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French For Beginners: Describing The Bedroom

Qu'est qu'on trouve dans une chambre a coucher? What do we find in a bedroom? Dans la chambre, il y a: In the bedroom, there is: Un lit. A bed Sur le lit, il y a: On the bed there is: Un matelas. A mattress. Un oreiller. A pillow Une couvertur.e A blanket Un edredon. A quilt Pres du lit, il y a: Near the bed there is: La table de nuit. The night stand. Sur la table de nuit, il y a: On the night stand there is: La lampe de chevet. The bedside lamp. Le reveil. The alarm clock. La table de toilette avec une grande glace. A dressing table with a large mirror. Sur la table de toilette il y a: On the dressing table there is: Les brosses, les peignes, les batons de rouge, des parfums. Brushes, combs, lipstick, perfumes. Il y a aussi dans la chambre une commode. There is also in the bedroom a bureau. Dans la commode, on trouve: In the bureau, we find: Il y a aussi dans la chambre une commode. There is also in the bedroom a bureau. Dans la commode, on trouve: In the bureau, we find: Le calecon Underwear Les Chaussettes Socks Les chemises. Shirts La chambre a cote de la chambre est la salle de bain. The room next to the bedroom is the bathroom. Dans la salle de bain, on trouve: In the bathroom, we find: Le baignoire, le porte-savon, la douche, le lavabo, le porte-serviette, le W.C. The bathtub, the soap dish, the shower, the sink, the towel rack, the toilet. Dans la salles de bain, on utilize: In the bathroom we use: Le savon de toilette, le gant de toilette, une eponge, la descente de bain, le verre a eau, la brosse a dents, la pate dentifrice, le flacon d' dentifrice, le rasior de surete, la creme a barbe, la serviette de bain, la bascule, et le papier hygienique. Bath soap, a face cloth, a sponge, a bath mat, a water glass, a toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash, a safety razor, shaving cream, a bath towel, a scale, and toilet paper. Notice how a few usages change in the various items we listed. We say "le savon de toilette, le gant de toilette, la descente de bain, le flacon d' dentifrice, le rasior de surete et la serviette de bain." However, we use "a" with certain items: le verre a eau, la brosse a dents, la creme a barbe. And with still others, we only use the descriptive adjective: la pâte dentifrice, le papier hygiénique. Learn each of these terms in their standard form. We would not say, for example "la pate a dents" or "le rasior a surete". And with still others, we only use the descriptive adjective: la pate dentifrice, le papier hygienique. Learn each of these terms in their standard form. We would not say, for example "la pate a dents" or "le rasior a surete". Try using each of the new articles you have learned in sentences you form yourself: Ou est la (le) (les)...? "On trouve" is used just as we do in English "We find". It is very helpful, if you are looking for something, to use "Ou se trouve?" "Where is found?" Ou se trouve les..? La (le) (les)... est (sont) ici. J'ai besoin de la (du) (des) .. Mettez le .. sur la commode. Donnez-moi la..., s'il vous plait. Les.. ne sont pas dans la....

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  1. In my bedroom, there are two beds.
  2. One bed is mine (le mien), the other bed is my sister's (lequel de ma soeur).
  3. The two beds have a pillow, a blanket and a quilt.
  4. Between (entre) the beds, there is a small table.
  5. On the table, there is a beside lamp and an alarm clock
  6. My sister and I get up at 7:00
  7. There is also a dressing table in the bedroom.
  8. On the dressing table there are two brushes and two combs.
  9. My sister and I share (epargner) a bathroom.
  10. Every morning, I eat breakfast. My sister does not like to eat breakfast.

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