I put my confusion about prepositions to one side and studied the verb “faire”. It seems to be used in a lot of expressions, so it’s an important one. The exercises were fairly straightforward, the difficult thing will be remembering all the phrases which use it. I guess this will come naturally with reading and more reading, and listening and more listening, rather than sitting down and trying to memorize everything in the textbook by rote.
I also did some shadowing with Easy French Reader. I did the first passage about Marc and Julie. After shadowing around 10 times I could read along with the audio, so I was quite pleased about that. I think this book is going to be useful for listening and speaking as much as reading.
Total study time: 1 hour – 40 minutes grammar, 20 minutes reading/shadowing