Ces, ses, c’est .. What’s the difference?
Free French grammar resource for children
Worried parents and a chick learning to fly …!
The video below uses this true story about blue tit chick asleep in the wrong place, to distinguish between the following words which are frequently confused & spelt incorrectly:
1. THIS, THAT (Demonstrative adjectives)
cet(m) Note: the t in cet is only added if the word that follows begins with a vowel
THESE, THOSE (Demonstrative adjectives)
ces (m and f)
2. IT IS, or THIS IS =
c’est (= ce + est)
3. HIS, HER, ITS (Possessive adjective in the 3rd person plural) =
Billy a des parents. Ses parents travaillent: Billy has parents. His parents work)
4. Se or S’ + reflexive verb E.g. se laver (to wash), or s’habiller (to get dressed)
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