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L2 Thème Gram 14h-15h - Mercredi - Shared screen with speaker view
Elie Herbet
01:13
Good afternoon
Amanda Bigler
01:14
hello all, we'll start in a minute or two
Amanda Bigler
02:48
Maggie's a little bit restless... just for everyone to know if I need to tell her to stop barking/jumping on me. I've been on Zoom since 9 and she is not a fan!
Dimitry Delacourt
03:19
dogs are unpredictable ^^"
Dimitry Delacourt
05:07
the music
Elie Herbet
05:11
the music
Amanda Bigler
05:21
we need an article here
Amanda Bigler
05:53
this
Elie Herbet
06:10
No, the only music I like is a chamber music
Caroline Boudin
06:21
the only music I like is chamber music
Amanda Bigler
06:37
the only music I like
Amanda Bigler
06:55
chamber music
Amanda Bigler
07:20
I the only music they like is rock
Amanda Bigler
07:52
genres of films/music/fashion/etc
Amanda Bigler
07:58
do NOT need an article
Elie Herbet
08:17
most of the boys are interested in cars
Caroline Boudin
08:26
Most boys are interested in cars
Caroline Boudin
08:49
Most of the boys in our family are interested in mechanics
Manon TORCQ
08:53
Most of the boys in our family are interested in mechanics.
Amanda Bigler
09:04
This is obviously not a text that I chose
Amanda Bigler
10:23
Most of ---- sisters in my family are interested
Caroline Boudin
10:41
the
Amanda Bigler
11:03
Most of - the
Elie Herbet
11:22
We spent three weeks in Ireland last summer
Caroline Boudin
11:31
We spent three weeks in Ireland last summer
Amanda Bigler
11:48
the last summer
Manon TORCQ
12:04
Unfortunately the last week was spoiled by the rain.
Caroline Boudin
12:07
Unfortunately the last week was spoilt by the rain.
Caroline Boudin
12:22
by rain ?
Amanda Bigler
12:31
by the rain
Amanda Bigler
12:47
last week
Amanda Bigler
13:50
the last week and last week?
Amanda Bigler
13:59
"last week" in a sentence
Manon TORCQ
14:04
The last week: la dernière semaine d'une certaine période.
Manon TORCQ
14:09
Last week: la semaine dernière.
Manon TORCQ
14:11
?
Amanda Bigler
14:45
rain/the rain
Caroline Boudin
15:04
Man is the king of the Universe.
Elie Herbet
15:06
A man is king of the universe
Anaïs Ménival
15:20
The man is the king of the Universe
Elie Herbet
15:31
yeah it's just not the same meaning right ?
Amanda Bigler
15:37
man is king of the univers3e
Amanda Bigler
15:52
the man is the king of the universe
Amanda Bigler
16:10
man is king
Elie Herbet
16:19
man = human
Manon TORCQ
16:21
At first I interpreted it as talking about a very self centered man and I wrote "That man is the king..." x)
Amanda Bigler
16:48
"Man" is king
Amanda Bigler
17:20
Man without an article - humanity
Amanda Bigler
18:14
"man" is king
Caroline Boudin
19:04
Alceste hated mankind, he hated all men.
Dimitry Delacourt
19:06
Alceste hated mankind he hated all men
Amanda Bigler
19:22
mankind - "man"
Amanda Bigler
19:41
he hated all the men
Elie Herbet
20:49
Do English children go to school on Saturday mornings ?
Caroline Boudin
21:12
Memory is one of the most valuable faculties of the mind.
Caroline Boudin
21:17
oops sorry
Amanda Bigler
21:57
one of the most
Amanda Bigler
22:14
I love pie.
Amanda Bigler
22:29
Blueberry is one of --- best
Elie Herbet
23:32
Chinese and French food are said to be the best food in the world. Sorry for the correction, it sounded better like that In my opinion
Caroline Boudin
23:46
Chinese cooking and French cooking are said to be the best in the world.
Dimitry Delacourt
23:54
Chinese cooking and French cooking are said to be the best in the world
Amanda Bigler
24:08
Chinese and French food are said to be the best foods in the world
Elie Herbet
24:48
I struggle a lot with the "s" apparently
Amanda Bigler
25:16
Chinese cooking and French cooking
Amanda Bigler
25:40
cooking = cuisine
Amanda Bigler
26:00
cooking - verb (gerund)
Caroline Boudin
26:55
The French are fond of good food. French people are fond of good food.
Manon TORCQ
27:04
The French are fond of good food. French people are fond of good food.
Amanda Bigler
27:20
nationality - French
Amanda Bigler
27:27
the french
Amanda Bigler
27:50
The Americans are fond of good food.
Amanda Bigler
28:04
Americans
Manon TORCQ
28:11
Because of the s?
Amanda Bigler
29:15
Mexicans
Manon TORCQ
29:18
Because I think that we don't use an article for example to say "Mexicans"
Amanda Bigler
29:19
The Mexicans
Elie Herbet
30:07
Can you give me a definition of humour
Amanda Bigler
30:28
the humo(u)r -
Caroline Boudin
30:36
Can you give me a definition of humour ? Do you appreciate the humour of this cartoon ?
Elie Herbet
31:35
Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh have invited the King of belgium and the Queen Faviola
Caroline Boudin
31:41
Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh have invited the King of Belgium and Queen Fabiola.
Amanda Bigler
32:12
preposition - NORMALLY , not always, we need an article at the beginning
Amanda Bigler
32:44
President Obama
Amanda Bigler
33:06
the president of the US
Amanda Bigler
33:25
The President Obama - NO
Caroline Boudin
33:48
Foxes and wolves live in the New World as well as in the Old, but the coyote is found only in America.
Dimitry Delacourt
34:10
Foxes and wolves live in the New World as well as in the Old, but coyote is found only in America
Amanda Bigler
34:44
coyote - plural or singular
Amanda Bigler
35:05
foxes wolves - coyote is found
Amanda Bigler
35:28
the coyote - if we're talking about a particular species
Amanda Bigler
36:01
coyote are
Dimitry Delacourt
36:42
I have never seen the Queen on television, but I have heard her on radio
Manon TORCQ
36:43
I'ven never seen the Queen on television but I I've heard her on the radio.
Caroline Boudin
36:44
I've never seen the Queen on television, but I've heard her on the radio.
Amanda Bigler
36:55
the Queen
Dimitry Delacourt
36:59
the*
Amanda Bigler
37:16
on the television - NO
Amanda Bigler
37:37
I've never seen the Queen on --- tellie/telly
Amanda Bigler
38:05
yes and no
Amanda Bigler
38:33
the radio
Caroline Boudin
38:57
We enjoyed our holidays in Spain, though we liked the wives better than the cooking.
Caroline Boudin
39:01
wines
Caroline Boudin
39:02
*
Dimitry Delacourt
39:54
The winter has been very mild so far, but on the whole I prefer autumn to winter.
Caroline Boudin
40:03
The winter has been very mild so far, but on the whole I prefer autumn to winter.
Amanda Bigler
40:11
The winter
Amanda Bigler
40:53
Winter has been mild - we're talking about multiple winters
Amanda Bigler
41:11
so far - this winter
Amanda Bigler
41:49
Dinner will be at 9
Amanda Bigler
41:50
8
Amanda Bigler
42:02
The dinner will be at 8
Amanda Bigler
42:31
The dinner - specific dinner / a choice between multiple dinners
Dimitry Delacourt
42:52
he had an accident yesterday and was taken to hospital. Let's go to the hospital and enquire how he is
Caroline Boudin
42:54
He had an accident yesterday and was taken to hospital. Let's go to the hospital and enquire how he is.
Manon TORCQ
43:28
So if we're saying "The dinner" we are talking about the food and when we say "dinner" we're taking about the moment when we're eating?
Amanda Bigler
43:43
the dinner - talking about the food
Manon TORCQ
43:44
talking*
Amanda Bigler
44:08
I made this fish for dinner
Amanda Bigler
44:16
the dinner - events
Amanda Bigler
44:21
The dinner will be served
Amanda Bigler
44:33
the dinner - passive voice
Amanda Bigler
44:44
The dinner is going to be at 9
Amanda Bigler
45:09
My sister's getting married. The dinner is at 9
Dimitry Delacourt
45:17
the hospital = the building and without article = the place
Manon TORCQ
45:19
Okay thank you. :)
Amanda Bigler
45:33
UK - US
Amanda Bigler
45:55
UK to hospital - is the action
Amanda Bigler
46:14
to the hospital - the exact location
Amanda Bigler
46:27
US - we do NOT say going "to hospital"
Amanda Bigler
46:40
I broke my toe.
Amanda Bigler
46:52
UK - I'm going to hospital
Amanda Bigler
47:07
US- I'm going to the hospital
Caroline Boudin
48:10
What are the relationships between Parliament and the Cabinet ?
Dimitry Delacourt
48:22
What are the relationships between Parliament and the Cabinet
Amanda Bigler
49:00
the Parliament and the Cabinet
Amanda Bigler
49:23
ignore that - I am American
Amanda Bigler
49:31
Parliament and the Cabinet
Amanda Bigler
49:58
US - the house and the congress
Dimitry Delacourt
50:12
The Irish speak English, so do the Scots and most of the Welsh
Caroline Boudin
50:24
The Irish speak English, so do the Scots and most of the Welsh.
Amanda Bigler
51:15
The Irish speak English; so do --- Americans and most of ----Mexicans
Anaïs Ménival
51:34
no
Amanda Bigler
51:44
so do Americans
Anaïs Ménival
52:02
yes
Caroline Boudin
52:04
yes
Amanda Bigler
52:28
and most of --- Mexicans
Anaïs Ménival
52:57
of?
Caroline Boudin
52:58
most Mexicans
Amanda Bigler
53:06
and most Mexicans
Amanda Bigler
53:18
most of - NEED an article
Amanda Bigler
53:31
preposition - of
Dimitry Delacourt
53:50
He plays cricket better than he plays piano
Caroline Boudin
53:57
He plays cricket better than he plays the piano.
Amanda Bigler
54:22
sports - do not have an article
Amanda Bigler
54:27
sport"s"
Caroline Boudin
55:06
Few people have moral courage, for instance, the courage of their convictions.
Amanda Bigler
56:09
Few people have courage - uncountable
Amanda Bigler
56:37
the courage - possessive of the convictions
Caroline Boudin
57:18
We go to church every Sunday, but not to the church you visited this morning.
Amanda Bigler
57:38
do not need an article for church in general
Périne Serreau
59:39
have a nice day
Manon TORCQ
59:47
Goodbye, have a nice holiday!