Straight-through-the-Channel: Reflexive verbs
Alexandra Heath: Spelling change -er verbs
French lessons: reflexive and reciprocal verbs
BBC Bitesize: What are reflexive verbs?
Cliffsnotes: Conjugating reflexive verbs
ThoughtCo: Stem-changing verbs
Lawless French: idiomatic pronominal verbs
Lawless French: essentially pronominal verbs
Using one of the recommended resources to get writing feedback, respond to the prompt below.
Answer the questions below. You can use frequency words and negation for some answers.
Using one of the platforms for finding a tutor or language exchange partner, practice the speaking activities below.
Partner Speaking Exercise:
Practice stem-changing verbs in context and learn new verbs with a partner speaking French using the list here. Choose 5 to 7 new stem-changing verbs. Have a partner pick one of your new verbs, a subject, and an object. Now, try to form a sentence with those. Have fun with it! For example: le chat (the cat) – protéger (to protect) – l’éléphant (the elephant). Have your French-speaking partner correct you, and then make the sentence again using at least two more subjects.
Independent Speaking Exercise:
Practice pronominal verbs: choose 5 to 7 verbs from this list and conjugate each of them with at least 3 subject pronouns. Check whether you are correct on this website, by typing the infinitive of the verb from the list in the field and click “Conjuguer”. The results you are interested in will be on the top left, under “Indicatif / Présent”.