Regarding: "Tu amèneras ta cousine à la fête." "J'ai appris que le verb "amener" est utilisé dans le passé et emmener est le verb pour le present et

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Barbara

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2 February 2019

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Regarding: "Tu amèneras ta cousine à la fête." "J'ai appris que le verb "amener" est utilisé dans le passé et emmener est le verb pour le present et

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French lesson "Celui, celle, ceux, celles = the one(s) (demonstrative pronouns)"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

3 February 2019

3/02/19

Hi Barbara,

It is not a question of tenses but of direction -

Amener is to bring, 

Emmener is to take

These are normally used for people as it comes from ‘main’.

For things it will be

Apporter v Emporter (something you can ‘porter’ to carry...)

Hope this helps!

 

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