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

January 11, 2013


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

January 11, 2013

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

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

February 20, 2013

The way she speaks the Le it sounds like a Les

January 24, 2013

l'enfant can also mean baby

January 28, 2013

I thought she said l'elephant

February 7, 2013

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

February 11, 2013

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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