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Tuesday, April 12, 2016
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Wednesday, April 06, 2016
Learn How to Ask a Question in French Asking a question in another language is never easy, especially when you're a bit shy and not confident with your language skills. With French Lessons Brisbane, get rid of your hesitations and learn today how to ask a question in French! There is nothing complicated once you get the essentials! Because French is French, there are a considerable amount of ways to ask a question! But we will only study three, the most frequent and easy-to-grasp: a) The interrogative statement This is the easiest way to form a question in French: you simply add a question mark at the end of a statement. Vous parlez anglais? -> You speak Eng ..
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
The French verb DEVOIR is part of the frequent verbs used. Once again, several meanings and an irregular conjugation, as you will find out, but don't panic French Lessons Australia is here to make your learning simpler! The meaning of DEVOIR... An action that needs to be done... Must: Tu dois rentrer a la maison apres l'ecole -> You must come back home after school. Have to: Je vraiment y aller -> I really have to go. Should: Mon mari devrait etre revenu pour 18h. -> My husband should be back for 6pm. As you can see, two forms of the verb DEVOIR are commonly used: its present and its conditional. Have a look at the two conjugations:  ..
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
French is a difficult language but once you get to know the most common and useful verbs, it becomes a real piece of cake to master the basics! One of these verbs is the verb... POUVOIR. The verb ''POUVOIR'' is used a lot in French and can be translated in English by: to be able to to can to be allowed to to manage to The particularity with this verb is that is it an irregular (which means tricky conjugation), but above all: it is a powerful verb! It will make you able to say what you can do and to ask someone to do something for you! Asking someone to do something: Peux-tu faire les courses? -> Can you do the grocery shopping ..
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Schools are going through a dark time... Last week, a Queensland teacher appreciate from all and passionate about her work, quitted her job after more than 30 years of teaching, for a single reason: Australian schools need to change! The teacher sent to the Courrier Mail and then shared on social media a thousand-word letter explaining the problems of schools nowadays: an over-charged school program overcrowded classrooms a too wide range of personal needs from students from many backgrounds a too high pressure from the press and parents In short: teachers become over-stressed and are victims of burnouts! The letter quickly became viral on Facebook ..
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
(http://www.frenchlessonsbrisbane.com.au/) French gender rules French grammar revolves around that one key rule: the masculine and feminine genders. Knowing the gender of a word is important as it impacts on the form of other words used with it (adjectives, articles, pronouns); let's look at the example below: - Le livre est ennuyeux. - The book is boring. - J'ai acheté un livre; il est ennuyeux. - I bought a book; it is boring. Livre is a masculine noun; therefore the articles used are the masculine forms of the (le) and a (un); so is the pronoun it (il) and boring (ennuyeux) is spelled in its masculine form. - La bande-dessin&eacut ..
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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Sunday, June 07, 2015
Hi It's Amelie here and it's Sunday again, my favourite day of the week ,where I get to share another of my students success stories! Over the last 3 years we have been running French Lessons Brisbane and it’s at French Lessons Brisbane where we meet some truly remarkable students. One student is Evangeline Walsh who joined French Lessons Brisbane. Click on the PLAY button below to discover how she did it… (http://<iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/107507610" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>) Meet Evangeline Wa ..
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
What are the Benefits of reading in French ? Here at French Lessons Brisbane, we’re big believers in reading! Whether it be reading an article, reading a story in your textbook, or even reading a French menu, anything and everything helps! In order to make some progress, our top tip would be to read some French for just 15 minutes per day. So why should I read in French? 1. Reading is fun! Reading is something most of you already enjoy doing, but what about transforming this hobby into a learning tool. There are tons of resources online from magazines to newspapers and blogs, so no matter what your passions are we are sure you can  ..
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Level: Beginner Reading time: 4 minutes 25 most common verbs in French Are you ready to widen your French vocabulary?Ready or not, we' ve got the goods for you! Check out the following list of the 25 most common verbs in French together with their with their corresponding meanings in English. You can bookmark this handy guide or print it for easy checking. avoir to have aller to go faire to do, make dire to say, tell pouvoir can, to be able to vou ..

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