je souviens et je me souviens??

K -A1Kwiziq community member

je souviens et je me souviens??

hi and thank you for taking the time to answer this: i am very confused between the difference in ‘Je me souviens’ and ‘Je souviens’??? in English of course we only have ‘I remember’ , that s why i have no idea when to use which!! please help if you can and many thanks 🙏🏽 

Asked 4 days ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

The verb se souvenir is reflexive in French. In English, "to remember" is transitive and not reflexive. You need to keep that difference in mind.

Je me souviens de qqc. -- I remember smthg.

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi K,

Please could you reference the Kwiziq lesson or question you are needing help with?

Very pleased to help  --  but need to know the above information first.

Thanks

Jim

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je souviens et je me souviens??

hi and thank you for taking the time to answer this: i am very confused between the difference in ‘Je me souviens’ and ‘Je souviens’??? in English of course we only have ‘I remember’ , that s why i have no idea when to use which!! please help if you can and many thanks 🙏🏽 

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