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Beginning French, Cont. Week 4 Notes

by: Julia Murray

Beginning French, Cont. Week 4 Notes FR 1225

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9/12/16-9/16/16 These notes cover the end of Unité 9A and cover most of Unité 9B Topics: vocab, devoir/pouvoir/vouloir, comparatives/superlatives, and double object pronouns
Beginning French, Continued
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Date Created: 09/19/16
French Week 4 Notes Vocab: Être au regime – to be on a diet une fourchette – a fork Une boite (de conserve) - a can une nappe - tablecloth La crème - cream une cuillère - a spoon La mayonnaise – mayonnaise un bol – a bowl La moutarde – mustard une carafe d'eau – water pitcher Une tranche – slice l'huile d'olive (f) - olive oil Une entrée - starter, "appetizer" le sel - salt Un plat (principal) - main course le poivre - pepper À table! - Dinner is ready! le menu – the menu (meals) Compris – included Une boucherie – a butcher shop Une boulangerie – a bread shop Une charcuterie – a deli, sells cooked meat Un(e) commerçant(e) - shopkeeper Un kilo(gramme) - kilo(gram) Une pâtisserie - a bakery Une poissonerie – fish shop Une assiette – a plate Une carte – a menu (à la carte) Une serviette – a napkin Un couteau – a knife Verbs: Devoir – to have to/must/owe Past participle - dû (avoir) Je dois Nous devons Tu dois Vous devez Il/Elle/On doit Ils/elles doivent *used with an infinitive means to have to or must/supposed to *means "to owe" when followed by a noun *in the passé composé, means what "must have happened" or something someone "had to do" Vouloir – to want Past participle – voulu (avoir) Je veux Nous voulons Tu veux Vous voulez Il/elle/on veut Ils/elles veulent *followed by dire, means "to mean" *Vouloir bien expresses willingness to do something *Means "refused to" when used in the passé composé with an infinitive in a negative sentence Pouvoir - can/to be able to Past participle – pu (avoir) Je peux Nous pouvons Tu peux Vous pouvez Il/elle/on peut Ils/elles peuvent *Means "managed to do something" when used in the passé composé with an infinitive Goûter - to taste **regular –er verb Commander – to order **regular –er verb Concepts: Comparatif: How to say "He is ______ than her." Plus/moins/aussi + adjective/adverb + que Ex. Elle est plus grande que Katy. She is taller than Katy. **don’t forget to make your adjective agree with the subject!! Superlatif: How to say "They are the ___________ out of everyone." Noun + le/la/les + plus/moins + adjective + de Ex. Il est le plus rapide du monde. He is the fastest in the world. **again, adjectives should agree! **BAGS adjectives can precede or follow the nouns they modify **if you are using an adverb, you ALWAYS USE LE in the superlative Irregular Comparitive/Superlative adjectives/adverbs Don't use "plus bon," use "meilleur(e)(s)" (better) Don’t use "plus mauvais," use "pire(s)" (worse) Don’t use "plus bien," use "mieux" (better, adv.) **You do not have to change your adjective/adverb for these if you are using aussi or moins **adjectives still need to agree with the subject Double Object Pronouns: M/te/nous/vous before le/la/les before lui/leur before y before en If in a sentence with infinitive construction, pronouns come BEFORE THE INFINITIVE and after the conjugated verb If in a sentence with the passé composé, pronouns come after the subject BEFORE THE AUXILIARY VERB **The past participle must agree with the direct object! In affirmative commands, the verb is always FOLLOWED BY THE DIRECT OBJECT PRONOUN, THEN THE INDIRECT OBJECT PRONOUN, and are separated by hyphens **remember in this form to use moi/toi instead of me/te!


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