Writing Exercises

French writing exercises
Looking for a fun way to practice writing in French? You'll love these self-scoring translation exercises on my co-branded site, Progress with Lawless French.


Tu Imperative

French imperativeThe majority of imperative conjugations are identical to their present tense conjugations - the only difference is that there's no subject pronoun. The exception is the tu form of some verbs, in some constructions.


La tour Eiffel

La tour Eiffel
Watch a three-minute video about the Eiffel Tower to work on your French listening comprehension. (Transcript and side-by-side translation are also included.)



Verbs without Prepositions

French verbs without prepositionsWhile many French verbs require a specific preposition in front of a noun or infinitive, others don't - even when a preposition is needed in the English equivalent.


Victor Hugo : Portrait

Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo was a renowned author and poet, in the Romantic movement - one of the greatest and best-known French writers. Learn more in this bilingual article.


Future Tense

French future tenseIn English, we use the modal "will" plus a verb to talk about actions that will take place in the future, but in French there's a future tense with a full set of conjugations for every verb. The uses of these two constructions are very similar.