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

January 11, 2013

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

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


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


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

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


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SaturnApollo34

The way she speaks the Le it sounds like a Les


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/milenacz610

l'enfant can also mean baby


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/v0hooo

I thought she said l'elephant


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

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


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

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