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In referring to time, à is used for hours of the day and en is used for months, years, and seasons, except for spring.

Les participants sont arrivés à midi.
The participants arrived at noon.

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In referring to time, à is used for hours of the day and en is used for months, years, and seasons, except for spring.

La réunion commencera à quinze heures.
The meeting will start at 3 P.M.

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In referring to time, à is used for hours of the day and en is used for months, years, and seasons, except for spring.

Sartre est né en 1905.
Sartre was born in 1905.

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In referring to time, à is used for hours of the day and en is used for months, years, and seasons, except for spring.

La guerre d’Indochine a pris fin en 1954.
The Indochina war ended in 1954.

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In referring to time, à is used for hours of the day and en is used for months, years, and seasons, except for spring.

Il fait froid en hiver. It’s cold in winter.

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In referring to time, à is used for hours of the day and en is used for months, years, and seasons, except for spring.

Victor prend ses vacances en été.
Victor takes his vacation in summer.

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In referring to time, à is used for hours of the day and en is used for months, years, and seasons, except for spring.

Elle va toujours à Venise au printemps.
She always goes to Venice in spring.

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To go by bicycle

Aller à bicyclette / à / en vélo

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To ride

Aller à cheval

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To walk, go on foot

Aller à pied

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To go by bus

Aller en autobus

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To go by bus (intercity)

Aller en autocar

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To go by plane

Aller en avion

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To go by boat

Aller en bateau

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To go by subway

Aller en métro

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To go by barge

Aller en péniche

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To go by train

Aller en train

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To go by car, drive

Aller en voiture

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Quentin walks to work.

Quentin va au bureau à pied.

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Valérie bikes to work.

Valérie va au travail à bicyclette.

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They drive to the country.

Ils vont à la campagne en voiture.

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Note the difference between en and dans in distinguishing between general and specific.

À Paris, je circule en métro.
In Paris, I travel by subway.

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Note the difference between en and dans in distinguishing between general and specific.

Hier j’ai vu Arnaud dans le métro.
Yesterday I saw Arnaud in the subway.

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Note the difference between en and dans in distinguishing between general and specific.

Elle aime voyager en avion.
She likes to fly.

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Note the difference between en and dans in distinguishing between general and specific.

Dans l’avion, il y avait une équipe de basketteurs.
In the plane, there was a basketball team.

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Note the difference between en and dans in distinguishing between general and specific.

Vladimir vit en Russie.
Vladimir lives in Russia.

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Note the difference between en and dans in distinguishing between general and specific.

Dans la Russie des tsars, la vie était différente.
In czarist Russia, life was different.

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