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Learning French Online – Lesson 4 – The L Apostrophe

When we use le or la and the word starts with a vowel or an h, le and la become l’


the man

the bird

the orange

the water

the tree

the accident

un homme (m)
a man

un oiseau (m)
a bird

une orange (f)
an orange

une eau (f)
a water

un arbre (m)
a tree

un accident (m)
an accident/a wreck

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