Aime and aime becoup

KevinA2Kwiziq community member

Aime and aime becoup

 "X loves his mum". aime is right and aime beaucoup isn't. Why? Your explanation doesn't make a distinction. How the hell is aime beaucoup wrong?"

Asked 4 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Kevin, 

I get your point.

I am still surprised how expressing degrees of love towards a human being can throw students in French as it is much simpler in English.

But to express a child's love towards a mother, the options given are -

il aime sa mère 

il aime fort sa mère

il adore sa mère

 

If you were talking about someone else's mother, you would have to be careful as it could be misconstrued for 'love' of a different kind, so you would say 

J'aime beaucoup ta mère I really like your mother 

Hope this helps!

Aime and aime becoup

 "X loves his mum". aime is right and aime beaucoup isn't. Why? Your explanation doesn't make a distinction. How the hell is aime beaucoup wrong?"

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