Ch 4: French Nouns & Pronouns

About This Chapter

The French Nouns & Pronouns chapter of this Basic French: Help & Review course is the simplest way to master French nouns and pronouns. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of French nouns and pronouns.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering French nouns and pronouns material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn French nouns and pronouns. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding what factors affect the usage of different nouns and pronouns in French
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning French (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about French nouns and pronouns
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra French learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the French Nouns & Pronouns chapter exam.

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  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
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Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a French nouns and pronouns unit of a standard basic French course. Topics covered include:

  • French possessive nouns
  • How pronouns change with indirect and direct objects
  • Feminine and masculine nouns
  • Possessive pronouns in French
  • The order of French pronouns
  • French pronouns with double objects
  • Plural nouns in French

14 Lessons in Chapter 4: French Nouns & Pronouns
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French Pronoun Order

1. French Pronoun Order

In this lesson, we will learn how to use French pronouns. We will explore when and where to use subject pronouns, direct object pronouns, indirect object pronouns, and stressed pronouns in multiple verb tenses.

French Plural Nouns

2. French Plural Nouns

Without the ability to make nouns plural, your ability in French, or any language for that matter, is sorely limited. However, this lesson is here to help, explaining the rules of making nouns plural in French.

Masculine & Feminine Nouns in French

3. Masculine & Feminine Nouns in French

In this lesson, you'll learn there are two genders for French nouns: masculine or feminine. There's no rule about what makes a word masculine or feminine, but you can learn to look for some hints.

French Possessive Pronouns

4. French Possessive Pronouns

Did you know there are four ways of saying 'mine' in French? In this lesson, you will learn the three criteria used to determine the correct use of possessive pronouns in French.

French Demonstrative Pronouns

5. French Demonstrative Pronouns

In conversation, we might want to say 'the one' or point out 'this one' - referring back to a thing or person that has already been mentioned. In this lesson, you will learn when and how to use demonstrative pronouns in French.

Direct Object Pronouns in French

6. Direct Object Pronouns in French

Have you seen the Eiffel Tower? No, I have never seen it. In this dialogue, “it” is a pronoun which replaces the direct object “Eiffel Tower.” In this lesson, you will learn how to use direct object pronouns in French.

Indirect Object Pronouns in French

7. Indirect Object Pronouns in French

We can use pronouns to avoid unnecessary repetition. In this lesson, you will learn what indirect object pronouns are and how to use them in French. You will also learn some key verbs that are often used with indirect object pronouns.

Double Object Pronouns in French

8. Double Object Pronouns in French

Sometimes, sentences need two pronouns to be complete. This can be a tricky concept but is made simple by remembering the order of direct and indirect object pronouns. In this lesson, we'll learn how to use French double object pronouns.

Disjunctive Pronouns in French

9. Disjunctive Pronouns in French

This lesson will introduce you to French disjunctive pronouns. You will see a list of French disjunctive pronouns, and you'll learn how and when to use them.

Formal 'You' in French

10. Formal 'You' in French

In this lesson, we'll learn the basic guidelines for using 'vous,' the formal form of 'you' in French. We'll learn about uses and verb conjugations for the formal 'vous' and the informal 'tu.'

French Gender Rules: Nouns & Adjectives

11. French Gender Rules: Nouns & Adjectives

One of the most confusing aspects of learning French is how the gender of nouns affects other words, like adjectives. In this lesson, we'll learn all about gender rules for nouns and adjectives, and maybe you'll find it's not so confusing after all!

Informal 'You' in French

12. Informal 'You' in French

Did you know that there are two ways of saying 'you' in French? Well, there are! We will learn about one of these forms - 'tu' - and when to use it and when not to, and learn a few other informal expressions as well. We'll also compare 'tu' to the formal way of saying 'you', which is 'vous.'

Reflexive Pronouns in French

13. Reflexive Pronouns in French

In this lesson, we will discuss reflexive pronouns in French, their position in a sentence as well as how to use them in a negation. We will also provide you with a list of some of the most common verbs that use reflexive pronouns.

French Relative Pronouns

14. French Relative Pronouns

This lesson will introduce you to the most common French relative pronouns. We'll also explain the differences between them, and how to use them correctly in a sentence.

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