Presentation on theme: "By the end of todays lesson we will be able to: Recognise, read and write adjectives of colour in French."— Presentation transcript:
By the end of todays lesson we will be able to: Recognise, read and write adjectives of colour in French.
BLEU ROUGE JAUNEVIOLET MARRON BLANC NOIR ROSE GRIS VERT ORANGE
All nouns in French are either masculine or feminine. Masculine nouns un livre un stylo un cahier un taille crayons un crayon un feutre un sac Feminine nouns une règle une trousse une gomme une calculette une feuille
In English we use colours as adjectives before a noun eg:- a yellow pencil, a red book, a blue pen In French we use colours as adjectives after a noun. un stylojauneun livrerougeun crayonbleu
What do you notice in these sentences?
The words for these colours have changed? Why do you think these words are different? They describe feminine nouns. These are the colour words which change with a feminine noun. BLEUE NOIRE VIOLETTE BLANCHE GRISE VERTE
With a partner, can you think of a rule for deciding how and when to change the colour word? These are rules. When referring to a feminine noun, add an e unless the word already ends in e Exceptions: violette blanche No agreement when the adjective of colour is named after a fruit, orange marron (chestnut)
Remember the agreement rules and complete the following sentences in your jotter. Write the sentences in English and French. 1. I have a blue pen. Jai un stylo ________. 2. I have a green pencil case. Jai une trousse ______________. 3. I have a yellow felt tip pen. Jai un feutre ___________ 4. I have a white back pack. Jai un sac _____________ 5. I have a white rubber. Jai une gomme _____________. Write another 3 sentences of your own, in English and in French.
Today we have learned that: In French, adjectives of colour are written after the noun. Colour adjectives agree gender with the noun they describe. There are rules to help us remember how and when to do this. We can use these rules