Mini Lesson 6 - J'ai

Focus: Introduce my family and describe people.

Introduce my family

The verb “avoir” = to have

Verb Avoir is the most important verb with Être. You will use it to express possession, feelings, sensations, age, and of course to introduce your family:

– J’ai un frère et une soeur. 

Then, to speak about them, you’ll need to know how to use the possessive adjectives.

 

Possessive adjectives

Possessive adjectives in English and French work the same way. But do not forget, it has a feminine and a plural forms.

– Mon frère a 19 ans.
– Ma soeur a 21 ans.
– Mes parents ont 59 et 65 ans.

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