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L2 Thème Gram 14h-15h - Mercredi - Shared screen with speaker view
Amanda Bigler
00:43
Hello all. We'll start in a minute or two
Caroline Boudin
01:03
Hello !
Caroline Boudin
04:17
The Prime Minister and President Roosevelt met several times during the war.
Elie Herbet
04:25
The First Minister and President Roosevel met several times during the war
Caroline Boudin
04:32
or "on several occasions"
Amanda Bigler
04:54
articles
Amanda Bigler
05:03
The Prime Minister
Amanda Bigler
05:14
President Roosevelt
Amanda Bigler
06:16
The president of the United States
Amanda Bigler
06:25
The US president
Amanda Bigler
06:37
President Roosevelt
Elie Herbet
06:59
Churchill ?
Elie Herbet
07:31
Just Winston Churchill right ?
Caroline Boudin
07:34
Prime Minister Churchill
Amanda Bigler
07:54
get rid of the article if it's a TITLE
Caroline Boudin
08:36
the Queen of the UK
Faustin Combelles
08:44
UK's Queen
Amanda Bigler
09:20
The queen of ….
Amanda Bigler
09:39
president / prime minister
Amanda Bigler
10:04
Queen Elizabeth
Amanda Bigler
10:37
Titles - Mr, Ms, Dr, Rev
Amanda Bigler
11:10
Mx
Manon TORCQ
11:28
It's a gender neutral pronoun
Manon TORCQ
11:37
It's pronounced "Mix"
Caroline Boudin
11:46
Oh that's a great idea
Manon TORCQ
11:52
For non binary people
Amanda Bigler
12:06
Mx -
Manon TORCQ
12:30
That's great.
Amanda Bigler
13:16
Dr
Amanda Bigler
14:04
Dr - medical doctor
Amanda Bigler
14:10
someone who has their doctorate
Hayder Zalazil
14:58
position
Anaïs Ménival
15:00
position
Amanda Bigler
15:10
The prime minister
Amanda Bigler
15:48
Prime Minister Churchill
Amanda Bigler
16:19
The doctor saw me in his office
Amanda Bigler
16:38
Dr Maggie saw me in her office
Amanda Bigler
17:21
many
Amanda Bigler
18:01
war
Amanda Bigler
18:10
War
Elie Herbet
18:31
Most people are afraid of snakes
Hayder Zalazil
18:33
most of people are afraid\ scared of serpents
Caroline Boudin
18:43
Most people are afraid of snakes.
Solène Cotot
18:58
Most people are scared of snakes
Amanda Bigler
19:12
of the snakes - NO
Caroline Boudin
19:39
The ostrich runs/is very fast or Ostriches run/are very fast.
Amanda Bigler
20:38
autruches - in English we can have 2 meanings for this
Amanda Bigler
21:00
Ostrich run very fast
Amanda Bigler
21:34
The ostriches run very fast - we have a group of ostriches that we can see/ that we are talking about
Amanda Bigler
22:00
Ostriches run very fast
Amanda Bigler
22:13
the ostriches run very fast
Amanda Bigler
22:50
the - change the meaning of the sentence
Caroline Boudin
23:29
He can't play the piano very well but he can play cricket very well.
Elie Herbet
23:34
He's not good at piano but he's a great cricket player
Hayder Zalazil
24:01
he doesn't play the piano that well but he plays cricket very well
Manon TORCQ
24:34
He can't play the piano but he's better at playing cricket.
Amanda Bigler
24:38
sports vs. music
Amanda Bigler
24:52
play + the "musical instrument"
Amanda Bigler
24:58
play - the "sport
Caroline Boudin
25:33
I'm playing tennis
Elie Herbet
25:34
I'm playing tennis
Amanda Bigler
25:48
- the
Caroline Boudin
26:01
I play the violin
Caroline Boudin
26:06
I'm playing the violin
Anaïs Ménival
26:49
no thanks :)
Caroline Boudin
27:15
English people believe in freedom and democracy.
Anaïs Ménival
27:20
The British believe in liberty and democracy.
Hayder Zalazil
27:21
English people believe in freedom & democracy
Elie Herbet
27:27
English people believe in freedom and democracy
Caroline Boudin
27:34
In French we prononce démocratie "démocrassi" ;)
Caroline Boudin
27:43
pronounce*
Amanda Bigler
27:44
Scots would not be happy being referred to as "English
Anaïs Ménival
27:49
oh yes sorry!
Caroline Boudin
28:12
Because French is too complicated
Caroline Boudin
28:20
You're welcome ;)
Caroline Boudin
29:18
That must be very difficult to translate something orally
Amanda Bigler
29:59
The English
Amanda Bigler
30:27
NOT - the freedom / the democracy
Amanda Bigler
30:44
a particular freedom
Amanda Bigler
30:50
the freedom to vote
Amanda Bigler
31:09
the democracy of the republic of Ireland
Amanda Bigler
31:24
the democracy of the people
Elie Herbet
31:53
Next week will be the last of the vacations
Caroline Boudin
31:59
Next week will be the last week of the holidays.
Hayder Zalazil
32:00
next week is the last week of vecation
Amanda Bigler
32:22
one of the vacation
Amanda Bigler
32:30
vacation*
Amanda Bigler
33:11
English - singular without the s - BUT we conjugate it plurally
Amanda Bigler
33:27
multiple vacations
Amanda Bigler
33:43
I had 2 vacations this year. Once for winter and once for the summer
Amanda Bigler
34:07
UK - holiday(s)
Amanda Bigler
34:30
The last week of holiday
Amanda Bigler
34:36
The last week of the holidays
Amanda Bigler
35:09
vacation is easier - BUT it's US
Hayder Zalazil
35:42
of holiday is ur vecation of the holidays is a specific holidays like the Christmas holidays ? is that it ?
Amanda Bigler
36:00
Christmas holiday
Amanda Bigler
36:22
I have summer and winter holidays
Amanda Bigler
36:35
the holidays
Amanda Bigler
36:42
"the"
Amanda Bigler
37:18
the holidays
Amanda Bigler
37:26
holiday
Manon TORCQ
37:34
(btw this is not really related but I recently learnt that in british english we say "Father Christmas" and that "Santa Claus" was American.)
Amanda Bigler
38:11
US/UK - Saint Nicolas
Amanda Bigler
39:08
UK - influenced by romance languages (Meaning French)
Amanda Bigler
39:38
US - revolt - US tried to distance itself from UK english
Amanda Bigler
39:57
UK spelling- based off of French
Amanda Bigler
40:21
The first English royalty spoke
Hayder Zalazil
40:29
French
Anaïs Ménival
40:30
french?
Manon TORCQ
41:31
No it was clear. ^^
Caroline Boudin
41:52
The man in the street doesn't always understand the relations between Parliament and the Cabinet.
Elie Herbet
41:53
Generic people doesn't always understand the relation between the Parliament and the Cabinet.
Amanda Bigler
42:14
don't
Amanda Bigler
42:33
Parliament
Amanda Bigler
43:13
The layman
Amanda Bigler
44:07
I don't understand how to do woodworking - Please explain this to me in layman's terms
Amanda Bigler
44:13
"layman's terms"
Manon TORCQ
44:45
Charpenterie ?
Amanda Bigler
44:55
carpentry
Amanda Bigler
45:31
in terms that I can understand without being an expert
Caroline Boudin
46:05
Woman and child ; man and animal/beast ; the television and the radio
Amanda Bigler
46:27
woman and child
Amanda Bigler
46:48
The woman and the child
Elie Herbet
46:57
Woman and child is general
Anaïs Ménival
47:22
we talk about a specific woman and child
Amanda Bigler
48:28
the man and the animal
Amanda Bigler
48:42
l'homme
Amanda Bigler
48:49
a masculine person?
Anaïs Ménival
49:01
no
Amanda Bigler
49:06
humans
Hayder Zalazil
49:25
humankind
Elie Herbet
49:33
one question, if woman and child is general, could we use "women" then ?
Amanda Bigler
49:46
women and children
Amanda Bigler
50:29
the television
Amanda Bigler
50:43
TV - the TV OR just say TV
Amanda Bigler
51:05
telly/tellie
Hayder Zalazil
51:43
same in French la télé
Hayder Zalazil
52:00
nope
Amanda Bigler
52:24
UK - I watch the tellie/ I watch tellie
Hayder Zalazil
52:32
I meant the similarity the way the call it in England
Amanda Bigler
53:28
twitter
Caroline Boudin
54:11
Spanish is easier than Russian for the French.
Amanda Bigler
54:13
I'm nerding out with language
Anaïs Ménival
54:20
Spanish is easier than Russian for French people.
Amanda Bigler
54:54
Spanish
Amanda Bigler
55:18
The Spanish is easier
Caroline Boudin
55:41
We prefer tea to coffee. The tea they drink in England is very strong.
Amanda Bigler
55:58
"the"
Manon TORCQ
56:09
We prefer tea over coffee.
Amanda Bigler
56:32
We prefer tea more than coffee
Amanda Bigler
57:01
"the"
Anaïs Ménival
57:19
because we talk about the tea from England
Anaïs Ménival
57:23
it's specific
Hayder Zalazil
57:30
it's a specific kind of tea in England
Amanda Bigler
57:31
a specific type of tea
Manon TORCQ
57:41
The tea that is drank in England is strong.
Amanda Bigler
57:57
very strong
Solène Cotot
59:37
One chance out of two
Solène Cotot
01:00:24
Yes
Manon TORCQ
01:02:06
Okay.
Manon TORCQ
01:03:00
Bye !