I don‘t really understand when I can use faire or jouer

Jupp

Kwiziq community member

4 November 2017

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I don‘t really understand when I can use faire or jouer

This relates to:
Faire de, jouer à : talking about leisure activities -

Chris

Kwiziq community member

4 November 2017

4/11/17

I don't really know how to explain it any better than Aurélie did in the associated lesson. You just have to buckle up and study it some more. Sometimes it is in vain to look for rhyme and reason, just learn the examples and try to use them yourself in some sentences. -- Chris (not a native speaker).

Ron

Kwiziq community member

24 November 2017

24/11/17

Bonjour Jupp, Here are two links that might possibly give you a broader perspective on the nuance differences between the two: https://www.thoughtco.com/french-vocabulary-learn-to-talk-sports-4079654 http://dawn1111.expertscolumn.com/article/french-lesson-when-use-faire-vs-jouer-au-when-speaking-about-sports On the first link, the lesson is written by Laura from this site. I hope this gives you a clearer picture of how to use each phrase. Bonne chance et bonne continuation. Ron (un locuteur non natif

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