I have been taught that parler à someone is an exception on word order and it is correct to say Je parle à lui. This is stated as incorrect in yours

AnnC1Kwiziq community member

I have been taught that parler à someone is an exception on word order and it is correct to say Je parle à lui. This is stated as incorrect in yours

Asked 3 years ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

I have only ever heard: je lui parle.

But, of course, it is je pense à toi and never je te pense.

CaroleC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

My current French teacher agrees with Ann, that with parler à  it is always je parle à toi; je parle à lui; je parle à nous, etc.  Is this an example of something that will disappear over time and that popular usage will do away with?  (je te parle, le lui parle, etc)

CaroleC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

My current French teacher agrees with Ann, that with parler à  it is always je parle à toi; je parle à lui; je parle à nous, etc.  Is this an example of something that will disappear over time and that popular usage will do away with?  (je te parle, le lui parle, etc)

I have been taught that parler à someone is an exception on word order and it is correct to say Je parle à lui. This is stated as incorrect in yours

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