French For Beginners
par Olivier Malet

 

Chapter Twenty

 

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26
Chapter 27
Chapter 28

 

 

 

ADVERBS OF TIME

hier - yesterday

aujourd'hui - today

demain - tomorrow

INTERROGATIVE PRONOUNS:

qui? - who?

quoi? what?

quand? when?

où? where?

comment? how?

pourquoi? why?

ASKING A QUESTION IN FRENCH & NOUNS OF LANGUAGES

Vous parlez français? (The last syllable has a high pitch)

> Listen & repeat & translate in English orally both the question and the answer:

  • Vous parlez français? Do you speak French?
  • Non, je ne parle pas français. No, I don’t speak French.
  • Vous parlez anglais? Do you speak English?
  • Non, je ne parle pas anglais. No, I don’t speak English .
  • Vous parlez portugais? Do you speak Portugese?
  • Non, je ne parle pas portugais. No, I don’t speak Portugese.
  • Vous parlez cantonais? Do you speak Cantonese?
  • Non, je ne parle pas cantonais. No, I don’t speak Cantonese.
  • Vous parlez chinois? Do you speak Chinese?
  • Non, je ne parle pas chinois. No, I don’t speak Chinese.
  • Vous parlez danois? Do you speak Danish?
  • Non, je ne parle pas danois. No, I don’t speak Danish.
  • Vous parlez allemand? Do you speak German?
  • Non, je ne parle pas allemand. No, I don’t speak German.
  • Vous parlez espagnol? Do you speak Spanish?
  • Non, je ne parle pas espagnol. No, I don’t speak Spanish.
  • Vous parlez italien? Do you speak Italian?
  • Non, je ne parle pas italien. No, I don’t speak Italian.

 

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