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INTRODUCTION
Jason: Hi everyone, I’m Jason.
Ingrid: And I’m Ingrid!
Jason: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential French Vocabulary, Lesson 10! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Geography &Nature . These are five common plants in France. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at FrenchPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Jason: Ingrid, what’s our first word?
Ingrid: Rose
Jason: Rose
Ingrid: (slow) Rose (regular) Rose
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Rose
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: The red rose is the symbol of the French Socialist political party.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) En France, certaines roses ont reçu le nom de personnes connues
Jason: In France, some types of roses are named after famous people.
Ingrid: (slow) En France, certaines roses ont reçu le nom de personnes connues
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Ingrid: Sapin
Jason: Christmas tree
Ingrid: (slow) Sapin (regular) Sapin
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Sapin
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: In France, every family has a Christmas tree in their living room for Christmas. Christian families also put a crib under it.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) Une chanson de Noël populaire s'appelle "Mon beau sapin"
Jason: A famous Christmas song is called "My beautiful Christmas tree".
Ingrid: (slow) Une chanson de Noël populaire s'appelle "Mon beau sapin"
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Ingrid: Pâquerette
Jason: Daisy
Ingrid: (slow) Pâquerette (regular) Pâquerette
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Pâquerette
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: French people love daisies because they appear when spring comes.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) En France, on utilise souvent l'expression "à ras des pâquerettes" pour parler de quelque chose de très simple
Jason: In France, we often use the expression "à ras des paquerettes " (the exact height of a daisy) to talk about something very simple.
Ingrid: (slow) En France, on utilise souvent l'expression "à ras des pâquerettes" pour parler de quelque chose de très simple
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Ingrid: Olivier
Jason: Olive tree
Ingrid: (slow) Olivier (regular) Olivier
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Olivier
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: There are many olive trees on the French Mediterranean coast.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) Les oliviers donnent beaucoup d'huile d'olive
Jason: Olive trees provide a lot of olive oil.
Ingrid: (slow) Les oliviers donnent beaucoup d'huile d'olive
Jason: Okay, what’s the last word?
Ingrid: Platane
Jason: Plane tree
Ingrid: (slow) Platane (regular) Platane
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Platane
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: The plane tree is the most common tree in France. You can see many of them on the sides of the roads.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) Les routes françaises bordées par des platanes sont assez dangereuses
Jason: French roads lined with plane trees are quite dangerous.
Ingrid: (slow) Les routes françaises bordées par des platanes sont assez dangereuses
QUIZ
Jason: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Ingrid will give you the French – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Ingrid: Rose
[pause]Jason: Rose
Ingrid: Sapin
[pause]Jason: Christmas tree
Ingrid: Pâquerette
[pause]Jason: Daisy
Ingrid: Olivier
[pause]Jason: Olive tree
Ingrid: Platane
[pause]Jason: Plane tree

Outro

Jason: There you have it – 5 common plants in France! We have a complete list of vocab words at FrenchPod101.com, so be sure to check it out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!

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