Sentence Structure

French Sentence Structure

In this lesson you will learn the proper word order for making sentences in French. The basic sentence structure is very similar to English: subject, verb, object.

For example, to say I eat a sandwich in French would say “Je mange un sandwich”. In this simple sentence Je is the subject (I), mange is the verb (eat) and “un sandwich” is the object.

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Il adore son chien. (He loves his dog.)
Nous apprenons le Français. (we learn french.)
Le chat mange le poisson. (The cat eats fish.)
Tu bois un Coca-Cola. (You Drink a Coca-Cola.)

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