THE POSITION OF WORDS IN FRENCH SENTENCES
This is the most confusing aspect of the French language. Even
the most advanced French speaker can experience the anxiety of
wanting to speak but being unsure of how to construct a phrase.
Rest assured, if you have followed the method of the first two
parts, you will certainly be able to manage the third.
In this Part III, you will be given the final element of the
program, allowing you to
The fact is, we have already built the necessary components and
even without further guidance, you are nearly ready to put it
You will experience a profound satisfaction to discover that
this final construction
is the natural consequence of all the
work you have done:
piece by piece, step by step, level by level.
This newfound ability stems from two things.
Each time you asked - not sooner nor later-
I handed you the precise
grammatical instrument you needed, exactly for your progress
in that moment.
From the very beginning of your instruction, you received
a STRATEGY for learning
Together, we created your
engine and you went into society to find the right
vocabulary for your own
You became comfortable with your growing collection of words.
And now without effort you continue to gather more.
Slowly but surely, like notes merging into music,
the words settled on your ears in a new harmony.
Of course, you have gone back and forth between something new
you read or heard and the grammatical rules you now know well.
More and more, this showed you that you truly understand
these rules, where to find them, and how they are used.
This labor allowed a fundament exchange between words and
Suddenly, what was so hard at first you now do naturally.
You know it first-hand,
there is no better exercise!
The effort of your learning and the hard work of
assimilating this SYSTEM
of verbs allowed
the creation of a
specific connection linking this new language and
You haven’t toiled in vain on this energetic nucleus: the verbs.
Verbs are dynamic and give power to sentences.
This current between words and meaning benefit both.
It also passes through you.
You have acquired a new language,
French, and you have increased the capability of your brain.
NOW, YOU ARE STANDING ON THIS CURRENT
BETWEEN NEW WORDS AND