: Beginner French writing exercises

  • A busy sea holiday [US: vacation]
    Le Présent IndicatifArticle définiVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Aline spends her seaside holiday [US: vacation] enjoying water sports.
  • A day in my cat Max's life
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionPronom réfléchiFamily & Relationships

    Juliette tells about her cat's daily routine.
  • A day with my daughter
    Le Présent IndicatifAdverbeAdjectif possessif

    Marc loves spending the day with his infant daughter!
  • A declaration of love
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERArticle défini

    Here's a lovely love letter for your French Valentine.
  • A dream
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdjectifFamily & Relationships

    Geoffrey tells us about one of his dreams.
  • A favour between colleagues
    Le Présent IndicatifQuestion/InterrogativeGenre féminin

    Brigitte needs a favour from her colleague Sandra.
  • A French woman
    Le Présent IndicatifGenre masculinGenre fémininEmployment

    Élodie tells us about her everyday life as a lawyer specialised in women's rights.
  • A love letter
    Le Présent IndicatifGenre fémininDeuxième personne

    Thomas writes a love letter to his girlfriend Julie.
  • A love story
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdjectifFamily & Relationships

    Cécile and Andrew meet in a bar.
  • A new bedroom for Manon
    AdjectifLe Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Sophie and Damien are doing some cool DIY in their daughter's bedroom.
  • A passion for planes
    PrépositionLe Présent IndicatifPluriel

    Léo's little brother loves planes.
  • A quiet New Year's Eve
    PrépositionLe Présent IndicatifGenre féminin

    Bastien likes spending New Year's Eve alone at home.
  • A romantic Valentine
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionPronom disjonctifFamily & Relationships

    Henri tells us about his special plans for Valentine's Day.
  • A stylish couple
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifPréposition

    Karim describes a couple's stylish outfits.
  • A week of good deeds
    Le Présent IndicatifArticle définiPréposition

    Philippe does one good deed every day.
  • A week of treats
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionArticle défini

    To treat her mother, Julie organises a week of Mother's Day gifts.
  • A winter meal
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPlurielFood & Drink

    Bernard has his perfect comfort meal for cold nights.
  • Actress Anne Dorval
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifGenre fémininFamous PeopleFilm & TV

    Claire tells us about her favourite actress, French-Canadian Anne Dorval.
  • Anne's Easter loot
    AdjectifPrépositionPlurielCelebrations & Important Dates

    Anne lists all the treats she found during her Easter egg hunt.
  • Anthony, hairdresser
    Le Présent IndicatifGenre fémininGenre masculin

    Anthony tells us about his job as a hairdresser.
  • Astérix
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionAdjectif

    Learn more about this iconic character from French culture.
  • At breakfast
    Le Présent IndicatifAdverbeAdjectif

    Émilie and Jérémie are having breakfast.
  • At midnight
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdjectif possessifFood & DrinkCelebrations & Important DatesFamily & Relationships

    Sébastien's family celebrates Christmas in the evening of the 24th.
  • At the airport
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifPréposition

    Louis and Lucie are about to get on a plane.
  • At the beach Free
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierQuestion/InterrogativeFood & DrinkSports & Leisure

    Conversation at the beach between an ice cream vendor and a customer.
  • At the beach
    Le Présent IndicatifPlurielVerbes réguliers avec -ERMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Tom is telling us about his day at the beach.
  • At the brasserie
    Le Présent IndicatifQuestion/InterrogativeArticle

    Eve orders food at a brasserie in France.
  • At the campsite
    PrépositionLe Présent IndicatifAdjectif

    Benjamin and Thomas have just arrived at the campsite.
  • At the sporting goods store
    Le Présent IndicatifQuestion/InterrogativeIdiotismes avec avoirSports & Leisure

    Alain is buying tennis equipment for his son.
  • Baby at the beach
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPrépositionFamily & Relationships

    Baby enjoys being at the beach with his family.
  • Back to School
    AdjectifLe Présent IndicatifPlurielLanguage & EducationFamily & Relationships

    Mathieu tells us about going back to school tomorrow.
  • Ball Sports
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPlurielSports & Leisure

    Vincent and Leila discuss their favourite ball sports.
  • Between neighbours
    Le Présent IndicatifForme négativeVerbes modaux

    Neighbours Jules and Sarah talk about an upcoming barbecue.
  • Beyoncé
    Le Présent IndicatifGenre fémininGenre masculinFamous PeopleMusicFamily & Relationships

    The famous singer introduces herself.
  • Board games
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdjectif possessifSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Jonathan is playing board games with his family.
  • Booking a hotel room
    Le Présent IndicatifQuestion/InterrogativeVerbe irrégulierMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Pierre wants to book a room in a hotel.
  • Can I come?
    Le Présent IndicatifQuestion/InterrogativePrépositionSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Marie chats with her roommate's friend Damien.
  • Clara's list to Santa
    PlurielLe Présent IndicatifAdjectif possessif

    Julien's daughter is quite exhaustive in her list to Santa this year!
  • Colourful animals
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifArticle défini

    Here's a funny and colourful story about animals.
  • Corsica is beautiful!
    AdjectifPlurielLe Présent IndicatifMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Julien explains why he thinks Corsica is so beautiful.
  • Do you like theme parks?
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERGenre masculinSports & Leisure

    Louis and Zoé give their opposite opinions on theme parks.
  • Easter decorations Free
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifVerbes réguliers avec -ERCelebrations & Important DatesSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Alice and her sister Zoé are decorating their house for Easter.
  • Easter preparations
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectif possessifPrépositionCelebrations & Important DatesLanguage & Education

    Today, Daniel and his pupils are getting ready for Easter.
  • Exchanging a scarf
    Le Présent IndicatifQuestion/InterrogativeAdjectif démonstratifFamily & Relationships

    Christine is returning a scarf to the shop
  • Father of two
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectif possessifPlurielFamily & Relationships

    Léon talks about his two beloved children.
  • Father's Day
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPréposition

    Sophie has a special routine for Father's Day.
  • Filling in a form
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectif possessifQuestion/InterrogativeEmploymentFamily & Relationships

    Olivier answers questions from a form.
  • First day at uni
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Samuel and Gina meet at university.
  • For equality
    Le Présent IndicatifArticle définiArticle

    Hadrien and Sonia explain why they're for gender equality.
  • Gardening with Jacqueline
    Le Présent IndicatifPlurielAdjectif possessifSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Julia always loves to take care of her aunt's garden with her.
  • Going on a diet
    Le Présent IndicatifFuturArticleFood & DrinkSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Marie has a plan to lose weight this year.
  • Going shopping
    AdjectifLe Présent IndicatifPrépositionFood & DrinkFamily & Relationships

    Annie and Nicolas discuss her upcoming trip to the shop.
  • Hanukkah with my family
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifAdjectif possessifCelebrations & Important DatesFamily & Relationships

    Rachelle celebrates Hanukkah with her family every year.
  • Happy New Year!
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdjectif

    Paul loves celebrating the New Year.
  • Healthcare in France
    PrépositionLe Présent IndicatifPronom sujet

    Learn about France's healthcare system.
  • Hello! I'm Mario!
    Le Présent IndicatifPronomPronom sujetFamous PeopleSports & Leisure

    The famous plumber introduces himself.
  • Hello, my name is France!
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifPlurielPolitics, History & Economics

    The country France introduces itself.
  • Helping my neighbourhood
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERDeuxième personneFamily & Relationships

    Noémie likes helping her neighbours after school.
  • Helping the planet
    ArticleLe Présent IndicatifPrépositionTechnology & Science

    François does his best to help the planet in his everyday life.
  • How to make a cake
    PrépositionArticleLe Futur Proche

    Brigitte is going to make a cake today.
  • How to stay healthy
    Le Présent IndicatifForme négativeArticleFood & DrinkSports & Leisure

    Matthieu tells us about his healthy habits.
  • How to vote at a polling station in France?
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionVerbe irrégulierPolitics, History & Economics

    Learn how to vote in a French election.
  • Hurray for football [US:soccer]!
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPréposition

    Annie's brother is a big fan of football [US:soccer].
  • Hurray for snow!
    Le Présent IndicatifAdverbeVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Léo loves snow.
  • Hurray for the city centre!
    PrépositionLe Présent IndicatifArticle

    Julien tells us why he loves living in the city centre [US: downtown].
  • Hurray for the internet!
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdjectif

    Amir and Chloë talk about why they love the internet.
  • I hate the rain!
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdverbeSports & Leisure

    Annie stays in on rainy days
  • I love camping!
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifGenre masculin

    Anissa goes camping in the summer.
  • I love Hallowe'en!
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPronom réfléchi

    Gabriel tells us why he loves Hallowe'en.
  • I'm hot!
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERVerbe irrégulierFamily & Relationships

    Marc offers tips for dealing with the heat.
  • I'm Jean Valjean
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionVerbes avec -OIR

    At the beginning of Victor Hugo's "Les Misérables", our hero Jean Valjean knocks at a bishop's door.
  • I, Louis XIV
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdjectifFamous PeoplePolitics, History & EconomicsFamily & Relationships

    The French king Louis XIV tells us about himself.
  • In French class
    Le Présent IndicatifPronomPronom sujetLanguage & Education

    Marc explains what his French lessons consist of.
  • In science class
    Le Présent IndicatifPlurielArticle définiLanguage & EducationFamily & Relationships

    Jérôme's favorite subject is science!
  • In the bathroom
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifPluriel

    Adrien describes his bathroom.
  • Job: Veterinarian
    Le Présent IndicatifAdverbeArticle

    What does being a veterinarian entail?
  • Juliette Binoche
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERArticleFamous PeopleFilm & TV

    The famous French actress tells us about herself.
  • Learning the guitar
    Le Présent IndicatifGenre masculinDeuxième personneMusicSports & Leisure

    Stéphane tells us about his guitar lessons.
  • Mimi the mermaid
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifArticleFamily & Relationships

    Mimi the mermaid introduces herself.
  • Moods and colours
    AdjectifLe Présent IndicatifAccordLanguage & EducationFamily & Relationships

    Martin likes different colours depending on his mood.
  • Mrs Durand's Menagerie
    AdjectifLe Présent IndicatifPlurielFamily & Relationships

    Mrs Durand loves her many animals.
  • My afternoons with my friend Lise
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Nora and her friend Lise have a nice Saturday afternoon routine.
  • My astronaut costume
    Le Présent IndicatifAdverbePlurielCelebrations & Important DatesSports & Leisure

    This year, Hugo is dressing up as an astronaut for Mardi Gras.
  • My basketball team
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectif possessifVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Quentin loves his basketball team!
  • My bicycle ride Free
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionGenre masculin

    Bastien loves his weekend ride in the woods.
  • My children's Hallowe'en
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectif possessifAdjectifSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Luc's children are all ready for Hallowe'en.
  • My cousin Benjamin
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPlurielFamily & Relationships

    Jonathan talks about his favourite cousin.
  • My daughter and books
    Le Présent IndicatifPlurielGenre fémininLiterature, Poetry, TheatreSports & Leisure

    Patrick's daughter has a passion for books !
  • My daughter's birthday
    AdjectifLe Présent IndicatifGenre fémininFamily & Relationships

    David's daughter Émilie is turning seven today!
  • My dog's birthday
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Every year, Florian celebrates his dog Max's birthday.
  • My eco-friendly habits
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Marc tries to help the planet in his everyday life.
  • My favourite instrument
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Marc and Véronique tell Sabrina what their favourite musical instruments are.
  • My favourite season
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifArticle défini

    Bertrand tells us why he prefers fall to other seasons.
  • My favourite summer fruit
    Le Présent IndicatifArticlePluriel

    Lucas tells what fruit he loves eating in the summer.
  • My favourite superheroes
    Le Présent IndicatifAdverbeVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Thomas talks about his favourite superheroes.
  • My grandson
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectif possessifPronom

    Raymond is completely gaga over his first grandson.
  • My little sister
    Le Présent IndicatifGenre fémininGenre masculinFamily & Relationships

    Damien's little sister can be pretty annoying.
  • My neighbourhood Free
    Le Présent IndicatifGenre masculinPrépositionFamily & Relationships

    Antoine tells us about his neighbourhood's best features
  • My New Year's resolutions
    Le Présent IndicatifPlurielAdjectif possessifCelebrations & Important DatesSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Thierry makes a list of good resolutions for the new year 2020.
  • My sister the nurse
    Le Présent IndicatifGenre fémininGenre masculin

    Laure tells us about her sister's job.
  • My three children
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifPluriel

    Justine tells us about her three beloved children.
  • My turtle Caroline
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionPlurielFamily & Relationships

    Daniel tells us about his favourite pet.
  • My typical snowy day
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionVerbes réguliers avec -ERSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Pauline tells us what she likes to do when it snows outside.
  • My week of activities
    Le Présent IndicatifArticle définiVerbes réguliers avec -ERSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Julien's week is full on activities!
  • Opposite siblings
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifGenre fémininFamily & Relationships

    Élodie tells us how different she is from her brother Thomas.
  • Profession: Journalist
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPluriel

    José tells us about his job as a journalist.
  • Quebec City
    AdjectifGenre fémininAdjectif possessif

    Olivia loves living in Quebec City.
  • Speed dating
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPrépositionFamily & Relationships

    Claudine and Marc get acquainted during a speed dating session.
  • Summer food and drinks
    AdjectifArticle définiPlurielFood & Drink

    Léa asks her friends what they like to eat and drink in the summer.
  • Thanksgiving with family
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom réfléchiPrépositionFood & DrinkCelebrations & Important DatesSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    James tells us about his Thanksgiving traditions.
  • The driving licence test
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPrépositionLanguage & EducationTechnology & Science

    Véronique is taking her driving licence exam.
  • The Hobbies Family
    Le Présent IndicatifPlurielPremière personneSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    In Raphaël's family, everyone has a different hobby!
  • The woman on the train
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERVerbe irrégulierFamily & Relationships

    Every morning, Lisa sees this woman on her commuter train.
  • Tips to fight the cold
    Le Présent IndicatifGenre masculinGenre féminin

    Barnabé is very sensitive to cold, but luckily, he has lots of coping mechanisms!
  • To buy a train ticket
    Le Présent IndicatifQuestion/InterrogativeIdioms about TimeFamily & Relationships

    Thomas is buying a train ticket at a French train station.
  • Toulouse's specialties
    AdjectifLe Présent IndicatifGenre fémininFood & DrinkMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Marius and Anaïs talk about the Southern city's delicious specialties.
  • What is Francophonie?
    ArticleArticle définiLe Présent IndicatifLanguage & Education

    Damien explains what francophonie is.
  • What's your favourite artistic activity?
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifPréposition

    Nora and Lucien share their favourite artistic activities.
  • When I'm sick
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierPronom réfléchi

    Julien tells us what he does when he's ill.
  • Where is the town hall?
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionAdjectif

    James asks Mélanie for directions.
  • Which French king am I?
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectif possessifGenre féminin

    This mysterious French king tells us about himself... do you recognise him?
  • A2: Lower Intermediate French writing exercises

  • A day with Granddad
    Le Passé ComposéLe Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Bastien went to visit his granddad at his retirement home.
  • A few days in Dordogne Free
    Pronom d'objet indirectAdjectifPronom d'objet directMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Monique tells Patrick about her coming holiday.
  • A football accident
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitPrépositionSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Anthony had his friend Bruno over to play...
  • A great weekend
    Le Passé ComposéVerbes avec être comme auxiliairePréposition

    Henri had a lovely weekend.
  • A Hallowe'en party
    Le Passé ComposéLe Présent IndicatifQuestion/Interrogative

    Amélie's guests are having a Hallowe'en blast!
  • A holiday [US:vacation] letter
    AdjectifL'ImparfaitLe Passé Composé

    Jacqueline writes about her holiday [US: vacation] to her friend Patricia.
  • A love for teaching
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéPluriel

    Damien's passion for teaching started early.
  • A new mother
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitAdverbe

    Rachelle and her boyfriend had to learn how to take care of their baby.
  • A new TV
    AdjectifL'ImparfaitLe Présent Indicatif

    Sébastien tells Yvan about the TV he just bought.
  • A nice train journey
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitAdjectifMonuments, Tourism & VacationsFamily & Relationships

    Lucie and her boyfriend Marc went to the countryside by train this weekend.
  • A noisy hotel room
    Le Présent IndicatifAdverbeLe Passé ComposéMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Bertrand complains to the hotel reception about noises during the night.
  • A nostalgic walk
    AdjectifAdjectif possessifL'Imparfait

    Bernard's neighbourhood has changed a lot over the years.
  • A romantic trip to Paris (A2)
    Le Passé ComposéVerbe irrégulierPrépositionMonuments, Tourism & VacationsFamily & Relationships

    Anna took her boyfriend on a romantic trip to Paris.
  • A romantic weekend away
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitPronom d'objet indirectSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Aline and her boyfriend went away for a relaxing weekend.
  • A sleeper's story
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéPronom réfléchi

    Amélie used to be a real sleepyhead.
  • A Thanksgiving gift
    Le Passé ComposéParticipe passéVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Tammy's family prepared a Thanksgiving meal for a less fortunate family.
  • A week of beach activities
    Le Passé ComposéVerbe auxiliaireVerbe irrégulier

    Oriane spent the week enjoying beach sports and activities.
  • A weekend of chores
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitVerbe auxiliaire

    Romain and his wife Sabine spent the weekend doing chores.
  • Afternoon ice cream (A2) Free
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierVerbes avec -OIRFood & Drink

    Lucie and Greg feel like an ice cream this afternoon.
  • An Italian holiday [US: vacation]
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitPréposition

    Julia's girlfriends went on an Italian holiday [US: vacation].
  • Apple tart
    Le Passé ComposéParticipe passéVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Bruno helped his aunt make her famous apple tart.
  • At a Fatals Picards concert
    AdverbeLe Passé ComposéAdjectif possessif

    Julien and his friend Matthieu went to see the French band Les Fatals Picards on stage.
  • At my best friend's wedding
    Pronom d'objet directLe Présent IndicatifLe Passé ComposéFamily & Relationships

    Patrick gives a toast at Stéphane's wedding.
  • At the bar (A2)
    Le Présent IndicatifLe Passé ComposéForme négativeFood & Drink

    Au bar Patricia and Samuel discuss what drinks they want to order.
  • At the Chinese restaurant
    Le Présent IndicatifForme négativeArticleFood & Drink

    James is ordering food in a Chinese restaurant.
  • At the cinema
    Le Présent IndicatifAdverbeAdjectif possessif

    Thibault and Aïssa enjoy an evening at the movies.
  • At the gym
    Le Passé ComposéLe Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulier

    Hélène is looking to join some classes at her gym.
  • At the mountain restaurant
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierPronom d'objet indirectFood & Drink

    Gérard and Sylvie stop for lunch after their mountain hike.
  • At the nail salon
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifPréposition

    Barbara is at the nail salon.
  • At the post office
    Le Présent IndicatifInfinitifAdjectif possessifFamily & Relationships

    Christophe has a few errands to run at the post office.
  • At the shoe store
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet indirectPronom d'objet directFamily & Relationships

    Christine is looking for a pair of shoes with the help of a nice sales assistant.
  • At the till [US: cash register]
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdjectif possessif

    A customer is offered the shop's loyalty card.
  • Bastille Day in the South of France
    Le Passé ComposéAdjectifL'ImparfaitCelebrations & Important Dates

    Bernard tells us about celebrating Bastille Day last summer.
  • Breakfast in the sun
    Le Passé ComposéAdverbeParticipe passéFood & DrinkFamily & Relationships

    Sabrina surprised Thomas with a nice breakfast on the balcony.
  • Calling the hotel's room service
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom démonstratifAdjectifMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Valérie calls room service from her hotel room.
  • Camille Cottin
    Le Passé ComposéPrépositionVerbes avec être comme auxiliaire

    The French actress introduces herself.
  • Chocolate mousse cooking tips!
    Mode impératifL'ImpératifLe Présent IndicatifFood & Drink

    André gives us some tips to make the perfect chocolate mousse.
  • Chocolatier Amaury Guichon
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierPréposition

    Inès introduces Thibault to the famous pastry chef and chocolatier.
  • Conversation on the plane
    Le Présent IndicatifQuestion/InterrogativeAdverbeMonuments, Tourism & VacationsFamily & Relationships

    Pascal and Julie get acquainted on a flight to Montpellier.
  • Dividing the restaurant bill
    Le Passé ComposéVerbe irrégulierVerbes réguliers avec -ERFood & DrinkMonuments, Tourism & VacationsSports & Leisure

    Isabelle and her friends are splitting the bill at the restaurant.
  • Drawing a face
    AdjectifMode impératifL'Impératif

    Teacher François asks his pupils to draw a face.
  • Easter in France
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionArticle défini

    Learn more about how French people celebrate Easter.
  • Finding a Father's Day present
    Le Passé ComposéAdjectifPréposition

    Louna and her brother Nassim went shopping for Father's Day.
  • Fireworks
    Le Passé ComposéIdioms about TimeAdverbeCelebrations & Important DatesSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Juliette went to watch New Year's fireworks yesterday.
  • First Christmas (A2)
    Le Passé ComposéAdjectifVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    This year was baby Tristan's first Christmas.
  • First visit to the vet
    L'ImparfaitGenre fémininGenre masculin

    Sébastien's cat just gave birth to four little kittens!
  • Fishing with Dad
    Le Passé ComposéPlurielGenre fémininSports & Leisure

    Benjamin went fishing with his father last Sunday.
  • From the city to the countryside
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitVerbes avec être comme auxiliaire

    Marie decided to leave Paris to live in the countryside.
  • Gardening : yes or no?
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdjectif

    Thibault and Cécile gives their differing opinions on gardening.
  • Giving up tobacco
    Le Présent IndicatifLe Passé ComposéVerbes réguliers avec -ERFamily & Relationships

    Amélie has stopped smoking and she's so happy about it!
  • Gwoka: Guadeloupe's music
    Le Présent IndicatifArticleArticle défini

    Learn about Guadeloupe's traditional music.
  • Have you got any dirty clothes?
    Le Présent IndicatifQuestion/InterrogativePronom d'objet directFamily & Relationships

    Bastien and his mother debate the need for a dirty laundry basket.
  • Holiday by the sea
    L'ImparfaitPrépositionAdjectif possessifMonuments, Tourism & VacationsFamily & Relationships

    Édouard remembers his childhood seaside holidays in the south of France.
  • I love autumn!
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPrépositionFood & DrinkSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Jacqueline tells us what she loves to do in the fall.
  • I love my grandmother!
    Le Présent IndicatifPlurielL'ImparfaitFamily & Relationships

    Lucas tells us about his lovely grandmother.
  • I love the mountains!
    Le Passé ComposéLe Présent IndicatifArticle défini

    Gilles shares why he loves going to the mountains more than going to the seaside.
  • I prefer going skiing
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifComparatifSports & Leisure

    Pierre tells us why he prefers going skiing rather than beach holidays.
  • In a taxi
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet indirectPronom d'objet directFamily & Relationships

    Magalie needs her taxi to take her for a few errands.
  • In the changing rooms
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPronom d'objet directSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Mélanie is trying on a dress... and testing Pierre's patience!
  • Instagram love
    Le Passé ComposéAdverbePrépositionFamily & RelationshipsTechnology & Science

    Julien and Sandra became famous thanks to their Instagram account.
  • Instructions for a test
    Mode impératifL'ImpératifPrépositionLanguage & Education

    Teacher Marc read out the instructions for today's French test.
  • It's not my fault!
    Le Passé ComposéAdjectif possessifGenre féminin

    Teacher Émilie lists her students' funny excuses.
  • Jacques Brel
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitPronom d'objet direct

    Gaston is a big fan of the Belgian singer-songwriter.
  • Jojo is such a joker!
    Le Passé ComposéPlurielVerbes réguliers avec -ERFamily & Relationships

    Thomas talks about his school friend Jojo, who loves a joke.
  • Last night's party
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitVerbes avec être comme auxiliaireSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Pauline and Adrien discuss yesterday's party at Thomas's house.
  • Lockdown solidarity Free
    Genre masculinL'ImparfaitLe Présent IndicatifFamily & Relationships

    Clément and his neighbours organised to help each other.
  • Mister Snowman
    Le Passé ComposéAdjectifVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Mister Snowman was born this morning.
  • Mother's Day presents
    Le Passé ComposéPronom d'objet indirectPronom d'objet direct

    Eve and Ornella compare their Mother's Day presents.
  • Movie Date
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitVerbes avec être comme auxiliaireFilm & TVFamily & Relationships

    Luc was nervous for his first date with Belinda.
  • Movie night at home
    PrépositionLe Passé ComposéLe Présent IndicatifFilm & TVFood & Drink

    Pauline and Alex are getting ready to watch a movie at home.
  • Moving in: Calling the electric company
    Adjectif possessifLe Passé ComposéLe Présent IndicatifFamily & Relationships

    Bruno sets up the electricity account for his new place.
  • Muscle ache
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierLe Passé ComposéFamily & Relationships

    Viviane tells her friend Jérôme how going back to the gym left her pretty sore!
  • My afternoon at the funfair
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéVerbes réguliers avec -ERSports & Leisure

    Sébastien spent last Saturday afternoon at the funfair with his friend Matthieu.
  • My breakfast habits
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéGenre fémininFood & Drink

    Sophie's breakfast habits have changed quite a lot over time.
  • My cousin and her accordion
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitVerbes réguliers avec -ERMusic

    Aurélie's cousin Lyse plays the accordion.
  • My dad is the best!
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet indirectVerbes réguliers avec -ERCelebrations & Important DatesFamily & Relationships

    Colette talks about her father and how kind he is.
  • My driving licence [US: driver's license]
    Le Présent IndicatifPlurielLe Passé ComposéFamily & Relationships

    Jean-Pierre is taking his driving test tomorrow.
  • My electric car
    Le Passé ComposéAdjectifLe Présent Indicatif

    François is really happy to have bought an electric car, despite a few disadvantages.
  • My favourite team won!
    Le Passé ComposéAdjectif possessifGenre féminin

    Yesterday, Anna celebrated her team's victory.
  • My favourite work of art
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifAdjectif possessifArt & Design

    Stéphane asks Isabelle, Clémence and Benjamin about their favourite works of art.
  • My gratitude journal
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifGenre masculin

    Benoît gets a lot out of his gratitude journal.
  • My Hallowe'en costume
    AdjectifLe Passé ComposéGenre féminin

    Daniel tells us how hard it can be to pick one's Hallowe'en costume.
  • My head in the stars
    L'ImparfaitGenre masculinPrépositionSports & LeisureFamily & RelationshipsTechnology & Science

    Thomas has always had one passion: the stars.
  • My kids' letter to Santa
    Le Passé ComposéPlurielParticipe passéCelebrations & Important DatesFamily & Relationships

    Julia's twins wrote their first letter to Santa.
  • My name is Tintin!
    Le Passé ComposéVerbes réguliers avec -ERLe Présent IndicatifLanguage & EducationLiterature, Poetry, Theatre

    Famous reporter Tintin introduces himself.
  • My trips to the swimming pool with my daughter
    L'ImparfaitPrépositionPronom d'objet directSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Brigitte fondly remembers her weekly trips to the swimming pool with her young daughter.
  • My weekend with Mum [US: Mom] Free
    Le Passé ComposéParticipe passéAdjectif possessifFamily & Relationships

    Claire spent quality time with her mother last weekend.
  • My weekend's activities
    Le Passé ComposéConcordance des TempsVerbe irrégulierSports & Leisure

    Éric tells us how the weather affected his weekend's activities.
  • My weekends with Dad
    L'ImparfaitPlurielPrépositionSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Alexandre remembers the getaway weekends he used to spend with his father.
  • My work experience placement
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitAdverbe

    Thomas worked in an office as part of his work experience placement.
  • Napoleon, a Corsican emperor
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitPrépositionFamous PeoplePolitics, History & Economics

    Did you know that French emperor Napoleon was from Corsica?
  • New Year's plans
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERLe Futur ProcheCelebrations & Important Dates

    Yann and Paul are discussing their plans for New Year's Eve.
  • On the first floor of the Eiffel Tower
    L'ImparfaitLe Présent IndicatifQuestion/Interrogative

    Visitors Jenny and Sam chat on the first floor of the famous Eiffel tower.
  • One day in Father Christmas's workshop
    Le Passé ComposéAdjectifVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Let's peek through the window to see what the elves are doing.
  • Our new family member
    AdjectifLe Passé ComposéAdjectif possessifFamily & Relationships

    The family is growing bigger with the arrival of Minette, our new cat.
  • Paying bills
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierPronom d'objet indirect

    Roommates Émilie and Judith discuss bills.
  • Phone call from the bank
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifPronom d'objet indirectFamily & Relationships

    Mr Dupuy gets a phone call from his bank.
  • Picking an outfit
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPronom d'objet direct

    Emma is choosing an outfit with the help of her friend Lucie.
  • Postcard from Vendée
    Le Passé ComposéLe Présent IndicatifPrépositionMonuments, Tourism & VacationsSports & Leisure

    Juliette writes a postcard from the Vendée region in France to her best friend Matt.
  • Reading Lord of the Rings
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéPronom d'objet directSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Baptiste remembers the first time he read Tolkien's masterpiece.
  • Saïd Taghmaoui
    Le Passé ComposéPrépositionL'ImparfaitFamous PeopleFilm & TV

    Learn about this famous French-Moroccan-American actor.
  • Salad Niçoise recipe
    Mode impératifL'ImpératifPrépositionFood & Drink

    Babette teaches us how to make a salad Niçoise.
  • Segway in the park
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéLe Présent Indicatif

    Noémie and her friend Manon went for a Segway ride in Versailles's royal gardens.
  • Switzerland
    Article définiAdjectifPluriel

    Learn more about this Francophone country.
  • Taking Grandma phone shopping
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéPronom d'objet indirectFamily & Relationships

    Marielle took her grandmother to buy a mobile phone.
  • The birth of my son
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitPronom d'objet direct

    Geoffrey remembers the first time he saw his son.
  • Tom's first day back to school
    Le Passé ComposéVerbes avec être comme auxiliaireReflexive verbs

    Émilie tells us about her son Tom's first day of school.
  • Visit of Marseille
    Le Passé ComposéVerbes avec être comme auxiliaireL'Imparfait

    Gaspard spent the weekend in Marseille, France.
  • Visiting Toulouse
    Le Passé ComposéAdjectifVerbes avec être comme auxiliaireMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Bastien and Léa enjoyed their visit of Toulouse's historical centre.
  • Weekend in Lyon Free
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitPrépositionMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Vincent tells us about the weekend he spent in Lyon with his cousin.
  • Welcome to the Sticks / Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis
    AdjectifLe Présent IndicatifLe Passé ComposéFilm & TV

    Mickaël learned a lot from this funny French comedy.
  • What a change!
    L'ImparfaitLe Présent IndicatifAdjectifSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Émilie moved from a small village to Paris, and that's a big change!
  • What do you want to watch?
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionQuestion/Interrogative

    Grégoire and Inès decide what they want to watch on TV.
  • When I became a vegetarian
    Le Passé ComposéForme négativePlurielFood & DrinkFamily & Relationships

    Geoffrey tells us about his journey becoming a vegetarian.
  • Who is this writer ?
    Le Passé ComposéAdjectifVerbes réguliers avec -ERFamous PeopleLiterature, Poetry, Theatre

    Guess who this French writer is!
  • Why I learned German
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéPréposition

    Sabrina tells us why she first decided to learn German.
  • Why study French?
    Le Passé ComposéVerbe irrégulierL'ImparfaitLanguage & Education

    Pourquoi étudier le français ? Hugo gives us his reasons to pick up French again.
  • Working from home - an opinion
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéPronom d'objet indirect

    Patrick tells us about trying WFH a few months ago.
  • B1: Intermediate French writing exercises

  • A childhood passion
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéAdverbeSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Vincent and his brother loved video games growing up.
  • A dinner invitation
    PrépositionLe Conditionnel PrésentL'Imparfait

    Sabrina invites her friends Louise and Manon to dinner.
  • A family day at the park
    Le Futur SimplePrépositionVerbes réguliers avec -ERFood & DrinkSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Benoît will spend this Saturday at the park with his daughter Mia.
  • A friend's apology
    Le Passé ComposéForme négativeLe Présent Indicatif

    Gaston apologises for hurting his friend Miriam.
  • A game of hide and seek
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet directL'ImparfaitFamily & Relationships

    Linda and Christian are watching from afar a game of hide and seek between the children.
  • A gem of a restaurant
    Le Passé ComposéLe Présent IndicatifL'Imparfait

    Gilles and his wife Martine discovered a little Italian restaurant in town last weekend.
  • A greener future
    Le Futur SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -IRVerbes réguliers avec -ERTechnology & Science

    Julien is seeing a future where people are more eco-conscious.
  • A Horror Story
    Le Passé ComposéPronom d'objet indirectPronom d'objet directCelebrations & Important DatesFamily & Relationships

    On a dark October night, Emma received a disturbing call...
  • A luxury holiday [US: vacation] with friends
    Le Futur SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -IRVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Alain has the perfect luxury holiday [US: vacation] planned for when he wins the lottery!
  • A special Monday
    Le Futur SimpleLe Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierCelebrations & Important DatesSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Anna is looking forward to a lazy Easter Monday!
  • A wonderful job
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPronom relatif

    Guillaume loves his job as an A&E [US: ER] doctor.
  • An afternoon in the fall
    Le Futur SimplePronom d'objet indirectAdjectif

    Zoë is planning to meet her friend Quentin for a nice October afternoon.
  • An amazing New Year's Eve meal
    PrépositionPronom d'objet indirectLe Futur SimpleFood & DrinkCelebrations & Important Dates

    Henriette is planning a dazzling meal for New Year!
  • An awful new boyfriend
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéAdverbe

    Grégory finds his aunt's new boyfriend quite repulsive!
  • An opinion on football [US:soccer]
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom relatifVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Théo has a nuanced take on football [US:soccer].
  • Anger management
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdverbe

    Lucie talks about her techniques to manage her anger.
  • Animal emergency (B1)
    Le Présent IndicatifLe Passé ComposéVerbes réguliers avec -ERFamily & Relationships

    Julien's cat is stuck in the tree!
  • Around the world on motorcycle
    Le Conditionnel PrésentPrépositionLe Futur Simple

    Joël would love to travel the world on his motorcycle.
  • Asking about a hotel room
    Adjectif possessifVerbe irrégulierPrépositionMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Catherine has a few questions about the hotel room she's booked.
  • At the amusement park
    Le Futur SimpleVerbe irrégulierLe Présent IndicatifSports & Leisure

    Thomas will go to the amusement park with his friend Samia for their birthday this year.
  • At the coffee machine
    Le Passé ComposéVerbe irrégulierForme négative

    Cyril, Pauline and Eve catch up by the coffee machine on Monday morning.
  • At the doctor's
    Le Présent IndicatifMode impératifL'ImpératifFamily & Relationships

    Robert goes to the doctor for a consultation.
  • At the patisserie
    Le Futur SimpleLe Conditionnel PrésentLe Présent Indicatif

    Daniel needs a special cake.
  • Back pain
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéAdverbe

    Flora tells the doctor how she hurt her back.
  • Beatrice's baby shower
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitAdjectif possessif

    Emma and her sister organised their cousin's baby shower.
  • Becoming an astronaut
    L'ImparfaitAdjectif possessifPronom d'objet indirect

    Élodie dreams of becoming an astronaut.
  • Belgian food facts
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifGenre

    Discover some interesting food-related facts about Belgium.
  • Birthday makeover
    Le Passé ComposéPlurielAdjectif possessifFamily & Relationships

    "New year, new me" Julia thought on her 20th birthday.
  • Busy Schedule
    Le Futur SimpleVerbe irrégulierIdioms about TimeFamily & Relationships

    Isabelle recaps what everyone will have to do on Saturday!
  • Cancelling a purchase
    L'ImparfaitPrépositionLe Passé Composé

    Justin calls Bokado's customer service to cancel his order.
  • Cathy's future holiday in Montpellier Free
    PrépositionVerbe irrégulierLe Futur SimpleMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    We learn about Cathy's plan to spend her holiday in Montpellier
  • Choosing a travel pass in Paris
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet indirectPronom d'objet direct

    Susan needs (travel) tickets to visit Paris.
  • Christmas at my parents' house
    Le Passé ComposéParticipe passéVerbe irrégulier

    Quentin spent a classic Christmas with his parents.
  • Christmas in the mountains
    Le Présent IndicatifLe Futur SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -ERMonuments, Tourism & VacationsCelebrations & Important DatesFamily & Relationships

    Antoine will spend Christmas at his dad's house in the Alps, if he can get there!
  • Christmas specialities (B1)
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionArticleFood & DrinkCelebrations & Important Dates

    Paul tells us about some traditional French Christmas dishes.
  • Conversation between the election's two rounds
    Le Présent IndicatifLe Passé ComposéQuestion/InterrogativePolitics, History & Economics

    Marc explains the French presidential election process to his friend Alice.
  • Corsican polyphonic singing
    GenreLe Passé ComposéLe Présent IndicatifMonuments, Tourism & VacationsMusic

    Do you know about this bewitchingly melodic tradition from Corsica?
  • Credit card fraud
    Verbes réguliers avec -ERLe Passé ComposéParticipe passé

    Josiane calls her bank about a suspicious transaction.
  • Dreaming of Paris
    Le Conditionnel PrésentLe Futur SimplePronom d'objet directMonuments, Tourism & VacationsFamily & Relationships

    Grégory imagines his ideal Valentine's Day's proposal.
  • Family holiday car trip
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierQuestion/InterrogativeMonuments, Tourism & VacationsFamily & Relationships

    Let the squabbles begin!
  • Flying anxiety
    Le Futur SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -ERLe Présent IndicatifMonuments, Tourism & VacationsFamily & Relationships

    Jean-Luc has a plan to deal with his fear of flying.
  • François Damiens's hidden camera videos
    L'ImparfaitAdjectif possessifArticle

    Philippe and Anissa talk about their favourite hidden camera pranks by François Damiens.
  • Getting ready for autumn
    Le Futur SimplePronom d'objet directPronom d'objet indirectCelebrations & Important DatesSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Rosalie won't get caught up by the arrival of autumn this year.
  • Giving up smoking
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéForme négativeFamily & Relationships

    François tells us how he managed to stop smoking.
  • Going back in time
    Le Conditionnel PrésentVerbe irrégulierL'ImparfaitPolitics, History & EconomicsFamily & Relationships

    Marine asks Amanda, Bruno and Sébastien what they would do if they could go back in time.
  • Going to the bank
    Le Futur SimpleGenre fémininAdjectif possessifFamily & Relationships

    Flora and her father need to go to the bank.
  • Guadeloupe's Carnival
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdverbe

    Discover this colourful Guadeloupe tradition.
  • How do you like to keep up with the news?
    Le Présent IndicatifPlurielTroisième personne

    Vanessa and Ludovic tell us how they stay informed.
  • I love swimming!
    L'ImparfaitVerbes réguliers avec -ERLe Passé ComposéSports & Leisure

    Thomas tells us about his love for swimming and his hope to one day dive from up high!
  • I miss French food!
    L'ImparfaitAdjectifPronom d'objet indirectFood & Drink

    Hélène tells Betty how she's coping with missing French food abroad.
  • I want to help! (B1)
    Le Conditionnel PrésentLe Futur SimplePrépositionFamily & Relationships

    Suzanne wishes she had more time to help others.
  • I've always loved French
    Le Passé ComposéPronom d'objet directL'ImparfaitMonuments, Tourism & VacationsSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Emily has always had a fascination for the French language.
  • I, Lucky Luke
    Le Conditionnel PrésentLe Futur SimpleAdverbeLiterature, Poetry, Theatre

    Christophe imagines what he would do if he were the fastest shooter in the West.
  • If I could be a child again
    Le Conditionnel PrésentForme négativeAdverbe

    Laurent would love to be 10 again.
  • If I could start over...
    Le Conditionnel PrésentLe Futur SimplePronom d'objet indirectEmploymentLanguage & Education

    Anne wishes she could do things differently.
  • If I were a chef
    Le Conditionnel PrésentLe Futur SimplePronom relatifFood & Drink

    Benjamin tells us of his dream of being a chef.
  • If I were Céline Dion
    Le Conditionnel PrésentAdjectifLe Futur Simple

    Ornella imagines what it would be like to be the French Canadian star.
  • If I were Wonder Woman
    Le Conditionnel PrésentPronom réfléchiPronom relatifFamily & Relationships

    Juliette imagines what it would be like to be Wonder Woman
  • In the changing rooms [US: locker rooms]
    Pronom d'objet directPronom d'objet indirectLe Présent Indicatif

    The guys are chatting after football [US: soccer] practice.
  • Interview with a jewellery creator
    Le Présent IndicatifPlurielAdjectifArt & Design

    Hugo is interviewing Marie who creates her own jewellery.
  • Ivory Coast: a destination like no other
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifPrépositionMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Find out why Ivory Coast is such an amazing holiday [US:vacation] destination.
  • Let's go back to the gym!
    AdverbeVerbes réguliers avec -ERLe Futur Simple

    Olivier and Victoria discuss going back to the gym after the winter.
  • Liberty, Equality, Fraternity
    Le Passé ComposéAdjectifParticipe passé

    Learn about the origin of the French Republic motto.
  • Lockdown shopping
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionAdverbe

    Marguerite's Christmas shopping habits will be a bit disrupted this year.
  • Looking for a new house
    Pronom d'objet directPrépositionPronom d'objet indirect

    Sébastien and Éric are looking at real-estate listings.
  • Looking for my phone
    Le Futur SimplePronom d'objet indirectPronom d'objet directFamily & Relationships

    Jonathan lost his phone on the train...
  • Lyon saucisson
    AdjectifIdioms about TimeGenre fémininFood & Drink

    Learn about Lyon's famous pork sausage and how best to enjoy it.
  • Marseille's famous people
    AdverbeLe Passé ComposéAdjectif

    Louis and Emma talk about their favourite celebrities from Marseille.
  • My brother and his wife
    Le Passé ComposéPronom réfléchiGenre fémininFamily & Relationships

    Marielle tells us about her brother's great relationship.
  • My European trip
    Le Futur SimplePrépositionVerbes réguliers avec -ERMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Jonathan is planning a mini tour of Europe for next year's holiday [US: vacation].
  • My family's breakfasts
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionAdjectifFood & Drink

    Sébastien tells us about his family's different breakfast routines.
  • My favourite things at Easter
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom relatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERCelebrations & Important DatesFamily & Relationships

    Alain talks about the things he loves about this time of year.
  • My Hallowe'en
    Le Futur SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -IRVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Like every year, Bastien will spend Hallowe'en with his nephews.
  • My ideal day
    Le Conditionnel PrésentLe Futur SimpleDeuxième personneSports & Leisure

    Anna tells us how she would spend her ideal day.
  • My ideal garden
    AdjectifVerbe irrégulierAdverbe

    Flora imagines her perfect garden.
  • My neighbour from Hell
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdverbeFamily & Relationships

    Julie's neighbour, Sonia, is pretty terrible!
  • My new flat [US: apartment]
    L'ImparfaitLe Futur SimpleVerbe irrégulierFamily & Relationships

    Franck is moving soon into a much nicer flat [US: apartment]
  • My next holiday [US: vacation]
    Verbes réguliers avec -ERPrépositionLe Futur SimpleMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    François has his holiday [US: vacation] to Canada well planned!
  • My post-university plans
    Le Futur SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -ERVerbe irrégulierEmploymentLanguage & Education

    Antony wants to move to Paris after his studies
  • My Provence dream
    Le Conditionnel PrésentArticlePronom relatif

    Juliette dreams of what life would be like if she lived in Provence.
  • New in town
    Le Futur SimpleAdjectifVerbes réguliers avec -ERFamily & Relationships

    Caroline writes in her diary about her plans to make new friends in a new town.
  • New recruit
    Le Passé ComposéAdjectif possessifVerbe irrégulierEmploymentFamily & Relationships

    Antoine sums up his first two months in the company.
  • Next summer in Paris
    Le Futur SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -ERPronom d'objet indirect

    Sabrina will visit her friends in Paris next summer.
  • Our next family reunion
    Le Futur SimpleVerbe irrégulierPréposition

    Sophie can't wait to see her family again.
  • Our Parisian holiday
    Le Futur SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -ERPronom d'objet indirectMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Anthony has his Paris holiday all planned out.
  • Our plans for Music Day (B1)
    Le Futur SimpleLe Présent IndicatifPrépositionCelebrations & Important DatesMusic

    Sabine and Thomas discuss their plans to celebrate Music Day on June 21.
  • Picking our wedding flowers
    Adjectif possessifPlurielLe Futur Simple

    Perrine has opted for a country-style wedding, with matching flowers.
  • Police check
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet directL'ImparfaitFamily & Relationships

    Janine is stopped for a routine police check.
  • Ready for Easter
    Le Futur SimplePrépositionLe Passé ComposéCelebrations & Important Dates

    Christine and Baptiste discuss their plans for Easter.
  • Ready for the zombie apocalypse
    Le Futur SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -ERVerbe irrégulier

    Sébastien explains how he and his friends will deal with the imminent zombie apocalypse.
  • Rebooking a flight
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectif possessifQuestion/InterrogativeMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Patrice calls Easyplane to postpone his flight
  • Sailing in the Caribbean
    Le Conditionnel PrésentLe Futur SimplePrépositionMonuments, Tourism & VacationsSports & Leisure

    Patrick and Sébastien are planning a sailing tour of some of Caribbean islands.
  • Selfies
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéLe Présent IndicatifFamily & RelationshipsTechnology & Science

    Marc considers the photographic phenomenon of the selfie.
  • Selling stamps
    L'ImparfaitLe Présent IndicatifPronom relatif

    Christophe needs help to sell a stamp collection.
  • Spanish cooking
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitVerbe irrégulierFood & Drink

    Jean-Luc cooked a Spanish meal for his friends, with mixed results!
  • Splitting the bill (B1)
    Le Passé ComposéVerbes avec être comme auxiliaireVerbes réguliers avec -ERFood & DrinkSports & Leisure

    Lisa, Julien and Manon have to split the bill at the restaurant.
  • Studying abroad
    Le Passé ComposéPronom d'objet directLe Présent Indicatif

    Louis decided to go study abroad next year.
  • Studying for an exam
    Pronom d'objet directVerbe irrégulierPronom d'objet indirectLanguage & Education

    Julie, Matthieu and Laurent discuss their revision strategies.
  • Synchronised swimming
    L'ImparfaitAdverbeLe Passé Composé

    Frank would love to join a synchronised swimming team.
  • The 8 skittles game
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionPronom réfléchiSports & Leisure

    Learn about this French version of a classic sport.
  • The best carnivals in the world
    Le Conditionnel PrésentLe Futur SimpleAdjectifCelebrations & Important DatesSports & Leisure

    Simon asks Mathieu and Lydia what carnival they'd love to go to.
  • The best concert ever!
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitVerbes avec être comme auxiliaireMusic

    Laura tells us about the great concert she went to yesterday
  • The brass band
    Le Futur SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -ERL'ImparfaitMusic

    Alice can't wait to go and see the brass band on Sunday!
  • The manga phenomenon in France
    AdjectifLe Passé ComposéLe Présent Indicatif

    Learn more about French people's love for these Japanese comics.
  • The new dad
    Le Futur SimplePronom d'objet directVerbes réguliers avec -ERFamily & Relationships

    Christophe wants to share so much with his newly born daughter.
  • The play
    Le Futur SimpleVerbe irrégulierFuturLiterature, Poetry, TheatreSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Lucie just joined an after work drama class.
  • The pleasure of traditional mail
    L'ImparfaitLe Présent IndicatifAdverbe

    Coralie has always loved sending and receiving letters.
  • The power of love
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéAdverbe

    Gaspard became a new man when he fell in love.
  • The year of the Baccalauréat
    Le Futur SimpleAdverbeVerbes réguliers avec -ERLanguage & Education

    Laurent is planning the year ahead to prepare his end-of-high school exams.
  • Trip to Paris Free
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitVerbes réguliers avec -ERMonuments, Tourism & VacationsFamily & Relationships

    Mélanie's sister and her husband went to Paris last year.
  • Trip to the theatre
    Le Passé ComposéAdverbePronom d'objet direct

    Thierry went back to the theatre last weekend.
  • Two model daughters
    Le Futur SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -ERVerbes réguliers avec -IRFamily & Relationships

    Marina and Louise are on their best behaviour to convince their parents to let them go out.
  • Watching the Olympic Games
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifGenre féminin

    Bruno and Flora like following the Olympics.
  • What I love about my partner
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet directVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Adèle talks about her partner's best features.
  • What literary hero would you be?
    Le Conditionnel PrésentLe Futur SimpleAdjectifLiterature, Poetry, Theatre

    Michel and Lisa discuss what character from a novel they'd like to be.
  • When I'm retired
    Le Futur SimpleVerbe irrégulierPlurielSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Bernard tells us what he'll do once he retires.
  • Which band to see?
    PrépositionLe Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet direct

    Sabrina and Angélique are deciding which band they want to go see next.
  • Winter weather forecast
    PrépositionVerbe irrégulierLe Futur SimpleFilm & TVMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Tomorrow's weather forecast is very wintery.
  • B2: Upper Intermediate French writing exercises

  • "Vernon Subutex" - an opinion (B2)
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierGenre féminin

    Carole tells us why she loves the first volume of Virginie Despentes's trilogy.
  • (Scary) Bedtime stories
    Le Subjonctif PrésentPronom d'objet indirectLe Présent Indicatif

    Jasmine talks to her partner Nicolas about the type of bedtime stories he is telling their son.
  • A busy weekend ahead
    Le Subjonctif PrésentMode subjonctifLe Futur SimpleFamily & Relationships

    Olivier sums up his busy schedule for the weekend.
  • A day in the countryside Free
    Le Passé ComposéPronom d'objet directPrépositionSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Marie tells about spending last weekend in the countryside with her daughters
  • A History of French TV
    Le Passé ComposéPronom relatifPrépositionFilm & TV

    Learn some interesting facts about the beginnings of French TV.
  • A little lost dog
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéPréposition

    Sébastien helped a lost dog find his home.
  • A networking New Year's Eve
    Le Subjonctif PrésentMode subjonctifAdjectif possessif

    Jacques has to go to a networking party for work on New Year's Eve.
  • A nice morning surprise
    Le Futur SimplePrépositionPronom d'objet directFood & Drink

    Lucie will serve a delicious breakfast in bed to her fiancée on their anniversary.
  • A nice table "à la française"
    Le Futur SimpleLe Subjonctif PrésentVerbes réguliers avec -ERFood & Drink

    Jacqueline explains the intricacies of setting the table the French way.
  • A nightmare journey Free
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitLe Subjonctif PrésentFamily & Relationships

    Josiane and Robert explain why they're an hour late to their friends' place.
  • A perfect interview (B2)
    Le Présent IndicatifL'ImparfaitAdjectif possessifEmployment

    Léo's just had the best job interview of his life!
  • A professional phone call
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet indirectPronom d'objet direct

    Sonia Martel is talking to M. Delarue's executive assistant.
  • A slippery drive
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitAdverbeTechnology & Science

    Un trajet en voiture glissant Richard struggled to get to work this morning: everything was frozen!
  • A surprise gift
    PrépositionL'ImparfaitAdjectif possessif

    Gaspard remembers a special gift he made for his mother when he was a boy.
  • A year full of changes
    Le Passé ComposéPronom d'objet directPronom d'objet indirect

    Annette reflects back on the last year and its ups and downs.
  • Ahmed the elephant : an Ivory Coast story
    Le Passé ComposéPrépositionVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Discover the heartwarming true story of Ahmed the elephant.
  • At the dry cleaner's
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet directVerbe irrégulier

    Eric brought his favourite suit jacket to the dry cleaner's.
  • At the football [US: soccer] game
    Le Passé ComposéAdjectif possessifParticipe passéCelebrations & Important DatesSports & Leisure

    Henri took his dad to a football [US:soccer] game for Father's Day.
  • At the garage sale
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierLe Passé Composé

    Patrick explains to Amelle how to find bargains.
  • At the neighbours' house
    Pronom d'objet directLe Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet indirectFood & DrinkFamily & Relationships

    Véronique and Bruno are at their neighbours' house for an aperitif.
  • At the repair shop
    Le Passé ComposéPronom d'objet directAdverbe

    Sabrina needs help with her laptop.
  • At university
    Le Passé ComposéGenre fémininGenre masculin

    Léa and Laura bump into each other at their new university.
  • Autumn/Winter 2020 trends
    Verbe irrégulierAdjectifLe Passé Composé

    Discover the Autumn/Winter 2020 fashion trends.
  • Bad Movie Review
    L'ImparfaitLe Subjonctif PrésentAdjectifFilm & TV

    Mauvaise critique de film Bernadette delivers a scathing movie review.
  • Bastille Day in France
    L'ImparfaitPronom relatifAdjectif

    Mathilde remembers how she used to celebrate Bastille Day with her family.
  • Bouldering in Fontainebleau
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionAdjectif

    Irène loves spending the day rock-climbing in Fontainebleau.
  • Brasserie La Coupole
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionAdverbeFood & DrinkMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Vincent always eats here when he's in Paris.
  • British National Museums
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet directForme négativeMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    National museums are free in the UK, as Paul happily found out.
  • Building a snowman
    Le Passé ComposéVerbe irrégulierL'ImparfaitSports & Leisure

    Martine and Bastien enjoyed building a snowman.
  • Car breakdown
    Le Passé ComposéVerbes avec être comme auxiliairePréposition

    Julien's car broke down at the most inconvenient time.
  • Congratulations on your degree!
    Pronom d'objet directPlurielPrépositionLanguage & Education

    Thomas's aunt and uncle send him an email to congratulate him on getting his Master degree.
  • Conversation between friends
    Pronom d'objet directLe Passé ComposéPronom d'objet indirectSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Friends Simon and Isabelle are catching up.
  • DIY with Dad
    L'ImparfaitPremière personnePluriel

    Émilie loved spending time in her father's shed.
  • Extreme cosmetic surgery
    Le Passé ComposéLe Subjonctif PrésentLe Présent Indicatif

    Anella had several operations to look like her idol, the Barbie doll.
  • Family Reunion
    Le Passé ComposéPronom d'objet directL'ImparfaitFamily & Relationships

    At a family reunion, Lea sees her aunt Patricia for the first time in years.
  • Fatherly pride
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéPronom d'objet direct

    Luc is so proud of his daughter's stage debut.
  • Fighting lockdown blues
    Le Passé ComposéPronom d'objet indirectVerbe irrégulier

    Samia did everything she could to cheer up her grandmother Janine during lockdown.
  • Finding the perfect anniversary gift
    Pronom d'objet indirectPronom d'objet directLe Présent IndicatifFamily & Relationships

    Jean-Paul is listing his gift ideas for his wife on their anniversary.
  • First night out after Baby
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitAdverbe

    Romane couldn't wait to go out with her girlfriends again!
  • French Easter specialties
    Le Présent IndicatifPrépositionPronom relatifCelebrations & Important Dates

    Discover some of France's regional Easter specialties.
  • French-style lemon tart recipe
    Mode impératifL'ImpératifPrépositionFood & Drink

    Follow the recipe to make a delicious lemon tart.
  • Garip Ay's amazing paintings
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERPronom relatifArt & Design

    Les peintures extraordinaires de Garip Ay  Jean-Pierre tells us about the work of this fascinating Turkish artist.
  • Getting ready for the holiday [US: vacation]
    Le Passé ComposéPronom d'objet directLe Futur SimpleMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Bastien and Alicia are getting ready for tomorrow's departure.
  • Giving back
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom réfléchiPronom relatifCelebrations & Important Dates

    Especially during the holiday season, it's good to give back to those less fortunate than us...
  • Going lily-of-the-valley picking
    Adjectif possessifPronom d'objet indirectLe Présent IndicatifSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Jean-Pierre's family goes to pick lily-of-the-valley every year.
  • Happy Father's Day!
    Verbe irrégulierLe Passé ComposéAdverbe

    Sabrina has prepared the perfect Father's Day for her dad.
  • Heatwave
    Le Passé ComposéPrépositionL'ImpératifPolitics, History & EconomicsTechnology & Science

    A weather forecast on one of the hottest days of the year.
  • High cost of cigarette packaging change
    PrépositionVerbe irrégulierLe Présent IndicatifPolitics, History & Economics

    Learn about the cost of the new policy on cigarette packaging in France.
  • Holiday [US: Vacation] in French-speaking Switzerland (B2)
    Le Passé ComposéAdverbeVerbes avec être comme auxiliaire

    Irène tells Jules how delighted she was by her trip to French-speaking Switzerland.
  • Holidaying abroad: pros and cons
    AdverbeLe Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Sébastien weighs up his pros and cons of going abroad for the holiday.
  • Horse riding on the beach
    L'ImparfaitAdverbeLe Passé Composé

    Iris discovered the joy of horse riding by the sea.
  • How I met your mother
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéLe Plus-que-Parfait

    Julien tells his children how he met their mother Émilie.
  • How to become an official candidate in the French presidential election?
    Le Subjonctif PrésentMode subjonctifLe Présent Indicatif

    Learn about the French electoral process to become a presidential candidate.
  • I can't find my shirt!
    Pronom d'objet directLe Passé ComposéLe Présent IndicatifFamily & Relationships

    Claire and Julien are almost ready to go out...except for Julien's missing shirt!
  • In a clothes store
    Pronom d'objet directPronom d'objet indirectLe Passé ComposéSports & Leisure

    Dans un magasin de vêtements Patrick complains to the sales assistant about a defective item.
  • In the woods with my dog Ulysse
    Le Présent IndicatifInfinitifPréposition

    Gaëlle enjoys her walks through the woods with her dog Ulysse.
  • Jean-Pierre Bacri
    Pronom d'objet directPronom d'objet indirectAdverbe

    Yann and Élodie loved the great French actor who passed away in 2021.
  • Living abroad
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom relatifAdverbe

    Bastien thinks that living abroad can only enrich one's life.
  • Lockdown letters (B2)
    Pronom d'objet directPronom d'objet indirectLe Passé Composé

    Alexandre has been sending letters to his grandmother during lockdown.
  • Long time no see! (B2)
    Le Passé ComposéLe Présent IndicatifForme négativeFamily & Relationships

    Marina and her cousin Tom catch up after quite a while.
  • Louise Bourgeois
    Le Passé ComposéPlurielGenre fémininArt & DesignFamous PeoplePolitics, History & Economics

    Marie-Claire tells us about her favourite French artist.
  • Mice invasion
    Pronom d'objet directLe Passé ComposéPronom d'objet indirectFamily & Relationships

    Invasion de souris Lisa and Paul are discussing options to get rid of Lisa's mice.
  • My car is a real beater!
    Le Passé ComposéPronom d'objet directForme négativeSports & LeisureTechnology & Science

    Yann's car has so many problems!
  • My dream invention
    Le Conditionnel PrésentVerbe irrégulierLe Subjonctif PrésentTechnology & Science

    Sonia asks Sylvie what invention she'd dream to see becoming a reality.
  • My first Easter memory
    L'ImparfaitPronom d'objet directLe Plus-que-ParfaitCelebrations & Important DatesFamily & Relationships

    Alexandre remembers the first time he went egg hunting.
  • My grandmother's rosebushes
    L'ImparfaitPronom d'objet indirectPronom d'objet directFamily & Relationships

    Lucie tells us about her grandmother's beloved and reknowned rosebushes
  • My kids' back to school day
    Le Subjonctif PrésentMode subjonctifLe Présent IndicatifLanguage & EducationFamily & Relationships

    Claire is getting ready for the kids' first day back to school.
  • My life is a hashtag
    Le Passé ComposéPronom d'objet directParticipe passéFamily & RelationshipsTechnology & Science

    Sébastien explains why hashtags are so important in his life.
  • My mother's favourite singer
    PrépositionLe Présent IndicatifPronom d'objetMusic

    Patricia tells us about her mum's passion for French singer Serge Lama and what she would love to be able to do for her
  • My passion for French cuisine
    Le Présent IndicatifLe Passé ComposéPronom relatifFood & Drink

    James presents some of the reasons why he loves French cooking.
  • My plan for the day of my exam
    Le Futur SimpleVerbe irrégulierAdverbeLanguage & EducationSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    French B2 Freeform Writing Exercise
  • My sense of direction
    Verbe irrégulierLe Futur SimpleLe Passé Composé

    Joseph and Sabrina discuss their more or less deficient sense of direction.
  • My sister the future pianist
    Le Passé ComposéVerbe irrégulierForme négativeMusicSports & Leisure

    Lucas's sister has always dreamed of playing piano.
  • New vs old technologies
    L'ImparfaitLe Présent IndicatifPrépositionTechnology & Science

    Les technologies nouvelles contre les technologies anciennes Enzo asks retiree Gertrude her opinion on new technologies.
  • New wallpaper in the dining room
    L'ImparfaitPrépositionLe Passé Composé

    Josiane explains her choice of new wallpaper for the dining room.
  • Nostalgia: pros and cons
    Le Présent IndicatifLe Subjonctif PrésentPronom d'objet direct

    Noémie and Alain discuss the pros and cons of nostalgia.
  • Nudist beaches in France
    PrépositionLe Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Discover some of France's nudist beaches.
  • On the terrace of a fancy restaurant
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierPrépositionFood & DrinkFamily & Relationships

    Jean-Luc and his fiancée are enjoying a meal on the terrace of a fancy restaurant.
  • On Valentine's Day, beware of faux pas!
    Le Subjonctif PrésentLe Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierFamily & Relationships

    Henri gives us tips to pick the right Valentine's Day's present.
  • Our "grown-up" hobbies (B2)
    PrépositionLe Présent IndicatifL'Imparfait

    Viviane and Luc tell us about their respective hobbies: adult colouring and homebrewing.
  • Our camper holiday [US: RV vacation]
    Pronom d'objet directL'ImparfaitPronom d'objet indirect

    Élodie and her cousin Sarah had the best time on their camper holiday [US: RV vacation].
  • Our holiday [US:vacation] in Wallonia
    Verbes réguliers avec -ERLe Futur SimplePréposition

    Daniel and Claire are planning their visit to Wallonia [re: French-speaking Belgium].
  • Our new house's renovations
    Le Futur SimpleLe Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERFamily & Relationships

    Jacques and his partner Louise are planning their new house's renovations.
  • Our plans for Valentine's Day
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet directVerbe irrégulier

    Barnabé and Samia discuss their Valentine's Day plans.
  • Pears in red wine and cassis
    Mode impératifL'ImpératifPréposition

    Here's chef Paul Bocuse's famous (and delicious) "Poires à la Beaujolaise" recipe.
  • Planning a camping trip
    Verbe irrégulierLe Futur SimplePronom

    Patricia and Alexandre are planning their camping weekend.
  • Playing video games
    Pronom d'objet directLe Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet indirectSports & Leisure

    Quentin and Lise are playing a racing video game together.
  • Pre-date stress
    L'ImparfaitForme négativePrépositionFamily & Relationships

    Luc was really nervous last week ahead of his date with the amazing Olivia !
  • Public Transport
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéAdverbeSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    François discovered the joys of public transport when moving from a small village to Paris.
  • Stendhal syndrome
    Le Passé ComposéParticipe passéLe Plus-que-Parfait

    Learn more about this fascinating, if controversial, affliction.
  • Thanksgiving celebrations
    Le Futur SimpleVerbe irrégulierVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Adam and his friends are making their own Thanksgiving dinner this year.
  • The adventures of Fantômette
    Le Conditionnel PasséL'ImparfaitAdjectif possessifLiterature, Poetry, Theatre

    Marie has always loved the character of Fantômette!
  • The benefits of yoga
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom relatifPronom d'objet

    Discover a few of the many benefits yoga can bring into one's life.
  • The best hotel booking
    L'ImparfaitAdjectifPronom d'objet directMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Olivier had the most amazing hotel experience!
  • The mental load
    L'ImparfaitLe Présent IndicatifLe Passé Composé

    Emma explains how the bulk of household organisational tasks tends to fall on women's shoulders.
  • The Nice Carnaval
    PrépositionPronom relatifVerbe irrégulierCelebrations & Important DatesSports & Leisure

    Le Carnaval de Nice Guillaume plans on going to the famous Nice Carnaval this year.
  • The Paul Bocuse Institute in Lyon
    AdverbeLe Passé ComposéVerbe irrégulierFamous PeopleFood & DrinkLanguage & Education

    Marie's son dreams of studying at this world-renowned French cooking school.
  • The Ritz hotel in Paris
    PrépositionAdjectifLe Présent IndicatifFamous PeopleMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Learn about one of the most iconic hotels in Paris.
  • The worst holiday [US: vacation] ever!
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéPronom d'objet directMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Amandine tells us about her very disappointing holiday [US: vacation]!
  • Thomas Pesquet (B2)
    L'ImparfaitPrépositionLe Passé ComposéFamous PeopleTechnology & Science

    Learn about France's most famous astronaut.
  • Train mishap
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéGenre fémininFamily & Relationships

    Lisa missed her stop on her way to work!
  • Trouble on the way to holiday [US: vacation]
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet directPronom d'objet indirectMonuments, Tourism & VacationsFamily & Relationships

    On the road to go on holiday [US: vacation], Christophe and Laure's car engine overheated.
  • Visit to Disneyland Paris
    Le Présent IndicatifLe Futur SimplePrépositionMonuments, Tourism & VacationsSports & Leisure

    Tristan can't wait to visit the famous theme park for the first time!
  • Visiting my best friend
    L'ImparfaitVerbe irrégulierPronom d'objet indirectSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Juliette wants to visit her best friend Pierre who moved away last year.
  • Water damage
    Le Présent IndicatifMode subjonctifLe Subjonctif PrésentFamily & Relationships

    Noémie and Samuel investigate a water leak in their flat [US: apartment].
  • Welcome to Bordeaux's Tourist Office Free
    Le Futur SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdjectifMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Bordeaux's Tourist Office introduces us to the city's best touristic attractions
  • What is joual?
    AdjectifLe Présent IndicatifArticle

    Learn about this typical French Canadian way of speaking.
  • What monster would you be?
    Le Conditionnel PrésentLe Futur SimplePrépositionFamily & Relationships

    Suzanne asks David, Agathe and Hugo what monsters they'd like to be.
  • What to get Mum [US Mom]?
    Pronom d'objet indirectLe Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulier

    Daniel and his girlfriend Olivia decide what to get his mother for her birthday.
  • Where to study
    L'ImparfaitAdjectifPronom relatif

    Italian student Mateo finally picked the country where he wants to study.
  • Women's vote in France
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitVerbe irrégulierPolitics, History & Economics

    Le vote des femmes en France Catherine and Blanche tell us about the first time they were allowed to vote in 1945.
  • C1: Advanced French writing exercises

  • A bad matchmaker
    Pronom d'objet directLe Passé ComposéPronom d'objetFamily & Relationships

    Sophie tells us about her failed attempt at matchmaking.
  • A birthday party
    Le Futur SimplePronom relatifVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Nicolas has planned a birthday party full of games for his daughter Flora.
  • A chilling story
    L'ImparfaitPrépositionPronom relatif

    A young couple had just moved into a huge manor...
  • A dissatisfied customer
    Mode subjonctifLe Subjonctif PrésentLe Passé Composé

    Monsieur Dubois writes to complain about not receiving an order.
  • A drunken evening
    Le Passé ComposéParticipe passéPronom d'objet direct

    Christophe had quite an eventful evening!
  • A ghost story
    L'ImparfaitPronom relatifLe Passé SimpleFamily & Relationships

    Hugo is visiting his mother on All Saint's Day.
  • A last minute request
    L'ImparfaitPronom d'objet directLe Passé ComposéEmploymentFamily & Relationships

    Isabelle's colleague keeps making her miserable...
  • A lovely car
    L'ImparfaitDeuxième personnePremière personneTechnology & Science

    Find out about Michel's beloved 2CV car.
  • A lovely encounter
    L'ImparfaitAdjectifLe Passé SimpleSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    On her daily walk, Audrey met a furry little friend in need of help...
  • A snow storm to remember
    Le Passé ComposéAdverbeL'Imparfait

    Lily recalls last year's snow storm.
  • A sudden reappearance
    Pronom d'objet directForme négativePronom d'objet indirectFamily & Relationships

    French C1 Freeform Writing Exercise
  • A wedding proposal
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéPronom d'objet indirect

    David tells us how he planned to propose to his girlfriend.
  • Advice for new pet owners
    Pronom d'objet indirectPronom d'objetPronom d'objet directFamily & Relationships

    Laurent asks people for their advice on welcoming a new pet at home.
  • Alberto Giacometti
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierPréposition

    Jean-Louis and Samuel discuss the famous Swiss artist.
  • Alice and the Caterpillar (Alice in Wonderland)
    Le Présent IndicatifLe Passé SimplePronom d'objet directLiterature, Poetry, Theatre

    Alice meets the mysterious Caterpillar in this adapted excerpt from "Alice in Wonderland"
  • An animal tale
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé SimpleL'ImpératifFamily & Relationships

    By a lovely winter morning, Henri the hare meets poorly Lili the rabbit.
  • Anna's birthday party
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéLe Subjonctif PrésentFood & DrinkFamily & Relationships

    Clément discusses the organisation of his daughter's birthday party with his friend Charlotte.
  • Anne of Brittany (C1)
    Le Passé SimpleVerbe irrégulierGenre féminin

    Learn about the extraordinary woman who was crowned Queen of France twice.
  • At the ski resort
    Le Présent IndicatifMode subjonctifLe Subjonctif PrésentSports & Leisure

    Paul needs to get ski gear for himself and his family.
  • At the water park
    Le Présent IndicatifMode subjonctifLe Subjonctif Présent

    The whole family is having a good time at the water park.
  • At uncle Robert's 70th birthday
    Le Subjonctif PrésentVerbe irrégulierMode subjonctifFamily & Relationships

    Laura catches up with her cousin Charlotte at a family event.
  • Back to School shopping
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierMode impératifLanguage & EducationFamily & Relationships

    Viviane and Christian try and get everything on their children's school supply list.
  • Bathroom chat
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet directLe Passé ComposéFamily & Relationships

    Bruno and Sonia are having a chat in the bathroom.
  • Californian dream
    L'ImparfaitLe Subjonctif PrésentMode subjonctifMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Olivia had always dreamt of discovering California...why wait any longer? In this text, use Le Passé Simple when appropriate.
  • Camping in the woods Free
    L'ImparfaitPrépositionLe Plus-que-ParfaitMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Nathalie enjoys camping in the middle of the woods.
  • Coco Chanel
    Le Passé SimpleArticleVerbes réguliers avec -ERFamous PeoplePolitics, History & Economics

    A short biography of this extraordinary woman who became a fashion icon.
  • Complaining about a hotel room
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet indirectPronom d'objet directMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Gérard complains to the receptionist about the state of his hotel room.
  • Coping with the heatwave
    Le Passé ComposéMode subjonctifLe Subjonctif PrésentFamily & Relationships

    Emma asks how Simon and his pregnant girlfriend Christelle coped with the extreme heat.
  • Deep-sea diving in Martinique
    L'ImparfaitAdjectif possessifPronom relatif

    Léonard took his new wife Sophie deep-sea diving in Martinique.
  • Discovering Guadeloupe
    Le Futur SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -IRVerbes réguliers avec -ER

    Alicia takes us on a tour of some of Guadeloupe's tourist spots.
  • Drôme provençale, a little piece of heaven
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom relatifAdjectif possessifMonuments, Tourism & VacationsPolitics, History & Economics

    Vincent tells us about this beautiful region in the South of France.
  • Easter plans
    Mode subjonctifLe Subjonctif PrésentLe Présent Indicatif

    Julia hopes Easter will be nicer this year!
  • Édith Piaf
    Le Passé SimpleGenre fémininGenre masculinFamous PeopleMusic

    Here's a short biography of one of France's most beloved singers.
  • Engagement dinner's speech
    PrépositionLe Futur SimplePronom d'objet indirectFamily & Relationships

    The bride's father thanks the guests for attending and announces the evening programme.
  • Engagement surprise
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitAdjectif possessifFamily & Relationships

    Louise enjoys an unexpected visit at her engagement party.
  • Family Zoom Call
    Le Subjonctif PrésentMode subjonctifLe Présent Indicatif

    Laurent tries to coordinate a Zoom call with his mother and grandparents.
  • Financial advice (C1)
    Le Subjonctif PrésentMode subjonctifLe Présent Indicatif

    Alicia had a meeting with her financial advisor.
  • First day back to school
    Le Futur SimplePrépositionPronom d'objet directFood & DrinkFamily & Relationships

    Sabrina tells us what she'll do on her children's first day back to school.
  • Fishing with my father Free
    L'ImparfaitPronom réfléchiAdjectif possessif

    Julien remembers going fishing with his dad when he was young.
  • French Mobile Phone Habits
    Mode subjonctifPrépositionLe Présent IndicatifPolitics, History & EconomicsTechnology & Science

    We're taking a look at the importance of mobile phones in French people's lives.
  • Gardening weekend
    Le Passé ComposéAdjectif possessifParticipe passéSports & Leisure

    Jean-Pierre had a busy weekend taking care of his garden.
  • Gastronomical review
    Pronom d'objet directLe Présent IndicatifPronom relatifFood & Drink

    French C1 Freeform Writing Exercise
  • Gluten-free living
    L'ImparfaitPronom d'objet directPronom d'objet indirectFood & Drink

    Alexandre tells us how he dealt with his newly discovered gluten allergy.
  • Gustave Moreau Museum
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéPronom d'objet indirectArt & Design

    Claire tells us about her fascination for 19th-century symbolist painter Gustave Moreau.
  • Holidaying in July
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé ComposéLe Subjonctif PrésentMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    July is a hard time to organise holiday [US: vacation] for, as Martine and Sam found out!
  • How to show your love?
    Verbe irrégulierAdjectif possessifLe Présent IndicatifFamily & Relationships

    Marianne and her partner Adèle are making some changes to show their appreciation for each other more.
  • How to take the best portrait photos
    Le Présent IndicatifLe Subjonctif PrésentMode subjonctif

    Sylvie gives Jacques some tips to improve his portrait photos.
  • If only I'd won the lottery!
    Pronom d'objet directLe Conditionnel PasséVerbes avec être comme auxiliaire

    Vincent shares what he would have done with the lottery money if he'd won.
  • If you could learn anything instantly...
    Le Conditionnel PrésentLe Subjonctif PrésentAdverbe

    Irène, Julien and Pascal answer the question.
  • In the Jura mountains with my dog
    Le Présent IndicatifPronom relatifLe Passé Composé

    Stéphane recommends going on a mountain holiday [US: vacation] with your dog.
  • In the lives of the writers of French romance novels
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERMode subjonctifLiterature, Poetry, Theatre

    Discover what the life of a French writer of romance novels looks like
  • Jean-Marc Vallée
    Le Passé ComposéPronom relatifL'ImparfaitFamous PeopleFilm & TV

    Nathan and Florence discuss the late Quebecois director Jean-Marc Vallée.
  • Last-minute hesitations
    L'ImparfaitAdverbePronom d'objet indirectFamily & Relationships

    François is torn between his love for Marianne and his duty to the Duchess who he's about to marry.
  • Letter to my daughter
    L'ImparfaitMode subjonctifLe Subjonctif PrésentFamily & Relationships

    Marc writes a love letter to his newborn baby girl.
  • Letter to Santa
    Le Présent IndicatifVerbe irrégulierMode subjonctifCelebrations & Important Dates

    Timothée writes to Santa, hoping he's been good enough this year...
  • Missed plane!
    Le Passé ComposéAdverbePrépositionMonuments, Tourism & VacationsFamily & Relationships

    Bastien missed his morning flight to Paris!
  • Missing a friend's Hen [US: Bachelorette] Party
    Le Présent IndicatifAdverbePronom d'objet direct

    Manquer l'EVJF d'une amie
  • Moana's French voice-over's interview
    Le Passé ComposéLe Présent IndicatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERFilm & TV

    Paul interviews Cerise Calixte, the French actress who gave her voice to Disney's Moana (Vaiana in the French version).
  • My family's Hallowe'en
    L'ImparfaitAdjectif possessifGenre fémininCelebrations & Important DatesFamily & Relationships

    Martin tells us about his family's Hallowe'en traditions.
  • My life as a locavore
    Le Présent IndicatifAdverbeLe Subjonctif Présent

    Sophie explains why she decided to become a locavore.
  • My Son's School Trip Transformation
    L'ImparfaitPrépositionPronom relatifFamily & Relationships

    Naomi wondered about her son's strange behaviour after his school trip to France...
  • My trip to Lyon
    Le Passé ComposéPronom relatifVerbe irrégulierMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Yvan spent a few days exploring the French city.
  • Not the festival type
    Mode subjonctifLe Subjonctif PrésentLe Passé Composé

    Jean-Marc discovered that outdoor festivals were really not his thing!
  • Ode to my favourite uncle
    L'ImparfaitLe Subjonctif PrésentPronom d'objet direct

    Simon writes a loving text to his favourite uncle.
  • Of the difficulties of learning French (C1)
    Le Présent IndicatifL'ImparfaitPronom d'objet direct

    Mike and Jane discuss the challenges they encountered learning French.
  • On a desert island
    Le Conditionnel PrésentL'ImparfaitLe Présent IndicatifFamily & RelationshipsTechnology & Science

    Pierre discusses his friend Yves's choice of single item that he would take with him on a desert island.
  • Our baby's progress
    Le Subjonctif PrésentLe Présent IndicatifMode subjonctif

    Christophe can't believe how fast his baby daughter is growing up.
  • Paris Catacombs Visit: Juliette's review
    Le Passé ComposéLe Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet indirectMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Juliette reviews her visit of Paris's Catacombs.
  • Paris's Haussmannian revolution
    L'ImparfaitLe Passé SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -ERArt & DesignMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    Learn about the architectural revolution that took place in Paris in the 19th century.
  • Planning mishap
    Le Passé ComposéPronom d'objet directPronom d'objet indirectSports & LeisureFamily & Relationships

    Fabienne and Pascal were to meet Charlotte and Cyril to go to the cinema...except they showed up an hour late! What happened?
  • Playground battle
    Le Passé SimpleVerbes réguliers avec -ERAdjectif possessifFamily & Relationships

    Thomas and Alex fought an epic battle in the school playground.
  • Police Station Dialogue
    Pronom d'objet directPronom d'objet indirectL'ImparfaitFamily & Relationships

    Detective Jacques Poireau is interviewing a murder suspect.
  • Pompidou Centre Free
    Le Passé SimpleVerbe irrégulierPrépositionMonuments, Tourism & VacationsPolitics, History & Economics

    History of this unique building
  • Real daredevils!
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitAdverbe

    Patricia's twins have a loyalty card at the local hospital...
  • Results of the 2022 presidential election's first round
    Pronom relatifVerbes réguliers avec -ERConjonction de subordinationPolitics, History & Economics

    Here's a summary of the main results of the first round of France's 2022 presidential elections.
  • Review of the iPhone 8 Plus
    Forme négativeComparatifAdverbeTechnology & Science

    Christine reviews the disappointing new iPhone 8 Plus.
  • Roxy's bath
    Le Présent IndicatifMode subjonctifVerbe irrégulier

    Giving a bath to her dog Roxy is really no picnic for Lisa!
  • Summer recipes
    Le Présent IndicatifMode subjonctifLe Subjonctif Présent

    Marielle shares her favourite summer dishes with us.
  • Taking the children to the park
    Le Passé ComposéL'ImparfaitPronom d'objet directFamily & Relationships

    Overwhelmed dad Luc tells us about the challenge that is taking the kids to the park.
  • Taking the driving license test
    Mode subjonctifLe Subjonctif PrésentVerbe irrégulier

    Irène is taking her driving license test.
  • The "Veuve Clicquot"
    Le Passé SimpleAdjectif possessifPronom relatifFood & DrinkPolitics, History & Economics

    Here's the story of how widow Barbe-Nicole Clicquot created one of the most famous champagne brands in the world.
  • The benefits of music
    Pronom d'objet indirectPronom d'objet directLe Présent IndicatifMusic

    Mathieu tells us about the benefits of music.
  • The best house painting company
    Adjectif possessifPronom d'objet indirectLe Présent Indicatif

    You won't find a better house painting company than Jean-Pierre's!
  • The city of the future
    Le Futur SimplePronom relatifVerbe irrégulierFamily & RelationshipsTechnology & Science

    Yann asked people what they imagine cities will look like in the future.
  • The feminist revolutionary Olympe de Gouges
    Mode subjonctifLe Subjonctif PrésentLe Passé SimpleFamous PeoplePolitics, History & Economics

    Bastien tells us about this extraordinary humanist writer from 18th century France.
  • The flower fair
    AdjectifL'ImparfaitLe Passé Composé

    Damien and his family really enjoyed their visit to the flower fair.
  • The Lumberjack - Part 1
    L'ImparfaitPronom d'objetPronom d'objet directCelebrations & Important DatesLiterature, Poetry, Theatre

    Here's an original Christmas story about a lumberjack who lived in the North Pole...
  • The Lumberjack - Part 2
    Forme négativeLe Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet indirectCelebrations & Important DatesLiterature, Poetry, Theatre

    Who left those tiny footprints? Here's the end of our original Christmas story!
  • The town of Gruyères
    Mode subjonctifVerbes réguliers avec -ERLe Subjonctif Présent

    Sébastien had a lovely time visiting the famous Swiss town.
  • To our adopted son
    Le Passé ComposéPronom d'objet directMode subjonctifFamily & Relationships

    Christian tells his son how wanted he was and still is.
  • Unicycle passion
    Le Plus-que-ParfaitL'ImparfaitLe Passé Composé

    Yvette tells us about the day when her passion for unicycling was born.
  • Welcome to Lille
    Le Présent IndicatifAdjectifAdverbeMonuments, Tourism & Vacations

    The northern city has a lot to offer to visitors.
  • What's a good mother?
    Le Présent IndicatifLe Subjonctif PrésentPronom relatifFamily & Relationships

    Julie has been getting much contradictory advice since she became a mother.
  • Who's your favourite football [US:soccer] player?
    Pronom d'objet directLe Présent IndicatifPronom d'objet indirect

    Bertrand and Léa discuss their favourite French football [US:soccer] players.
  • Why did I become a vet?
    L'ImparfaitGenre fémininGenre masculin

    Jean-Luc tells us what made him choose this profession.
  • Writer's Block
    L'ImparfaitPrépositionLe Subjonctif PrésentLiterature, Poetry, Theatre

    Lucille talks about coping mechanisms to circumvent the dreaded writer's block.

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