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Stevo replied to alan gould's discussion the word "fil"
"Bonjour tout le monde, Bonjour Damien. « 1 :For "fil de fer barbelé", we just say "barbelé , for electrical wire we say "fil électrique" . » Sorry Damien, but, it's right and wrong...…"
yesterday
Yeli replied to Yeli's discussion on en vient
""De cela" looks a lot like "de eso", "de ello" in Spanish. It is easier for me to make sense of it when you explain it like this :)  "
Saturday
Yeli replied to Yeli's discussion on en vient
"Thank you very much Stevo. I am very happy with all these examples. I will keep them as study material. "
Saturday
Yeli replied to Yeli's discussion on en vient
"Thank you Sandra. I enjoyed discovering new things in this song. I have translated a few songs by Stromae but I know that I can't fully understand them. It is a fun way to learn new words and helps with the pronunciation because I try to sing…"
Saturday

Educator
George Hunt replied to Yeli's discussion on en vient
"Yes "yet" is a bit of a difficult word. You should try to learn it correctly though because it is one of the basic words in English. If it is used incorrectly it can give the sentence a confusing meaning. In your sentence "He went to…"
Saturday
Stevo replied to Yeli's discussion on en vient
"Hi George.No, English tongue isn't my native language. Je suis français.It's possible that my usage of « yet » is a bit strange when I am writing in English, because, I know to speak and write in English since eight…"
Saturday

Educator
George Hunt replied to Yeli's discussion on en vient
"That is very good Steve. I am not sure how you are using "yet" though. Is English your first language?"
Friday
Stevo replied to Yeli's discussion on en vient
"Hi everybody. ;-) Yes, « en » can be used with others verbs. --- Here some examples with others conjugations : ( Verb : vouloir / to want ) - Il aime l'argent, il en veut toujours plus. ( He likes money, he wants…"
Friday
Sandra replied to Yeli's discussion on en vient
"I'll give you a translation (a bit exaggerated) to help you understand because he is interlocking references ... J'suis pas bête, les profs aussi l'disent mais j'aime trop regarder les mouches…"
Friday

Educator
George Hunt replied to Yeli's discussion on en vient
"I was taught at school that "en"was a contraction for "de cela" ,where "de" can take the sense of "of" "from " or "about". Even so I feel it is also  used in an…"
Friday
Yeli replied to Yeli's discussion on en vient
"Thank you very much. I begin to understand now. In Spanish we have "por ello" expressing causality and also "de ello" to refer to something previously mentioned, like in  "hablamos de ello": we talked about it. I…"
Friday
Sandra replied to Yeli's discussion on en vient
"I think it's related to causality : "J'en perds mon latin" = I'm confused/disturbed  "Je perds mon latin" doesn't implie any exterior element, it' just me and my confusion, but "J'en perds…"
Friday
Yeli posted a discussion

on en vient

I wonder why we need en in "on en vient"this is an exampleLa couleur, c'est par définition un paramètre qui fait peur à l'homme quand on en vient à parler de look, de style personnel et d'élégance.Here are some other examplesCes cas sont tellement nombreux qu'on en vient à croire qu'ils sont presque routiniers.On en vient à se demander où le ministre était pendant cette séance d'information.more here…See More
Thursday
alan gould replied to alan gould's discussion enseigner v. apprendre
"these were dictionary examples:  Ma mère m'a appris l'anglais.      My mother taught me English.  Elle lui a appris à conduire.      She taught him…"
Thursday
Stevo replied to alan gould's discussion soit...soit versus soit...ou bien
"Really? Sorry, I am not agree with you."
Thursday
Damien Roulin replied to alan gould's discussion enseigner v. apprendre
"Yes , This is correct in that way .  for exemple , the teacher "apprend à ses élèves" but the teacher doesn't "apprend" . A student can say :  the teacher "m'a appris" "
May 19
 

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the word "fil"

Started by alan gould in French Grammar. Last reply by Stevo yesterday. 4 Replies

on en vient

Started by Yeli in French Grammar. Last reply by Yeli on Saturday. 11 Replies

enseigner v. apprendre

Started by alan gould in French Grammar. Last reply by alan gould on Thursday. 5 Replies

soit...soit versus soit...ou bien

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Illeism

Started by Dwayne Roberts in French Dictionary / Vocabulary. Last reply by Stevo May 17. 7 Replies

don't need "en"?

Started by alan gould in French Grammar. Last reply by Stevo May 16. 1 Reply

Je neuve ame morale

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des enfants ...

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Bare-naked nouns

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n’en est pas un moins

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Future progressive tense

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"dixit" versus "disait"

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en train

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Which sentence is grammatically correct?

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Arrête ou ...

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to stand

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Use of "tu"

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Ton, Tes, etc

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