Chapter 3

Personal pronouns

First, you have to learn the personal pronouns used in French (pronoms personnels, Audio. Press to listen!). They could be useful to say something, couldn't they ? So... here they are. Listen to them several times in order to fully recognize and understand them.

S/P French Audio. Press to listen! English
Singular je I
tu you
il, elle, on he, she, we (but not precise)
Plural nous we
vous you
ils, elles they

Click Audio. Press to listen! to hear the correct prononciation.

NB1: vous can be used to talk to someone you do not know very well, or to someone important (your boss for example). Of course, it can also be used to talk about a group of persons.

NB2: il and ils are for masculine things/persons. elle and elles are for feminine things/persons.

Chapter 3