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Word « particulièment » in lesson 18.7

Peter--252

Lesson 18.7 starts with the sentence: 
« Salut et bienvenue une nouvelle fois pour une leçon de français particulièment
savoureuse. »  "Hi and welcome back to a particularly tasty Rocket French lesson!"

Should it be « particulièrement » ?
I've checked the .pdf as well as the online text and it uses the same (I suspect misspelled) word.

Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor

Salut Peter--252 !

You're absolutely right: there's a typo here, and it should be particulièrement. Thank you for spotting this and bringing it to our attention! I will update the lesson directly with the correct spelling.

À la prochaine,

Liss

Peter--252

Salut Liss !

Pas de problème.
Je suis un peu surprisé que personne ne l'a pas déjà aperçu.

(I hope that's correct - or should it be subjunctive - "ait" ?)

Peter

Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor

Salut Peter !

Moi aussi - on l'a probablement lu trop vite ! :) 

For your sentence, you're right: since "surprise" is an emotion, the verb coming after que needs to be in the subjunctive. (Good catch - the subjunctive can certainly be tricky!)

If you like, there are also a couple of other little grammar tweaks:

Je suis un peu surpris

In French, there actually isn't any need for an ending on surpris.

personne ne l'ait déjà

When you use personne "no one," you actually don't need to worry about adding in pas as well, because the sentence has already been made negative. (This is in Lesson 4.12, if you'd like to check it out there.) 

Bon travail, et à la prochaine !

Liss

Peter--252

Ah yes - I assume that surpris would be the participle from surprendre
And I'd forgotten the Personne ne rule - I don't think I'll forget that again.

Thanks again !

Peter

Liss-Rocket-Languages-Tutor

Salut Peter !

Yes indeed! Since surprendre has the word prendre inside it, its past participle ends in that irregular pris.

De rien, et bon courage !

Liss

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