Once you've moved beyond the beginner stage and into the intermediate and upper intermediate levels, you realise that the verb FAIRE is used in so many different ways. You've certainly learned tons of expressions using FAIRE, and many of them are not easily translated to English.
This mini-course is NOT to teach you how to use the verb FAIRE, but rather to teach you (as an English speaker) all of the different ways to say MAKE in French. A section is included to help you review the FAIRE CAUSATIVE, and as a bonus I've included an exercise which will also help you to review relative pronouns. This course is for intermediate to upper intermediate level learners.
Do you know which verbs you should use to say the following sentences in French? Each sentence uses a different verb.
- He’s making me do the dishes.
- That makes me sad.
- You are making me hungry.
- The children are making a sandcastle.
This mini-course includes the following:
- Chart showing 6 verbs that mean TO MAKE in different contexts with examples and conjugations
- Multiple choice quiz in which you choose the correct verb given the context (20 sentences)
- French FAIRE CAUSATIVE written lesson
- Multiple choice quiz using the faire causative
- Extra 17 sentence quiz in which you choose the correct verb that means TO MAKE, and you also have to choose the correct RELATIVE PRONOUN in another part of the sentence.
All multiple choice quizzes are also included as PDFs in which the format is fill in the blank rather than multiple choice. You can use these to test yourself. Answer keys are included.
Bonjour! I'm Jennifer, and I’m an American French teacher living in the South of France. My native language is English, and I speak French fluently. I love to travel, and have led guided tours in 15 countries in Western Europe with my former students from the United States. I completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and French, then taught French for a year and moved to France for a year before pursuing and earning a Master of Arts degree in French. I taught French at Saint Louis University High School, a Jesuit college preparatory school for young men, for 14 years. In the summer of 2013 I relocated to France with my family, and spent the summer working as Dean of l’Académie de France in Montpellier, a French immersion program for teenagers from around the world. A while before relocating to France, I began teaching French online via Skype. I am now teaching French online full time and I also give immersion classes and guided city visits in both languages in Béziers, France.
It’s my job to guide you and help you along on your journey to learn French. Learning should be fun, and I will make sure that enjoy yourself as you improve your listening, writing, reading, and most importantly your speaking skills. Over the years I have developed many creative strategies to guarantee your progress. All students have different learning styles, different strengths and weaknesses, and different levels. One of my first jobs as your teacher is to provide you with an approach that will suit your learning style so that you will get the most out of your classes as possible.