French indefinite articles (un, une, des)
French lesson 3 of grammar: indefinite articles (un, une, des) in French
The indefinite articles (un, une, des) are really essential for speaking French. Indeed, they are almost used for all the sentences. At the beginner level (A1 level), this is one of the first things to learn and master. The video below will teach you how to use the French indefinite articles (un, une, des) in French:
In French, the indefinite articles are placed before a common noun:
“Un” before a common noun in the singular masculine. Example: un garçon.
“Une” before a common noun in the singular feminine. Example: une fille.
“Des” before a common noun in the plural. Examples: des filles, des garçons.
Thanks to this video and this article, you will learn the French indefinite articles. To learn them well, repeat after the teacher. When the teacher says “un bus”, say “un bus”, when the teacher says “un garçon”, say “un garçon”, when the teacher says “une télévision”, say “une télévision”, etc., up to “des garçons”. Thus, you will be able to understand orally and pronounce well the indefinite articles in French. To do well, watch the video several times, repeating after the teacher. To write and read the French indefinite articles well, copy the list below several times:
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