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Pour donner d'autres voies que celle (excellente) proposée par Evpok, et surtout en évitant le terme prononciation (qui est, en effet, plus difficile) comme semblait le vouloir Koenraad dans son commentaire : « Excusez-moi si je prononce mal » (on conjugue le verbe pour ne pas utiliser le substantif, mais le sens est identique) « Excusez mon accent ...


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I'm a Dulingo user too. Duolingo is great, the best tool in my opinion, but you should always have a grammar book and a dictionnary while studying on their site. For the pronounciation, use Forvo, it's great, don't trust Google pronunciation. French pronounciation is not so difficult, it's rather logical when you know the rules. Can you give an example of ...


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Being a native speaker of Hindi, you might experience more difficulties with vowels than consonants. Most French consonants have counterparts in Hindi k, g, t, d, n, p, b, m are the same (unaspirated dental series for t, d, n) and others like f and ph have close enough realizations. French as lots of vowels: You could concentrate on distinguishing ...


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If you have taken a Spanish course, you know that "nosotros" is the first person plural pronoun. In Spain, similarly, "vosotros" is the familiar second person pronoun. This parallels the "nous-autres" construction. The construction is not common in France due to the promotion of the Parisian dialect as the standard, but I'm guessing it was far more common, ...


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The short answer is : you were right and chose the best natural-sounding one. And it fits equally well in all your listed examples, places, people or animals. Here you could alternatively have skipped the verb part with Je recherche le restaurant "Jake's", but it's the second-best choice to me, yours is clearer. All your three variants (qui s'appelle / qui ...


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"Personne," without the negative particle "ne" would be regular in speech in brief answers: "Qui a fait ça?" "Personne."


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It is very important to speak properly before attempting to sound casual or informal. "Personne me connait" is a mistake. There is no doubt about it. It is tolerated when fluent french speakers are talking to friends in informal situations. It is otherwise perceived as a grammatical mistake.


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Etymology Wiktionary tell us that : (Nom) Du latin passus (« pas, enjambée, marche » ou « trace de pas »). (Adverbe) De l’usage en ancien français d’ajouter un substantif signifiant « le moindre » après ne : Je ne bois goutte. — Je ne mange mie. — Je ne marche pas. A "pas" is a step, the shortest measure of distance. In old french, ...



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