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Kwiziq community member
15 August 2018
TOO, silent S - but which case are they talking about? And when I listen to the speaker, they say TOOS when there is a vowel. and 2)
This question relates to:French lesson "Tout, tous, toute, toutes = Everything, all (of them), the whole"
Kwiziq language super star
23 August 2018
Tous is pronounced differently whether it is an adjective ((too) or a pronoun (toos) but this might be better highlighted with examples. -
1. Tous -you don't pronounce the 's' - 'too'
Tous mes copains = All my friends
Tous les pays du monde = All the countries in the world
Tous les garçons et les filles de mon âge = All the boys and girls of my age
( beautiful song from Françoise Hardy!)
2. Tous - the 's' is pronounced - 'toos'
Bonjour à tous! = Hello everyone!
Ils sont tous gentils = They are all nice
Tous ensemble! = All together!
Hope this clarifies matters a bit...
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