amener/emmener – exercises

show special characters
display incorrect answers

Exercices

Choose the correct option.

  1. Ce bus vous jusqu’aux Grands Boulevards.[This bus will take you to all the way to the Grands Boulevards.]|Amener means to bring someone somewhere. It focuses on the destination.
  2. Zoé m’a voir un très bon film hier.[Zoé took me to see a great film yesterday.]|Only emmener can be followed by an infinitive, not amener.
  3. Lucien doit son petit frère à la piscine tous les jeudis.[Lucien has to take his little brother to the pool every Thursday.]|Amener means to bring someone somewhere. It focuses on the destination.
  4. Je ne m’attendais pas à te voir ! Qu’est-ce qui t’  ?[I didn’t expect to see you! What brings you here?]|Amener means to bring someone somewhere. It focuses on the destination.
  5. Christophe nous chez Denise en voiture.[Christophe took us to Denise’s house in the car.]|Emmener means to take someone with you to another place. The emphasis is on the movement away from a point of departure.

Complete the sentences with the conjugated forms of amener or emmener.

  1. Aujourd’hui, Marie Étienne au château de Versailles.[Today, Marie is taking Étienne to the Palace of Versailles.]|Amener means to bring someone somewhere. It focuses on the destination.
  2. C’est l’anniversaire de Julie, ses amis l’ dîner.[It’s Julie’s birthday, her friends are taking her to dinner.]|Only emmener can be followed by an infinitive, not amener.
  3. Nous partons en vacances mais nous ne pouvons pas le chat. Pourriez-vous le garder ?[We’re going on holiday but we can’t take the cat with us. Can you mind him?]|Emmener means to take someone with you to another place. The emphasis is on the movement away from a point of departure.
  4. Florian est malade, il faut que je l’ chez le médecin.[Florian is sick, I have to take him to the doctor’s.]|Emmener means to take someone with you to another place. The emphasis is on the movement away from a point of departure.
  5. J’ai ma petite sœur à la Cité des Sciences ce week-end.[I brought my sister to the Cité de Sciences at the weekend.]|Amener means to bring someone somewhere. It focuses on the destination.