December 7, 2014

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Déjeuner du Matin – Jacques Prévert

Jacques Prévert was a French poet and screenwriter. His poems  remain very popular in the French-speaking world, particularly in schools. His poems are often about life in Paris and life after the Second World War. Some of the movies he wrote are extremely well regarded, with “Les Enfants du Paradis” considered one of the greatest…

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I Miss You…

Manquer is a very tricky verb to use mainly for English-speakers. “I miss you” is often translated literally into “je te manque” but it is not right.  So, to say “I miss you” you should say “Tu me manques”   In French,  “to miss someone” is “manquer à quelqu’un” and needs indirect pronouns (me, te, lui,…

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My, your, his, her etc…

In this lesson, we are going to talk about the words used in place of articles to indicate to whom or to what something belongs. They are called “possessive adjectives” and they agree with the  noun that follows.  So, if the noun is masculine, the possessive adjective will be masculine, if the noun is feminine the possessive…

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