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Reprise Rappel 2, Part 2c Revised: 9/2/12. jouer What does it mean? –To play What can you play? –Sports, games –Musical instruments How are they expressed.

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1 Reprise Rappel 2, Part 2c Revised: 9/2/12

2 jouer What does it mean? –To play What can you play? –Sports, games –Musical instruments How are they expressed differently in French? –jouer + à + sport/game –jouer + de + musical instrument

3 Prepositions Prepositions tell where objects are located. Can you name any? Devant – in front of Derrière – behind À gauche (de) – to the left (of) À droite (de) – to the right (of) Près (de) – near (to) Loin (de) – far (from) Entre – between Dans – in À côté (de) – next to Sur – on Sous– under Don’t forget that “de” makes contractions with definite articles!!!

4 Possessive Adjectives ALL ADJECTIVES must AGREE with the noun they describe in what two ways? –GENDER (masculine vs. Feminine) & NUMBER (singular vs. plural) When you wish to show possession of an object without using de + name, you must use possessive adjectives. You must make AGREEMENT with the OBJECT that is being owned NOT the person who owns it. What are the English possessive adjectives?

5 Masculine singular Singular before a vowel Feminine singular Plural My Mon MaMes Your Ton TaTes His/Her/It’s Son SaSes Your Votre Vos Our Notre Nos Their Leur Leurs

6 Pointing Adjectives What type of adjective points out a specific object/person? –Demonstrative adjective = this, that, these, those What type of adjective asks about a specific object/person? –Interrogative adjective = which, what

7 Demonstrative Adjectives SingularPlural Masculine ce (cet) ce pull, cet ami ces ces pulls, ces amis Feminine cette cette robe, cette amie ces ces robes, ces amis ***to distinguish between this one over here and that one over there, the French add –ci and –là after the noun -Il aime cette chemise-ci. Elle préfère cette chemise-là.

8 Interrogative Adjectives SingularPlural Masculine quel quel café, quel ami quels quels cafes, quels amis Feminine quelle quelle rue, quelle amie quelles quelles rues, quelles amies


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