encore/toujours – exercises

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Exercises

Choose the correct option.

  1. Oh non ! J’ai oublié mon portefeuille à la maison.[Oh no! I forgot my wallet at home again!]|Encore = again
  2. Mon frère croit qu’il a raison.[My brother thinks he’s always right.]|Toujours = always
  3. Gabriel et Anissa attendent les vacances avec impatience.[Gabriel and Anissa always look forward to the holidays.]|Toujours = always
  4. Je n’ai pas posté la lettre.[I haven’t posted the letter yet.]|We can use both toujours and encore in negative sentences to mean yet, however we have to use encore here because it comes after the negation pas
  5. Zoé s’est acheté une paire de chaussures. Elle doit en avoir une centaine ![Zoé has bought another pair of shoes. She must have about a hundred pairs!]|Encore = another

Complete the sentences with encore or toujours.

  1. J’ai aimé le fromage, même quand j’étais toute petite.[I’ve always loved cheese, even when I was very young.]|Toujours = always
  2. Le chat des voisins a disparu, allons les aider à le chercher.[The neighbour’s cat has disappeared again, let’s go and help them look for it.]|Encore = again
  3. Veux-tu un peu de purée ?[Do you want some more mashed potatoes?]|Encore = another, some more
  4. Tu n’as pas reçu ma lettre ?[Have you received my letter yet?]|We can use toujours and encore in negative sentences to mean yet, however we have to use toujours here because it comes before the negation pas.
  5. Avec mon nouveau vélo, je vais plus vite.[I can go even faster with my new bike.]|We use encore before the adverbs plus, mieux, moins to mean even.