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Unformatted text preview: subject pronoun: • Ne travaillez-vous jamais? (Don't you ever work?) • When the third person singular of the verb ( il, elle, on ) ends in a vowel, a - t- is inserted between the verb and the subject pronoun to prevent having two vowels sounds together: • Travaille-t-il? (Is he working?) • A-t-elle fini? (Did she finish?) • With a noun subject, a double-subject construction is used: noun + verb + third person pronoun (with the verb and pronoun joined by a hyphen). The third person pronoun agrees in number and gender with the corresponding subject noun: • Jeanne est-elle brune? (Is Jeanne a brunette?) • Les livres ne sont-ils pas bons? (Aren't the books good?)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.
- Spring '08