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Aimer le sport = to like a sport, but in French we like the sport, using the definite article le, la, l', or les.

Faire du sport = to do a sport, but in French we do some sport, using the verb faire and the combination of de and le, la, l', or les. (du, de la, de l', or des)

In English the exercise would be expressed as follows.

1.

I like skiing. I do some skiing.

2.

Mireille's sisters adore swimming. They do some swimming.

3.

Mireille doesn't like swimming. She doesn't do any swimming.

4.

Mireille likes karate. She does some karate.

5.

Robert doesn't like sailing. He doesn't do any sailing.

6.

We like mountain climbing. We do some mountain climbing.

7.

Do you like climbing? Do you do any climbing?

8.

I adore motorcycle riding. I do some motorcycle riding.

9.

Mireille's father doesnt' like tennis. He doesn't do any tennis.

10.

Mireille's sisters like windsurfing. They do some windsurfing.

11.

Robert likes canoeing. He does some canoeing.

12.

Mireille's mother doesn't like sports. She doesn't do any sports.

13.

Robert likes rowing. He does some rowing.

 

And in French ....

1.

J'aime le ski. Je fais du ski.

2.

Les soeurs de Mireille adorent la natation. Elles font de la natation.

3.

Mireille n'aime pas la natation. Elle ne fait pas de natation.

4.

Mireille aime le karaté. Elle fait du karaté.

5.

Robert n'aime pas la voile. Il ne fait pas de voile.

6.

Nous aimons l'alpinisme. Nous faisons de l'alpinisme.

7.

Vous aimez l'escalade? Vous faites de l'escalade?

8.

J'adore la moto. Je fais de la moto.

9.

Le père de Mireille n'aime pas le tennis. Il ne fait pas de tennis.

10.

Les soeurs de Mireille aiment la planche à voile. Elles font de la planche à voile.

11.

Robert aime le canoë. Il fait du canoë.

12.

La mère de Mireille n'aime pas le sport. Elle ne fait pas de sport.

13.

Robert aime l'aviron. Il fait de l'aviron.