Supper in French – A Story
French short Story, Grammar + Video clips about eating supper and wanting more:
C’est l’heure de manger
= It’s lunchtime, suppertime, time to eat, time for dinner …
Nous voulons un peu plus!
We want some more!
Ça y est = there, that’s it
ça suffit = that’s enough
d’accord = ok
Tout est terminé = it’s all gone
“Les chiens me suivent avec leurs yeux”
The dogs follow me with their eyes
Read the grammar below + do the exercise after watching the videos:
Repeat with Audio in French AND English:
Downloadable PDF Worksheet
“Les chiens me suivent avec leurs yeux.”
‘Me‘ is a direct object pronoun:
Notice how pronouns go in front of the verb in French, but they go after the verb in English.
‘Leurs‘ is a possessive adjective.
‘LeurS‘ describes the word ‘yeux’ (eyes) and is plural because ‘yeux’ is in the plural, and adjectives need to agree with what they describe.
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Do people ever follow you with their eyes?
a) Choose one of these:
une glace = an ice-cream
un packet de chips = a packet of crisps
une barre de chocolat = a bar of chocolat
b) Choose two friends.
c) Now say what you have and that those friends are following you with their eyes!
J’ai une pizza. = I have a pizza
Paul et Marie-Alix me suivent avec leurs yeux!
(Paul and Marie-Alix follow me with their eyes!)
Suivre = to follow
(Note: ‘je suis’ also means ‘I am’!)