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In this video, you'll learn 20 of the most common words and phrases in French.
Hi everybody, my name is Lya.
Welcome to The 800 Core French Words and Phrases video series!
This series will teach you the eight hundred most common words and phrases in French.
Ok! Let's get started! First is…
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Bonjour.
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"Hello."
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Bonjour.
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Bonjour.
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"Hello."
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Quand je rencontre une personne, je dis "Bonjour."
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"When I meet someone, I say, "Hello.""
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Quand je rencontre une personne, je dis "Bonjour."
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Bon après-midi.
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"Have a nice afternoon."
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Bon après-midi.
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Bon après-midi.
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"Have a nice afternoon."
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Bon après-midi, mademoiselle.
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"Have a nice afternoon, miss."
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Bon après-midi, mademoiselle.
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Bonsoir.
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"Good evening."
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Bonsoir.
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Bonsoir.
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"Good evening."
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Bonsoir. Bienvenue.
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"Good evening. Welcome."
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Bonsoir. Bienvenue.
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Bonne nuit.
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"Good night."
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Bonne nuit.
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Bonne nuit.
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"Good night."
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Bonne nuit mon ami.
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"Good night my friend."
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Bonne nuit mon ami.
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Enchanté de vous rencontrer.
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"Nice to meet you."
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Enchanté de vous rencontrer.
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Enchanté de vous rencontrer.
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"Nice to meet you."
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Enchanté de vous rencontrer, Monsieur.
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"Nice to meet you, sir."
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Enchanté de vous rencontrer, Monsieur.
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Comment vas-tu ?
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"How are you?"
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Comment vas-tu ?
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Comment vas-tu ?
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"How are you?"
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Ça fait longtemps, comment vas-tu ?
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"It's been a long time, how are you?"
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Ça fait longtemps, comment vas-tu ?
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Oui.
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"Yes."
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Oui.
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Oui.
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"Yes."
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Oui, s'il vous plaît.
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"Yes, please."
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Oui, s'il vous plaît.
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Non.
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"No."
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Non.
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Non.
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"No."
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Non merci.
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"No thanks."
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Non merci.
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Merci !
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"Thank you."
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Merci !
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Merci !
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"Thank you."
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Merci beaucoup pour l'invitation.
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"Thank you very much for the invitation."
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Merci beaucoup pour l'invitation.
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Je m'appelle.....
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"I'm..."
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Je m'appelle.....
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Je m'appelle.....
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"I'm..."
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Je m'appelle Jon.
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"I'm Jon."
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Je m'appelle Jon.
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Au revoir.
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"Goodbye."
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Au revoir.
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Au revoir.
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"Goodbye."
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Au revoir, à bientôt.
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"Goodbye, see you soon."
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Au revoir, à bientôt.
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mauvais
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"bad"
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mauvais
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mauvais
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"bad"
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C'est un mauvais garçon.
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"He's a bad boy."
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C'est un mauvais garçon.
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bon
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"good"
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bon
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bon
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"good"
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Les légumes sont bons pour vous.
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"Vegetables are good for you."
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Les légumes sont bons pour vous.
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belle
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"beautiful"
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belle
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belle
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"beautiful"
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très beau
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"very beautiful"
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très beau
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laid
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"ugly"
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laid
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laid
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"ugly"
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visage laid
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"ugly face"
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visage laid
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facile
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"easy"
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facile
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facile
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"easy"
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Ce problème est facile.
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"This problem is easy."
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Ce problème est facile.
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difficile
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"difficult"
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difficile
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difficile
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"difficult"
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très difficile
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"very difficult"
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très difficile
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près de
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"near"
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près de
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près de
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"near"
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Je vis près de l'université.
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"I live near the university."
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Je vis près de l'université.
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loin
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"far"
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loin
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loin
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"far"
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La gare est loin d'ici.
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"The station is far from here."
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La gare est loin d'ici.
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petit
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"small"
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petit
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petit
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"small"
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Ce pull est trop petit.
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"This sweater's too small."
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Ce pull est trop petit.
Remember, the goal of this series is to build a vocabulary of the 800 most common words and phrases in French. If that sounds like a lot, don't worry. We can help you.
See you next time!
Au revoir.

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Tuesday at 06:30 PM
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Practice here & get feedback! Pick 1 word from this core list and come up with a sentence. Post the sentence in the comments below to get feedback from our learning community.

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Thursday at 03:25 PM
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Bonjour Imtesal,

Be careful, although it is pronounced "Comment tallez-vous ?" the right spelling is "Comment allez-vous ?" 😉


Bonne journée,

Marion

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IMTESAL FATIMA
Tuesday at 04:08 PM
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Bonjour! comment tallez vous?