Avoir L'Impératif

KennethC1Kwiziq community member

Avoir L'Impératif

I got the following wrong on a test: Les enfants, n'________ pas peur!  It says the correct answer is ayez.  Why would you use the vous form when speaking to children?  Should not the correct answer be aie?  Thanks, Ken

Asked 2 years ago
JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Kenneth,

I agree that the correct answer is ayez. Les enfants would / should be addressed as vous. The group of children are being told to "not have fear"

There is more here at the very end:-

https://french.kwiziq.com/revision/grammar/tu-and-vous-are-used-for-three-types-of-you?

 

 

Jim

 

 

Avoir L'Impératif

I got the following wrong on a test: Les enfants, n'________ pas peur!  It says the correct answer is ayez.  Why would you use the vous form when speaking to children?  Should not the correct answer be aie?  Thanks, Ken

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