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Le saviez-vous? - La négation - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

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France

Patricia will teach you how to say "no" in French. It's not just a matter of saying non! Find out how to use ne pas (do not) in the right way.

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Negation in French: how does it go?
a sentence that we call a sentence of negation,
using the negation "ne... pas."
La négation en français, c'est comment?
une phrase que l'on appelle une phrase de négation,
si je suis dans la négation,
utilisant la négation "ne... pas".
nous verrons d'autres exemples de phrases de négation.

Le saviez-vous? - La négation - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Patricia demonstrates negation with compound tenses. Negation in French involves two words, ne and pas, which have to be placed in just the right order. Find out how it's done in this video!

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Negation in a sentence
The adverb of negation "ne pas" surrounds this verb "aller."
We see that the adverb of negation "ne pas"
and also that the adverb of negation surrounds the verb
La négation dans une phrase
L'adverbe de négation "ne pas" entoure ce verbe "aller".
On voit que l'adverbe de négation "ne pas"
et aussi que l'adverbe de négation entoure le verbe

Le saviez-vous? - La négation - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

Patricia continues her lesson on negation. In part three, you will learn where to place ne pas (not) in a sentence with a conjugated verb and a verb in the infinitive.

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that you didn't understand anything about the lesson on negation.
[la négation: suite...]
que vous n'avez rien compris à la leçon sur la négation.

Le saviez-vous? - La négation - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

France

In the last episode of this series on negation in a sentence, you will learn how to use the adverb of negation ne pas (not) when it's followed by an infinitive and by an indefinite article.

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using the adverb of negation "ne pas" [not].
In the examples of negation that we've seen so far,
that the two words of the adverb of negation "ne pas"
and the negation "ne pas."
[la négation suite...]
en utilisant l'adverbe de négation "ne pas".
Dans les exemples de négation qu'on a vus jusqu'ici
que les deux mots de l'adverbe de négation "ne pas"
et la négation "ne pas".

Le saviez-vous? - Les différentes négations - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In the first part of this series on negation, you will learn how to use the formula ne... ni... ni (neither... nor... nor) to construct a negative sentence in French.

Le saviez-vous? - Les différentes négations - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In the second part of this series on negation, you will learn the negative forms rien ne... (nothing), ne... aucun(e) (not any), and ne... nulle part (nowhere). We hope you will be feeling more positive about these negatives!

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Do you think that there are negations everywhere in this lesson?
Trouvez-vous qu'il y a des négations partout dans cette leçon?

Le saviez-vous? - Les différentes négations - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

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France

In part three of this series on negation, Patricia demonstrates the use of adverbs of frequency in the affirmative and in the negative form. Some changes are required with some adverbs.

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Adverbs of frequency and their negation: "ne... jamais" [never]
You also notice that we don't use the negation "ne" at all in this case
Les adverbes de fréquence et leur négation: "ne... jamais"
On remarque aussi qu'on n'utilise pas du tout la négation "ne" dans ce cas

Le saviez-vous? - Les différentes négations - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia concludes her lesson on negation with a discussion of phrases using sans (without), double negation, and negation in the imperative mood.

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Negations using "without."
Double negation.
that is to say that there are two negations in the same sentence.
There you have this double negation.
Negation and the imperative tense [sic: mood].
Les négations utilisant "sans".
La négation double.
c'est-à-dire qu'il y a deux négations dans une même phrase.
Voilà pour cette double négation.
La négation et le temps [sic: mode] de l'impératif.

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