confused with de..a and du.. au

AnnaA2Kwiziq community member

confused with de..a and du.. au

hello, i am trying to understand this lesson but how the topic is represented is very confusing and tedious to me. is there a way to edit the lesson and put it in a table with a column of all the de.. a and du..au and their explanations. i am so discouraged :(

Asked 2 years ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Simply put, it is de..à -- from..to. That's all you need to remember. In practice, this means that de..à becomes du..au if you need an article to specify the time/date. For example, you need the article to you specify a certain day of the month, e.g., le 25 juillet. In this case, the article contracts with the prepositions. There is a specific lesson about how to specify a date: Expressing dates in French

De mai à juillet. -- From May to July. (No article needed)
Du 25 mai au 25 juillet. -- From 25 May to 25 July. (Article needed)

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confused with de..a and du.. au

hello, i am trying to understand this lesson but how the topic is represented is very confusing and tedious to me. is there a way to edit the lesson and put it in a table with a column of all the de.. a and du..au and their explanations. i am so discouraged :(

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