One of the most essential things to do when learning French is to practice conjugating verbs. This is another useful video lesson from Vincent who you can subscribe to here. The video structure is basically showing some video footage of a person doing something or taking an action and then it’s a mix of just the simple verb in the infinitive form or it’s conjugated with a subject & verb. Each video is overlaid with the text in French and he pronounces how to say it with pauses so you can repeat after that. Quite useful. If you want more, you can also use this video to practice verb conjugations.
When you start learning French, often times simple practice and repetition can help you understand how to conjugate verbs properly. It can help make it easier to spot when words or phrases feel right or wrong and that can be helpful for your writing or speaking. This video is pretty basic in that it just has a long series of images and a verb conjugated phrase that you can repeat afterwards. If you’re just starting out with French you might like this video also. You can subscribe to their other videos here.
If you’re practicing French in France then you might be asked about politics, especially recent presidential elections. This series ‘A la une’ or Learning French from the News, uses news clips in French and provides both translations and key vocabulary to help you learn from current events. The nice benefit of this approach to learning is that you will have ready vocabulary for use in every day conversations about current events. You may also be interested in learning supermarket French. You can subscribe to their other videos here.
This is a great video covering how to use the negative verb form in French ‘ne’ + verb + ‘pas’. The lesson is quite detailed and explains some of the different ways that people actually use the forms in spoken, daily life, as well as what is ‘traditionally correct’ for the written form. Leaning how to use negatives is an important part when learning with French early on so don’t put it off. You can subscribe to their videos here. You may also be interested in some common phrases to start speaking as well.