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1 Ordering food and beverages UNITE 3 – Leçon BOrdering food and beverages
2 Gender of NounsUnlike nouns in English, every French noun has a gender, either masculine or feminine. You will need to remember the gender of each French noun that you learn.La Tour Eiffel
3 Definite Articles – pg 84To refer to a specific person, place or thing, you use a definite article. The definite articles in French are listed below.They ALL mean “the”.Le – comes before a masculine word beginning with a consonant sound.La – before a feminine word w/ consonant sound.L’ – used instead of the le or la before a word that begins with a vowel sound.Les – the plural form of le, la and l’.
4 Pronunciation of Definite Articles Le [luh] - rhymes with “je”La [lah]Les [lay] – rhymes with day, pay, ray, say!In spoken French, the sound of “les” is often the only indication that the noun is plural. Always be careful to distinguish between the different sounds.
5 Indefinite Articles “Un” and “une” are indefinite articles. They mean “a” or “an” (or “one” when using as a number!)“Des” – the plural form – means “some”The great thing about articles in French is that they usually indicate the gender of the noun.Je voudrais une salade et un jus d’orange.Salade is feminine; jus is masculine.
6 des boissons (f.) un café = a coffee un coca = a Coke un coca light = a Diet Cokeun jus de pomme = an apple juiceun jus d’orange = an orange juiceun jus de raisin = a grape juiceun jus de fruit = a fruit juiceune limonade = a lemon-lime sodaune eau minérale = a mineral water
7 la nourriture un sandwich un hamburger un hot-dog un steak-frites un sandwich au jambonun sandwich au fromageun hamburgerun hot-dogun steak-fritessaignant = rareà point = mediumbien cuit = well done
9 des desserts (m.) une crêpe une glace au chocolat = chocolate ice creamune glace à la vanille = vanilla ice creamle chocolatla vanillela fraise
10 Je voudrais….. Je voudrais [voo dray] = I would like This is the POLITE way of saying “I want”.When ordering food or drink, you would use “un” or “une” (or another number) prior to the noun (in most cases.)Ex. Je voudrais un steak-frites et une limonade, s’il vous plâit .= I would like a steak and fries and a lemon-lime soda please.
11 Donnez-moi…. Donnez-moi = Give me When ordering you speak formally to your “serveur”, hence the –ez (vous) ending to the verb donner, which means “to give”Ex. Donnez-moi un jus d’orange s’il vous plâit.= Give me an orange juice please.
12 Enquête culturelle – p 69 - 70. Volunteers to read?Important terms to make note of during the reading:Le boulevard Saint-MichelLa SorbonneSteak-fritesLes friteriesUn diabolo mentheUn expressUn café crèmeLes crêperiesLes galettes***These terms are in BOLD in your textbook.
13 Based on picture, say in French whether you are hungry or thirsty!
16 Pg 72 – Exercise 3If you had a choice between two items, say which one you would order.Begin sentence with “Donnez-moi” per the example!
17 Pg 73 – Exercises 4 & 5 Exercise 4: Exercise 5: 5 MINUTES! For each receipt, count the number of masculine items and the number of feminine items.Be prepared to state how many of each there are on each receipt AND what they are!Exercise 5:Name one item you could order for each of the prices listed.5 MINUTES!
18 HOMEWORK Reminder – Due NEXT class: Read pages and do Ex. 10 on page 79.Due WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY: Workbook pages USE your textbook to do them. They must be already completed when you walk in the room otherwise they will be counted 1 day late (-30%)
19 Imagine that you’re playing Scrabble in French Imagine that you’re playing Scrabble in French. What food item can you spell with each setof letters?1. elinalv __________________________2. mopem __________________________3. bmnajo __________________________4. setirf __________________________5. ssaniir __________________________6. grenao __________________________7. merafgo __________________________8. toohlcca __________________________
20 10. Categorize the following items by putting each one in the appropriate column. Put appropriate un or une before the noun.Limonade / jus de pomme / glace à la vanillehot-dog / hamburger / jus d’orangeglace au chocolat / crêpe / cocaCafé / jus de raisin / eau minéralesandwich au fromage / sandwich au jambonBoissons Sandwichs Desserts
21 Categorize the following items by putting each one in the appropriate column. Write un or une in front of each item.J’AI FAIM…..saladecocacafésandwich au jambonjus d’orangecrêpeomeletteJ’AI SOIF……quichesteak-fritesjus de raisinlimonadehot-dogeau minéraleglace
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