apporter/emporter – exercises

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Exercises

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  1. Hier, j’ai pique-niqué avec des amis. Chacun avait quelque chose à manger.[Yesterday, I had a picnic with some friends. Everyone brought something to eat.]|Use apporter when we bring an object from one place to another. The focus is on the destination or the recipient.
  2. Le serveur son café à la cliente.[The waiter is bringing the customer his coffee.]|Use apporter when we bring an object from one place to another. The focus is on the destination or the recipient.
  3. Tu es sûr de vouloir tous ces livres avec toi ? Ta valise va être bien lourde ![Are you sure you want to take all of those books with you? Your suitcase is going to be really heavy!]|Use emporter when we take an object with us when we leave a place. The focus is on the movement away from the point of origin towards another place.
  4. Tiphaine du café et des gâteaux à son grand-père tous les week-ends.[Tiphaine brings coffee and cakes to her grandad every weekend.]|Use apporter when we bring an object from one place to another. The focus is on the destination or the recipient.
  5. —J’aimerais un café au lait, s’il vous plaît.
    —Ce sera sur place ou à  ?[—I’d like a white coffee, please.|—For here or to take away?]|Use emporter when we take an object with us when we leave a place. The focus is on the movement away from the point of origin towards another place.

Complete the sentences with the conjugated forms of apporter or emporter.

  1. Il faut un tapis de gymnastique et une couverture au cours de yoga.[You have to bring a mat and a blanket to the yoga class.]|Use apporter when we bring an object from one place to another. The focus is on the destination or the recipient.
  2. J’ toujours mes huiles essentielles quand je pars en voyage.[I always take my essential oils with me when I go on holiday.]|Use emporter when we take an object with us when we leave a place. The focus is on the movement away from the point of origin towards another place.
  3. Martin a son matériel de magicien pour nous montrer des tours de magie.[Martin has brought his magician’s kit to show us magic tricks.]|Use apporter when we bring an object from one place to another. The focus is on the destination or the recipient.
  4. Le vent a soufflé si fort cette nuit qu’il a la tonnelle du jardin ![The wind was so strong tonight that that it took the gazebo with it!]|Use emporter when we take an object with us when we leave a place. The focus is on the movement away from the point of origin towards another place.
  5. Lorsqu’on va à la montagne, il faut des pulls bien chauds.[When you go to the mountain, you have to take really warm jumpers.]|Use emporter when we take an object with us when we leave a place. The focus is on the movement away from the point of origin towards another place.