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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby BalancingAct » Sat Jan 29, 2022 5:29 am

DaveAgain wrote:Do you know what 'vous' is doing here?


Hi, I looked it up and got this explanation:

"S'emploie comme objet indirect fictif pour intéresser le lecteur ou l'auditeur à l'action racontée."
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby Dragon27 » Sat Jan 29, 2022 11:51 am

Also, from the french wiktionary
(Familier) Pour intensifier le discours, dans un emploi explétif.
En moins de rien, ils vous inventent un prétexte pour justifier leur retard.
— Donne-moi le temps de m’habiller, dit-il, et je suis tout à toi. C’est égal, tu as une manière de réveiller ton monde qui est bonne ; comme tu vous remues !(Hector Malot, Un mariage sous le Second Empire, 1873)
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby MorkTheFiddle » Sat Jan 29, 2022 6:10 pm

DaveAgain wrote:I'm a little confused by what purpose 'vous' fills in the following sentence:
A ces mots, plein d'un juste courroux,
Il vous prend sa cognée, il vous tranche la bête;
Il fait trois serpents de deux coups,
Un tronçon, la queue et la tête.

Quote from Le villageois et le serpent.

Do you know what 'vous' is doing here?
Just a guess, and I don't have a decent French grammar, but it looks like the infamous colloquial 'ethical dative.'
"He takes you an axe, and slices you the creature."
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby Carmody » Thu Mar 24, 2022 1:11 am

In speaking French the register you speak in and the accent with which you speak is always noted. To learn more on the topic check out



Please note, if you know of anyone out there who speaks with as beautiful a "rolling rrrr" as Elisa does, then please let me know. I think hers are absolutely beautiful.

And then in some of her videos there are closeups of her eyes, which are to die for........

Then followup with a review of this francaisdenosregions.com website:

Visit here
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby jackb » Thu Mar 24, 2022 12:19 pm

Please note, if you know of anyone out there who speaks with as beautiful a "rolling rrrr" as Elisa does, then please let me know. I think hers are absolutely beautiful.


I'm not sure of the beauty of her r's (all of them), but the first time I watched one of her videos my head just about exploded. For some reason I could tell exactly what in my mouth would produce those sounds. I also feel like her slowed down speech is altered to sound like her normal speech, just slower. Maybe she was the 'straw that broke the camel's' back of my speaking, but I make it a point to watch her videos and ads to help pay her back.
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby MorkTheFiddle » Fri Mar 25, 2022 4:32 pm

My ears detected nothing special about her r's or her i's :) . Easy enough to understand her though the subs helped from time to time, and so I subscribed. The link to francaisdenoregions doesn't work, alas. Thanks for the recommendation, Carmody.
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby Carmody » Fri Mar 25, 2022 6:23 pm

MorkTheFiddle » Fri Mar 25, 2022 5:32 am
My ears detected nothing special about her r's or her i's :) . Easy enough to understand her though the subs helped from time to time, and so I subscribed. The link to francaisdenoregions doesn't work, alas. Thanks for the recommendation, Carmody.
Egads I was wrong with my link; thanks for the correction. You may want to try it now.
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby Le Baron » Sat Mar 26, 2022 4:40 pm

Some of her 'r' pronunciations are quite guttural and scrapy. It might be that her microphone is turned up too high. I watched another more recent one in the recommendations and it's not so loud. she has a nice voice.
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby MorkTheFiddle » Sat Mar 26, 2022 11:06 pm

Carmody wrote:
Egads I was wrong with my link; thanks for the correction. You may want to try it now.

Yes, it works now. I was not expecting so much information, so what a treasure. Thanks.
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Re: Le groupe français 2016 - 2019 Les Voyageurs

Postby Carmody » Sun Mar 27, 2022 12:38 am

Does anyone wish to suggest a couple of voices of people speaking French that they really like and approve of?
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