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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mariooooooo

"Vous lisez un livre et je lis le journal."

January 5, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mariooooooo

I wrote you read. Is it also you all read? Is it also you formal read?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

you read is: "tu lis" or "vous lisez" (polite form or plural form).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Matt.Cooksey

Is vous they and you?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

No, they is "ils/elles" (3rd personal plural) and "vous" is 2nd personal, either singular polite or plural. 2nd person singular is "tu"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sarahlorien

Vous= (formal) you, you all Tu= (informal) you


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LallyJ

This is a language issue. In English 'the' and 'a' are in many instances interchangeable and should not be seen as a mistake in translation


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rome_Leader

I keep wanting to write "the paper". :p I know 'paper' is common slang for 'newspaper' in the English speaking world, but what of France?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

"Journal" is short enough not to be shortened. But if you want to know the French slang word for tabloid: "le torchon" (cloth/rag).

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