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    May 31, 2016

    How Good Are You At French, Really?

    Bonne chance! And watch out for those subjunctives.

    1. 1. Which of these animals is une baleine?

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Une baleine = a whale.

    2. 2. Fill in the blank: "Nous ______ très contents de vous voir."

    3. 3. "L’hôtel est à côté de la gare." Where is the hotel in relation to the station?

    4. 4. If il y a du brouillard, what's the weather like?

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Il y a du brouillard = it's foggy.

    5. 5. Which photo features un arc-en-ciel?

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Un arc-en-ciel = a rainbow.

    6. 6. "Il travaillait très dur." Which tense is this?

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Il travaillait = he was working/he used to work.

    7. 7. "Je vais ______ une voiture l’année prochaine si j’ai assez d’argent."

    8. 8. Which country is les Pays-Bas?

    9. 9. What does bête mean?

    10. 10. Which verb takes être in the past tense?

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Aller takes être. The other verbs all take avoir.

    11. 11. Which of these verbs is irregular?

    12. 12. If someone is described as "mignon", they are...?

    13. 13. If someone tells you, "laisse tomber", what do they mean?

    14. 14. Which bird is un corbeau?

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Un corbeau = a crow.

    15. 15. “T’inquiète pas, je te tiens au courant.” What is this person promising to do?

    16. 16. What does it mean for something to be "Vaut le coup"?

    17. 17. What does it mean to avoir une dent contre quelqu'un?

    18. 18. Fill in the missing word. "Que ___-vous dans la vie?

    19. 19. Which of these glasses is "à moitié plein"?

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      "À moitié plein" = half-full.

    20. 20. "Je suis content que tu ____ venir." What's the missing word?

      Correct! 
      Wrong! 

      Puisses - because "Je suis content que..." triggers the subjunctive.

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