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French for Beginners: Grammar in Context | Learn French with a Native Speaker | NEGATIVE PHRASES

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6 Lessons (31m)
    • 1. French grammar in Context: FRENCH NEGATIVE FORM Quick and easy French Grammar Series

    • 2. French Vocabulary and Pronunciation

    • 3. Learn French in context

    • 4. French Questions and Answers

    • 5. French Grammar Rules and Exercises

    • 6. French Grammar: True or False

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About This Class

About This Class

French Grammar in Context: FRENCH NEGATIVE SENTENCES. Quick and Easy French Grammar Series is a complete and comprehensive course about the French Grammar, taught by Christophe Ternay, a French Native Teacher, who graduated in “FLE” (French for foreigners) at the French Alliance, The most recognized French Learning School Worldwide.


What the course includes:

  1.     This French Course includes more than 30 Explainer Slides so your Brain can easily understand the lectures.
  2.     It also includes Pdf Files which will help you complete the French Grammar Exercises and French grammar Guides.
  3.     French Grammar Quizzes with immediate feedback.
  4.     French Grammar Rules.
  5.     French A1 Level vocabulary to be able to practice the French grammar.
  6.     Images, to be able to build strong mental link.
  7.     French Example Sentences to learn in context and remember.
  8.     French Questions and Answers to be able to have a French conversation.



How can I improve my French and my French Grammar Skills?

What are the good ways to learn the French Grammar Quickly and Easily?

Can I have fun while learning French Grammar?

Do these Questions sound familiar to you?

If yes, read on...

Grammar is an essential skill for Foreign Language Learners, but it has to be enjoyable and fun to be efficient. That’s why we use Gestures in this French course, it makes the course livelier.

The latest studies also show that the learning must be Multimodal. That is why we will use Objects and Pictures.

But French Grammar learning has also to be linked with Emotions and Feelings so as to be persistent, and this is why we will learn through a Story.

I will walk you through the different grammar rules steps by step.

But it’s not enough to just read and memorize the words in the vocabulary lists or to study grammar.

That’s why you will put what you’ve learned into practice and get immediate feedback on the mistakes that you’re making in the Exercise section.

And it’s always good to have a French teacher who can point out your mistakes so I will be at your side during all the process through the chat (“Discussion”)


About the Author:

My name’s Chris and I am a French teacher, but also graduated in Marketing and International Business in France; I have studied and know 4 languages fluently that are French English German and Spanish. You may ask yourself how it is possible and the short answer sounds easy: CONTEXT.

-   I did not learn English through the “normal way” I was lucky enough to enter a special “European Class” when I was 14 and learned English through History and Geography told By a Native English Teacher.

-   The same for German: When I was 8 I asked my parents to go to a German School instead of a French one and they accepted!

-   And the same for Spanish: I was bored of the French lifestyle and decided 5 years ago to move to Peru and my Spanish Level quickly jumped from B2 to C2 Level

The only thing in common with these language learnings is that I learned IN CONTEXT. That is the key point.

Every day I was learning with all day life events with gestures, objects, picture, emotions, feelings, and immediate feedback. That is what I reproduced in this course.



By the end of this class you will be able to:

  1.     Remember words thanks to Mental Images.
  2.     You will Use Tips, Techniques to Learn French Grammar.
  3.     You will take action by doing Short Easy Exercises (you will Learn Actively)
  4.     You will learn French Grammar and Vocabulary In Context through a whole Story.
  5. Learn More in Less Time, thanks to an efficient French Learning System that includes you in the whole process in some Real-Life Examples.


Who is this course for?

People who want to get the French TEF or the French DELF Exam.

People who want to Study in a French speaking Country (France, Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, Congo…)

People who want to live in a French Speaking Paradise (Madagascar, Seychelles, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Réunion, New Caledonia…)

People who want to Climb the Social Ladder by improving their curriculum. French language gives you a much wider pool of opportunity as it is an Official UNO language.

People who want to Go on Holiday in a French speaking country.

People who want to Increase their Income in their current Job. French gives you a much wider pool of opportunity as it is spoken by 300 Million people in the World.

People who want to maintain their Brain in a Healthy state. Learning a foreign language is one of the best ways not to have Alzheimer and other Brain diseases.

People who want to invest time and money in themselves (Self-Development)

People who want to see if they can do it! There is something deeply rewarding about learning a new language

Bilingual partners. Try and learn the other person’s native tongue for the next French Christmas Dinner!

So if you want to stop wasting your time and efforts and don’t know yet how to do it efficiently. Then this French Grammar Course is for you.


Ready to get started?

See you on the inside. (hurry, class is waiting!)




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Meet Your Teacher

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French Teacher Chris Ternay

Graduated French Teacher - Freelancer


About the Author: (Spanish / French version at the bottom)

He is fluent in French, English, German and Spanish.

Graduated from The French Alliance in Arequipa, Peru in Teaching French for foreigners (2016)

Graduated from AFPA in Marseille, France in Marketing - Accounting and Human Resource Management (2005)

Graduated from Lycée Périer in Marseille, France in International Business. (2009)

He is teaching French since 2015 to students from all over the world thanks to offline and online French Courses in Peru.


That's why he knows how important it is to know exactly how to pronounce French words.

How important French vocabulary is to be able to make you understand.

And how important it is to quic... See full profile

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1. French grammar in Context: FRENCH NEGATIVE FORM Quick and easy French Grammar Series: In this lecture, we will learn how to build negative sentences in French. That's part off the French Graham and starts to make it enjoyable phone and multi model. It has to be. We will use gestures, objects and pictures. Okay, What you learn has also to be linked with emotions and feelings so as to be persistent. And this is why we will learn with contest through a start. But it's not enough to just read and memorize the words in vocabulary lists or to study French graham. So you will put what you've learned into practice and get immediate feedback on the mistakes that you're making in the exercise section. Yeah, and it's always good to have a native French teacher who can point out your mistakes. So I will be at your side German. The process Through the chat Madam's Chris and our graduated at the French agents and I have been a French teacher in the past five years, with more than 900 students, I have started and no fluently, four languages that are French, English, German and Spanish. So let's dive in the course now and learn how to deny, reject decline and say no to someone or to something 2. French Vocabulary and Pronunciation: and let's begin with a new lecture about something important that is negative for yeah, If you want to answer that, you don't agree. If you want to say no. If you you don't want that sing, you don't love that I d. You have to be able to make to use the Native. Awful Yeah, that's what we are going to see in that lecture. Okay, let's go. Let's begin first with the part with the vocabulary. Yeah, Latin Wiz. Why are we doing some cavalry? Because after that we will have a text because we want you learn Graham up in context. OK, that newest. It's a feminine work. That's why we have here in F okay, lot we send. That's why the article and ends with a okay, Latin Lui's family and work. It means the nurse, but not the nerve of the hospital. The nurse that cares your child. Yeah, you get office A in French baby sitter. The English word languish. A lot of movies look carefully at my mouth when I pronounce it there has to be able to promote it yourself. And don't hesitate to exaggerate the movement off your mouse at the beginning. OK? Knew his a lot with okay. And what you can also do here is the jester so as to remember the word land with while you think that is you put your hands so, like, if you want be caring for baby first. Yeah, Latin. This it's so now you will have to repeat. Okay, Latin, Wisam, When you see that time you listened And when you think the other side, you have to repeat. Okay, Latin Wissem once again Latin. Risa. Great. Let's continue with this word. Lee, Huh? Lee? Huh? It's that masculine work here. And and it's hope terrible here. That's why we're s here and here. An article that is Fleur. Yeah, the parents. Okay. The parents Lee, huh? Oh, and you have a nazal sound now some o the bit of it has to come out through Europe. Knows when you pronounce it late at home is masculine. And it's true. Now you have to listen to the world and repeat after me. Okay, Here you listen and then you repeat leap, huh? Once again, Lee, huh? Great. Let's continue with some more vocabulary that we will find in the taste after us. May So may shop me shop to Syl Apps. Yeah, me so And the t at the end. You don't hear it like many times here. Like nearly 90% off the times when you see a T or P and s or deep, you don't have to pronounce it. Okay. May So but Okay. Next word. Uh, hey, uh, please happy It's an advert really important to know that adverbs. And it's really easy because you don't change the adverts into the feminine form, the proper form that you never chanted. All the family inform you don't change. So it's quite interesting to know no and and quite easy to remember because you don't put it a defendant for at the problem for please. Uh hey, after next words do the the the Was it nazal sound? Oh, that may So yeah, may so do thumb the vote before next word. No, that don't there next. Worse Now, do you know now I know. No, I thought with the neatness they were now to know And here a i m It's also on Nazal Santa a bit off here. Come up off the no notes yet? Uh huh. 00 It sounds different if I tapped enough snow. Now, do you know now? Next words. No pop. That's what we have here. No Pat or an apostrophe, but yeah, it's not. Yeah, it's how we make a negative sentence yet. No. Then comes the birth instead of the dots and then comes up with accent. It means where next one key. Who? That one who keep. And now the next lecture, we will see the text. 3. Learn French in context: So let's take out the text now. Madam Babu Nipah LeMay Madam Barbara Nipah LeMay Madam Baba is not the mother. Is not n'a pas Here we have the verb that we have already seen in the other lecture the verb to be Naper and at both sites up the verb we have an apostrophe and pop. It means not. Yeah, you have the verb to be is Naper. Madam Baba, Huh? Do long thong a ser noise? Madam Baba? Huh? Nipah Lemaire do long from off the child. Do long phone l apostrophe here means the nipple. A mail telephone l a certain Lewis. She is his nurse. L e a rope to be and a sap noise. Here we have sheep and a sad noise in French instead. Off newest. We could also say no. No. And is a new new nurse. Zero Imbaba, huh? Key eight Mountain. No, she home. Babu. Huh? Key eight Mountain are given Barbara who is know what is he? We will see that in the next phrase jam. But who are key? A mountain? No, I buy. He is in Paris up. I nipper Lupe, or do long for is not your quite easy. Naper, Lupe or Duke? Lawful. Ha! We know now that the mother was so did was his mother. But it's not his mother. And neither is it his father. Also, don't leave me. Who? Some dunk leap a Honda Hemi. Where are Jeremy's parents? Where are Amy's parents? Huh? It's written in the same way home parents Who was an accent Here is where and here soon is the verb to be at the plural form off the third person. Yeah. Who? Some dunk. Lipa home during me. Madam Babu. Huh? Asian t avec remiss. Madam Baba. Huh? Is Valentina avec Rimi? Madam Baba? Mrs. Barbara is nice or kind or good with me. Okay. Avec it's with okay for now, we won't know where the parents are from. Remy. Yeah, Um it's not explained here, but we will see the whole the whole history and the next lectures. Next, Graham electors. Z Whom babbler. Huh? A mason J Home. Baba is bad. It's a bad guy. Okay, in the end, the that one from before Jeanty Jeanty. It's nice, kind or good. And here we have may shown it's the contrary. Okay, 4. French Questions and Answers: And now the questions and answers is Mrs Baba, Amy's mother. Try to remember We know that it is not know madam Babble, huh? It tell. Is she remember when you have that in versed Question Who have a hyphen? Yeah, in between it tell madam Barbara it tell. And here we have a voyeur. So we hear that team normally we wouldn't hear it. But here we hear it. Madam Baba it tell Male do Amy And the answer? No, Mrs Barbara is not his mother. So try to find out What would it be? The answer, Madam Barbara It tell me. No, no in French. No, Madam Baba Nipper Sat mayor. His mother is not his mother. Nipah sup, Mayor. Next question. Who is Mrs Barbara? You know already how to say who So you should be able to say out loud that race t a Madam Barbara, instead of writing Madam, I really right. From now on, I will write m m e OK, it's the same Kiai. Madama Baba is the abbreviation. Yeah, GM Adam Baba, Huh? And the answer, Madam Baba, huh is a nurse. So you should be able to say it completely. That phrase. Yeah. Mrs Barbara is the nurse. It's Ah, it's the verb to be with a You have already seen that. And, nurse, you have already seen that also, Madam Barbara eight. You know, new is. And what is the other word for new is its new new You just spell it. N o U N o u nu nu. Yeah, The young Children prefer to say Noo noo, Madam Baba, It eun noise. Next question is J home. Amy's father. Remember, when you have apostrophe s in French, you have Duke and it's not at the same place in the Fraser J home. It you look there do Hey me the dough. Here we have it after Amy and here before Remy. Yeah. J home ate eel. Look there, Do him. Yeah. Is your home It looks to me And the answer. No, Mr Baba is not remiss, Father. So we know now how to build a negative sentence, so you should be able to give the answer. How do you say no? Mr. Barbara is not remiss, Father. No J home Nipah. Look, do me Jay whom we can say it. Mr Barba. Jerome. Yeah, it's the same Yeah. No, J Home Nipper is not here. The verb in between. You have an apostrophe and pot nosy home nipper. Look, do you hate me? Next question. Is Remi in Paris? Quite easy. That one. Hey, me it till our pies. Maybe here it's a new word, maybe. Yeah, the dead, the dead it. If you remember, it's the infinitive form off the verb to be. But debt, Who is developed to Ken? Yeah, can be If you if you would say it's literally it would be can be the dead, the debt. And remember, here it's the bits of oil. So we have to say and hear that team, but that but debt maybe. Next question. Who is in Paris now? That one is quite easy. Also were already we have already seen under that that here in and that were in the vocabulary lists. Who is in Paris now? G eight, Aba Mountain. No, G eight Aparri man to know. And the answer ji home. Barbara is in Paris now, so you should be able to build that phrase also. How do you say in French J home? Barbara is in Paris now. Jim Bob. Huh? It a matter? No, a top party. Manteno Here we hear that T because here we have a viol. Quite easy. Zero Imbaba, huh? It a party mount to no man to know. Now, now to know. 5. French Grammar Rules and Exercises: And now we will see the complete rule. Yeah, the complete rule grammar rule that we have for the negative sentences. Juno. Cheaper on Frantz. Here is how to build on that page in the single art form. Yeah, admits, was I you? He and she Genesis three pas on phones, Junipers on phones in a pass on phones, a nape as on phones. Once again, June Usery, Buzz on, homes. I am not in France. Do you need Bazan? Franz? You are not in France. Even the Bazan phones. He is not in France. Any pas on Frantz? She is not in France. And now the blow reform. No, no. Some pass off homes, brunettes, pas on phones, even the some pies on phones, a new some pass on phones. And I don't know if you noticed, but I don't say pop. Oh, frowns. I say Bazan forms because here we have of oil. And here s so I have to hear that sound like if it waas azi? Yeah, like a Z. Like a flyer. Flying's in some pies off homes. Okay, once again, you know some Bazan phones. We are not in France. Who net spasm phones you are not in France, even the sometimes on phones. They are not in France, in the sun. Pass on homes. They are not in France here. We don't have a distinction. Yeah, in English between the masculine and the feminine. Yeah, Here. We don't have either. Now it's written in the same way. But the pronoun is different. Eager for the man and l for the women. Okay, don't forget that you can also press space. Yeah, to pose the video so as to be able to repeat it. Yeah. When I say it out loud, you press the space bar. No. And you can repeat it after me. And now some short rules. Yeah, so and something interesting is that in English? It's one word to say not. I am not in English toe words. Yeah. Normally it is No. And two words in French. One word in English. That's the first thing to remember. Then what we have to remember also is that the verb is in between. Yeah, we have no on one side and power on the other side in the 2nd 2nd partyer. And the first part? No, in the second, but part and the verb is in the middle. Yeah, in desert. Rule it. The verb begins with of oil. Then you have an apostrophe instead off. No. Yeah. No, you don't use it. You used an apostrophe. I remember you. The Royals are the Royals are a e I o u or Why, Okay, every verb that begins when Why was one off thesis letters? Then you won't be able to say no. You quit the E and you put here an apostrophe. Okay, That are some short rules off course. There are some more complicated rules, but here we are at the beginning of the French Learning. So we won't go deeper in some other rules. Yeah, thes rules are the most important. Let's continue with their exercises, complete with the negative form you're gonna see. It's really quite easy, Madam. Barbara, It's Amar'e. So in English, Madam Babylon. What want to say is that Madam Barbara is not his mother. Okay, Madam Babu. Huh? Nipper Sammy? Yeah, quite easy. You have the end apostrophe and you have the path. And in between you have the verb. Madam Babu. Huh? Nipper Sock mayor really is the next one. The next one missed Urubamba. Huh? The I am a see the the verb to live. But we could also see it as the verb to be Yeah, Toby. Or to live. Mr Mr Baba doesn't live in Marseille. That's what we want to say. Misha Baba. New Veba are Marseille. And why don't we have an apostrophe here? You know it already, because here we have a constant is not it is not a voi. Oh, yeah, it's a continent, No V. But our Marcy Armagh say they are Is the in? Yeah, with apostrophe. If you don't have the apostrophe, it's a verb. Yeah, it's the verb Teoh to have. Yep. Mitchell Babban, New Veba Massey. Let's continue. Continue, Monsieur Baba? Huh? Um, look me in English. Mature. Baba isn't Remy's father, by the way. If you sink, you can answer the question before I show the English person. It's good thing. It's really good thing you should try. Yeah. So before you see that one, you can post the video pressing space. Now you can post the video and try to answer the question. Yeah, but if you think you're not at the good level right now, you just rate wait to have the English version off the phrase and you. Then you try to fill that blanks. Yeah. Okay. Mr Barba. Huh? Naper repair dreams. Knee repair is not Naper. Okay, Mouche, Madam Baba new. Um, I must say machinima. Madam Babu. Huh? Mr and Mrs Barbara are not in Marseille are not or doesn't live. You can choose new samba. I must say no song next one, Mr Barba. Um, some there. Mr. Baba is not his father. Mr. Barba. Huh? Need pass on birth. Nay, person. Oh! 6. French Grammar: True or False: the next one. True Buffels, Madam Babu. Huh? E LeMay do Hamish. So you try to translate it and your head or in the ricin way also. And you try to find out first if it's true off holes and if it's falls? What part is false, Madam Barbara. And you try to correct it? Yeah, it's false. So what is the part that we have to correct? The part is the verb. Yeah. Madam Baba. Huh? Elementary me, Madam Baba Nipah isn't Remy's mother. Madam Baba Knippa. The next one. True waffles, Madam Barbara Nape. As you know, this isn't the nurse. So it is false. Yeah, because she is a nurse. Madam Barbara. So instead, off Naper, we will put eight e s t live up to be at the certain person off the singular form. Madam Baba, 18 Noise next one. True or false? Zero. Barbara, It is true. So we don't change anything. Mr. Barbara is in Paris. Let's check out the next one Z home. L A pair. True or false? It is false. Z Houma, What is the part here? That this falls. It is the very up once again the room a loupe all day long Sunni back elects the home Nipah look long for home nipple payoff Isn't next one true or false? Madam Barbara A Jeanty? Yeah, remember we have seen that word Jean tm It is true, Madam Barbara a jaunty She is a kind woman Jonty Kind or good madam, huh? Next one, True off holes, Mr Barbara Asia Antilla is a true or is it false? I don t by the way I don't know if you notice it but it's not written in the same way. Yeah In the other version the feminine version we have double l E At the end he would have I l Yeah, it's because it's the masculine form off the adjective here in sin, adjective and all the adjectives in French. You have to ask you the question if it's feminine or if it's masculine and some of them will change if it's masculine or feminine, some other objectives will not change. Miss Yubaba, Asian tea. It is false. Mr Barbara isn't kind guaranteed kinds. Miss Yubaba, A May shot me Sean about It's a bad guy, Mr Barba. A Michelle. I know the next one. True waffles, Madam Barbara, Eat me Shan't Madam Barbara. It may, Sean. It is false. And why is it false? What is the fool's part? Me songs May shan't remember I don t Um And here it ends with t e because it's feminine And here double l e because it's feminine also. Yeah, me She won't remember the masculine word for the masculine words You have to put that e away And you have the May shop. The world may show you don't hear the tea here If you don't haven't eat after that. Yeah, in masculine form A mation in the feminine form. May Shantz. Yeah, And here in the masculine form is don t And in the feminine form it's exactly the same. You hear exactly the same. Just you write it in another way. Yeah, Jeanty double l E at the end for the feminine form and e our i l at the end for the masculine, for yeah, And now we want to end in the Fenway. So we're going to learn some singers. That is a quote. Yeah, received Naper fancy. So if you want to translate it literally, it would be impossible. Isn't French? Yeah, isn't French by the way you can see that French here. It's with a capital letter. And here was It's not with a capital letter. Yeah, in French. You don't write their nationalities with capital letters. Quite interesting. Embassy, Ebola, neighbor Francais and received. It isn't French, and in fact, you don't say it so no. In English. You say it in another way. You say there is no such word as can't. Yeah, it means everything is possible. Yeah, everything is possible. And I found it quite interesting. Quotes I like it much. So we see us in the next lectures avoir Ambien to pour une nouvelle I played in tow.