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Almost eight o'clock
Presque huit heures - almost eight o'clock.

Adverbs Relating to Time 02

What do ‘presque’, ‘de nouveau’ and ‘lentement’ mean? How would you say, ‘not yet’, ‘almost’ or ‘meanwhile’?

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If you want to relate events to time, whether it is the past, the present or the future, you are going to need to use some adverbs. These are words we use to position other words in time or place. In this quiz we look at some French adverbs to do with time. Words like always, sometimes, usually and so on. They are all words which you need to know if you want to do well in your GCSE exams.

In each question you will be given a word or words in English. All you have to do is choose the French equivalent from the four choices offered.
1.
About / approximately
Enfin
Environ
Maintenant
Plus tard
Enfin = at last / finally
Maintenant = now
Plus tard = later
2.
Only
Tard
Tôt
Seulement
Soudain
Tard = late
Tôt = early
Soudain = suddenly
3.
Slowly
Lentement
Quand
Rarement
Tout à coup
Lentement Quand = when
Rarement = rarely
Tout à coup = suddenly / all of a sudden
4.
Always / still
Souvent
Toujours
Quelquefois
Peut-être
Souvent = often
Quelquefois = sometimes
Peut-être = perhaps
5.
Whilst waiting (for) / meanwhile
En avance
En ce moment
En attendant
Encore une fois
En avance = in advance
En ce moment = at the moment
Encore une fois = once more / again
6.
Again
De nouveau
Longtemps
En retard
Certainement
Longtemps = for a long time
En retard = late
Certainement = certainly
7.
Almost / nearly
Presque
Parfois
Pendant
Déjà
Parfois = sometimes
Pendant = during
Déjà = already
8.
At the same time
En général
Normalement
Récemment
En même temps
En général = in general
Normalement = normally
Récemment = recently
9.
From time to time
Tout de suite
Tous les jours
Il y a
De temps en temps
Tout de suite = immediately
Tous les jours = every day
Il y a = ago
10.
Not yet
Ne ... jamais
Ne ... plus
Vite
Pas encore
Ne ... jamais = never
Ne ... plus = no more / no longer
Vite = quickly
You can find more about this topic by visiting BBC Bitesize - French adverbs

Author:  Graeme Haw

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