French For Beginners
par Olivier Malet

 

Chapter Nine

 

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

 

 

 

> VERB COMMANDS : LOOK & LEARN!

ÉCOUTEZ! LISTEN! S’IL VOUS PLAÎT! PLEASE!

PARLEZ! TALK! (SPEAK!)

REGARDEZ! LOOK! (WATCH!)

CHANTEZ! SING!

DANSEZ! DANCE!

ENTOUREZ! CIRCLE!

COCHEZ! TICK!

ENTREZ! COME IN (ENTER)

OBSERVEZ! OBSERVE! (LOOK CLOSELY!)

RELIEZ! LINK – PUT TOGETHER!

TRAVAILLEZ! WORK!

ÉTUDIEZ! STUDY!

RÉPÉTEZ! REPEAT!

COMPLÉTEZ! COMPLETE!

ÉCRIVEZ! WRITE!

LISEZ! READ!

SORTEZ! GO OUT!

RÉPONDEZ! ANSWER!

 

> The inclusive form:

 In English if you want to include yourself in the action, you do not say Dance but rather let’s dance. To include yourself in the command in French you change the vowel sound at the end of the verb:

Dansez! becomes Dansons!

Dance! Let’s dance

 

Translate orally in English:

PARLONS! LET’S TALK!

REGARDONS! LET’S WATCH!

CHANTONS! LET’S SING!

DANSONS! LET’S DANCE!

ÉTUDIONS! LET’S STUDY!

TRAVAILLONS! LET’S WORK!

ÉCRIVONS! LET’S WRITE!

LISONS! LET’S READ!

SORTONS! LET’S GO OUT!

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