mistakes in french

5 common mistakes in FRENCH

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In this article, you are going to learn to avoid 5 common mistakes in FRENCH. Let’s go !

Je vais AU garagiste - Je vais CHEZ le garagiste
I m going to the garage (the mechanic)

  • We use CHEZ + the name of a job

Je vais AU boulanger - Je vais CHEZ le boulanger
I am going to the bakey shop (the baker)

Je vais AU boucher - Je vais CHEZ le boucher
I am going to the butcher shop

  • We use à + the noun of a place

Je vais à la pharmacie
I am going to the pharmacy

Je vais à la banque
I am going to the bank

SI j'aurais

  • SI + past tense (Imparfait - Plus-que-parfait) or present tense

Si j'avais su, je ne serais pas venu
If I had known, I would not have come

Si j'avais été là, j'aurais parlé au directeur
If I had been there, I would have spoken to the director

Si je mange de la salade, c'est parce que c'est bon pour la santé
If I eat salad, it's because it's good for the health

Malgré S

We write the word malgré without the letter S

Malgré la pluie, j'ai été marché en forêt
Despite the rain, I went for a walk in the forest

Parmi S

We write the word parmi without the letter S

Parmi les animaux domestiques, je préfère le chat
Among the pets, I prefer the cat

C'est la copine à Mathilde - C'est la copine DE Mathilde
She is Mathilde's friend

We always use the preposition DE to express possession

C'est la voiture DE Julien
This Julien's car

I hope you enjoyed to learn to avoid 5 common mistakes in FRENCH, they will be useful for your next trip to Paris !

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