Asking For Age

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This lesson / article relates to CEFR requirements for A1 level of French. 

A person with A1 level: 

  • can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  • can introduce him/herself and others and
  • can ask and answer questions about personal details such as:
    • where he/she lives,
    • people he/she knows
    • things he/she has.
  • can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

Dialogue

Demander l'âge.

A une fête d'anniversaire:

– Salut. Tu as quel âge

– J'ai 15 ans. Et toi ? 

– Moi j'ai 16 ans. Lui, c'est mon frère. Il a 14 ans. 

Explanation

Demander l'âge: Asking for someone's age

à une fête d'anniversaire: At a birthday party.

Tu as quel âge ? (informal) / Quel âge as-tu ? (formal) : How old are you ? 

J'ai x ans: I'm x years old. ("x" meanins any number) 

Lui, c'est mon frère: Him (this guy over here), he's my brother. 

Il a x ans : He / She is x years old.

Exercises

 

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