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Subject Pronouns A pronoun is a word that is used to replace a noun (a person, place, thing, idea, or quality). Pronouns allow for fluidity by eliminating the need to constantly repeat the same noun in a sentence. A subject pronoun replaces a subject noun(the noun performing [...]

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French Irregular -RE Verbs

French Irregular -RE Verbs Conjugation patterns for irregular French -re verbs Irregular verbs are so named because they do not follow any of the regular conjugation patterns. But that doesn't mean that every irregular French verb is unique; many of them share [...]

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French Regular -RE Verbs

How to conjugate regular -RE verbs in French There are five main kinds of verbs in French: regular -ER, -IR, -RE; stem-changing; and irregular. Once you've learned the rules of conjugation for each of the first three kinds of verbs, you [...]

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French Regular -IR Verbs

How to conjugate regular -IR verbs in French There are five main kinds of verbs in French: regular -ER, -IR, -RE; stem-changing; and irregular. Once you've learned the rules of conjugation for each of the first three kinds of verbs, you [...]

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French Regular -ER Verbs

How to conjugate regular -ER verbs in French There are five main kinds of verbs in French: regular -ER, -IR, -RE; stem-changing; and irregular. Once you've learned the rules of conjugation for each of the first three kinds of verbs, you [...]

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French Lessons

French Lessons

Subject Pronouns A pronoun is a word that is used to replace a noun (a person, place, thing, idea, or quality). Pronouns allow for fluidity by eliminating the need to constantly repeat the same noun in a sentence. A subject pronoun replaces a subject noun(the noun performing [...]

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French Greetings and Basic Phrases

Greetings Bienvenue! Welcome!Bonjour! Hello!Salut! Hi!Je m’appelle Pierre. My name is Pierre. appeler to call J’appelle… I call… Je m’appelle… I call myself… Je m’appelle… My name is… Je m’appelle Pierre. My name is Pierre. Enchanté! Nice to meet you! Comment allez-vous? How are you? aller to goJe vais bien. I am doing (going) well.Vous allez bien. You are doing well.Comment allez-vous? How are you? Je [...]

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French Classroom: The Basics

  Les Articles Articles Les Articles Définis Definite Articles In French, nouns (substantives m.) are either masculine (m.) or feminine (f.). Each gender has its own article. le jour m. the day la nuit  f. the night Les is the plural article for both masculine and feminine nouns. les hommes m. plural the [...]

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French Classroom:French Basics

Subject Pronouns / Les pronoms sujets je /ʒə/ I nous /nu/ We tu /ty/ You (informal) vous /vu/ You (formal and plural) il elle on /il/ /ɛl/ /ɔ̃/ He She One ils elles /il/ /ɛl/ They (masc.) They (fem.) French Wikibook Il and elle can also mean it when they replace a noun (il replaces masculine nouns, and elle replaces feminine nouns) instead of a person's name.  Ils and [...]

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French Classroom:Vocabulary

First, let’s take a look at the days of the week: English French Monday lundi (pronounced: lun-dee) Tuesday mardi (pronounced like: Mardi Gras) Wednesday mercredi (pronounced: mer-cra-dee) Thursday jeudi (pronounced: ju-dee) Friday vendredi (pronounced: von-dra-dee) Saturday samedi (pronounced: sa-mey-dee) Sunday dimanche (pronounced: dee-man-sh) Notice that they are not automatically capitalized like they are in English. That is [...]

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