I. Le 24
août. Traduisez!

1. aimer, The young man loves snails.
2. adorer, The small girl adores little black puppies.
3. détester, The old man hates big red cars.
4. désirer, The cruel children want the new tree.
5. choisir, Young adults choose good books.
6. établir Old women establish good habits.
7. finir, Little boys finish long lessons.
8. entendre, The old student hears big bells.
9. perdre, The old president loses the new election.
10. vendre , Madame Pitipate is selling her old books.

II. Le 29 août.

1. savoir, The old librarian knows the right answers.
2. apprendre, The old politician is learning a difficult lesson.
3. choisir, She is choosing all the best answers.
4. boire, We are drinking the good red wine.
5. connaître, The saleswoman knows all her cliants.
6. croire, We believe the old man.
7. recevoir, I am receiving messages from Mars.
8. lire, Are you reading a good book?
9. vouloir, The dentists want to pull the bad tooth.
10. conduire, She is driving to Mexico.

III. Le 31 août.

1. Marie was a young woman who dreamed about living in Japan.
2. The old pianist was certain that she had finished them.
3. The old woman knew a little old man who lived in a shoe.
4. Tell me what she said, when she said it, and why it’s important.
5. The old house was covered with snow.
6. She read it in the newspaper last night.
7. I’ll tell you a tale, a dark tale filled with mystery.
8. The old apartment was elegant but dirty.
9. “When did you do that,” she asked shyly.
10. I hate writing these long difficult sentences!

IV. Le 5 septembre.

1. Yesterday Claudie was very sad because her old car broke down. 2. She wanted to buy a new one but wasn’t sure. 3. After looking at several used cars, she made her choice. 4. She wanted to save money so she decided to have her old car repaired. 5. She called her older brother who had an old friend who fixes cars. 6. Her brother gave her Pierre Patenaire’s number and she called him immediately. 7. He told her it would cost her 500 dollars. 8. Claudie hesitated for an instant and then decided to do it. 9. Pierre completed the repairs in two days. 10. Claudie was so happy with the repairs that she decided to have her car painted too!

V. Le 7 septembre

Composition, 10 phrases

VI. Le 12 septembre

1. She lived in Portugal two years ago.
2. He had his house painted two weeks ago.
3. Paul sent me another letter five days ago.
4. He was tired when he arrived three days ago.
5. Did you buy his other old house a week ago?
6. He had them fixed before he sold them.
7. After arriving three weeks ago they rented an old appartment.
8. She sold them after buying a new one.
9. When she studied in Paris she went out with her friends all the time.
10. She was listenting to the radio when she heard the news.

VII. Le 14 septembre.

Do not use passive voice to translate these sentences!!! Be careful! Not all these sentences are in the passive voice!

1. The house was painted red.
2. The truck was destroyed by the old soldier.
3. She was happy with her job.
4. The house was surrounded with flowers.
5. The interesting books were being read by the old student.
6. It happened a week ago!
7. Her old uncle went to Bordeaux three years ago.
8. The garage was red before it was blue!
9. When I was 10 I made up my bed every day.
10. Yesterday his mother made up his bed.

VIII. Examen I, le 19 septembre

Write a page long composition about the trip your sister Marine took to see the city of Cap-Haïtien two years ago.

Be sure to use expressions, adjectives and structures we have been working on—

* adjectives including, but not limited, to vieux, nouveau, bon, etc.
* possessive adjectives such as mon, ton, son, etc.
* faire causatif
* direct and indirect objects, y, en, both with conjugated verbs and infinitives
* verbs that require prepositions with infinitives
* correct use of the passé composé and the imparfait
* avant de
* après avoir/être
* use of il y a meaning “ago”
*show that you actually looked up Cap-Haïtien so you can work real places and historical facts into your composition.

(each of the above items will be worth 10% of the grade for this composition. To earn the points you will need to show me that you have mastered the verb/structure/adjective correctly.

IX. Le 21 septembre.

1. I see the house you bought.
2. She read the letter you wrote.
3. He has the old animals you need.
4. The flowers that are on the table are white.
5. What you think is important.
6. Send me what you have!
7. Repeat what she said!
8. She knew the day she saw him the first time that she would love him.
9. The professor that gave me these sentences to translate must be crazy.
10. “I think I am” is very different than “I think therefore I am”.

 X. Le 26 septembre.

 1. She bought the old school the town sold.

2. Tell me what you did the minute you arrived!

3. She read all the books she needed to read.

4. These plants are mine; yours are over there.

5. She knew the old man who lived in her studio.

6. Her real birthday is February 12th!

7. The red table she put them on is in the kitchen.

8. The moment that he saw there was no number 8, he wrote one.

9. The flowerpot she put the key under is in the garden beside the door.

10. Mine are not as pretty as yours!

XI. Le 28 septembre.

1. If she were selling her car, I would sell mine.

2. If she buys mine, I will buy hers.

3. If you gave them to me I would eat them.

4. If she arrives, call me.

5. If you had finished them, he would have read them.

6. When you do it, she will leave.

7. If she painted all the cars she needed to paint, he would drive them.

8. As soon as he knows the answers, he’ll send them to you.

9. If you can, do it!

10. All the books are good.


 XII. Le 3 octobre.

1. She will drive all the cars when you tell her to do it.
2. If you wanted to do it, she would do it with you.
3. I hate to write all these sentences when I don’t have time.
4. What she did was terrible!
5. What you’re happy about would make me scream!
6. The woman you’re writing lived in Alaska.
7. One day she was working there when the roof caved in.
8. The old student will make them wash the dishes when he returns home.
9. Her other sister will take the train with her when she goes to France.
10. We were there when I saw them!

XIII. Le 5 octobre.

1. The moment she spoke, I fell in love with her.
2. She has a lot of them but she doesn’t sell any.
3. Who ate them?
4. What did you want?
5. He sold the nuts her parents needed to buy.
6. There are only windows; there are no doors in this house!
7. Snails are eaten in France.
8. He ate an old snail that he found in the yard!
9. He was a lawyer but he became a bad judge.
10. You know what I did? I burned them all in the fireplace!

XIV. Le 10 octobre.

1. The day she arrived he told her that if she loved him, he would marry her.
2. She sold a lot of them, but he didn’t need any.
3. She told me who painted them.
4. Bob was a student, a very old student.
5. He loves apples and oranges and eats them all the time.
6. He had his daughter run the vacuum cleaner because he didn’t want to do it.
7. If you buy some, I’ll buy some too.
8. If you bought some, I would buy some too!
9. If you had bought them, I would’ve bought them too!
10. I can’t read what he wrote!

XV. Le 12 octobre.

1. The minute he knew she was coming he called her.
2. If you knew, why didn’t you tell me?
3. When he meets her, he’ll give them to her.
4. Send me the CDs you recorded.
5. The women he spoke about are lawyers, really good lawyers.
6. If you had read all the chapters you would’ve learned how to do it.
7. She has three but we have four.
8. She sold everything she needed to sell.
9. Whenever I see her, I speak to her; whenever I don’t see her, I don’t think about her.
10. Leave or stay, I don’t care. But tell me what you are going to do!

XVI. Le 17 octobre.

1. If you build them, they will come.
2. If you built them, they would come.
3. If you had built them, they would have come.
4. She only fixes airplanes, she doesn’t fix washing machines.
5. Did you destroy them?
6. That is not done there!
7. She knew a man that became a pilot.
8. She sent a few of them to the company she worked for.
9. Mine are red, hers are blue.
10. She finally took the trip she had always dreamed about.

XVII. Le 19 octobre.

1. What you dreamed about was awful!
2. When you receive this message it will be too late!
3. He believed every word she said.
4. If you believed everything he said you’d be a fool.
5. She put all his in the washer that’s in the laundry room.
6. She covered a lot of them up, but not all.
7. She knew it the minute she saw them.
8. Her brother, whose wife lived in London, often went to England.
9. What did you do with the can-opener you opened them with?
10. If he had made the children clean up the room, they would have done it.

XVIII. Le 24 octobre.

1. He waxed them before he went skiing.
2. She had begun to read them before giving them to the kids.
3. She told me to shake it well before serving.
4. If you were lucky, she’d bury them all!
5. Put some in the pot for me!
6. He hid some in the box when he came into the room.
7. She only had question; she didn’t have answers.
8. She listed everything she needed.
9. If you had known the old man, would you have introduced me to him?
10. He understood everything she wrote  about in her book.

XIX. Le 26 octobre. Examen II.

Write a two page letter telling to your uncle Charles who lives in Bordeaux about what you experienced during Le Grand Dérangement. You should tell the story beginning in Canada and ending with your arrival in Louisiana. Be sure to ask him if he has heard from your husband and children that you haven’t seen since these events!

Be sure to use expressions, adjectives and structures we have been working on—

* adjectives including, but not limited, to vieux, nouveau, bon, etc.
* correct use of multiple forms of if clauses.
* relative pronouns qui, que, dont, ce qui, ce que, ce dont
* direct and indirect objects, y, en, both with conjugated verbs and infinitives
* questions
* correct use of the passé composé and the imparfait
* negations
* expression of time that use
*expressions that use de instead of avec
*show that you actually looked up Le Grand Dérangement so you can work real places and historical facts into your composition.

(each of the above items will be worth 10% of the grade for this composition. To earn the points you will need to show me that you have mastered the verb/structure/adjective correctly.

XX.Le 31 octobre.

1. Who wrote Tartuffe? Not I!
2. I went out with them.
3. What book do you have?
4. What did he say?
5. What makes you think so?
6. What is a mongoose/
7. What is your profession?
8. What I have to do tonight will be boring.
9. What do you need?
10. What struck me was that his car had no wheels.

XX. Le 2 novembre.

1. What is today's date?
2. What are you thinking about?
3. Which one do you want?
4. Whose hat is this?
5. Tell me what you think of it.
6. There is the man he spoke about.
7. Whom did you see?
8. Who said that?
9. Which one of them locked the door?
10. What I want is a good meal.

XXI. Le 7 novembre.

1. He spent three hours working.
2. She was reading while he was sleeping.
3. She spoke while laughing.
4. He saw the children playing.
5. Anne was charming.
6. He loved listening to the children singing.
7. He heard her knocking on the door.
8. Which lessons did you do?
9. Being naïve, she didn’t understand them.
10. Wasting time is dumb!

XXII. Le 9 novembre.

1. She entered the house after me.
2. Think about me often.

3. The class had about 15 students.
4. These products are sold everywhere in France.
5. Very few words were said that evening.
6. I want you to build them.
7. She was the last to know.
8. It’s easy to see she read them.
9. He was about to leave when I saw him.
10. Something frightful this way comes!

XXIII. Le 14 novembre.

1. She told John to leave.
2. I hope he'll leave.
3. I don’t think he’s leaving.
4. I want you to learn your lesson.
5. I’m asking him to learn his lesson.
6. He is happy that you are succeeding.
7. I have heard that you are sick.
8. I refuse to believe that you are sick.
9. They were afraid that he would come.
10. It seems to me that she is your friend.

XXXIV. Le 16 novembre.

1. What a pleasure that you are leaving!
2. I wish she would come.
3. I think you are wrong.
4. I refuse to believe that you will say that!
5. We are sure that you will succeed.
6. It is possible that I will fail.
7. It does not seem to him that the film was a triumph.
8. It is necessary for us to study tonight.
9. Although you were wrong and although I am right, I want her to go way now so she will not be here when he comes back.
10. I will ask her to have dinner with me tonight provided she pays for it.

XXXV. Le 21 novembre.

1. Let him speak !
2. I’m afraid he has left.
3. I will go out with you provided you have done your work.
4. I’ll try to see him before he leaves.
5. She would not go for fear that she would catch a cold.
6. He wants us to wash the dishes before we leave.
7. It’s possible I will not be at home when you arrive.
8. It’s true she knows him.
9. It’s not evident he sent it.
10. I insist we be friends.

XXXVI. Le 28 novembre.

1. It’s clear she was about to do it.
2. It’s normal to read them all.
3. Is it possible she has about 20 old cars?
4. I doubt you are doing them all.
5. She said she did.
6. She told him to do them.
7. Is it true that it’s hard to learn Chinese?
8. I think I can.
9. I think you can.
10. I’m afraid she walks while sleeping.

XXXVII. Le 30 novembre.

1. It happens before you know it.
2. How about going with me?
3. Must he always be late?
4. My things have been stolen!
5. The castle was demolished by the invading army.
6. She was slow to realize he loved her.
7. He believes she’s driving the bus!
8. Do you think it’s possible to discover God?
9. She permitted him to put them in her house.
10. Do you think you’ve written a lot of sentences?

XXXVIII. Le 5 décembre.


XXXIX. Le 7 décembre.