If your child is learning French or you want to teach your kid how to speak French, then using cartoons, songs, singing and nursery rhymes can be a great way for them to practice and learn. It might not be much fun for you to watch yourself but hopefully you’ve got some headphones and an ipad that you can use so that your kid can practice singing along in French to these nursery rhymes without disturbing you. You can subscribe to their videos here. You can also use this video to teach kids colors in French.
This is a very useful video from Learn French with Vincent that uses bilingual English & French dialogues & translations to teach you some useful beginner French. The video presents both languages at the same time and goes through the proper French pronunciation so that you’ll learn how to use the phrases immediately. There are more than 100 bilingual expressions to add to your French phrase vocabulary. If you like this video then you might also want to learn how to use the negative verb form.
This is a useful beginner video lesson that provides both French and English phrases. The format is that they introduce the word, usually a verb, and then provide some example phrases for you to practice with. This video is from Léana & Jakub, who you should follow here. If you are just getting started then you might also like this lesson to learn French from the very beginning. Some of the words covered in this lesson are to do, do it, possible, impossible, to need to do something and to be, all in French and English.
This video features a healthy list of useful and basic French phrases for beginners and intermediate learners. Using phrases and dialogues is a great way to learn because you will become a more natural learner in the way that you create and communicate in French. If this is too advanced, then you may want to learn how to practice pronouncing French words. You should subscribe to their videos here.
This is a super useful video for practicing French that uses dialogues of spoken French and English translations to help guide you through real world use of the language. Using dialogue is a great way to learn because it will teach you how people actually speak in daily life, how they form questions and how best to answer them. This simple process of asking for information and understanding what is said back to you forms the earliest foundation of proper communication. You should follow their videos here. If you like this visual approach but need more basic French vocabulary practice then go here.
This video might be useful for parents who want to help their young kids pick up some French in a fun manner. The video uses simple songs and runs for 30 minutes so you can give the iPad over and take a break. You may also be interested in this video for teaching kids colors and shapes in French. You can subscribe to this video poster here.
Well when learning a new language, we all have to start somewhere and this lesson from Learning French with Alexa, who you should definitely follow here, is an entire video lesson designed for complete beginners. It starts with the most quintessential French word for hello “Bonjour” and most of the lesson itself is in English. It’s definitely not for anyone with a background in the language but it is still a popular video for total beginners. Here’s another video lesson for complete beginners.
When you first start learning French you can sometimes wonder how the different words and letter combinations are pronounced since sometimes it can be similar to English and other times it’s totally different. If you haven’t learned how to say the French alphabet then try here. This beginner video lesson focuses in on the sounds that are made in pronouncing some common French words or I should say common letter pairings that appear together and the sound that you should make when saying them. You can subscribe to her videos here.
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.