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Started Oct 2, 2018 0 Replies

but in homage to Charles Aznavour who died yesterday.Hier encore j’avais vingt ansJe caressais le tempsEt jouais de la vieComme on joue de l’amourEt je vivais la nuitSans compter sur mes joursQui…Continue

BONNE ANNEE 2013

Started this discussion. Last reply by blueblooded Jan 5, 2013. 3 Replies

Je vous souhaite à tous et à toutes une belle et douce année 2013 avec plein, plein, plein de joie, de bonheur, de réussite et de santé pour vous et tous vos proches.Meilleurs voeux ...ChantalContinue

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Chantal Savignat replied to Billy Bosworth's discussion s'en penser ?
"hello. As George said : The first sentence  is perfect. Ils le pensaient : "le" represents the first part of the sentence "Ils faisaient partie de la haute société" to avoid the repetition. I think in…"
Mar 22
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion vocab
"Wouldn’t it b “il s’est remis sur pieds”? u have “il est remis” theses two sentences are both okay. "il est remis" means that the illness is ended, it's an kind of observation of the final …"
Mar 2
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion vocab
"« je vas faire le mise en place » would b correct when cooking Je vais, tu vas...  LA mise en place => Je vais faire la mise en place. il etait malade la semaine derniere mais hier il a remis sur pieds "remis…"
Feb 27
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion vocab
"It's "Mise à pieds" and "Remis sur pieds" Can mise en place b used as a noun ? yes, mise en place can be used as a noun because it's a noun. the verb is "Mettre en place" I’m also wondering if…"
Feb 22
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion vocab
"Se donner l'air = to give an impression of being rich, but there are details that sound false."
Feb 19
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion vocab
"To pretend I recently saw “Elle se donne l’aire d’une femme riche” -- She pretends to b rich I had earlier learned “pretend” to b “faire semblant.”  I’m thinking that maybe the English…"
Feb 19
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion vocab
"Expressions w « mis » I know « mise en place ».  i’ve heard of mise en scene but it’s not practical to know how to use it unless it can b used metaphorically.  Is “mise sur…"
Feb 19
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion rule triggering "ne"
"About "formal language", I think we have to clarify some things. I know 3 groups in french, I don't know how many there are in english, and if theses groups are the same  : - langage familier : informal, slang, ....  -…"
Feb 8
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion vocab
"First i have a question about this notion : formal language. - langage familier - langage courant : I suppose this is called "everyday language"  ?  so I think there are many levels. - langage soutenu :  I think formal…"
Feb 7
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion rule triggering "ne"
"Hello Alan. This "ne" is called "explétif". It means that this "ne" is not mandatory. It's not really a negative form, it's more a comparative form. It's used when there is a fear or a doubt about…"
Feb 7
Chantal Savignat replied to Billy Bosworth's discussion "avec" to end a sentence
"Hello, Yes, it's used. We are speaking about something, a new car, a new suit, .... as we are speaking about this thing, adding this thing after "avec" is understood. Man 1 : tu viens avec nous ce week end ? Man 2 : "Oui,…"
Jan 22
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion bonne année
"Bonne année. Je vous souhaite à tous une excellente année 2021. Une année légère et pétillante qui vous permette de réaliser vos rêves et vous apporte la réussite professionnelle…"
Jan 4
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion a gap or breach
""Ils ont ouvert une brêche" une brêche il very very small. imagine an big ice cube, you hit with a hammer, there is a kind of thin zigzag line with just a thin  opening : it's "une brêche" it's a…"
Dec 18, 2020
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion afterwards
"you want theses sentences be corrected ? The agreement was only concluded afterwards. L'accord n'a été conclu qu'après. => it's not wrong, but, the beginning of the sentence is sustained and…"
Dec 18, 2020
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion foundation
"fondement = it's something that is very important and on what another thing is based on.  it's the base. so for a rumor "sans fondement" it's a rumor without a real reason, the rumor is based on nothing. Les fondements…"
Dec 17, 2020
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion fee
"In France "artisan" works "with theirs hands", without any idea of making something special. An artisan works for himself, has a professional school certificate, manages himself his work and has a special registration number. So…"
Dec 17, 2020

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