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This series of twenty programmes will allow you to review and improve your knowledge of French verbs in four tenses: present, perfect, imperfect and future. The podcast uses relaxation techniques to help you learn. Join thousands of French students across the world who are "sitting back, closing their eyes, and suddenly knowing their French verbs!" This podcast was developed through the Partners in Excellence project which ran in East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and Argyll & Bute. Funding for this project ceased in 2007.

This series of twenty programmes will allow you to review and improve your knowledge of French verbs in four tenses: present, perfect, imperfect and future. The podcast uses relaxation techniques to help you learn. Join thousands of French students across the world who are "sitting back, closing their eyes, and suddenly knowing their French verbs!" This podcast was developed through the Partners in Excellence project which ran in East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and Argyll & Bute. Funding for this project ceased in 2007.
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This series of twenty programmes will allow you to review and improve your knowledge of French verbs in four tenses: present, perfect, imperfect and future. The podcast uses relaxation techniques to help you learn. Join thousands of French students across the world who are "sitting back, closing their eyes, and suddenly knowing their French verbs!" This podcast was developed through the Partners in Excellence project which ran in East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and Argyll & Bute. Funding for this project ceased in 2007.

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English


Episodes

VERBcast - Lesson 20

3/14/2008
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Today's lesson will test you on everything you've learned over the past four weeks.

Duration:00:26:22

VERBcast - Lesson 19

3/13/2008
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The remaining irregular verbs in the future tense.

Duration:00:16:57

VERBcast - Lesson 18

3/12/2008
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Irregular verbs in the future tense.

Duration:00:17:53

VERBcast - Lesson 17

3/11/2008
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Forming the future tense of regular verbs and when to use the future.

Duration:00:22:53

VERBcast - Lesson 16

3/10/2008
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The second part of your revision session, testing you on what you've learned to date in the VERBcast.

Duration:00:10:24

VERBcast - Lesson 15

3/7/2008
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The first of two review shows which will test your knowledge of everything you've learned so far.

Duration:00:17:37

VERBcast - Lesson 14

3/6/2008
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Test your knowledge of the imperfect tense with an interactive quiz.

Duration:00:17:37

VERBcast - Lesson 13

3/5/2008
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Looking at our list of irregular verbs in the imperfect - and discovering that they're not very irregular!

Duration:00:19:37

VERBcast - Lesson 12

3/4/2008
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Looking at -ir and -re verbs in the imperfect tense.

Duration:00:18:37

VERBcast - Lesson 11

3/3/2008
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Introducing the imperfect tense and when it's used.

Duration:00:15:16

VERBcast - Lesson 10

2/29/2008
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More verbs in the perfect tense in today's lesson.

Duration:00:24:06

VERBcast - Lesson 09

2/28/2008
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Today you'll learn to conjugate a number of verbs in the perfect tense, all of which use avoir as the auxiliary verb.

Duration:00:20:53

VERBcast - Lesson 08

2/27/2008
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Forming the perfect tense and forming the past participles of regular verbs.

Duration:00:25:30

VERBcast - Lesson 07

2/26/2008
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Our final set of irregular verbs in the present tense will be covered today: sortir, partir, venir and also the derivatives of venir.

Duration:00:22:33

VERBcast - Lesson 06

2/25/2008
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We've already covered savoir, one of the verbs meaning 'to know', and today we'll learn how to conjugate the other one, connaître. Also in today's programe are mettre and croire, together making three more common irregular verbs. You'll be pleased to know that tomorrow's verbs will be the last of our 20 irregular verbs before we move onto different tenses!

Duration:00:19:17

VERBcast - Lesson 05

2/22/2008
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Week 1: Friday. The fifth edition of the VERBcast covers four more irregular verbs: dire, écrire, dormir and prendre. We also cover comprendre as a derivative of prendre.

Duration:00:19:52

VERBcast - Lesson 04

2/21/2008
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Week 1: Thursday. This fourth edition of the VERBcast covers another three irregular verbs: vouloir, pouvoir and savoir and teaches the present tense of these verbs through relaxation techniques.

Duration:00:16:59

VERBcast - Lesson 03

2/20/2008
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Week 1: Wednesday. The third edition of the VERBcast introduces you to four irregular verbs, four of the most common irregular verbs! You'll learn avoir, être, faire and aller.

Duration:00:24:42

VERBcast - Lesson 02

2/19/2008
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Week 1: Tuesday. In the second edition of the VERBcast you will cover regular -ir and -re verbs. The example verbs used are finir and vendre. The VERBcast will help you to get to grips with a range of regular and irregular verbs over a four-week period.

Duration:00:17:39

VERBcast - Lesson 01

2/18/2008
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Week 1: Monday. This first edition of the VerbCast includes an introduction to verbs and covers regular -er verbs in the present tense using "parler" as an example.

Duration:00:16:31