Look at these examples: Ce garçon est intelligent. That boy is smart. Cet homme est beau. That man is handsome. Cette fille est belle. That girl is pretty. French . Ce,cet,cette,ces. Ce,cet,cette et ces sont des adjectifs démonstratifs. Ils s'accordent en genre et en nombre avec le nom qu'ils accompagnent. CE + Nom. Likewise, ces can mean "these" or "those. For the latest updates, follow FrenchUpdates on Twitter! Filled with French lessons, study tips, comprehension exercises, and the occasional special offer. Demonstrative pronouns distinguish between proximity and distance. Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Navigation menu Personal tools Not logged in Talk Contributions Create account Log in. After all they all look similar. Navigation menu Personal tools Not logged in Talk Contributions Create account Log in. Ce is used with masculine singular nouns starting with a consonant. You should upgrade or use an alternative browser. They come before a noun and agree with the noun:. BBC Radio 1 BBC 1Xtra. If you love it, please consider making a one-time or monthly donation. Helping you become a little bit French in 3 steps Download this free 3 step mini course that will teach you how to incorporate frenchness in your every day life. In the plural , the only form is ces. Ces is used for both masculine and feminine plural nouns. Cettes does not exist, and neither does cets.