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Four. while used as an adjective, the nationality isn't capitalized. but if used as a noun, it truly is continuously capitalized. starting FRENCH FOR the definitely stressed 10 Stéphane mum or dad est canadien. Stéphane mother or father is Canadian. Les Canadiens sont sympathiques. Canadians are nice/likeable. five. Languages aren't capitalized. Professions secrétaire (m. /f. ) journaliste (m. /f. ) professeur (m. /f. ) avocat (m. ) avocate (f. ) médecin (m. /f. ) infirmier (m. ) infirmière (f. ) comptable (m. /f. ) dentiste (m. /f. ) étudiant (m. ) étudiante (f. ) chanteur (m. ) chanteuse (f. ) acteur (m. ) actrice (f. ) sekrétèr zhurnalist pròfèsër avòka avòkat méds˜e e˜ firmyé e˜ firmyèr kõtabl dãtist étüdyã étüdyãt shãtër shãtëz aktër aktris secretary journalist professor/teacher attorney health professional nurse accountant dentist pupil singer actor actress Notes 1. Asking someone’s career or activity in formal French: Quelle est votre occupation ? 2. Answering the query: Je suis + occupation or activity. three. even supposing a few professions have one shape for either masculine and female, this is often quite often no longer the case. Careers within the dialog we discovered that Julian stories journalism. Let’s see different careers so you might learn in university or on the collage. l’Architecture le Droit los angeles Comptabilité l. a. Traduction los angeles Gestion des entreprises los angeles Médecine larshitèktür le drwa los angeles kõtabilité l. a. tradüksyõ l. a. zhestyõ dè zãtrepriz los angeles médsin structure legislations Accounting Translation enterprise management medication À l’école de langues eleven Forming the female of a few nouns or adjectives 1. Gender (masculine or female phrases) is essential in French. often, to shape the female in French, simply upload an -e to the masculine. which means in lots of instances the pronunciation may be assorted, as the final letter that has to be said isn't the comparable as within the masculine. ● ● -ais → -aise français frãsè → française frãsèz -ain → -aine américain amérik˜e ● -ois américaine amérikèn → -oise chinois shinwa chinoise shinwaz 2. every so often, different adjustments has to be made in addition to including -e: ● -ien → -ienne canadien kanady˜e ● -ier canadienne kanadyèn → -ière infirmier e˜ firmyé ● -eur infirmière ˜efirmyèr → -euse chanteur shãtër chanteuse shãtëz yet there are exceptions: acteur aktër → actrice aktris professeur pròfèsër professeur pròfèsër three. There are a couple of extra methods of forming female nouns and adjectives, yet we'll learn them later. Verbs In French, verbs within the infinitive shape have 4 diversified endings: -er -ir -re -oir BEGINNING FRENCH FOR the definitely careworn 12 the next verbs seem within the dialog among Julian and the secretary. the 1st verbs are -er finishing verbs, while the final one is an -oir finishing verb. étudier habiter avoir étudyé abité avwar to check to stay (in a spot) to have commonplace -er conjugation verbs a number of the following verbs look within the discussion and a few don't. all of them have something in universal: they're general -er finishing conjugation verbs. Notes 1.