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Friday, May 31, 2013

le fils, le petit-fils / la fille, la petite-fille

the son, the grandson / the daughter, the granddaughter

Paul est le fils de Jean et le petit-fils de Marc.
Paul is Jean’s son and Marc’s grandson.

Claudia est la fille de Nathalie et la petite-fille de Denise.
Claudia is Nathalie’s daughter and Denise’s granddaughter.

le grand-père = the grandfather
la grand-mère = the grandmother
les grands-parents ( = the grandparents

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Vocabulary Section: Family, Word of the Day