French via Skype: Grammar

The role of the subjunctive

Sign saying: Sois calme et parle français

The subjunctive mood in French is used to express an idea which is subjective or is uncertain. Here are some essential verbs used with the subjunctive.

Time prepositions in French

Man watching clock on wall

French has a number of prepositions to express time. While you may be understood if you say “Je vais partir en 6 heures”, it is awkward sounding to the french ear. By the end of this blog, you will no longer make this mistake! There are some key prepositions which will put you well on… [read more]