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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SunakoKirishiki8

Need to do a simple skit in French/A little fuzzy on grammar rules?

I need to do a simple skit in French, and I have to be able to write and preform it in two days. Does anyone know how to do this? I'm up to adjectives 1 in Duolingo. I'm also a little fuzzy on the grammar rules... I don't pay much attention to them in English, and when they refer to grammar in English in terms of explaining French grammar it's a little confusing. It's not the gender rules, more like the way adjectives and nouns are in French, such as "Le chat noir." Apparently, if I write it "Le noir chat," it's incorrect, and this is really confusing in longer sentences.

Can anyone explain this? Thanks.

January 26, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TheKingGeorge11

Hopefully this helps. Most adjectives in French follow the noun they modify, for example, la maison blanche (the white house).

A few short, descriptive adjectives, usually expressing beauty, age, goodness, and size (you can remember this with the acronym “BAGS”), generally precede the nouns they modify:

Beauty: beau (beautiful, handsome), joli (pretty) Age: nouveau (new), vieux (old), jeune (young) Goodness (or lack of it): bon (good), gentil (nice), mauvais (bad) Size: grand (large, big), petit (small, little), court (short), long (long), gros (fat) Other common adjectives that precede the noun but do not fall into the BAGS categories include the following:

autre (other) chaque (each, every) dernier (last) plusieurs (several) quelques (a few) tel (such) tout (all, whole, every) Consider the following examples:

un gros livre (a thick book) une jolie robe (a pretty dress) une autre histoire (another story) plusieurs idées (several ideas) une telle aventure (such an adventure)

January 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SunakoKirishiki8

When you say most, does that mean some don't? And if there are some that don't, is there a way to identify them? Thanks so much

January 27, 2018
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