Forme affirmative

French Affirmative Form

Affirmative describes a statement that uses a grammatically positive construction (as opposed to negative).

An affirmative statement (or declarative statement) expresses a fact or provides information.

For example

La maison est grande. - The house is big.

Je suis professeur. - I am a teacher.

Je parle français. - I speak French.

Elles lisent beaucoup de livres. - They read lots of books.
 

Note: The term "positive" refers to the grammatical construction, not the meaning of the sentence.

 
Questions (interrogative statements) and commands (imperative statements) can also be affirmative:

Est-ce qu'il répond ? - Is he answering?

Répondez ! - Answer!

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