Reflexive Pronouns – Free Exercise

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Exercise

Complete the sentences with the correct reflexive pronouns.

  1. Il  est dépêché pour prendre le bus.3rd person singular il = se|se becomes s’ before a vowel or a silent hHe hurried to catch the bus.
  2. Est-ce que vous   baignez au lac aujourd’hui?2nd person plural vous = vousAre you going swimming in the lake today?
  3. Ne   couche pas trop tard ce soir!2nd person singular tu = teDon’t go to bed too late tonight!
  4. Ils   lèveront tôt demain.3rd person plural ils = seThey will get up early tomorrow.
  5. Nous allons   promener dans la forêt.1st person plural nous = nousWe’re going for a walk in the forest.

Complete the sentences with the stressed reflexive pronouns.

  1. Dépêche- !imperative → stressed reflexive pronoun|2nd person singular tu = toiHurry!
  2. Brossez-  les dents!imperative → stressed reflexive pronoun|2nd person plural vous = vousBrush your teeth!
  3. Lorsqu’il pleut, chacun aime rester chez  .chacun → stressed reflexive pronoun|3rd person singular = soiWhen it rains, everybody likes to stay at home.
  4. Achetons-  une glace!imperative → stressed reflexive pronoun|1st person plural nous = nousLet’s buy an ice cream!
  5. Il est important d’avoir confiance en  .neutral or unspecified subject → stressed reflexive pronoun soiIt is important to have self-confidence.

Choose the correct pronoun to complete the sentences.

  1. N’oublie pas de laver les mains avant de manger.the reflexive pronoun comes directly before the verb → standard reflexive pronounDon’t forget to wash your hands before eating.
  2. Prépare- pour aller au restaurant.imperative → stressed reflexive pronounGet ready to go to the restaurant.
  3. Elle manque de confiance en .3rd person singular feminine = elleShe lacks self-confidence.
  4. Dans ce jeu, c’est chacun pour .chacun → stressed reflexive pronoun soiIn this game, it’s every man for himself.
  5. Ne trompe pas de route.negated imperative → the reflexive pronoun comes directly before the verb → standard reflexive pronounDon’t get lost.