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I accidentally put the girl and boy but isn't that the same thing but the wrong way round?
You need to keep the word order (except for grammatical reasons), and also repeat the determiner, especially when they are of different genders.
Always learn the gender with the word. For example, instead of thinking "boy = garçon" think "boy= le garçon."
In french, there are no easy tricks to see if a word is feminine or masculine. Even for the most common tip, if it ends in an e it's feminine, only works for 70% of feminine words and does not help you to weed out the masculine words which end in e.
Even in this guide with so many different endings to memorise which is masculine and which is feminine it will only work for about 90% of words.
It is much easier to try and learn the gender with the word. That way, you will just think of it naturally.
"le" and "la" are changed to l' whenever the next word starts with a vowel sound
This sentence may have confused some of you because of the "et". I was also confused. I knew that le and la meant "the" and fill meant girl and garçon meant boy. I had "the boy ___ the girl. The only thing that made sense in the blank then was the so that was how I figured it out.
la and le equates to "the" - le garçon / la fille = the boy/the girl while un and une equates to "a" as in un garçon/une fille = a boy/a girl
They didn't tell the meaning of 'et'. It's a new word for us I guess.
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et = and ; tu es / vous êtes = you are ; il est = he is ; ils sont = they are
et is for AND, est is for IS, es is for ARE. am i right.
but in Google ARE is translated to sont...
Take a look at the conjugation of "être" (to be) in present : je suis = I am ; tu es = you are ; il/elle/on est = he/she/one is ; nous sommes = we are ; vous êtes = you are ; ils/elles sont = they are
I'm just wondering, how will you know if the second la/le is a "the" or an "a"?
"Le" is the masculine form for "the". "La" is the feminine form for "the". The plural form is the same for both masculine and feminine: "les". "Un" (m) and "une" (f) are the indefinite articles which are translated as "a". Don't forget that if the English noun begins with a vowel (or a vowel sound), use "an".