Archive - September 2012

Aussi Vs Autant

Jeanne a trois chapeaux. . . Guy aussi a trois chapeaux. . . Guy a autant de chapeaux que Jeanne. Guy has as many hats as Jeanne. Jeanne a autant de chapeaux que Guy. Jeanne has as many hats as Guy. . Marianne boit 8 verres d’eau par jour. . Sandrine aussi boit 8 verres d’eau par jour. . Sandrine boit autant d’eau...

Apples And Oranges

Jean a des biscuits, le chanceux! . Pierre en a aussi. . Jean:                                                                          Pierre:                                                . Hum… . Est-ce que c’est égal? . Non. . Pierre a plus de biscuits que Jean.  ...

Reading Practice: Peeled Bananas

This reading practice is suitable for all levels. Click on the link below to access the article. After reading it, take the quiz to verify your comprehension. Bonne lecture! Bananes pelées à l’avance en vente Insolite.ca, 26 septembre 2012 . Et vous, que pensez-vous de cette histoire?

Expect The Best

How do you say “To expect” in French? Well, turns out it’s not so straightforward. There are actually two stages of difficulty: . 1. s’attendre à  I know you recognized  the verb “attendre” (to wait) in there, however since it is reflexive – in plain English: since there is a s’ in front of it...

Making Your Sentences Richer: “Dont” (Part 2)

You learned in part one how to transform a simple sentence into a complex one using the subordonnée relative. We saw that these were introduced by different linking words (pronoms relatifs), starting by “qui” and “que”. Here is another one: .  Dont /d’own/ . Do do dont  in your sentences… . 1) …...