Relative Pronouns French Exercises

french relative pronouns exercises

Bonjour, mon cher élève! Welcome back to our jolly journey into the fascinating, perplexing, and often downright baffling world of French pronouns!

Today we’ll dive into the murky depths of the French relative pronouns – oui, oui, those tiny little words that can tie your tongue into a knot and make your brain feel like a cheese fondue.

But fear not! With a bit of humor, a dash of patience, and a whole lot of practice, we’ll soon have you connecting phrases and crafting complex sentences like a true Parisian poet!

 

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1) Put the Sentences in the Correct Order – French Relative Pronouns

 

a) je / le / livre / lis / j’ai / acheté / que

Je lis le livre que j’ai acheté.

 

b) boulangerie / la / au / pain / j'achète / coin / est / le / qui / de

 

c) la / fille / qui / est / intelligente / est / ma / cousine

 

d) que / j'aime / garçon / le / est / plus / grand / le

 

e) le / dans / lequel / lit / elle / est / intéressant / livre

 

f) dont / la / voiture / couleur / j'aime / est / rouge / la

 

g) la / j'habite / où / ville / est / petite

 

h) le / film / avons / vu / que / hier / était / drôle / nous

 

i) le / lequel / parc / les / enfants / jouent / est / près / de / la / maison / dans

 

j) la / dont / est / la / tante / gentille / mère / ma / sœur

 

k) nous / que / choisi / le / restaurant / était / délicieux / avons

 

l) le / dans / lequel / j'étudie / est / difficile / cours

 

2) Translate these Sentences – French Relative Pronouns Exercises

 

a) The girl who is smart is my sister.

La fille qui est intelligente est ma sœur.

 

b) The house that we bought is very big.

 

c) The city where I live is very beautiful.

 

d) The movie that we saw was very funny.

 

e) The car whose color I like is red.

 

f) The book in which she reads is very interesting.

 

g) The restaurant we chose was excellent.

 

h) The woman whose dog is sick is my aunt.

 

i) The school where I study is in Paris.

 

j) The man who you see is my father.

 

k) The house in which I live is very old.

 

l) The car that I bought is very fast.

 

3) Practice your Vocabulary

 

a) girl – smart – sister

fille – intelligente – sœur

 

b) house - big - bought

 

c) city - live - beautiful

 

d) movie - saw - funny

 

e) car - color - red

 

f) book - reads - interesting

 

g) restaurant - chose - excellent

 

h) woman - dog - sick

 

i) school - study - Paris

 

j) man - see - father

 

k) house - live - old

 

l) car - bought - fast

 

4) Practice Your Writing by Translating these Small Texts Taking the French Relative Pronoun into Consideration

 

My name is Marc. The city in which I live is very beautiful. The school where I study is one of the best in the country. I have a sister who is very smart. The book that I read is very interesting. The car that I bought is very fast.

 

She is called Lisa. The country where she was born is very beautiful. The restaurant where she eats is very good. The book she reads is fascinating. The house in which she lives is old but comfortable. The garden in which she relaxes is peaceful.

 

5) About French Relative Pronouns, Write the Obvious Questions to the Answers

 

a) La fille qui est intelligente est ma sœur.

Qui est la fille intelligente?

 

b) La maison que nous avons achetée est très grande.

 

c) La ville où je vis est très belle.

 

d) Le film que nous avons vu était très drôle.

 

e) La voiture dont j'aime la couleur est rouge.

 

f) Le livre dans lequel elle lit est très intéressant.

 

g) Le restaurant que nous avons choisi était excellent.

 

h) La femme dont le chien est malade est ma tante.

 

i) L'école où j'étudie est à Paris.

 

j) L'homme que tu vois est mon père.

 

k) La maison dans laquelle je vis est très ancienne.

 

l) La voiture que j'ai achetée est très rapide.

 

Now, after all our fun with the French relative pronouns, I hope you’re not feeling too dazed! It’s no secret that these tiny pronouns can cause BIG headaches, even for the most dedicated students.

But remember, the path to mastery is not always smooth – sometimes, it’s as winding and bumpy as the cobblestone streets of Montmartre! And that’s perfectly fine! Even the best bakers don’t make a perfect baguette on their first try, do they? Non, non, non!

So keep practicing, stay positive, and before you know it, you’ll be crafting complex French sentences with the grace and ease of a master linguist! À bientôt, my wonderful student! See you in our next quirky French adventure!

 

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