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les Prepositions: Prepositions are used in expressions which relate to where you are, where you are going and where you are coming from.
The preposition used in such expressions depends on the geographic location discussed. geographic locationto/infrom àde (d') cities (Paris, Londres, Austin) à Parisd'Austin islands (Cuba, Tahiti) à Cubade Tahiti
feminine (usually ending in -e) ende (d') countries (la France)en Francede France states (la Californie)en Californiede Californie provinces (la Bourgogne) en Bourgognede Bourgogne continents (l'Europe)en Europed'Europe
masculineaudu countries (le Canada, le Texas :-) au Canadadu Texas provinces/states (le Colorado) au Coloradodu Colorado
masculine beginning with a vowel ende (d') countries (l'Iran)en Irand'Iran provinces/states (l'Ontario) en Ontariod'Ontario
aux Des plural countries and regions (les Etats-Unis) aux Etats-Unisdes Etats-Unis
His plane arrived in Paris (in France) where he met some French nuns who had just taken a trip to the United States. They, too, were arriving from Houston. What a coincidence!
Tex was born in Texas, of course, but by accident he grew up in Europe. How de we explain this unbelievable story?
Complete the word document activity emailed to you prior to the beginning of class.