Thursday 6pm: Summary #8

Last Thursday, we started by reading over the various rooms descriptions from the previous week. Then we practised your questions using the imperfect and then using the ‘passé composé’. Please find below a little summary about the two tenses. We didn’t have time to correct the song, but for those of you who are interested I am adding the corrected song in p.3 of this summary! 🙂 Read More…

Thursday 6pm: Summary #3

Cours du jeudi 18h: Résumé #3

Last Thursday, we started out by checking last week’s new vocabulary. Then you told me about some of your plans/ new year resolutions – we will continue next week – I felt it was a good exercise, if slightly repetitive. Otherwise, we talked about where you go shopping: local shops, supermarket etc. And we had a look at the beginning of the song Comme d’habitude (the French version of My Way) which was great to check out those pesky reflexive verbs. Read More…

Thursday 6pm: Summary #2

Cours du jeudi 18h: Résumé #2

Last Thursday, we started out by checking last week’s new vocabulary. Then we read together the little text about January and we discussed Hogmanay in Scotland and also the tradition of the Burn’s suppers 🙂 Then we did the speedy questions in the past tense. It was ok, but quite tricky having to respond quickly to various questions, using either “avoir” or “être” verbs. Then we had a look at the future tense: how it is formed, and we also briefly discussed how it is used: mostly when you are talking about long term plans, or else something like a new year resolution. (You can check out the website if you lose the document with the future!) Read More…