La versus ma

KayC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

La versus ma

Why is it "la maison" rather than "ma maison"?

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Kay,

The English given is :

I left my house a bit late

The  possibilities given are :

je suis parti(e) de chez moi un peu tard

je suis parti(e) de la maison un peu tard

j'ai quitté la maison un peu tard

 

Equally, if you wanted to say -

I am going home

you could say -

Je rentre chez moi

Je rentre à la maison

a young child might say 

à ma maison 

but would be corrected.

Hope that helps!

 

 

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Could you, please, post the entire sentence from the exercise?

La versus ma

Why is it "la maison" rather than "ma maison"?

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