A grammar lesson with my usual teaching style and examples to understand the difference between intransitive and transitive, direct and indirect objects. This is important because it will help you choose between the pronouns “le”, “la”, “leur”, “lui”, etc. and make correct sentences in French!
Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode
J’aime les chats = I like cats.
Il a écrit une lettre = He wrote a letter.
Il a écrit a sa maman = He wrote to his mum.
Il a écrit une lettre à sa maman = He wrote his mum a letter = He wrote a letter to his mum
Dire = to say
Expliquer = to explain
Aller = to go
Rencontrer = to meet
Finir = to finish
Téléphoner = to phone, to call
Je telephone à mon ami = I’m calling my friend
Rendre visite à = to visit (someone)
J’ai rendu visite à mes amis = I visited my friends
Visiter = to visit (a place)
Tu visiteras le Louvre = You’ll visit the Louvre
J’aime les chats ? je les aime (I like them)
Il a écrit une lettre ? il l’a écrite (he wrote it)
Il a écrit à sa maman ? il lui a écrit (He wrote to her)
Je téléphone à mon ami ?je lui telephone (I’m calling him) (or her)
J’ai rendu visite à mes amis ? Je leur ai rendu visite (I visited them)
Tu visiteras le Louvre ? Tu le visiteras (you’ll visit it)
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