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Kwiziq community member
20 May 2018
Why does one say "je vais parler un peu français" or Je parle un peu le français when un peu is normally followed by de. Even if languages are usually
followed by an article, doesn't the un peu override that?
This relates to:Using le, la, les with body parts and clothing (definite articles) -
Kwiziq language super star
21 May 2018
Bonjour Ann !
Have a look at the following lesson:https://french.kwiziq.com/revision/grammar/using-le-la-les-with-titles-languages-and-academic-subjects-definite-articles
Also there is a difference between "un peu" and "un peu de" in French, the same way as "a bit" and "a bit of" in English.
In this case, he's saying "I'm going to speak a bit French", i.e. "I'm going to speak French a little", hence "un peu".
I hope that's helpful!
Bonne journée !
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