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LARTICLE PARTITIF: DU ET DE LA Emily Lowe Period 3.

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1 LARTICLE PARTITIF: DU ET DE LA Emily Lowe Period 3

2 DU ET DE LA The partitives du and de la are used to refer to a certain QUANTITY or AMOUNT of something. Voici…Voila… UN poulet a WHOLE chicken DU poulet SOME chicken UN melon a WHOLE melon DU melon SOME melon UNE salade a WHOLE salad DE LA salade SOME salad UNE tarte a WHOLE pie DE LA tarte SOME pie

3 Du has the following forms: Masculine Object:DU Je voudrais du soda. ~ I would like some soda. Feminine Object:DE LA Voila de la tarte. ~ There is some pie. Beginning with a Vowel:DE L Donne-moi de leau. ~ Give me some water. EXEMPLES: 1.Je veux du poisson – I want some fish. 2.Elle mange de la glace au chocolat – She eats some chocolate ice cream. 3.Ils boivent de leau minérale – They drink some mineral water. GIVE ME SOME FISH!

4 LES PHRASES NEGATIFS Negative phrases ALWAYS use de instead of du or de la EXEMPLES: 1. Elle ne boit jamais de soda – She never drinks soda. 2. Nous ne voulons pas de pain – We dont want any bread. 3. Je nai pas pris doeufs – I didnt have any eggs.

5 PRACTICE TIME! Translate the sentences into English: Je veux de la tarte. Vous mangez du fromage. Tu nas pas pris de café. Translate the sentences into French: You (plural) eat some salad. He doesnt want any grapefruit. We drink some coffee.

6 ANSWERS! Translate the sentences into English: Je veux de la tarte. I want some pie. Vous mangez du fromage. You (plural) eat some cheese. Tu nas pas pris de café. You didnt have any coffee. Translate the sentences into French: You (plural) eat some salad. Vous mangez de la salade. He doesnt want any grapefruit. Il ne veut pas de pamplemousse. We drink some coffee. Nous buvons du café.

7 BIBLIOGRAPHY Valetta, Jean-Paul, and Rebecca M. Valette. Discovering French. Ed. Gail Smith. 2nd ed. Evanston: McDougal Littell, Print. Google Images QUESTIONS???


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