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Profile IconJim Youdale, megan armitage, Andrew Hubbard and 4 more joined French Language
Jun 5
Yeli left a comment for Stevo
"Thank you very much Stevo for your help :) This is the text I am currently studying. http://www.huffingtonpost.fr/alexandre-roth/comment-bien-shabiller-en_b_3019830.html May be it is a bit long for you. You can take your time. I am not in a…"
May 27
Yeli and Stevo are now friends
May 27
Stevo replied to Yeli's discussion French pal
"Hi Yeli Contact me by PM. At home, I own all equipment to record sounds and tracks. ( Probably it needs that I accept before your invitation to become friend over this website. It seems that to be the ordinary protocol. ) Have a good day."
May 27
Yeli posted a discussion

French pal

Hi everyone,I would like to have a French pal who wants to read and record texts for me in French. It will not be often because I take my time to study a text.May be this is not the right place to look for a French speaker but I see that there are some native speakers here and people who speaks the language very well.I will be glad to study the recordings. It will help my pronunciation and my comprehension of the French language.:)See More
May 27
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...…"
May 23
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 :)  "
May 21
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. "
May 21
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…"
May 21

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…"
May 21
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…"
May 21

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?"
May 20
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…"
May 20
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…"
May 20

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…"
May 20
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…"
May 20
 

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French pal

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the word "fil"

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on en vient

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enseigner v. apprendre

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Illeism

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don't need "en"?

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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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