Mes Opinions- My Opinions. JC 2013. The four opinions. J’adore- I love J’aime- I like Je n’aime pas- I don’t like Je déteste- I hate/detest. Extra Opinions!. Je t’adore-I adore you. Je t’aime- I love you. Je t’déteste- I hate you. Je t’aime bien- I fancy you.
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J’adore- I love
J’aime- I like
Je n’aime pas- I don’t like
Je déteste- I hate/detest
Je t’adore-I adore you.
Je t’aime- I love you.
Je t’déteste- I hate you.
Je t’aime bien- I fancy you.
Why do we write and say j’aime, not je aime?
The reason is what we call the A, Er, Eee, Oh, Ooo, Ash rule (the a, e, i, o, u, h rule).
We avoid a “mushy” sound (try saying je aime…).
No words can end in a vowel+h and be next to another word starting with a vowel+h.
Why is it that when we translate a English opinion (I like horses) into French it becomes I like the horses (J’aime le chevals)?
This is the basis for rule 2: you MUST put le/la/les in front of your noun and behind your opinion (I like the [noun]).
Whenever we make something negative, we put ne pas around the word (Je ne suis pas, Je n’aime pas etc.)
This is the third rule: to make something negative you put ne pas around your statement ((I) am, (I) like etc.)
Try making these negative:
Je suis (I am)
Je déteste (I hate)
J’adore (I love)
Translate these sentences into French/English:
I like cats.
Je adore la souris
Je déteste le bleu.
I don’t like dogs.
I hate horses.
What are the 3 rules?
Research 5 Infinitives, and answer the questions below:
What are they?
How do they help/expand your ability to express opinions?
Translate the sentences below for a merit, using a dictionary (L4 skill):
Je déteste le clefs.