connaître/savoir – exercises

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Exercises

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  1. Daniel bien Rennes, il a vécu dans cette ville pendant six ans.[Daniel knowns Rennes really well, he lived there for six years.]|Use connaître to express familiarity with a place, person or thing.|Connaître is always used with a noun or proper noun.
  2. Alfred et moi, nous nous sommes à l’université.[Alfred and I met at university.]|Use connaître to express familiarity with a person, place or thing.|Connaître is always used with a noun or proper noun.
  3. Est-ce que tu quand Laurette revient de vacances ?[Do you know when Laurette comes back from her holiday?]|Use savoir to talk about something we’ve learned: information, facts, abilities, etc.|Savoir can be followed by an infinitive or a subordinate clause.
  4. Il faut que tu m’expliques comment venir chez toi, je ne pas le chemin.[You have to explain how to get to your place, I don’t know the way.]|Use connaître to express familiarity with a place, person or thing.|Connaître is always used with a noun or proper noun.
  5. Florent et Tibo qu’il y aurait beaucoup à faire.[Florent and Tibo knew that there would be a lot to do.]|Use savoir to talk about something we’ve learned: information, facts, abilities, etc.|Savoir can be followed by an infinitive or a subordinate clause.

Complete the sentences with the conjugated forms of savoir or connaître.

  1. Le petit Sam déjà compter jusqu’à 100.[Little Sam can already count to 100.]|Use savoir to talk about something we’ve learned: information, facts, skills, abilities, etc.|Savoir can be followed by an infinitive or a subordinate clause.
  2. L’entreprise une période difficile.[The company is experiencing a difficult time.]|Connaître can also mean to experience or be in a certain situation.|Connaître is always followed by a noun or proper noun.
  3. Nous cherchons un chanteur ou une chanteuse pour notre groupe de musique. Est-ce que tu quelqu’un qui chanter ?[We’re looking for a singer for our band. Do you know anyone who can sing?]|1. Connaître expresses familiarity with a person, place or thing.|Connaître is always followed by a noun or a proper noun.|2. Savoir talks about skills, abilities, facts and information that have been learned.|Savoir can be followed by an infinitive or a subordinate clause.
  4. Je ne pas pourquoi le magasin est fermé.[I don’t know why the shop is closed.]|Savoir talks about skills, abilities, facts and information that have been learned.|Savoir can be followed by an infinitive or a subordinate clause.
  5. Est-ce que tu déjà ce que tu veux pour Noël ?[Do you already know what you want for Christmas?]|Savoir talks about skills, abilities, facts and information that have been learned.|Savoir can be followed by an infinitive or a subordinate clause.