Practice and Perfect your French - Intermediate Level (HD)

100% in French - Improve your 4 CECR skills and master the main past tenses with experienced & certified French teacher
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  • Lectures 49
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

If you have reached this page, you probably want to learn French, not English! Bonne nouvelle, this course is 100% in French, mostly with videos, created and presented by Anne Le Grand, an experienced native teacher.

Whatever your objective or level in French, mastering the past tenses is vital to communicate.

In this course you will learn how to use the 3 main past tenses in French: the imperfect, the passé-composé and the plus-que-parfait. You will be able to evoke memories, speak about work experiences and understand news stories, or just express past events accurately.

Master each tense individually in context and learn how to use them together in this French immersive course.

  • Course 100% in French with French subtitles
  • Coherent and comprehensive teaching method Based on Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
  • Designed for students from A2 to B2 levels (lower-intermediate to advanced level)
  • Clear explanations with experienced native teacher
  • 48 lectures and dozens of quizzes to practice with real life examples
  • Validate your knowledge with quizzes
  • All videos available in HD

Feel free to watch the introduction section and the free video previews to see how the course is structured.

Each section covers a specific use of the past in French and allows you to easily develop the four basic linguistic abilities: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Introduction: I will present you the key points of the section in a short video (free preview)

Grammar lecture: learn and practice a specific grammar function with talking head videos and quizzes, to speed up and consolidate the process of learning French grammar

Listening comprehension lecture: listen to an audio recording focusing on the section's grammar point and validate your understanding with a quiz.

Reading comprehension lecture: read a text focusing on the section's grammar point and validate your understanding with a quiz.

Vocabulary lecture: Learn 10 key expressions you can easily include in your spoken French like a native speaker, followed by a quiz.

Writing lecture (dictation): boost your writing skills and learn ready to use French structures.

In Section 5, you will learn how to differentiate and pronounce the sounds [e] and [ɛ] (é/ è) via an entertaining phonetic video and exercises.

What are the requirements?

  • As this course is 100% in French, you will need to have validated A1 level previously (know the present tense, how to ask questions...)
  • We highly recommend to use headset for a better audio experience
  • A pen and paper could be useful so you can take notes

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Master the 3 main past tenses
  • Learn how to choose the right tense for the right situation
  • Learn how to use the french imperfect (imparfait) to evoke memories
  • Learn how to use the passé-composé to talk about an event or a personal experience
  • Learn how to use the Plus-que-parfait to speak about work experiences
  • Learn how to pronounce correctly the sounds [e] and [ɛ] (é/è)
  • Learn how to use time expressions to specify chronology of past events

Who is the target audience?

  • Students with lower-intermediate to advanced level in French
  • Students who want to take an exam (DELF/DALF) in French
  • People who want to work or travel to a French-speaking country

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Introduction au cours
Course Overview
Pourquoi ce cours est différent?
A qui est destiné ce cours?
Quels sont les objectifs de ce cours?
Comment utiliser ce cours?
A quel rythme suivre ce cours?
De quoi avez-vous besoin?
Section 2: Parler d'un souvenir
Introduction à la section: Parler d'un souvenir
La formation de l'imparfait
les verbes du 1er groupe en -ER
8 questions
les verbes du 2ème groupe en -IR
9 questions
les verbes du 3ème groupe
10 questions
Bilan: verbes du 1er, 2ème et 3ème groupe
10 questions
Utilisation de l'imparfait
utilisation de l'imparfait
5 questions
Compréhension orale: un souvenir d'enfance
"Un souvenir d'enfance"
10 questions
Compréhension écrite: un souvenir d'enfance
"Un souvenir d'enfance"
10 questions
10 expressions clés pour raconter un souvenir
Vocabulaire: le souvenir
6 questions
Dictée: "un souvenir"
Correction de la dictée: "un souvenir"
Section 3: Raconter une expérience
Introduction à la section: raconter une expérience
Formation du passé-composé: avoir ou être?
"avoir" ou "être"
10 questions
Formation du passé-composé: la formation des participes passés
former les participes passés
10 questions
Formation du passé-composé: l'accord du participe passé
accorder les participes passés
10 questions
Formation du passé-composé: cas particulier
cas particuliers: "avoir" ou "être"
10 questions
Bilan: Le passé-composé
10 questions
Utilisation du passé-composé
utilisation du passé-composé
4 questions
Compréhension orale: la découverte du métro
Compréhension orale: la découverte du métro
10 questions
Compréhension écrite: un témoignage d'un médecin sans frontière
"Un témoignage d'un médecin sans frontière"
5 questions
Vocabulaire sur le thème de l'expérience
Vocabulaire: l'expérience
5 questions
Dictée: "une expérience"
Correction de la dictée: "une expérience"
Section 4: Comprendre un fait-divers
introduction à la section: comprendre un fait-divers
Passé-composé ou imparfait?
passé-composé ou imparfait
10 questions
passé-composé ou imparfait?
10 questions
passé-composé ou imparfait?
1 question
Bilan: Passé-composé ou imparfait?
10 questions
Compréhension orale: un étrange cambriolage
Compréhension orale: fait-divers
10 questions
Compréhension écrite: "Le mystère de la chambre 311"
"Le mystère de la chambre 311"
7 questions
Vocabulaire: les faits-divers
Vocabulaire: le fait-divers
7 questions
Dictée: "comprendre un fait-divers"
Correction de la dictée: comprendre un fait-divers
Section 5: Prononcer le son [e] et le son [ ɛ ]
Prononcer le son [e] et le son [ ɛ ]
Section 6: Raconter une rencontre amoureuse
Introduction à la section: raconter une rencontre amoureuse
Les expressions de temps: il y a, depuis, pendant, pour, en
Pendant ou depuis?
6 questions
Depuis ou il y a?
10 questions
Pour ou pendant?
6 questions
Bilan: Les expressions de temps
10 questions
Compréhension orale: une rencontre amoureuse
Compréhension orale: une rencontre amoureuse
10 questions
Compréhension écrite: parler de sa relation amoureuse
Parler de sa relation amoureuse
8 questions
Vocabulaire "la rencontre amoureuse"
Vocabulaire: la rencontre amoureuse
6 questions
Dictée: "une rencontre amoureuse"
Correction de la dictée: "une rencontre amoureuse"
Section 7: Parler d'une expérience professionnelle
Introduction à la section: Parler d'une expérience professionnelle
Formation du Plus-que-parfait
Former le Plus-que-parfait
5 questions
Utilisation du Plus-que-parfait
Utilisation du Plus-que-parfait
10 questions
Utiliser le plus-que-parfait
8 questions
Bilan: Les 3 temps du passé
6 questions
Compréhension orale: mon premier stage
" Mon premier stage"
10 questions
Compréhension écrite: "J'ai changé de vie"
"J'ai changé de vie"
7 questions
Vocabulaire sur "le travail"
Vocabulaire: l'expérience professionnelle
5 questions
Dictée: une expérience professionnelle
Correction de la dictée: une expérience professionnelle
10 questions

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Instructor Biography

Anne Le Grand, Certified and Experienced Instructor

Bonjour! I am Anne.

I am passionate about teaching my language, French. I got a Master's degree in French as a Foreign Language (FLE). I started by giving French lessons in different language schools, and at University. I have been teaching French for 8 years.

When I create a class, I always try my best to find fun activities enabling interactions and with interesting documents to study. I don't want you to be bored during my lessons. I am always positive and smiling while I'm teaching. My goal is that my students can speak French, even after only a few classes.

Otherwise as a teacher my objective is for the student to come out of the lesson thinking "I have learned something today, and I have enjoyed myself", and if this is the case then I feel I did my job well.

I would love to be able to help you improve your French, in order for you to reach your goals: whether professional, or to deal better with daily life in a French speaking country, or simply to prepare a trip to France.

I am happy to share my knowledge, tips and advice with you all within this course!

A bientôt!


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