Here are the answers to the 15 questions of the quiz I designed to celebrate episode 100 of French Your Way Podcast. How did you go with them?I’ll also announce the winner of a French lesson with me….rum drolls…. Let’s go!
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Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode
- How do you translate in French: “He slept for 6 hours” ? (ep2)
Il a dormi (pendant) six heures.
- True or false ? If I ask you “comment ça va?”, a possible answer to this question is “je suis ça va” (ep5)
- What does “monnaie” mean in French? (ep8)
Spare change, small change.
- What’s the difference between “un verre à moutarde” and “un verre de moutarde”? (ep15)
“un verre à moutarde” = a mustard glass (glass/container is used to store mustard)
“un verre de moutarde”= a glass of mustard (glass/container contains mustard)
- Fill the blank using “qui” or “que” : Je lis un roman _____ s’appelle “Madame Bovary” (ep19)
- What’s the origin of the word “copain” ?
They’re the one you share your bread with.
- Are the following words masculine or feminine? Confiance – Jardinet (ep33)
LA confiance (feminine) – LE jardinet (masc)
- Which expression means that you’re a good gardener? “Tu as la main verte” or “Tu te mets au vert” ? (ep43)
“Tu as la main verte” (also “Tu as le pouce vert”)
- If your alarm clock displays “00.30”, what time is it (in standard oral time)? (ep49)
Il est minuit et demi.
- Do you conjugate the French verb “dormir” like “partir” or “finir”? (ep58)
- Why do I recommend reading tales in French ? (ep 66)
Tales are great because they are based on repetition, usually around the Rule of Three. This repetition is very helpful because it gives you a pattern: you read the same words and structures several times.
- When driving in France, do you take a roundabout in the clockwise or anticlockwise direction? (ep75)
- Fill the blank using “deuxième” or “seconde”: ” J’ai trois robes: la première est rouge, la ________ est blanche et la troisième est noire” (ep82)
- True or false? “savoir” and “connaitre” have no difference in meaning. (ep92)
- How will you translate the word “busy” in the sentence “I live in a very busy street”? (ep 93)
LINKS and RESOURCES
- FYW 002 : “For” (+ duration): Avoid Saying “Pour” if Possible!
- FYW 005 : “Ca va?” – How to Reply (and How to NOT Reply!!) to this Seemingly Basic Question
- FYW 008 : Monnaie vs Money
- FYW 015 : Wine Glass or Glass of Wine
- FYW 019 : Easy Tips on when to use Qui and Que
- FYW 027 : Learn the different words for “Friend” in French
- FYW 033 : How to Tell if a French Noun is Masculine or Feminine (Part 2)
- FYW 043 : French Expressions With Colours
- FYW 049 : “Minuit moins cinq” or “Zéro heure moins cinq”
- FYW 058 : How to Conjugate French Verbs in –IR Without Losing Your Mind
- FYW 066 : Reading French Books: Where to Start?
- FYW 075 : France Travel Tips (PART 3): Driving
- FYW 082 : The Difference Between Deuxième and Second in French
- FYW 092 : The difference between SAVOIR and CONNAITRE
- FYW 093 : The different translations for BUSY in French
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