Who's the 'tu'?

JeffC1Kwiziq community member

Who's the 'tu'?

One thing I had a problem with in this dictation was the reference to 'tu'. Who's she talking to? If this was made clearer in the intro or title, it might help a bit?

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Jeff,

As this is a dictation exercise, you only have to write what you hear so there was no quandary as to which form to use which can be problematic.

It did say in the title that 'Valérie's family has to get up early...' so in family situation the 'tu' form of address is used.

I do appreciate that in -

Nous descendrons te rejoindre

the 'te' might have been harder to grasp as this object pronoun is less frequent than the 'vous' but it is the only one.

You may not be as familiar with the 'tu' form of address so please take a look at the following Kwiziq page - 

Tu and vous are used for three types of you

Bonne Continuation!

StavroulaA2Kwiziq community member
I'm pretty sure it's implied that she's talking to her husband, reciting their plan for tomorrow.

Who's the 'tu'?

One thing I had a problem with in this dictation was the reference to 'tu'. Who's she talking to? If this was made clearer in the intro or title, it might help a bit?

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