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French 1 Week 1 Notes

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French 1 Week 1 Notes F100

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This is what we learned week one. -Presentations and Questions -Answers -Greetings and Goodbyes -People -Vocab -Pronouns -How to conjugate Etre -Ce Sont and C'est -Stressed pronouns -L'...
French 100
Marcel Tchatchou
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This 18 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mara Phelps on Saturday January 16, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to F100 at Indiana University taught by Marcel Tchatchou in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 45 views. For similar materials see French 100 in French at Indiana University.


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Date Created: 01/16/16
PRESENTATIONS AND QUESTIONS What is your name? -Comment tu t’appelles (Informal) -Comment vous appelles vous (formal) How are you? -Comment ça va? (informal) -Comment allez-vous (formal) Usually using tu means informal, while using vous mean formal. PRESENTATIONS AND ANSWERS My name is.. Merci – Thank you -Je m’appelle… I present .... To you De rien – You’re Welcome -Je vous présente .... (formal) -Je tu présente .... (informal) Il y a – there is/are I am from .... -Je suis de .... Voila – Here is This is... -Voici ... Nice to meet you -Enchanté(e) PRESENTATIONS AND ANSWERS Trèsbien, merci – Very well, thank you Bien – fine Pas mal – not bad Ça ne va pas très bien – Things are mot going well Salut – Hi Bonjour – Good Morning Bonsoir – Good evening Ça va, et toi? (informal), Ça va, et vous? (formal) – Fine, and you? Oui – Yes Non – no Ou - or SAYING GOODBYE Au Revoir – Goodbye À bientôt – see you soon À demain – see you tomorrow Salut - bye PEOPLE – DES PERSONNES Madame (Mme) – Mrs./Ma’am/Ms. (This is a married woman) Mademoiselle (Mlle) – Miss (unmarried woman) Monsieur (M.) – Mr./Sir Un/ e ami/e – friend Un/ e camarade de classe – classmate Moi – me Un monsieur – man Une dame – lady Un professeur - teacher VOCAB Une affiche – poster Des devoir – homework Une brosse – eraser Un DVD – DVD Un bureau – desk Une fenêtre – window Un cahier – notebook Un feutre– dry erase Une carte – map marker Une gomme – eraser for Une calculatrice – pencil calculator Un lecteur DVD (CD) – CD or Un CD – compact disk (CD) DVD player Une chaise – chair Un livre – book Une craie – piece of chalk Un ordinateur – computer Un crayon - pencil VOCAB Une porte – door une règle – ruler Un stylo – pen Un tableau – board Une télévision – television Rue – street LE PRONOMS I – Je You – tu He – il Her – elle One - on We – nous They – vous Them – ils, elles PRONOM ÊTRE The verb “être” means “to be” This is how to conjugate the infinitive form of the verb… Je suis – I am Tu es – you are (singular) Il/elle/on est – he/she/one is Nous sommes – we are Vous êtes – you are (pluriel) Il/elles sont – they are WHEN TO USE ÊTRE We use être to describe our state of being or describing something. Some helpful terms when describing state of being… Je suis en forme – I am doing well (in shape) Tu es fatigué – You are tired Il est malade – He is sick Elle est stressée – She is stressed out (stressé if masculine) Je suis très occupé – I am very busy C’EST AND CE SONT Use c’est and ce sont to identify things and people C’est – (singular) That’s/ That is C’est un ami Drew – This is my friend Drew Ce sont – (plural) This is Ce sont M. et Mme Johnson – This is Mr. and Mrs. Johnson STRESSED PRONOMS These will be used in short Examples: questions with no verb. C’est Drew? – Is this Drew? Je – Moi Oui, c’est lui. – Yes, it is him Tu– toi Il – lui Moi, je suis de Indianapolis, Elle – elle mais lui, il est de Anderson Nous – nous – Vous– vous I’m from Indianapolis, but he’s from Anderson. Ils – eux Elles - elles L ’ALPHABET A (a) N (èn) B (bé) O (o) C (sé) P (pé) D (dé) Q (ku) E (eu) R (èr) F (èf) S (ès) G (jé) T (té) H (ach) U (u) I (i) V (vé) J (ji) W (double vé) K (ka) X (iks) L (èl) Y (I grec) M (èm) Z (zéd) ACCENTS L’accent aigu – Le tréma – Loïc, André, Québec Haïti L’accent grave – La cédille (c is to be règle, très, là, où pronounced as s) L’accent circonflexe – ça, français – être, bientôt, hâte, coûter, s’il vous plaît LES ARTICLES MASCULIN FEMININE Un bureau une affiche (indefinite) (indefinite) (un means a or an) La affiche Le bureau (definite) (definite) (PS: in front of a (le means the) vowel, use l’ instead or la or le) NEGATIVES To make something negative, you simply add ne before the verb and pas after the verb in a sentence. Examples: Il y a – There is Il n’y a pas de – There is not any Je suis Indianapolis – I am from Indianapolis Je ne suis pas Indianapolis – I am not from Indianapolis HELPFUL TERMS WHILE LEARNING FRENCH Asseyez-vous – sit down Je ne comprends pas – S’il vous plaît – please I don’t understand Écoutez –listen Répondez- respond Écrivez – write Répétez – repeat Levez-vous – stand up Comment dit-on <english Lisez – read word> en français – Montrez-moi – show me How do you say <english Ne parlez pas anglais – word> in French? Don’t speak english Pardon? – Excuse me?


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