French a2 Course Overview

Do you want to know what the French A2 Curriculum is? I am going to show you what you need to know for French A2.

The A2 level is based on the CEFR level scale.

Please also read my article on how to learn french by studying 1 hour a day to understand how you can best learn French.

Once you complete this course you will know the following

Who is the course for?

This French A2 course is for people that have already finished the A1 course. If you are not sure what your level is, then please take a level estimation test.

Learning Path

In this chapter we are going to examine the Verbs in the French A2 Curriculum.

Verbs are sometimes also called action words. They cause something to happen in a sentence. They are the source of action and movement.

In this chapter we are going to examine the Pronouns in the French A2 Curriculum.

pronoun is a word that is used in place of a noun or a noun phrase.

Some examples are: I, you, he, she, we, and they.

In this chapter we are going to examine the Articles and Nouns in the French A2 Curriculum.

An article is a word that is used in front of a noun. In English we have definite articles and indefinite articles. The definite article is “the”, and the indefinite ones are “a” and “an”.

Nouns are humans, animals, plants, and things.

In this chapter we are going to examine the Idioms in the French A2 Curriculum.

An Idiom is a set construction that is often used in a language.

In this chapter we are going to examine the Negations in the French A2 Curriculum.

You will learn how to make a sentence negative.

In this chapter we are going to examine the Negations in the French A2 Curriculum.

You will learn how to make a sentence negative.

In this chapter we are going to examine the Prepositions and Conjuctions in the French A2 Curriculum.

In English there are many prepositions: in, out, next to, before, after, behind, in front of etc.

French has these as well. We will learn how to use them.

French a2: pronouns

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Structuring French Sentences: subjects, verbs, and objects

How to use direct object pronouns (le, la, l’, les)

How to use indirect object pronouns (lui, leur)

How to use direct and indirect object pronouns (me, te, nous, vous)

How to position object pronouns

How to Position Object Pronouns in Compound Tenses

How to use ‘y’ (there)

How to use ‘en’ (of them)

How to use possessive pronouns (le mien, le nôtre etc.)

When to use stress pronouns (moi, toi, lui etc.)

How to use tout (tout, tous, toute, toutes)

How to say  ‘someone’/’someone else’

How to say ‘the other ones(s)’

How to express quantity

How to say ‘the same’

How to say ‘each’ and ‘each one’

French a2: Verbs

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How to form the Passé Composé

When to use the Passé Composé

Passé Composé (+Avoir): Regular -er verbs

Passé Composé (+Avoir): Regular -ir verbs

Passé Composé (+Avoir):

Dormir and derivatives

Passé Composé (+Avoir): Prendre and derivatives

Passé Composé (+Avoir):

Mettre and derivatives

Passé Composé (+Avoir): Conduire and derivatives

Passé Composé (+Avoir):

Dire

Passé Composé (+Avoir): Écrire and derivatives

Passé Composé (+Avoir): Regular -re verbs

Passé Composé (+Avoir):

Tenir and derivatives

Passé Composé (+Avoir): Connaître and derivatives

Passé Composé (+Avoir):

Pouvoir

Passé Composé (+Avoir): Vouloir

Passé Composé (+Avoir):

Devoir

Passé Composé (+Avoir): Savoir

Passé Composé (+Avoir):

Croire

Passé Composé (+Avoir): Lire

Passé Composé (+Avoir):

Boire

Passé Composé (+Avoir):

Avoir

Passé Composé (+Avoir): Être

Passé Composé (+Avoir):

Faire

Passé Composé (+Avoir): Ouvrir

Passé Composé (+Avoir):

Offrir

Passé Composé (+Avoir): Peindre

Passé Composé (+Avoir):

Craindre

Passé Composé (+Être): Devenir

Passé Composé (+Être):

Revenir

Passé Composé (+Être): Monter

Passé Composé (+Être):

Rentrer

Passé Composé (+Être): Sortir

Passé Composé (+Être):

Venir

Passé Composé (+Être): Arriver

Passé Composé (+Être):

Naître

Passé Composé (+Être): Descendre

Passé Composé (+Être):

Entrer

Passé Composé (+Être): Retourner

Passé Composé (+Être):

Tomber

Passé Composé (+Être): Rester

Passé Composé (+Être):

Aller

Passé Composé (+Être): Mourir

Passé Composé (+Être):

Partir

Passé Composé (+Être): Reflexive Verbs

How to form the Imparfait

When to use the Imparfait

Imparfait vs Passé Composé

Imparfait: Regular verbs

Imparfait: Semi-regular -cer verbs

Imparfait: Semi-regular -ger verbs

Imparfait: Avoir

Imparfait: Être

Imparfait: Aller

Imparfait: Faire

Imparfait: Pouvoir

Imparfait: Vouloir

Imparfait: Devoir

Imparfait: Savoir

Imparfait: Voir

Imparfait: Croire

Imparfait: Dire

Imparfait: Lire

Imparfait: Boire

Imparfait: Écrire

Imparfait: Reflexive Verbs

French a2: Articles and nouns

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Pluralize -ou nouns

French a2: Prepositions and conjunctions

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En versus Dans

[With versus In]

Pendant, Durant, Depuis, Pour

[How to express duration]

Descendre de/Monter dans

[To get off/on transportatation]

French a2: Idioms

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Aimer

[to love and to like]

Aller à 

[To suit someone]

Avoir raison/tort/

[To be right/wrong]

Devoir: Passé Composé vs Imparfait

Express punctuality

Faire confiance (à)

[To trust someone]

Faire exprès (de)

[To do something on purpose]

Faire mal à versus faire du mal à 

[Physical pain vs Emotional Pain]

Il y a (duration)

[X (time unit) ago]

Manquer (à)/(de) 

[To miss someone/something]

(Se) Promener, marcher, aller à pied 

[To (take a) walk]

Savoir versus Connaître

Se souvenir de

[To remember]

Visiter vs Rendre visite à 

[To visit a place vs A person]

French a2: ADjectives and ADverbs

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How to make comparisons with adverbs

How to make comparisons with adjectives

How to form the superlative of adverbs

How to form the superlative of verbs

Irregular (feminine) adjectives

ce/cet/cette and ces

[this/that and these/those]

How to position adverbs

The 7 most important irregular adverbs

French a2: negations

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ne… acune(e)

[none]

ne…ni…ni

[neither…nor]

ne…pas assez (de)

[not enough (of)]

ne…pas du tout

[not at all]

ne…pas encore

[not yet]

ne…pas non plus

[not…either]

ne…personne

[no one/nobody]

ne…plus

[no more]

ne…que

[only]

ne…rien

[nothing]

Position of direct and indirect object pronouns

How to negate compound tenses

French a2: questions and interrogatives

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quel, quels, quelle, quelles

[How to ask ‘which’ or ‘what’]

How to form an inverted question

How to form an inverted question with a noun

How to form an inverted question in the passé composé

Que…?

[How to ask a ‘what’ question]

Qui/Qui est-ce qui?

[How to ask a ‘who’ question]

Qui/Qui est-ce que?

[How to ask a ‘whom’ question]