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More pronouns

More pronouns

Learning Objectives 

  • Be able to use the pronoun “lequel” 
  • Be able to use “ce qui”, “ce que” and “ce dont”
  • Learn the demonstrative pronouns
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“Lequel”, “auquel” and “duquel”

“lequel”, “auquel” and “duquel”

“ce qui”, “ce que” and “ce dont”

demonstrative pronouns

S-cool: “Lequel”, “auquel” and “duquel”

Lawless French: “ce qui” and “ce que”

S-cool: “ce qui” and “ce que”

Lawless French: demonstrative pronouns

Watch

You Learn French: “lequel”

Learn French with FrenchPod101: “Lequel”, “auquel” and “duquel”

Learn French with Pascal: “ce qui”, “ce que” and “ce dont”

Parapluie French: “ce qui” and “ce que”

French lessons: demonstrative pronouns

Read

Talk in French: relative pronouns

Kwiziq: “ce qui” and “ce que”

ThoughtCo: demonstrative pronouns

Grammar Collins Dictionary: demonstrative pronouns

Practice

Lingolia: practice all relative pronouns

Tex’s French Grammar: practice “ce qui” and “ce que”

To learn French: “ce qui”, “ce que” and “ce dont”

Columbia.edu: practice all relative pronouns

Lingolia: practice demonstrative articles and pronouns

Tex’s French Grammar: practice the forms of the pronoun “lequel”

Using one of the recommended resources to get writing feedback, respond to the prompt below. 

Ask a “which” question about the item in bold, as per the example below.

“Nous adoptons un chat.” => Lequel adoptez-vous ?

  • Elle va acheter une voiture.
  • Il parle de vieux films
  • Nous ne pensons pas au même livre.
  • J’ai besoin d’un tournevis.

Mes parents tenaient particulièrement à cette sculpture.

Using one of the platforms for finding a tutor or language exchange partner, practice the speaking activities below. 

Partner Speaking Exercise:

  • Make them guess what! Based on the game from Lesson 34 “Make them guess who”. This time, choose an object. You are allowed three sentences to make your partner guess what the object is. The catch? You need to use a demonstrative pronoun (“ce” or “cela”) and include a relative pronoun in each sentence.
  • Once your turn is done, it’s your partner’s turn to make you guess what object they are thinking about, in three sentences, and still using relative pronouns.
    • Example: C’est ce qui te sert à te brosser les dents.

      C’est ce que tu mets sur la brosse à dents.
      Ça a souvent le goût de menthe.

Independent Speaking Exercise:

  • Try to make at least one sentence to describe each of the five objects below, using relative pronouns (if possible, “ce qui”, “ce que” or “ce dont”). Check an online dictionary if necessary.
    • Une voiture
    • Un couteau
    • Un lit
    • Un film
    • Des chaussures

Example: “un mug” => C’est ce dont je me sers pour boire du café.

You can find instructions and a download link in our flashcards module

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