https://www.duolingo.com/cmb11163

"Ça va bien les garçons ?"

January 2, 2013

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/cmb11163

how can you know if it's les or le ?

January 2, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/linnielinn

le sounds like luh les sounds like lay Hope that helps!

January 6, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Pelusteriano

but in recording both sound quite the same

February 8, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Sitesurf

"le" is singular: le garçon (vowel pronunced like "but")

"les" is plural: les garçons (vowel pronunced like "bet")

January 2, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/marioferpa

"Are you doing approximately boys?" lol

April 29, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/treehouse

It accepted "Are the boys well?", but the meaning is very different. Is it right? Is there a more usual way to ask the health of someone not present?

February 16, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Sitesurf

Actually, you are right, the sentence in French can be about absent boys as well as asking the boys themselves how they are doing. I assume a bit of context would differentiate that ambiguity quickly enough.

February 16, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/TominoCZ

Like You said.. a bit of context... hum, never mind I'll try to hear difference between singular&plural. head up :)

February 27, 2013
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