How to say Of Which/Including in French = Dont [+6 Examples]

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In this French grammar lesson you will learn how to say of which/including in French.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how to say of which/including in French
  • how dont is used in sentences
  • how you can quiz yourself on how to say of which/including in French
  • how you can download the Anki files for how to say of which/including in French

Please refer to the French B2 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about how this fits in the overall structure of French B2.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about how to say of which/including in French!

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How to say Of Which/Including in French

If you want to say “of which” or “including” in French, then you will use the following construction:

  • of which/including = dont

Gabriel parle cinq langues, dont le russe.

Gabriel speaks five languages, one of which is Russian.

Gabriel parle cinq langues, dont le russe.

Gabriel speaks five languages, including Russian.

J’aime les films de Quentin Tarantino, dont Kill Bill.

I like films by Quentin Tarantino, one of which is Kill Bill.

J’aime les films de Quentin Tarantino, dont Kill Bill.

I like films by Quentin Tarantino, including Kill Bill.

Ils ont trois maisons, dont une en Espagne.

They have three houses, one of which is in Spain.

Ils ont trois maisons, dont une en Espagne.

They have three houses, including one in Spain.

If after dont there is a conjugated verb, then you need to add que or qui in front of that verb.

J’ai deux chats, dont une qui est enceinte.

I have two cats, one of which is pregnant.

J’ai deux chats, dont une qui est enceinte.

I have two cats, including one who is pregnant.

Elle a deux frères, dont deux qui sont boxeurs.

She has two brothers, two of whom are boxers.

Elle a deux frères, dont deux qui sont boxeurs.

She has two brothers, including two that are boxers.

Il possède sept montres, dont trois qu’il a achetées en Suisse.

He owns seven watches, three of which he bought in Switzerland.

Il possède sept montres, dont trois qu’il a achetées en Suisse.

He owns seven watches, including three he bought in Switzerland.

Please read the lessons on que and qui if you need a refresher on how to use them.

Example Sentences on How to say Of Which/Including in French

The final section of this lesson on how to say of which/including in French is about seeing the dont in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of how to say of which/including in French through examples.

Gabriel parle cinq langues, dont le russe.

Gabriel speaks five languages, one of which is Russian.

Gabriel parle cinq langues, dont le russe.

Gabriel speaks five languages, including Russian.

J’aime les films de Quentin Tarantino, dont Kill Bill.

I like films by Quentin Tarantino, one of which is Kill Bill.

J’aime les films de Quentin Tarantino, dont Kill Bill.

I like films by Quentin Tarantino, including Kill Bill.

Ils ont trois maisons, dont une en Espagne.

They have three houses, one of which is in Spain.

Ils ont trois maisons, dont une en Espagne.

They have three houses, including one in Spain.

J’ai deux chats, dont une qui est enceinte.

I have two cats, one of which is pregnant.

J’ai deux chats, dont une qui est enceinte.

I have two cats, including one who is pregnant.

Elle a deux frères, dont deux qui sont boxeurs.

She has two brothers, two of whom are boxers.

Elle a deux frères, dont deux qui sont boxeurs.

She has two brothers, including two that are boxers.

Il possède sept montres, dont trois qu’il a achetées en Suisse.

He owns seven watches, three of which he bought in Switzerland.

Il possède sept montres, dont trois qu’il a achetées en Suisse.

He owns seven watches, including three he bought in Switzerland.

Test Your Knowledge on How to say Of Which/Including in French

It’s not enough just to read the lesson on this subject.

You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.

It is also for this reason that it is recommended to download the Anki Decks and do them.

At the end of every lesson you can do a small test.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter. It is up to you to give the correct answer.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the test as many times as you want. There’s no limit to it!

Anki File for How to say Of Which/Including in French

It is important to do the Anki excercises for this lesson, so that you can remember what you just studied.

By downloading the Anki File for French B2 you can practice every French B2 lesson that is on Language Atlas.

At this moment the Anki File for this lesson doesn’t exist yet. However, in due time this will be available on Language Atlas.

If you don’t know why you should use Anki, or don’t know how to use Anki or merge Anki files please click here.

Anki can be downloaded from here.

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