La difficulté.....

Daniel

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11 June 2017

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La difficulté.....

La difficulté est les mots "l'histoire" = story or the stories" et "l'histoire = history or the history". de plus, nous ne disons pas "The maths" plural as it relates to mathematics in English. The two test questions were thus very confusing. Can you please explain... Thank you.

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Using le, la, les with titles, languages and academic subjects (definite articles) -

Ron

Kwiziq community member

12 June 2017

12/06/17

Bonsoir Daniel, Je suis d'accord avec vous. C'est très difficile de savoir soit "l'histoire" = story or the stories" soit "l'histoire = history or the history". Et bien sûr que les maths est une phrase maladroite. In English we would say «the math» as in the math problem or the mathematics; however, en français c'est tel «(US) (= mathematics) maths fpl» This comes from the Collins-Robert French dictionary. Bonne chance,

Daniel

Kwiziq community member

12 June 2017

12/06/17

Merci Monsieur.... un bon réponse!

Ron

Kwiziq community member

12 June 2017

12/06/17

De rien.

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