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I would be grateful for a clarification of the following:
In a sentence such as: Frank writes fast but Olivier writes as fast as him. "Frank écrit vite mais Olivier écrit ________ lui": why do we use the adjectival "aussi vite que "instead of the adverb "autant vite que"?
Hi, I just came across this on a test and I wrote that it could mean Jack descended on the giant (as opposed to the stairs ) and this was marked incorrect but in the explanation it states that they descended the stairs requires avoir as the auxillary verb so I cannot see why descending on the giant is any different? They both have a direct object.
I am a bit confused about this. Thanks
I notice in the example, Martine walks "jusque chez Julien". More often you see jusqu’à (or au, à la etc). Is à omitted here because "chez" is already a preposition, as well as denoting Julien’s house?
Pourquoi manque-t-il l’article au nom de Haïti ?
Can we say par avion as well as en avion?
In the third sentence of both the English & French text, after the second phrase (I stay at home & je reste chez moi) there is no comma. The way it is written it would sound like a run-on sentence.
I know this lesson is about the plus que parfait but to say "had to", can you also use the passé composé? For example, he had to leave before 5. "Il a dû partir à 5 heures.
Hi, in the line “nous avons développé des intérêts communs” I believe I’m hearing a short connecting word/syllable between “intérêts” and “communs”. Am I imagining this?
I'm a native french speaker taking this to try myself at translating english into french and I saw a few grammatical mistakes... Also sometimes the answers they gives sounds really unnatural... So just be aware of that when taking the quizes.
In the context of "nous allons dans le salon et nous pouvons enfin ouvrir nos cadeaux", why is "finalement" marked incorrect? Don't they both have the same meaning?