Presentation on theme: "Les pronoms sujets A.K.A....subject pronouns. These refer to ONE person I = je (or j before a vowel) You = tu (informal) = vous (formal) He = il She ="— Presentation transcript:
These refer to ONE person I = je (or j before a vowel) You = tu (informal) = vous (formal) He = il She = elle
These refer to more than one person. We = nous You plural (you guys, yall) = vous (formal AND informal) They = ils (refers to a group of males and females OR a group of males) They = elles (refers to a group of FEMALES only)
When talking to ONE person, French speakers have two ways of saying you: tu (« familiar you ») is used to talk to someone your own age (or younger) or to a member of your family vous (« formal you ») is used when talking to anyone else – For example: Older people People you dont know well
You want to know what the following people like. Complete the questions with tu aimes or vous aimez? 1.(Your friends mother) ______ parler au téléphone? 2. (Your best friend) ______ faire les magasins? 3. (Your friends brother) ______ faire le sport? 4. (a lady in the park) ______ les escargots? 5. (a little girl) ______ le chocolat? 6. (your teacher) ______ lire? 7. (a French tourist) ______ voyager? 8. (your mother) ______ faire le ménage?
Ils or elles? French speakers have two ways of saying they: -ils refers to two or more males or to a mixed group of males and females -elles refers to two or more females
Corrine is wondering if certain people like these things. Tell her she is correct using il, elle, ils, or elles in your answer. 1.Stéphanie aime la glace? Oui, ___ aime la glace. 2.Monsieur Thomas aime la plage? 3.Léa et Céline aiment dormir? 4.Cécile et Charlotte aiment danser? 5.Marc aime regarder la télé? 6.Claire, Alice et Eric aiment sortir avec les amis? 7.Monsieur et Madame Joli aiment faire de léquitation?