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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 7! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Food &Drink
. These are five common vegetables 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: Pommes de terre
Jason: Potatoes
Ingrid: (slow) Pommes de terre (regular) Pommes de terre
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Pommes de terre
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: Potatoes are a basic ingredient for many French recipes, such as "gratin".
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) Les "French fries" sont sans doute les pommes de terre les plus connues dans le monde, mais en France on les appelle "les frites"
Jason: "French fries" are certainly the most famous potatoes in the world, but in France we call them "frites".
Ingrid: (slow) Les "French fries" sont sans doute les pommes de terre les plus connues dans le monde, mais en France on les appelle "les frites"
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Ingrid: Poireau
Jason: Leek
Ingrid: (slow) Poireau (regular) Poireau
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Poireau
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: Leeks are used in French cooking mostly for leek pies or leek soups.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) En France, il est facile de trouver des poireaux au marché
Jason: In France, you can easily find leeks in traditional markets.
Ingrid: (slow) En France, il est facile de trouver des poireaux au marché
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Ingrid: Navet
Jason: Turnip
Ingrid: (slow) Navet (regular) Navet
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Navet
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: The turnip is an old vegetable, still commonly used in soups.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) En général, les enfants détestent les navets en France
Jason: Children usually hate turnips in France
Ingrid: (slow) En général, les enfants détestent les navets en France
Jason: Okay, what’s the next word?
Ingrid: Carotte
Jason: Carrot
Ingrid: (slow) Carotte (regular) Carotte
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Carotte
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: Carrots are one of the two main ingredients of the famous dish "boeuf-carottes", which mixes beef and slow-cooked carrots.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) En France, on dit souvent que manger des carottes donne bonne mine
Jason: In France, we often say that eating carrots give people a healthy glow.
Ingrid: (slow) En France, on dit souvent que manger des carottes donne bonne mine
Jason: Okay, what’s the last word?
Ingrid: Haricots verts
Jason: French beans
Ingrid: (slow) Haricots verts (regular) Haricots verts
Jason: Listeners, please repeat:
Ingrid: Haricots verts
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason: French beans are the most common vegetable that you will find in hot dishes and salads.
Jason: Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Ingrid: (normal) C'est assez ennuyant d'écosser des haricots verts
Jason:Shelling French beans is quite boring.
Ingrid: (slow) C'est assez ennuyant d'écosser des haricots verts
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: Pommes de terre
[pause]Jason: Potatoes
Ingrid: Poireau
[pause]Jason: Leek
Ingrid: Navet
[pause]Jason: Turnip
Ingrid: Carotte
[pause]Jason: Carrot
Ingrid: Haricots verts
[pause]Jason: French beans

Outro

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

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Monday at 6:30 pm
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Many people don't like to eat vegetables. What is your least favorite one?

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Thursday at 5:12 am
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Bonjour Lori et merci pour votre message.


Quel est votre fruit préféré ?


Bonne journée et à bientôt !

Marie Alice

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Lori A. Thompson
Wednesday at 11:40 am
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Je déteste les navets. Mais j'adore les asperges!

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Hi Infiltrator6666,

it used be mine too:grin:


Natsuko,

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Infiltrator6666
Sunday at 5:33 pm
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My least favourite is broccoli.

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Tuesday at 4:11 pm
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Hello santhosh :smile:


If you have any questions, please feel free to ask.

So which is your least favourite vegetable?


Cheers,

Neha

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