Advanced #18 #French #pronouns duquel auquel lequel or dont? #Frenchgrammar for #advanced #learners

Advanced #18 #French #pronouns duquel auquel lequel or dont? #Frenchgrammar for #advanced #learners

Today my friend we learn how to use the pronouns duquel auquel lequel or dont in sophisticated sentences in French language.

Advanced #18 #French #pronouns duquel auquel lequel or dont? #Frenchgrammar for #advanced #learners
Advanced #18 #French #pronouns duquel auquel lequel or dont? #Frenchgrammar for #advanced #learners
Advanced #18 #French #pronouns duquel auquel lequel or dont? #Frenchgrammar for #advanced #learners
Advanced #18 #French #pronouns duquel auquel lequel or dont? #Frenchgrammar for #advanced #learners
Advanced #18 #French #pronouns duquel auquel lequel or dont? #Frenchgrammar for #advanced #learners
Advanced #18 #French #pronouns duquel auquel lequel or dont? #Frenchgrammar for #advanced #learners

écrire à…
to write to…
auquel, à laquelle, auxquels, auxquelles
to whom…

J’écris à ma mère.
La personne à laquelle j’écris est ma mère.
I write to my mother.
The person to whom I write is my mother.

L’homme auquel j’écris est mon frère.
The man to whom I write is my brother.

Les élèves auxquels j’écris sont ceux de l’année dernière.
The students to whom I write are those from last year.

Les femmes auxquelles j’avais écrit sont mes soeurs.
The women to whom I had written are my sisters.

penser à…
auquel, à laquelle, auxquels, auxquelles
to think about…
about whom/which

Le pays auquel je pense est la France.
The country I think of is France.

demander à…
auquel, à laquelle, auxquels, auxquelles
to ask…
whom

La personne à laquelle j’ai demandé cette information n’est pas un journaliste.
The person whom I asked this piece of information is not a journalist.

selon lequel, laquelle, lesquels, lesquelles
en vertu duquel, de laquelle, desquels, desquelles
according to whom/which

Ce sont les électeurs selon lesquels il y a eu une fraude pendant l’élection.
These are the voters according to whom there has been a fraud during the election.

Les thèses selon lesquelles la Terre est plate ne sont plus crues de nos jours.
Thesis according to which the Earth is flat are not believed nowadays.

Ceci est une facture en vertu de laquelle vous pouvez obtenir une déduction du montant de la TVA.
This is an invoice according to which you can obtain a deduction of the VAT amount.

Il observait la guitare, au son duquel les danseuses s’avançaient gracieusement.
He was observing the guitar, to the sound of which the dancers were graciously coming forward.

dont or duquel?
dont replaces de

Le film dont je te parle a été tourné au XXème siècle => parler de quelque chose ou de quelqu’un, to talk about something or someone
The movie I am talking to you about has been shot in the 20th century.

duquel is used with locutions such as:
à cause de = because of
auprès de = near
près de = close to/next to
à propos de = about
au début de = at the begining of
à la fin de = at the end of
à partir de = as of, from which

Ce paysage est celui à partir duquel Van Gogh a peint son premier chef d’oeuvre.
This landscape is the one from which Van Gogh painted his first masterpiece.

Published by Claire SAMUEL

My name is Claire and my mission is to teach you French with a smile my friend!

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