BEGINNING LEVEL FRENCH - A

Level A-0
You have no previous experience with French.  Learn some beginning expressions in French.  Study the French alphabet and a few beginning ideas about French pronunciation.  Learn the days of the week and the numbers from 0 to 31 

Level A-1
Have a first look at French nouns.  How do you say “the” in French?  Take your first steps in speaking about the present.  Make some easy questions.  How do you say “not” in French?

Level A-2
Study ÊTRE (the verb that means “to be”) Learn some facts about French adjectives so that you can begin to describe things.  Take a look at the French numbers from 30 to 99.

Level A-3
Study the verb AVOIR (“to have”).  Did you know that in French you say “I have twenty years” not “I am twenty years old”?  How do you show possession in French?  What’s the correct order for French adjectives?

Level A-4
How do you talk about “going”? The Verb ALLER means “to go”.  What prepositions are needed to talk about places?  In France?  To France?  Study the numbers above 100 and the ordinal numbers (first, second, third…)

Level A-5
How do you say “this” and “that” in French?  Study the mysteries of the French partitive article.  Take a look at two more irregular verbs: PRENDRE (to take) and BOIRE (to drink)

Level A-6
Prepositions help us to place things in time and space.  Study the verb FAIRE (to make, to do).  Learn a few more complex ways to form questions.  What words do you use in French to gather information? 

Level A-7
Learn to tell time in French.  Study the past tense form called the PASSÉ COMPOSÉ.  Take a look at a second form of verbs in the present tense, verbs like CHOISIR. 

Level A-8
Study the irregular verbs PARTIR (to leave) and VENIR (to come).  Did you know that there are two helping verbs in French?  Learn how to use them.  Take a look at some special expressions that help you place an action in time, DEPUIS, for example. 

Level A-9
More Irregular Verbs: VOULOIR (to want), POUVOIR(to be able), DEVOIR (must); If IL means “he”, how do you say “him”?  What is the subjunctive mood?  How do you use the subjunctive with the expressions IL FAUT and IL VAUT MIEUX?

Level 10-A
More verbs in the present tense: verbs like VENDRE (to sell). How to make a command in French.  How to use adjectives and adverbs to show comparisons. 

Level 11-A
How do you express an action that you do to yourself?  Present tense, Past tense and Command forms of Reflexive Verbs. 

Level 12-A
If LE means “him”, how do you say “to him”?  Take a look at the irregular verb METTRE (to put).  Learn all the basic negative forms. 

Level 13-A
If “j’ai mangé” means “I ate”, how do you say “I was eating”?  Study the difference between the PASSÉ COMPOSÉ and the IMPARFAIT.  What are adverbial pronouns and how do you use them?  More work on the subjunctive: subjunctive after expressions of volition, emotion and doubt.

Level 14-A
Speaking about the future: the future and the future perfect.  How do you say “would” in French?  Take a look at the conditional and conditional sentences.  Learn the relative pronouns. 

Level 15-A
How do you say “this one” and “that one” in French?  Learn how to say “I had seen” and “I would have seen” (the pluperfect and the conditional perfect).  Present participles (like: studying) and infinitives (like: to study): how is French different from English? 

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL FRENCH - A

Level A-1
Review of: The Definite Article; Prepositions Used with Place Names; the Partitive Construction; Omission of Articles

Level A-2
Review of: Formation of Simple Tense Verbs (the Present Indicative, Present Subjunctive, Imperfect, Conditional and Future tenses); Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns; Word Order for Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns

Level A-3
Review of: Formation and Use of Reflexive and Reciprocal Verbs Constructions; Questions Formation; Negation with NE…PAS; Feminine and Plural Forms of Nouns and Adjectives; Agreement and Position of Adjectives

Level A-4
Review of: -ER Verbs with Spelling Changes; Irregular Verbs Ending in –RE; the Verbs FAIRE and ALLER

Level A-5
Review of: Irregular Verbs Ending in –IR; Irregular Verbs with Three Stems

Level A-6
Review of: Compound Tenses (Passé Composé, Perfect Subjunctive, Pluperfect, Conditional Perfect, Future Perfect); Auxiliary Verbs (AVOIR vs. Être); Formation and Agreement of Past Participles; Formation of Questions and Negative Constructions with the Compound Tenses

Level A-7
Review of: The Imperative (Command Forms); Disjunctive Pronouns; Y and EN Used as Adverbial Pronouns; Prepositions Used with Infinitive Complements

Level A-8
Review of: Infinitives and Infinitive Phrases; the Present Participle; Possessive Adjectives; Possessive Pronouns

Level A-9
Review of: Uses of the Present Indicative; Interrogatives; Exclamations; Inversion of Subject and Verb

Level A-10
Review of: The Past Tenses; Relative Pronouns

Level A-11
Review of: Uses of the Present Conditional and Conditional Perfect; Conditional Sentences; Demonstrative Adjectives; Demonstrative Pronouns (CELUI, CELLE, CEUX, CELLES, CELA (ÇA), CECI, CE)

Level A-12
Review of: Uses of the Future Tense, Uses of the Future Perfect Tense; Negation

Level A-13
Review of: Uses of the Subjunctive Mood; the Subjunctive with Conjunctions and Relative Clauses; the Subjunctive in Independent Clauses; the Choice Between the Present Subjunctive and the Perfect Subjunctive

Level A-14
Review of: Formation and Word Order for Adverbs; Comparative Forms of Adjectives, Adverbs, Nouns, and Verbs; the Superlative of Adjectives and Adverbs; Cardinal, Ordinal and Collective Numbers; Other Uses of Numbers (Fractions, Time of the Day, Dates, Measurements)

Level A-15
Review of: The Passive Voice and Alternatives for the Passive Voice;  Indefinite Adjectives and Indefinite Pronouns; the Adverb TOUT; Indefinite Expressions Meaning WHOEVER, WHATEVER, WHEREVER, HOWEVER; Impersonal Expressions

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL FRENCH - B

Level B-1
Review of: Interrogative Adjectives and Pronouns

Level B-2
Review of: Formation of Adjectives; Comparison of Adjectives; Position of Adjectives

Level B-3
Review of: Formation of Adverbs and Position of Adverbs; Negative Constructions

Level B-4
Review of: The Use of Verbs Tenses (the Present, Future, Conditional, Pluperfect and Related Tenses, Future Perfect); Conditional Sentences

Level B-5
Review of: Personal Pronouns (Object Pronouns and Their Uses, Position of Object Pronouns, Disjunctive Pronouns)

Level B-6
Review of the Past Tenses of Narration (Passé simple, etc.)

Level B-7
Review of: Possessive Adjectives; Possessive Adjectives with Nouns (Parts of the Body); Possessive Pronouns

Level B-8
Review of: The Past Participle; the Present Participle

Level B-9
Review of: The Demonstrative Adjective; the Indefinite Demonstrative Pronouns; the Definite Demonstrative Pronouns; the Demonstrative Pronoun CE; the Indefinite Demonstrative CE; the Introductory CE

Level B-10
Review of the Relative Pronouns and Relative Constructions

Level B-11
Review of: The Subjunctive

Level B-12
Review of: The Articles (Definite, Indefinite, Partitive)

Level B-13
Review of: Indefinite Nouns

Level B-14
Review of: The Passive Voice; the Causative Construction

Level B-15
Review of: The Verb Devoir

Level B-16
Review of: Constructions with prepositions (Prepositions of Place: To, In, At, From); Verb + Preposition + Infinitive; Verb (+ preposition) + Noun; The IT IS + Adjective + Infinitive Constructions; Verbal Constructions after Prepositions: Constructions with POUR

Level B-17
Review of:  Problem Prepositions (English Words that are both Prepositions and Conjunctions; Other English Prepositions that Pose Problems in French)