Why Le instead of La

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Kwiziq community member

21 July 2018

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Why Le instead of La

I found a sentence "elle fait *une bonne tarte aux fruits et elle invite des amis pour *le goûter" in the dictation exercise that I took today. In this case, why they use "le" for "une bonne tarte aux fruits"?


Kwiziq language super star

24 July 2018


Hi Win,

It is 'le goûter' as it means the tea time meal but I do agree that it is somewhat misleading...


Kwiziq language super star

25 July 2018


Bonjour Win !

Here it depends what you're meaning to say:

She's inviting some friends to taste it   -> pour la goûter

She's inviting some friends for tea time   -> pour le goûter

Both are equally correct, just meaning different things ;)

I hope that's helpful!
Bonne journée !


Kwiziq community member

21 January 2019


Thanks! That makes sense, but I had never heard of "le goûter" as teatime.

(thought the French left tea time to the Brits!)

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