Hello, I'm struggling with these preopositions! So you say

Janice

Kwiziq community member

6 June 2016

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Hello, I'm struggling with these preopositions! So you say

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Using 'à' (to/in) and 'de' (from/of) with cities (prepositions) -

Janice

Kwiziq community member

6 June 2016

6/06/16

Sorry - pressed enter and posted too soon :-) So, you say... Il est en Angleterre maintenant = He's in England now. Yet Elle est à New York = She is in New York I can't see the difference! They are both IN somewhere. Thanks

Laura

Kwiziq language super star

6 June 2016

6/06/16

Bonjour Janice, This is just a particularity of French: you need à with cities, but au or en with countries, depending on their gender.

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