How to use possessive pronouns in French

How to use possessive pronouns in French

You want to learn how to use possessive pronouns in French? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short French lessons complete with useful examples. My book, your book, all our books... we make learning French possessive pronouns easy.

French possessive pronouns : my

Possessive pronouns are used in French to describe possession or ownership. Just like English, French has a set of possessive pronouns. The French words for 'my' are 'mon' and 'ma'. The word 'mon' is used with masculine nouns and the word 'ma' is used with feminine nouns.


ma soeur
my sister
mon grand-père
my grandfather
mon fils
my son
mon père
my father
mon mari
my husband
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There are roughly 77 million native speakers with an additional 50 million who have French as a second language. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning French would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in French

Learn to get by in French with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in French, introduce yourself in French and even hold a conversation in French after you have met someone.

Je suis malade.
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I am angry.
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I am glad.
Je vais bien.
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Step 9 : French possessive pronouns

Possessive pronouns are used to describe ownership or possession. To start out, learn to use just two French possessive pronouns. We suggest you learn ma mère, mon père and ta mère, ton père (my mother, my father, your mother, your father). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about French possessive pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned using these phrases by heart you can move on to the bonus Step 10 (Simple French sentences).

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