écouter à vs. écouter de?

CameronA2Kwiziq community member

écouter à vs. écouter de?

Why is the sentence fragment "J'écoute du Beethoven" and not "J'écoute à Beethoven"? When would someone use 'écouter à' vs 'écouter de'?

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Cameron, 

The verb écouter is not followed by à or de. It is simply -

écouter quelque chose 

In the example, the exercise gives you two possibilities -

j'écoute du Beethoven = I listen to some Beethoven

J'écoute Beethoven = I listen to Beethoven

I hope this helps!

 

 

écouter à vs. écouter de?

Why is the sentence fragment "J'écoute du Beethoven" and not "J'écoute à Beethoven"? When would someone use 'écouter à' vs 'écouter de'?

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