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Verbs! What is a verb?. Verbs! A verb is an action word (in English, begins with to) Examples: – To write – To look – To jump – To sing – To bat your.

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1 Verbs! What is a verb?

2 Verbs! A verb is an action word (in English, begins with to) Examples: – To write – To look – To jump – To sing – To bat your eyes at….

3 Subjects! What is a subject, you may ask?

4 The subject of a verb is the person or thing which performs the action of that verb: Gordon travaille. Gordon is working. Mes parents habitent en Espagne. My parents live in Spain. La voiture ne veut pas démarrer. The car won't start.

5 Subject pronouns replace this person or thing: Il travaille. He is working. Ils habitent en Espagne. They live in Spain. Elle ne veut pas démarrer. It won't start.

6 Subject Pronouns! Singular personFrenchEnglish 1 st personJeI 2 nd personTuYou (familiar) 3 rd personIl/ elleHe/ She

7 plural personFrenchEnglish 1 st personNousWe 2 nd personVousYou (plural/ formal) 3 rd personIls/ ellesThey

8 Practice! Translate the following subject pronouns: 1.I8. She 2.You (friend)9. Je 3.They (feminine)10. Vous 4.You (formal)11. Elle 5.We12. Tu 6.He13. Ils 7.They (masculine)14. Nous

9 Corrige 1.Je8. Elle 2.Tu9. I 3.Elles10. You (formal/ plural) 4.Vous11. She 5.Nous12. You (familiar) 6. Il13. They (masculine) 7.Ils14. We

10 Practice! Translate the following subject pronouns into Francais: 1.You (familiar) 2.We 3.I 4.They (feminine) 5.He 6.You (plural/ formal) 7.They (masculine) 8.She

11 Translate the following subject pronouns into Francais: 1.You (familiar) Tu 2.WeNous 3.IJe/ J 4.They (feminine)Elles 5.HeIl 6.You (plural/ formal)Vous 7.They (masculine)Ils 8.SheElle

12 Aimes-tu? To ask someone you know well if he/she likes something use the familiar form: Aimes-tu….? To ask someone you do not know well of is older than you are if he/she likes something, use the formal form: Aimez-vous…?

13 Et toi? Et toi? directly translates as And you?. Use the phrase et toi? to respond and engage in conversation. Example: Salut, Patrick! Comment ca va? Très Bien Spongebob. Et toi? Très bien, merci!

14 Jaime la glace. Et toi?

15 In order to respond to Patrick… If yes say: Oui, jaime la glace. If yes, a lot say: Oui, jaime beaucoup la glace If no say: Non, je naime pas la glace

16 Practice Aimes-tu? and Et toi? with a partner… 1.Partner A: Aimes-tu__________? 2.Partner B: Oui, jaime __________. OR… Non, je naime pas _________. 3. Partner B: Jaime ____________. Et toi? 4. Partner A: Oui, jaime ___________. OR… Non, je naime pas ___________ 5. Present your scene!

17 Les Verbes en -er Most verbs in French end in –er – chanter – travailler – nager – donner – sauter This form is called the infinitive

18 Verb Math! The stem of the verb equals the infinitive minus the –er infinitive – er= stem chanter – er = chant

19 Practice Making Stems 1.Parler 2.Chanter 3.Nager 4.Danser 5.Acheter 6.Travailler 7.Marcher 8.Adorer 9.Jouer 10.Pleurer

20 Practice Making Stems 1.Parlerparl 2.Chanterchant 3.Nagernag 4.Danserdans 5.Acheterachet 6.Travaillertravaill 7.Marchermarch 8.Adorerador 9.Jouerjou 10.Pleurerpleur

21 subject pronouns change verb endings… I jumpthey walk je sauteils marchent

22 Subject Pronouns and Their Endings PARLER SingularPlural IJe parleWeNous parlons You (fam)Tu parlesYou (plural/ formal) Vous parlez He/sheIl/elle parleTheyIls/ elles parlent

23 Vocabulaire – La famille! Mother – Father – Brother – Sister – Uncle – Aunt – Grandfather – Grandmother – Step father – Step mother – Step brother – Step sister – Great grandmother – Great grandfather – Girl Boy – Woman – Man – Child – Dog – Cat – Baby – Cousin -

24 Mother – mere Father – pere Brother – frere Sister – soeur Uncle – oncle Aunt – tente Grandfather – grandpere Grandmother – grandmere Step father – beau-pere Stepmother – belle-mere Stepbrother – beau-frere Stepsister – belle-soeur Girl- fille Boy – garcon Woman – femme Man – homme Child - enfant Dog – chien(ne) Cat – chat(te) Baby –bebe Great-grandmother arriere-grandmere Great-grandfather arriere-grandpere Cousin –cousin(e)

25 Sometimes in a sentence we do not use subject pronouns, but names of people to indicate who is doing the action Ex: OR He speaks = Pikachu speaks =

26 Be careful to count how many people are performing the action in order to place the correct verb ending on your stem. Ask yourself: which subject pronoun is being used? (subject pronoun = _______ therefore ending = ____) Ex. Ma mère, mon père et mon chat march_____ au magasin.

27 Translate! Mère: Sœur: Cousine: Tente: Oncle: Arrière grand-mère: Frère: Grand-père: Homme: Belle-mère: Bébé: Beau-frère: Enfant: Femme: Chatte:

28 Translate! Mère: mother Sœur: sister Cousine: cousin (feminine) Tente: aunt Oncle: uncle Arrière grand-mère: great grandmother Frère: brother Grand-père: grandfather Homme: man Belle-mère: stepmother Bébé: baby Beau-frère: stepbrother Enfant: child Femme: woman/wife Chatte: cat (feminine)

29 More ER verbs! Chercher: to search for Arriver: to arrive Demander: to ask Aimer: to like/ love Détester: to detest/ hate Manger: to eat Penser: to think Rêver: to dream Skier: to ski Trouver: to find Visiter: to visit

30 Charades! Rules: – No speaking for the actor – Relay = once guessed, another group member must come up and take a new verb – May ask teacher for guidance – Not allowed to go twice unless everyone has already participated

31 Oral Quiz Partner A: Bonjour Partner B: Bonjour, comment ca va? Partner A: Ca va ___________, et toi? Partner B: Ca va __________ Partner A: Aimes-tu _____________? Partner B: Oui jaime ___________, et toi? OR Non, je naime pas ___________, et toi? Partner A: Jaime beaucoup _________, et toi? Partner B: Oui, jaime ___________ aussi OR Non, je naime pas _______________. Partner A: Au revoir Partner B: A bientôt!

32 Evaluation: Oral Presentation Evaluation of Oral Presentati on Cest un début! Beginning 1 point Sur le bon Chemin Progressing 2 points Ca marche bien! Competent 3 points Vous êtes experts! Expert 4 points Total /20 points PronunciationMost words are pronounced incorrectly. As a result, it is difficult to understand the presentation. Some words are pronounced incorrectly, but the presentation is still understandable. Most words are pronounced correctly, making the presentation easily understandable. All words are pronounced correctly. Any errors in pronunciation are the result of the students incorporating extra vocabulary not included in the unit. EnunciationWords are not clearly enunciated. As a result, the presentation is incomprehensible. Some words are clearly enunciated. Some of the presentation is comprehensible. Most words are clearly enunciated. As a result, most of the presentation is easy to comprehend. All words are clearly enunciated. All listening can easily understand the presentation. VolumeVoice is audible.Volume is too low.Volume is adequate. Most people can hear the presentation Volume is excellent. All listening can easily hear the presentation. Use of FrenchMost of the presentation is delivered in English Some of the presentation is delivered in French Most of the presentation is in French. All of the presentation is in French PreparednessUnprepared. Students have not practiced. Somewhat prepared. Students have practiced a little. Prepared. Students have practiced a couple of times. Well prepared. It is obvious that much practice has taken place.

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