Building Structures in French - Structure 2
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Building Structures in French - Structure 2

Learn about how the French language is put together by breaking it down into its different sentence structures.
4.8 (9 ratings)
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Created by Kieran Ball
Last updated 4/2017
English
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn about the second structure in the French language.
  • Get to grips with how easy it is to manipulate this structure and say what you want with it.
  • Get plenty of opportunity to practise using this structure.
  • Learn how to form questions and statements in structure 2 in both the positive and negative.
  • Complete lessons in 3 minute chunks – perfect for the busy learner.
  • Build your own sentences without memorisation.
  • Get more familiar with the present tense in French.
  • Speak from the very first lesson.
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Requirements
  • Ideally, you should be a little familiar already with the French language, but if you're not, panic not! Everything in this course is fully explained, so you won't get lost.
  • I recommend you start by enrolling on the "Building Structures in French - Structure 1" course
Description

The whole of the French language can be broken down into several different structures. If you take any sentence from any French book or any utterance, you will see that it fits into one of these structures.

I remember one weekend, I was writing some lessons for the week ahead, when I suddenly realised this. I noticed that there are a certain number of structures in French, and that every sentence follows one of these structures. I spent the rest of the weekend working out all the structures, and I wrote them all down.

Every structure you learn gives you the ability to say a huge amount. Some structures are used more than others, but all the structures together make up the whole French language. Once you’ve learnt how a structure works, all you have to do is insert different words into the slots and you have a sentence.

This course introduces you to structure 2. I’ve limited each course to one structure so as not to overburden you. By looking at just one structure at a time, you can really get to grips with it and understand its usage. It will help to clarify the French language and make it more like a reflex rather than something you have to think about as is it were a maths equation.

Each structure can also help to propel you to fluency; if you can manipulate the structures at high speed, you can start to say anything you want without having to thing about how to say it.

This course contains plenty of practice opportunities for you to revise what you’ve learnt and it also contains some hints and tips on how best to learn and memorise the structures and the vocabulary that goes with them. You’ll learn how to make questions out of structure 2, how to make statements and how to turn positive statements negative.

The Building Structures in French series is set out using the same learning techniques as the 3 Minute French courses. You can work through the course in three minute chunks, enabling anybody to learn French, no matter how little time you have.

Who is the target audience?
  • You want to explore the French language a little more deeply.
  • You are interested in starting to learn about the next structure of the French language and how to manipulate it.
  • You enjoy the 3 minute methodology used in other 3 Minute French courses.
  • You enjoyed learning about the first structure and would like to learn about the next structure in French.
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Curriculum For This Course
36 Lectures
02:00:57
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:46
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Lesson 1
1 Lecture 03:38
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Lesson 2
4 Lectures 14:41

Lesson 2b
03:28

Lesson 2c
03:01

Lesson 2d
03:35
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Lesson 3
8 Lectures 25:15
Lesson 3a
03:13

Lesson 3b
03:03

Lesson 3c
03:15

Lesson 3d
03:30

Lesson 3e
02:53

Lesson 3f
03:01

Lesson 3g
03:07

Lesson 3h
03:13
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Lesson 4
1 Lecture 03:13
Lesson 4
03:13
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Lesson 5
2 Lectures 07:02
Lesson 5a
03:03

Lesson 5b
03:59
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Lesson 6
2 Lectures 07:03
Lesson 6a
03:25

Lesson 6b
03:38
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Lesson 7
7 Lectures 22:46
Lesson 7a
03:06

Lesson 7b
03:14

Lesson 7c
03:11

Lesson 7d
03:09

Lesson 7e
03:03

Lesson 7f
03:17

Lesson 7g
03:46
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Lesson 8
4 Lectures 14:47
Lesson 8a
03:21

Lesson 8b
03:13

Lesson 8c
03:57

Lesson 8d
04:16
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Lesson 9
3 Lectures 10:39
Lesson 9a
03:15

Lesson 9b
03:29

Lesson 9c
03:55
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Kieran Ball
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