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GENDER OF NOUNS Masculine Or Feminine?. What is a noun? A noun is … A person A place A thing.

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1 GENDER OF NOUNS Masculine Or Feminine?

2 What is a noun? A noun is … A person A place A thing

3 FIND THE NOUNS What are the nouns in this sentence ? Je voudrais une salade et un jus de pomme.

4 FIND THE NOUNS What are the nouns in this sentence ? Donnez-moi aussi un café, sil vous plaît.

5 FIND THE NOUNS Here are the nouns: Je voudrais une salade et un jus de pomme.

6 FIND THE NOUNS Here is the noun: Donnez-moi aussi un café, sil vous plaît.

7 GENDER OF NOUNS Every French noun has gender – masculine or feminine If un is before the noun- masculine If une is before the noun - feminine

8 GENDER OF NOUNS Un/Une -- mean a or an salade – feminine because une precedes it jus de pomme – masculine because un precedes it

9 GENDER OF NOUNS 1. Every French noun has a gender, masculine or feminine. 2. You will need to learn the gender of EVERY noun you learn. 3. You can tell the gender of a noun by what PRECEDES it.

10 INDEFINITE ARTICLES Un Une (a,an) A noun preceded by un is masculine Un café, un hamburger A noun preceded by une is feminine Une salade, une omelette

11 HOW DO I KNOW? 1.memorize with new vocab. 2. In glossary 3. In dictionary

12 The 96% Rule The 96% Rule refers to a way of determining if a noun is masculine or feminine Feminine nouns usually end in e, ette, ée, sion, tion Masculine nouns usually end in a consonant or a vowel other than e When in doubt… LOOK IT UP!!!!!!

13 Des = some des (pronounced DAY) is used with all plural nouns to express the concept of some Des frites - some fries Des biscuits – some cookies Plurals usually end in s


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