https://www.duolingo.com/iJubag

"L'enfant mange le citron, tu bois du lait."

January 11, 2013

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/iJubag

It kind of sounds like La femme mange le citron, not l'enfant

January 11, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/urima

I didnt have a problem hearing this one. I hear "le enfant". Femme has a hard "a", doesn't it? Femme kinda sounds like "sham" but with an "F" in the beginning instead of the "sh" sound.

January 13, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/TatiiAfelii

It does sound like ' l'enfant mange le citron. Tu bois du lait'!!

February 20, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/SaturnApollo34

The way she speaks the Le it sounds like a Les

January 24, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/milenacz610

l'enfant can also mean baby

January 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/v0hooo

I thought she said l'elephant

February 7, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/roberttower

i get the endings wrong coz i cant hear them. i dont know wether its boit or bois

February 11, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Jeska.x

Both 'bois' and 'boit' sound the same because you don't pronounce the 's' or 't' at the end. The endings are determined by the subject (who/what is performing the verb - in this case drinking).

'I drink' = 'je bois' (singular 1st person ending) 'You drink'* = 'tu bois' (singular 2nd person ending) 'He drinks' = 'il boit' (singular 3rd person ending)

All of the above conjugations sound the same - you figure out which to use based on the context.

*When talking to one person (this form is also used informally)

February 23, 2013
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