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Brrrrr …in French Post #2

Below are two additional pieces to the Brrr story from Carol H.  The first is a quick Oui /Non reading/assessment piece.  The second is work with the verb mettre.  (Thanks to Martina Bex for this idea!)


Brrr Story, Period 7, le 31 janvier 2013

1.  Rachel avait froid parce qu’il faisait très froid dehors. (oui)

2.  Il y avait un garçon qui s’appelait Ish Kabibble et il avait froid aussi. (non)

3.  Rachel avait froid mardi le vingt-cinq décembre. (non)

4.  Rachel a dit à Ish Kabibble : « J’ai froid. »  (oui)

5. Ish Kabibble lui a donné des chaussures. (non)

6. Rachel avait toujours froid. (oui)

7. Ish Kabibble lui a donné une veste polaire noire. (oui)

8. Rachel a mis la veste polaire noire sur sa tête. (non)

9. Ish Kabibble lui a donné un mochaccino. (oui)

10. Rachel l’a mis sur ses mains et elle n’avait plus froid. (oui)


Nom________________ C’est le_____________________________ #______

What does this mean?  « Le garçon met des gants quand il fait froid dehors. »


The word « met » comes from the word “mettre” which means to put, place, or put on i.e. an article of clothing.

Mettre  la table – to set the table.

Pourquoi mets-tu les livres sur le plancher? Why do you put the books on the floor?


a. If “met” means, he, she, or it puts, puts on…, how would you say “I put (on)?


b. How would you say “you put (on)” to one friend?_________________________

c. How would you say “we put (on)”?____________________________________

d. How would you say “all of you put (on)”?_______________________________

e. How would you say “They put (on)”?_________________________________

Please write sentence (min 5 words) using each of the five forms in the corresponding spaces below.


Other words in the mettre family are:

Admettre = to admit

Permettre = to permit

Promettre = to promise



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