French Course Outline

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The courses

We offer three levels, all our courses are amazing value for money

Beginner

Build your French vocabulary and start speaking basic French with confidence in no time at all. (Includes all of the beginner lessons.)


  • 20 Lessons
  • 28 Hours
  • Exclusive Audio & Video Content
  • Bonus Regular Live Lessons
  • 50+ Live Lesson Recordings
  • Bonus Audio Podcasts
  • Downloadable & Printable Support Guides
  • Email and Phone Support
  • 1 year membership

20 lessons | 28 hours $ 89

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Intermediate

Take your skills to the next level - build your confidence in speaking, listening, reading and writing French. (Includes all beginner and intermediate lessons.)


  • 30 Lessons
  • 51 Hours
  • Exclusive Audio & Video Content
  • Bonus Regular Live Lessons
  • 50+ Live Lesson Recordings
  • Bonus Audio Podcasts
  • Downloadable & Printable Support Guides
  • Email and Phone Support
  • 1 year membership

30 lessons | 51 hours $ 119

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Advanced

Master all the skills necessary to achieve an advanced level and complete confidence in speaking French. (Includes all beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons.)


  • 45 Lessons
  • 78 Hours
  • Exclusive Audio & Video Content
  • Bonus Regular Live Lessons
  • 50+ Live Lesson Recordings
  • Bonus Audio Podcasts
  • Downloadable & Printable Support Guides
  • Email and Phone Support
  • 1 year membership

45 lessons | 78 hours $ 149

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Beginner Course Outline Lessons 1-20

LESSON 1

You will learn how to say where you live and some common French greetings.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Countries vocabulary - part 1
VIDEO
  • Greetings
  • European countries - vocabulary

LESSON 2

More first words in French including days of the week and numbers from 1 to 10.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Countries vocabulary - part 2
VIDEO
  • Numbers 1-10
  • Days of the week

LESSON 3

In this lesson, we look at the French alphabet and some common French adjectives.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Nationalities vocabulary - part 1
  • Nationalities vocabulary - part 2
VIDEO
  • Alphabet
  • BAGS trick - French adjectives
  • Alphabet - practice

LESSON 4

The main focus here is on the French subject pronouns and the verb 'avoir' (to have)..

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Subject pronouns (je, tu, il, elle, etc.)
VIDEO
  • Numbers 10-20
  • Months of the year
  • Subject pronouns
  • Avoir (to have) - present tense
  • 2 ways of saying "WE" in French - Nous vs On
  • 20 useful French expressions with Avoir - vocabulary
  • French verb Avoir - practice

LESSON 5

You will continue learning basic French grammar and forming French sentences.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Head, shoulder, legs & feet song
VIDEO
  • Body vocabulary - part 1
  • Body vocabulary - part 2
  • Body vocabulary - part 3

LESSON 6

Here, we focus on the important French auxiliary verb 'être' (to be).

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • French auxiliary être (to be) present tense
  • Clothes vocabulary - part 1
  • Clothes vocabulary - part 2
  • Clothes vocabulary - part 3
VIDEO
  • Weather and seasons
  • French auxiliaries: être & avoir
  • Clothes vocabulary - part 1
  • Clothes vocabulary - part 2
  • Clothes vocabulary - part 3
  • Tu vs Vous - How to say 'You' in French
  • 10 useful French expressions with Être - vocabulary
  • French verb Être - practice

LESSON 7

Here, we look at the definite and indefinite articles in French (le, la, un, une, etc.).

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • definite articles (le, la, etc.)
  • indefinite articles (un, une, etc.)
VIDEO
  • Definite articles (le, la, etc.)
  • Indefinite articles (un, une, etc.)
  • Definite & Indefinite articles quiz
  • Family vocabulary - part 1
  • Family vocabulary - part 2
  • Pets - vocabulary
  • Wild animals vocabulary - part 1
  • Wild animals vocabulary - part 2
  • Why is gender important in French
  • Definite articles - practice
  • Indefinite articles - practice

LESSON 8

You will learn the French verb 'aller' (to go) and some French prepositions.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Aller (to go) - present, past & future
  • Ma semaine (my week) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • Aller (to go) + prepositions
  • Farm animals - vocabulary
  • Places vocabulary - part 1
  • 20 Shops in French - vocabulary
  • How to make French yoghurt cake - recipe
  • Asking directions - phrases / vocabulary

LESSON 9

You will learn more prepositions and some more complicated French numbers.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Prepositions (e.g. sur, sous, etc.)
  • Le petit garçon (the little boy) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • Numbers 1-20
  • Numbers 10-100
  • Big numbers - practice
  • Ordinal numbers
  • Counting in 10s in French
  • Prepositions
  • Places vocabulary - part 2
  • Places vocabulary - part 3
  • 20 Really Useful Prepositions - vocabulary
  • Dans vs En - How to say 'IN' in French
  • Hotel - phrases / vocabulary
  • French prepositions "à, en, au, aux, chez" - practice

LESSON 10

In this lesson, you will be introduced to simple negations using 'ne' and 'pas' in French.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Negations - part 1 (e.g. ne ... pas)
  • Ma tante (my aunt) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • Negations - part 1
  • Time expressions - part 1
  • Common French abbreviations - vocabulary
  • 20 Xmas emojis - vocabulary
  • At the train station - phrases / vocabulary
  • Negations - practice

LESSON 11

Here, you will learn about infinitive verbs and the different French verb groups.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • First group verbs - present tense
  • Au théâtre (at the theatre) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • Verb groups
  • Verb groups - extra practice
  • Group 1 regular verbs "ER" endings - present tense
  • Parler (to talk) - present tense
  • What time is it? - part 1
  • What time is it? - part 2
  • Time expressions - part 2
  • La fête de la musique - reading & listening exercise
  • Airport - phrases / vocabulary
  • Group 1 French verbs (present tense) - practice

LESSON 12

In this lesson, you will learn some uses of the French verb 'faire' (to do/make).

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • À la gym (at the gym) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • Faire (to do / to make) - present tense
  • Demander (to ask) - present tense
  • Manger (to eat) - present tense
  • Chanter (to sing) - present tense
  • Sport vocabulary - part 1
  • Sport vocabulary - part 2
  • 50 French expressions with "Faire"
  • Clothes shopping - phrases / vocabulary

LESSON 13

In this lesson, we focus on possessive adjectives and ways of asking questions in French.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Possessive adjectives (my, your, etc.)
  • Mon métier (my job) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • Asking questions in French with est-ce que
  • Extra practice on est-ce que
  • Asking questions in French with inversions
  • Inversions with negations
  • Inversions with the passé composé
  • Asking questions in French with n'est-ce pas
  • Informal question tags in French
  • Masculine singular possessive adjectives
  • Masculine singular possessive adjectives - extra practice
  • Feminine singular possessive adjectives
  • Plural possessive adjectives
  • Mixed possessive adjectives - extra practice
  • Ma voisine - French dictation
  • Money matters - phrases / vocabulary
  • Possessive adjectives - practice

LESSON 14

You will learn some more question forms using French interrogative adverbs.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Le tour de France (the Tour de France) sujet de la semaine
  • Mon ami (my friend) French dictation
VIDEO
  • Colours vocabulary - part 1
  • Colours vocabulary - part 2
  • Rainbow song
  • Asking where questions
  • Asking where questions - extra practice
  • Asking why questions
  • Asking why questions - extra practice
  • Asking how questions
  • Asking how questions - extra practice
  • Emergency situations - phrases / vocabulary

LESSON 15

Here, we continue looking at French question forms and revise the first 7 lessons.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • House vocabulary - part 1
  • House vocabulary - part 2
  • House vocabulary - part 3
  • Festival d'Avignon (the Festival of Avignon) - sujet de la semaine
  • Mes vacances (my holidays) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • Furniture vocabulary
  • House vocabulary - part 1
  • Asking when questions
  • Asking when questions - extra practice
  • Asking who questions
  • Asking who questions - extra practice
  • Asking how many questions
  • Asking how many questions - extra practice
  • Asking what/which questions - part 1
  • Asking what/which questions - part 2
  • Asking what/which questions - extra practice
  • Asking which one questions
  • Les questions - French dictation
  • At the doctor's - phrases/ vocabulary
  • French adjectives - practice

LESSON 16

Revision of lessons 8 to 15 through a French listening comprehension.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Être (to be) past, present & future
  • Avoir (to have) past, present & future
  • House vocabulary - part 4
  • House vocabulary - part 5
  • House vocabulary - part 6
  • Le palais idéal du Facteur Cheval (the ideal palace of the postman Cheval) - sujet de la semaine
  • La carte postale (the postcard) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • Non-alcoholic drinks vocabulary
  • Alcoholic drinks vocabulary
  • Objects in the house vocabulary
  • Mixed house vocabulary
  • Vouloir (to want) - present tense
  • Vouloir (to want) - conditional tense
  • 2 ways of saying "YES" in French: Oui vs Si
  • Texting in French - vocabulary
  • How to say "GOOD" in French: Bon vs Bien
  • Bon vs Bien - practice
  • At a French cafe / bar - phrases / vocabulary

LESSON 17

In this lesson, you will be introduced to the French passé composé tense.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Acheter (to buy) - past, present & future
  • Manger (to eat) - past, present & future
  • Passé composé with être
  • Passé composé with avoir
  • House vocabulary - part 7
  • House vocabulary - part 8
  • House vocabulary - part 9
  • Boris Vian - sujet de la semaine
  • Passer une commande (place an order) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • Group 1 regular verbs "-ER" endings - past tense
  • French verbs of movement
  • Pouvoir (to be able to) present tense
  • Demander (to ask) past tense
  • Chanter (to sing) past tense
  • Auxiliaries être & avoir
  • Kitchen vocabulary - part 1
  • Kitchen vocabulary - part 2
  • Electrical appliances vocabulary
  • Bathroom vocabulary
  • Boris Vian - reading & listening exercise
  • How to say "SINCE" and "FOR" in French: Depuis vs Pendant

LESSON 18

In this lesson, we revise the passé composé and look at French partitive articles.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • La grotte de Lascaux (The Lascaux cave) - sujet de la semaine
  • Au marché (at the market) - French dictation
  • Partitive articles (some, any, etc.)
  • Sweet food vocabulary
  • Salty food vocabulary
  • Meat vocabulary
  • Drinks vocabulary
  • Milk vocabulary
  • Fruits vocabulary
  • Vegetables vocabulary
VIDEO
  • Salty food vocabulary
  • Sweet food vocabulary
  • Meat vocabulary
  • Vegetables vocabulary
  • Fruits vocabulary
  • Partitive articles or how to say 'some' in French
  • Partitive articles extra practice
  • Donner (to give) - past, present & future
  • Au théâtre - French dictation
  • At the restaurant - phrases / vocabulary
  • Partitive articles - practice
  • How to make a crêpe - recipe
  • How to make pan perdu - recipe
  • Group 1 verbs in the past tense - practice

LESSON 19

The focus here is on 2nd Group Verbs and how to conjugate them.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Albert Camus (Albert Camus) - sujet de la semaine
  • Ma voiture est en panne (my car has broken down) - French dictation
  • Finir (to finish) - past, present & future
VIDEO
  • Group 2 regular verbs "IR" endings - present tense
  • Group 2 regular verbs "IR" endings - past tense
  • Finir (to finish) - present tense
  • Finir (to finish) - past tense
  • Trouver (to find) - past, present & future
  • 2 ways of saying "BECAUSE" - Parce-que vs Car
  • La démographie Française - gap fill exercise
  • At the French hairdresser - phrases / vocabulary
  • Group 2 French verbs (present tense) - practice
  • Passé composé with IR verbs - practice

LESSON 20

In this lesson, you will learn 3rd Group Verbs and how to conjugate them.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Albi (Albi) - sujet de la semaine
  • À la pêche (going fishing) - French dictation
  • Connaître (to know) - past, present & future
  • Prendre (to take) - past, present & future
  • Savoir (to know how to do something) - past, present & future
VIDEO
  • Apprendre (to learn) - present tense
  • Comprendre (to understand) - past tense
  • Entendre (to hear) - present tense
  • Aller (to go) - present tense
  • Savoir (to know how to do something) - present tense
  • Connaître (to know) - present tense
  • Savoir vs. Connaître
  • Prendre (to know) - present tense
  • Dire (to say / to tell) - past, present & future
  • Mettre (to put) - past, present & future
  • 100 useful French verbs - vocabulary
  • Group 3 irregular verbs - present tense
  • 3 French verb groups - comparison chart
  • Astérix - reading & listening exercise
  • Le tunnel sous la manche - gap fill exercise
  • Group 3 irregular verbs - practice

Intermediate Course Outline (Lessons 21-30)

LESSON 21

Here, we focus on 3rd Group Verbs in the passé composé and study reflexive verbs.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Reflexive pronouns (e.g. me, se, te, etc.)
  • Le tunnel sous la Manche (The channel tunnel) - sujet de la semaine
  • Mon métier (my job) - French dictation
  • Lyon (Lyon) - gap fill exercise
  • Créer (to create) - past, present & future
  • Ouvrir (to open) - past, present & future
  • Comprendre (to understand) - past, present & future
  • Time expressions vocabulary - part 1
  • Time expressions vocabulary - part 2
  • Time expressions vocabulary - part 3
  • Avoir besoin de - French idiom
  • Avoir envie de - French idiom
VIDEO
  • Savoir (to know how to do something) - past tense
  • Prendre (to take) - past tense
  • Group 3 irregular verbs - past tense
  • How to say "there is" or "there are" in French - Il y A
  • Another 20 Useful French prepositions - vocab
  • La Neige - gap fill exercise
  • Brigitte Bardot - reading & listening exercise
  • Lyon - gap fill exercise
  • French bureaucracy - phrases / vocabulary
  • Reflexive verbs - present tense - practice
  • Apporter vs Emporter - practise

LESSON 22

In this lesson, we take a look at French pronunciation and revise French reflexive verbs.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Les crêpes (The pancakes) - French dictation
  • Antoine de Saint Exupéry (Antoine de Saint Exupéry) - sujet de la semaine
  • Les élections présidentielles en France (The presidential elections in Paris) - gap fill exercise
  • Partir (to leave) - past, present & future
  • Garden vocabulary - part 1
  • Garden vocabulary - part 2
  • Avoir raison - French Idiom
  • Avoir tort - French Idiom
VIDEO
  • What NOT to pronounce in French
  • "AI & EI" pronunciation
  • "AIN" pronunciation
  • "CH" pronunciation
  • "CH" pronunciation - tongue twister
  • "É, ET, EZ, ER & ED" pronunciation
  • "EAU / AU" pronunciation
  • "EN / EM & AN / AM" pronunciation
  • "EU" pronunciation
  • "GN" pronunciation
  • "G" & "J" pronunciation
  • "IEN" pronunciation
  • "ILL" pronunciation
  • "OI" pronunciation
  • "OIN" pronunciation
  • "ON / OM" pronunciation
  • "OU" pronunciation
  • "Œ" pronunciation
  • "PSY, PSO, PSEU" pronunciation
  • "R" pronunciation
  • "S", "SS" & "SC" pronunciation
  • "TION" & "SSION" pronunciation
  • "TH" pronunciation
  • "A, E, I, O, U" vowel sounds
  • "É, È, À, Ù" French accents
  • "Â, Ê, Î, Ô, Û" French accents
  • "Ë, Ï, Ü" French accents
  • " French accent
  • S'habiller (to get dressed) - past, present & future
  • Les élections présidentielles en France - gap fill exercise
  • Social media - phrases / vocabulary

LESSON 23

You will learn how to form French adverbs and do a listening comprehension.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • La 2CV (The 2CV) - sujet de la semaine
  • Le métro de Paris (The Paris underground) - gap fill exercise
  • Essuyer (to wipe/dry) - past, present & future
  • Nettoyer (to clean) - past, present & future
  • Vouvoyer (to say) “vous” to somebody - past, present & future
  • Adverbs of manner
  • Avoir confiance - French idiom
  • La nuit des musées (The night of the museums) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • Useful adverbs - vocabulary
  • French adverbs of manner
  • Vehicle vocabulary - part 1
  • Vehicle vocabulary - part 2
  • I am what I am... tongue twister
  • Tonton, ton thé... tongue twister
  • Ah pourquoi Pépita... tongue twister
  • La tour Eiffel - reading & listening exercise
  • Le métro de Paris - gap fill exercise
  • Le Louvre - gap fill exercise
  • Car trouble - phrases / vocabulary
  • Adverbs of manner - practice

LESSON 24

As well as more adverbs, here you are introduced to the imperfect tense in French.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Jean Ferrat (Jean Ferrat) - sujet de la semaine
  • La manifestation (the demonstration) - French dictation
  • Imperfect tense - part 1
  • Negations - part 2
  • Devoir (to have to/must) - past, present & future
  • Pouvoir (to be able to/can) - past, present & future
  • Recevoir (to receive) - past, present & future
  • Vouloir (to want) - past, present & future
  • Voir (to see) - past, present & future
  • Avoir la chair de poule - French idiom
VIDEO
  • Group 1 regular verbs "ER" endings - imperfect tense
  • Group 1 regular verbs "ER" endings - imperfect tense (irregularities)
  • Negations - part 2
  • Negations using jamais (never)
  • Les vendanges (grape picking) - gap fill exercise
  • Avoir (to have) - imperfect
  • Être (to be) - imperfect
  • La Bourgogne - reading & listening exercise

LESSON 25

Focus on imperfect 3rd group verbs and French comparatives and superlatives.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • La galette des rois (King's cake) sujet de la semaine
  • La carte postale (post card) French dictation
  • Comparatives of superiority
  • Superlatives of superiority and inferiority
  • Imperfect tense - part 2
  • Être (to be) - imperfect
  • Avoir (to have) - imperfect
VIDEO
  • Chanter (to sing) - imperfect
  • Dire (to say/tell) - imperfect
  • Trouver (to find) - imperfect
  • Faire (to do/ make) - imperfect
  • Voir (to see) - imperfect
  • How to make galette de rois recipe
  • Group 2 regular verbs (IR) endings - imperfect
  • Group 3 irregular verbs - imperfect
  • La Joconde - reading & listening exercise
  • L’homme à l’oreille cassée - gap fill exercise
  • Ma sœur - French dictation
  • Comparatives "Plus que, moins que, aussi que" - practice

LESSON 26

Revision of imperfect and perfect tenses and focus on French possessive pronouns.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Versailles (Versailles) - sujet de la semaine
  • Notre-Dame de Paris - gap fill exercise
  • Possessive pronouns
  • Servir (to serve) - past, present & future
  • Tenir (to hold) - past, present & future
  • Avoir de l’oseille... - French Idiom
  • La bibliothèque (the library) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • If your uncle shaves your uncle... tongue twister
  • Birds vocabulary
  • Creepy crawlies vocabulary - part 1
  • Creepy crawlies vocabulary - part 2
  • Imparfait vs. passé composé - comparing tenses
  • Possessive pronouns (masculine singular)
  • Possessive pronouns (masculine singular) - extra practice
  • Possessive pronouns (feminine singular)
  • Possessive pronouns (feminine singular) - extra practice
  • Possessive pronouns (masculine plural)
  • Possessive pronouns (masculine plural) - extra practice
  • Possessive pronouns (feminine plural)
  • Possessive pronouns (feminine plural) - extra practice
  • Donner (to give) - imperfect tense
  • Mettre (to put) - imperfect tense
  • Computing - phrases / vocabulary
  • Possessive pronouns - practice

LESSON 27

Focus on a difficult French dialogue exercise; passé composé revision.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Les santons de Provence - gap fill exercise
  • Eteindre (to switch off) - past, present & future
  • Avoir du travail par dessus la tête - French idiom
  • Le Louvre (The Louvre) - sujet de la semaine
  • Le réveil (the clock) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • Vouloir (to want) - past tense
  • Pouvoir (to be able to) - past tense
  • Faire (todo/make) - past tense
  • Boire (to drink) - past tense
  • French acronyms - vocabulary
  • Relative pronouns "QUI vs QUE" - practice

LESSON 28

In this lesson, we will take a look at the future tense in French.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité - gap fill exercise
  • Croire (to believe) - past, present & future
  • Avoir une dent contre quelqu’un - French idiom
  • Le douanier Rousseau sujet de la semaine
  • Le cinéma: "Camping" (the cinema: “Camping”) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • Group 1 regular verbs (ER) endings - future tense
  • Group 2 regular verbs (IR) endings - future tense
  • Group 3 irregular verbs - future tense
  • Savoir (to know) - future tense
  • Voir (to see) - present, past & future
  • Acheter (to buy) - future tense
  • Appeler (to call) - future tense
  • Finir (to finish) - future tense
  • Count 1-100
  • Sea animals vocabulary - part 1
  • Sea animals vocabulary - part 2
  • Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité - gap fill exercise

LESSON 29

We continue looking at the French future tense and focus on French pronouns.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Le Mont Saint Michel (The Mont Saint Michael) - gap fill exercise
  • Dire (to say/to tell) - past, present & future
  • Appuyer sur le champignon - French idiom
  • 14 juillet fête nationale française (July 14 French national holiday) - sujet de la semaine
  • L’inondation (the flooding) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • Aimer (to like/to love) - future tense
  • Arriver (to arrive) - future tense
  • Devoir (to have/to must) - future tense
  • Aller (to go) - future tense
  • Il etait une fois... tongue twister
  • Le Mont Saint Michel - gap fill exercise

LESSON 30

Here, we focus on the French conditional (should, could, would, etc.).

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Les départements français (French counties) - sujet de la semaine
  • La fête de la musique (the music festival) - French dictation
  • Avoir la gueule de bois - French idiom
VIDEO
  • Group 1 regular verbs (ER) endings - conditional tense
  • Group 2 regular verbs (IR) endings - conditional tense
  • Group 3 irregular verbs - conditional tense
  • Conditional tense - extra practice
  • Aimer (to like/to love) - conditional
  • Chanter (to sing) - conditional
  • Dire (to say/to tell) - conditional
  • Voir (to see) - conditional
  • Aller (to go) - conditional
  • Mettre (to put) - conditional
  • School words vocabulary - part 1
  • School words vocabulary - part 2
  • School words vocabulary - part 3
  • School related French abbreviations - vocabulary
  • Les faux amis (false friends) - vocabulary
  • 2 Common French pronouns - Y vs En
  • French pronouns Y vs EN - practice

Advanced Course Outline (Lessons 31-45)

LESSON 31

French demonstrative adjectives / pronouns and emphatic pronouns.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Le train (the train) - French dictation
  • La Loire - sujet de la semaine
  • Le Louvre - gap fill exercise
  • Le tour du monde en 80 jours (part 1) - advanced reading
  • Ça fait mal! - French idiom
  • Être à cheval sur les principes - French idiom
VIDEO
  • Green worms... tongue twister
  • Falloir (to be necessary/need) - present, past, future, imperfect & conditional
  • Jouer (to play) - conditional
  • Donner (to give) - conditional
  • Trouver (to find) - conditional
  • Police slang vocabulary
  • Money slang vocabulary
  • À la gym (at the gym) - French dictation
  • To do a cold of duck...? - French idiom
  • Imparfait vs. Conditionnel - Comparing French tenses
  • Comparing Group 1 French Verbs in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Demonstrative adjectives - "CE", "CETTE", "CET" & "CES"
  • Demonstrative adjectives - practice
  • Alexa visits a goat farm - French in context

LESSON 32

In this lesson, we revise avoir and être in various French tenses.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • La Bourgogne - sujet de la semaine
  • La bibliothèque - French dictation
  • Le tour du monde en 80 jours (part 2) - advanced reading
  • Être à poil - French idiom
  • Être au courant - French idiom
VIDEO
  • To fall into the apples...? tongue twister
  • Courir (to run) - past, present & future
  • Croire (to believe) - past, present & future
  • Avoir (to have) - present
  • Avoir (to have) - past
  • Avoir (to have) - future
  • Avoir (to have) - imperfect
  • Être (to be) - present
  • Être (to be) - past
  • Être (to be) - future
  • Être (to be) - imperfect
  • Aller (to go) - present
  • Aller (to go) - past
  • Aller (to go) - future
  • Pouvoir (to be able to) - present
  • Pouvoir (to be able to) - past
  • Pouvoir (to be able to) - future
  • School slang vocabulary
  • Group 1 regular verbs (ER) endings - extra practice
  • Group 2 French verbs - extra practice
  • Group 3 irregular verbs - extra practice
  • Comparing Group 2 French Verbs in 5 Main French Tenses
  • French jeweller - French in context

LESSON 33

In this lesson, you are introduced to the past perfect tense in French.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Le camembert - sujet de la semaine
  • Le métro de Paris - gap fill exercise
  • Le tour du monde en 80 jours (part 3) - advanced reading
  • Être dans de beaux draps - French idiom
  • Être belle à croquer - French idiom
  • La lettre de plainte (the letter of complaint) - French dictation
VIDEO
  • Devenir (to become) - past, present & future
  • Venir (to come) - past, present & future
  • 3 big gray rats... tongue twister
  • Camembert - reading & listening
  • To give one's tongue to the cat - French idiom
  • Comparing Group 3 French Verbs in 5 Main French Tenses
  • French Verbs with "DE" and "À" - vocabulary
  • "The adventures de Boulon" - French in context

LESSON 34

In this lesson we are looking at tricky adjectives and more vocabulary development through four listening comprehensions.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Le foie gras - sujet de la semaine
  • La grève (the strike) - French dictation
  • Les santons de Provence - gap fill exercise
  • Le tour du monde en 80 jours (part 4) - advanced reading
  • Être de retour - French idiom
  • Attraper le coup - French idiom
VIDEO
  • Jobs vocabulary - part 1
  • Jobs vocabulary - part 2
  • Jobs vocabulary - part 3
  • Jobs vocabulary - part 4
  • S'occuper de ses oignons - French idiom
  • Être (to be) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Avoir (to have) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Faire (to do/make) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Devoir (to have to) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Pouvoir (to be able to) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Vouloir (to want) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • 100 Useful French Adjectives - vocab
  • Le Cluzeau High School - French in context
  • France Show 2019 - Meet Charlotte - French in context

LESSON 35

Here, you are introduced to the French future perfect tense.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Antoine de Saint Exupéry - sujet de la semaine
  • Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité - gap fill exercise
  • Le bricoleur (the DIYer) - French dictation
  • Le tour du monde en 80 jours (part 5) - advanced reading
  • Avoir d’autres chats à fouetter - French idiom
  • Avoir du culot - French idiom
VIDEO
  • Car words vocabulary - part 1
  • Car words vocabulary - part 2
  • Venir (to come) - recent past
  • Antoine de Saint Exupéry - listening & reading exercise
  • Aller (to go) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Parler (to talk) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Dire (to say) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Voir (to see) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Croire (to believe) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Savoir (to know) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Venir (to come) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Connaître (to know) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Fellow Vélo - French in context
  • France Show 2019 - Meet Marie & Andréa - French in context

LESSON 36

In this lesson, you will study the French past conditional tense.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Le général de Gaulle - sujet de la semaine
  • Au camping (at the camping) - French dictation
  • Passer une commande (place an order) - French dictation
  • Lyon - gap fill exercise
  • Mademoiselle Perle (part 1) - advanced reading
  • Avoir du pain sur la planche - French idiom
  • Avoir du/le vague à l’âme - French idiom
  • Avoir l’embarras du choix - French idiom
VIDEO
  • 2CV gap fill exercise
  • Man slang vocabulary
  • Avoir (to have) - conditional tense
  • Être (to be) - conditional tense
  • Trouver (to find) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Donner (to give) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Prendre (to take) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Apprendre (to teach) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Aimer (to like/love) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Mettre (to put) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Rendre (to take back/return) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Regarder (to watch/look at) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Coffee Break French - French in context
  • France Show 2019 - Meet Oriana - French in context

LESSON 37

You will focus on some general revision of the main French tenses.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Le TGV ou Train à Grande Vitesse - sujet de la semaine
  • Mon oncle est malade (my uncle is sick) - French dictation
  • Le Mont-Saint-Michel - gap fill exercise
  • Mademoiselle Perle (part 2) - advanced reading
  • Avoir l’habitude de - French idiom
  • Avoir la flemme - French idiom
  • Avoir la moutarde qui me monte au nez - French idiom
VIDEO
  • Le quatorze juillet (July 14) - listening & reading exercise
  • Envoyer (to send) - past, present & future
  • Envoyer (to send) - extra practice
  • Kids slang vocabulary
  • Poser un lapin - French idiom
  • The little Frenchie - French in context
  • Vendre (to sell) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Acheter (to buy) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Réfléchir (to think/reflect) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Dormir (to sleep) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Demander (to ask) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Arrêter (to stop/arrest) in 5 Main French Tenses

LESSON 38

Things get tricky with an introduction to the French subjunctive present.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Noël en famiile (family Christmas) - French dictation
  • Notre-Dame de Paris - gap fill exercise
  • Mademoiselle Perle (part 3) - advanced reading
  • Avoir la poisse - French idiom
  • Avoir le bras long - French idiom
  • Avoir le cafard! - French idiom
VIDEO
  • 6 Sausages... tongue twister
  • Écouter (to listen) - past tense
  • Écouter (to listen) - present tense
  • Écouter (to listen) - future tense
  • Arriver (to arrive) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Attendre (to wait) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Choisir (to choose) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Commencer (to start/begin) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Écouter (to listen) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Travailler (to work) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Notre-Dame de Paris - gap fill exercise
  • Les santons de Provence - gap fill exercise
  • Arnaud's language kitchen - French in context

LESSON 39

In this lesson, we continue looking at the French subjunctive present.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité - sujet de la semaine
  • La nuit des musées (the night of the museums) - French dictation
  • Mademoiselle Perle (part 4) - advanced reading
  • Avoir le coup de barre - French idiom
  • Avoir le démon de midi - French idiom
  • Avoir les yeux plus gros que le ventre - French idiom
VIDEO
  • À la boulangerie - listening practice
  • Clémentine is looking for love - listening practice
  • Essayer & payer (2 different verb endings)
  • Essayer (to try) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Perdre (to lose) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Permettre (to allow) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Appartenir (to belong) in 5 Main French Tenses
  • Faire le pont - French idiom
  • La Vienne Tourist Agency - French in context
  • Alexa visits her local French jeweller - French in context
  • France Show 2019 - Le Petit Frenchie - French in context

LESSON 40

And yes, more work on the French subjunctive present. Argh!

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Marianne - sujet de la semaine
  • Le Mont-Saint-Michel (The mount Saint Michael) - French dictation
  • Mademoiselle Perle (part 5) - advanced reading
  • Avoir plus d’une corde à son arc - French idiom
  • Avoir quelque chose de prévu - French idiom
  • Avoir une araignée au plafond - French idiom
VIDEO
  • Suzanne is looking for love - listening practice
  • Un chasseur sachant... tongue twister
  • Wind instruments vocabulary
  • Stringed instruments vocabulary
  • Percussion instruments vocabulary
  • French Radio London - French in context

LESSON 41

Further revision of the French tenses and French fluency practice.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Molière - sujet de la semaine
  • L’écureuil (the squirrel) - French dictation
  • Mademoiselle Perle (part 6) - advanced reading
  • Avoir une faim de loup - French idiom
  • En avoir plein le dos - French idiom
VIDEO
  • Michael is looking for love - listening practice
  • Didon dina, dit-on... tongue twister
  • One Dear World Interview - French in context
  • Les dames de la côte - French conversation
  • One to One with Dave (part 1) - exam revision

LESSON 42

In this lesson, we revise and practise the French subjunctive present. Again?! ;-)

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Notre-Dame de Paris - sujet de la semaine
  • La petite annonce (the classified ad) - French dictation
  • L’homme à l’oreille cassée - gap fill exercise
  • La mort d’Olivier Bécaille (part 1) - advanced reading
  • En avoir ras le bol - French idiom
  • Il y a de l’eau dans le gaz - French idiom
  • Il y a de l’eau dans le gaz - French idiom
  • Se lever de bonne heure - French idiom
VIDEO
  • À la boucherie - listening practice
  • Daniel is looking for love - listening practice
  • Clothes slang vocabulary
  • La petite annonce (the classified ad) - French dictation
  • Meet my sister - French conversation
  • One to One with Dave (part 2) - exam revision

LESSON 43

More advanced French language focus through a French dialogue.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Serge Gainsbourg - sujet de la semaine
  • Le Grand Meaulnes (Le Grand Meaulnes) - French dictation
  • La mort d’Olivier Bécaille (part 2) - advanced reading
VIDEO
  • Le Grand Meaulnes (The lost estate) - French dictation
  • Lolita is looking for love - listening practice
  • The fugitive of Nevada... tongue twister
  • Halloween Special 2017 - listening practice
  • Le Boulonnais - French in context
  • One to One with Dave (part 3) - exam revision

LESSON 44

More French fluency practice and a look at French salutations and exclamations.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • Jean de Florette - sujet de la semaine
  • Maison à vendre (House for sale) - French dictation
  • La mort d’Olivier Bécaille (part 3) - advanced reading
VIDEO
  • Suzanne 5 dating questions - listening practice
  • Lies slang vocabulary
  • Maison à vendre (House for sale) - French dictation
  • Un aventure de Violette Mirgue - French in context

LESSON 45

In this lesson, we cover some general revision of French lessons 1 to 44.

AUDIO
  • Core lesson
  • La Tour Eiffel - sujet de la semaine
  • Au commissariat (the police) - French dictation
  • La mort d’Olivier Bécaille (part 4) - advanced reading
VIDEO
  • Fleur - listening practice
  • Work slang vocabulary
  • Au commissariat - French dictation
  • La Tour Eiffel - listening & reading exercise
  • Voies navigables de France - French in context